Pressure On SA Despite Duminy Heroics

[News24Wire] New Zealand struck twice in the final three overs to ruin what would have been a perfect opening day of the second Test for the Proteas at the Basin Reserve on Thursday.Instead, it was both sides reaching stumps with honours even after Sou…

[News24Wire] New Zealand struck twice in the final three overs to ruin what would have been a perfect opening day of the second Test for the Proteas at the Basin Reserve on Thursday.Instead, it was both sides reaching stumps with honours even after South Africa closed on 24/2 in reply to 268 all out by the home side.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tullow Signs Agreement to Start Exporting Turkana Oil

[Monitor] Nairobi -British oil explorer Tullow on Tuesday signed a production agreement with the Government of Kenya, paving the way for the first consignment of crude oil from Turkana fields to be transported to Mombasa in readiness for export.

[Monitor] Nairobi -British oil explorer Tullow on Tuesday signed a production agreement with the Government of Kenya, paving the way for the first consignment of crude oil from Turkana fields to be transported to Mombasa in readiness for export.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Standard Gauge Railway Exposes Uganda’s Little Procurement Secrets

[Monitor] Half a year into the Magufuli presidency, it’s our President Museveni who has been commuting to visit his Tanzanian counterpart rather than the reverse. In the early stages of the latest infrastructure round, oil pipeline and SGR, it was Uhur…

[Monitor] Half a year into the Magufuli presidency, it's our President Museveni who has been commuting to visit his Tanzanian counterpart rather than the reverse. In the early stages of the latest infrastructure round, oil pipeline and SGR, it was Uhuru Kenyatta being shuttled around like a foreign investor. That's very telling. President Museveni is very image conscious. If a major problem breaks out, he will take a long time before pronouncing himself preferring to let his enemies feast on him before pouncing back

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Obasanjo Urges Buhari to Expose Treasury Looters

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday charged President Muhammadu Buhari to expose treasury looters and prosecute the culprits. He also counselled the citizens to mount pressure on the leaders to provide good governance.

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday charged President Muhammadu Buhari to expose treasury looters and prosecute the culprits. He also counselled the citizens to mount pressure on the leaders to provide good governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man in Court for ‘Keeping On Walking’ While Flag Hoisted, Lawyers Say

[News24Wire] Here’s a warning if you’re travelling through a Zimbabwean border post: do NOT move while the national flag is being hoisted. You could get arrested – or worse.

[News24Wire] Here's a warning if you're travelling through a Zimbabwean border post: do NOT move while the national flag is being hoisted. You could get arrested - or worse.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Aswat Masriya, the Last Word

[Aswat Masriya] “Everything has an end, even dreams”, whispered a friend saying goodbye to me at Beirut airport on the last day of three weeks I spent in Lebanon in the mid-nineties. Borrowed from a song of Fairouz, the sentence was brief and painful. …

[Aswat Masriya] "Everything has an end, even dreams", whispered a friend saying goodbye to me at Beirut airport on the last day of three weeks I spent in Lebanon in the mid-nineties. Borrowed from a song of Fairouz, the sentence was brief and painful. I could not answer, as if everything froze inside me. My reply was long embrace close to my chest without uttering a word. Then I turned around heading to board my flight returning to Cairo.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Government Reverses Self, Okays Helicopter Services At Abuja Airport

[Guardian] The Federal Government has approved the operation of private and commercial helicopter services at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja which was shut down last week for the rehabilitation of the runway and other facilities. The w…

[Guardian] The Federal Government has approved the operation of private and commercial helicopter services at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja which was shut down last week for the rehabilitation of the runway and other facilities. The work, which costs N5 billion, is to end on April 19.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria