Is the 8th Senate About Saraki?

[Daily Trust] Ever since he used the enormous resources at his disposal to install himself as the Senate President in June 2015, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has become such a big issue in our national politics, particularly the uneasy relations between the …

[Daily Trust] Ever since he used the enormous resources at his disposal to install himself as the Senate President in June 2015, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has become such a big issue in our national politics, particularly the uneasy relations between the Senate and the Presidency. Even after his ascendancy, he made sure that his acolytes emerged as principal officers of the Senate. It took a lot of cajoling and compromise gestures for Saraki to agree to some of the demands of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judiciary Vindicated Andy Uba – – Group

[Daily Trust] The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has said the Nigerian judiciary has vindicated Senator Andy Uba (APC, Anambra) over alleged certificate forgery levelled against him by his detractors.

[Daily Trust] The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has said the Nigerian judiciary has vindicated Senator Andy Uba (APC, Anambra) over alleged certificate forgery levelled against him by his detractors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Some 170 Families Receive Cheques Totalling Rs 11 M Under Roof Slab Grant Scheme

[Government of Mauritius] Cheques totalling Rs 11 million were remitted to some 170 families under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme during a ceremony held yesterday at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in Port Louis in presence of the Vice-Prime Minister…

[Government of Mauritius] Cheques totalling Rs 11 million were remitted to some 170 families under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme during a ceremony held yesterday at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in Port Louis in presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Age Limit Debate Favours Museveni – Dr Besigye

[Monitor] The planned amendment of the 1995 Constitution is illegitimate unless it made under a new political environment that would transit Uganda to a new leader, former Presidential candidate Col. Dr Kizza Besigye has said.

[Monitor] The planned amendment of the 1995 Constitution is illegitimate unless it made under a new political environment that would transit Uganda to a new leader, former Presidential candidate Col. Dr Kizza Besigye has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Industrial Sector Growth Projected to Improve Despite Slight Drop in Q1

[New Times] The slight decline of the industrial sector growth during the first quarter of the year should not be cause for alarm; the development also reflects the general performance of the sector globally.

[New Times] The slight decline of the industrial sector growth during the first quarter of the year should not be cause for alarm; the development also reflects the general performance of the sector globally.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Cape Town’s Emergency Water Plans Making Progress

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The City of Cape Town says plans of potentially partnering with the private sector to create a short-term emergency water supply using desalination, storm water capture or aquifer extraction are progressing well.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The City of Cape Town says plans of potentially partnering with the private sector to create a short-term emergency water supply using desalination, storm water capture or aquifer extraction are progressing well.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Air Seychelles Wins ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ At World Travel Awards

[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national carrier of the archipelago, has won four awards including the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards for the Indian Ocean.

[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national carrier of the archipelago, has won four awards including the 'Indian Ocean's Leading Airline' at the World Travel Awards for the Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Ethiopia to Inaugurate 2 Chinese Built Industrial Parks

[Focac] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia is to inaugurate two Chinese built industrial parks in September, as the East African nation strives to become the continent’s manufacturing hub.

[Focac] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia is to inaugurate two Chinese built industrial parks in September, as the East African nation strives to become the continent's manufacturing hub.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia