Tourism Boss Kaseke Blasts Retrogressive Elements

[The Herald] Divisive elements that are not embracing the new Government are frustrating the tourism sector’s efforts to meet set targets under the country’s new economic development trajectory, an official has revealed.

[The Herald] Divisive elements that are not embracing the new Government are frustrating the tourism sector's efforts to meet set targets under the country's new economic development trajectory, an official has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

JTF Destroys 30 Illegal Refineries Delta

[Vanguard] Warri -Operation Delta Safe, ODS, formerly code named Joint Task Force, JTF, intensified its war against oil theft with the destruction of over 30 illegal refineries in Yeye community, Burutu Local Government Area Delta State.

[Vanguard] Warri -Operation Delta Safe, ODS, formerly code named Joint Task Force, JTF, intensified its war against oil theft with the destruction of over 30 illegal refineries in Yeye community, Burutu Local Government Area Delta State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reps Move to Regulate Issuance of Work Permit to Foreigners

[Guardian] Abuja and Yola -The House of Representatives has made significant inroads toward restricting the issuance of work permit to foreign expatriates in fields where Nigerian citizens have requisite knowledge and skills.

[Guardian] Abuja and Yola -The House of Representatives has made significant inroads toward restricting the issuance of work permit to foreign expatriates in fields where Nigerian citizens have requisite knowledge and skills.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Thoughts of a Unionist As NLC Turns Forty

[Vanguard] THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, turns forty on Wednesday, February 28. As I ruminate over this, I came to a painful realisation; the pinnacle it attained, was under Alhaji Hassan Adebayo Sunmonu its founding President. Since then, the qual…

[Vanguard] THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, turns forty on Wednesday, February 28. As I ruminate over this, I came to a painful realisation; the pinnacle it attained, was under Alhaji Hassan Adebayo Sunmonu its founding President. Since then, the quality of Congress leadership seems to diminish with each succeeding administration including the two I served in; this is to the extent that today, forty years later, the difference in leadership quality is like viewing a mountain top from the valley.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can Sudan Manage Economic Discontent Amid Volatile Geopolitics?

[ICG] Facing an economic crisis at home, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has avoided picking sides in the spat between Gulf powers. But friction with Egypt and divisions in the Gulf have made such flexibility in regional relations more difficult to a…

[ICG] Facing an economic crisis at home, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has avoided picking sides in the spat between Gulf powers. But friction with Egypt and divisions in the Gulf have made such flexibility in regional relations more difficult to achieve.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Can SA’s Parliament Redeem Itself As an Oversight Mechanism?

[ISS] South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has inherited a country in disarray. Public finances are a mess and it will take time to strengthen democratic institutions and entrench a culture of accountability. Corruption, excess and former president…

[ISS] South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has inherited a country in disarray. Public finances are a mess and it will take time to strengthen democratic institutions and entrench a culture of accountability. Corruption, excess and former president Jacob Zuma's breaches of the constitution have diminished trust in institutions and elected representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Lake Chad Requires Urgent Attention

[Guardian] Lives of people and natural resources in northern Nigeria and the seven other African countries that rely on Lake Chad for survival are under serious threat as the climate change challenge facing the lake worsens.

[Guardian] Lives of people and natural resources in northern Nigeria and the seven other African countries that rely on Lake Chad for survival are under serious threat as the climate change challenge facing the lake worsens.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EAC Leaders Should Mediate in Kenya’s Political Impasse

[Deutsche Welle] East African leaders are meeting in Uganda to discuss a range of issues including trade disputes. DW columnist Jenerali Ulimwengu says they must also discuss the deteriorating political crisis in Kenya.

[Deutsche Welle] East African leaders are meeting in Uganda to discuss a range of issues including trade disputes. DW columnist Jenerali Ulimwengu says they must also discuss the deteriorating political crisis in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Yobe State Says Parents ‘Not Cooperating’ to Find Missing Schoolgirls

[Deutsche Welle] Yobe state’s education commissioner Alhaji Mohammed Lamin tells DW that parents are not cooperating with authorities to find dozens of girls who were abducted from their boarding school in Dapchie, northeastern Nigeria.

[Deutsche Welle] Yobe state's education commissioner Alhaji Mohammed Lamin tells DW that parents are not cooperating with authorities to find dozens of girls who were abducted from their boarding school in Dapchie, northeastern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria