Museveni – EAC Must Lower Transport, Internet and Power Costs

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has stated that it is fundamental that the cost of transport, electricity and the internet is made affordable to boost development and attract investment to the East African region.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has stated that it is fundamental that the cost of transport, electricity and the internet is made affordable to boost development and attract investment to the East African region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ramaphosa Must Fire Brown ‘Immediately’ – DA

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance on Thursday said it was vindicated by the Public Protector’s finding that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was guilty of misleading Parliament after she failed to disclose business dealings between Gupta-link…

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance on Thursday said it was vindicated by the Public Protector's finding that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was guilty of misleading Parliament after she failed to disclose business dealings between Gupta-linked Trillian and Eskom.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Taking Charge of Our State-Owned Enterprises

[Daily Maverick] Our State-owned Enterprises (SoEs) simply do not provide a suitable return on investment and their social returns are not particularly good either. This means that a restructuring of SoEs is now inevitable.

[Daily Maverick] Our State-owned Enterprises (SoEs) simply do not provide a suitable return on investment and their social returns are not particularly good either. This means that a restructuring of SoEs is now inevitable.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

APC Crisis Worsens As Tinubu Accuses Oyegun of Sabotaging ‘My Presidential Assignment’

[Premium Times] A former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, has expressed concerns that his “presidential assignment” of reconciling the warring interests within the All Progressives Congress, APC, is being sabotaged by the party chairman, John Odigie-…

[Premium Times] A former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, has expressed concerns that his "presidential assignment" of reconciling the warring interests within the All Progressives Congress, APC, is being sabotaged by the party chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania Mining Law to Lock Out Foreign Banks

[East African] The ongoing reforms in Tanzania’s mining sector could lock foreign commercial banks out of the mining sector as new regulations require miners to use the financial services of local banks.

[East African] The ongoing reforms in Tanzania's mining sector could lock foreign commercial banks out of the mining sector as new regulations require miners to use the financial services of local banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Alarm As Girls Used As ‘Human Bombs’, Global Child Soldier Index Shows

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Children were used to fight in at least 18 conflicts since 2016 – including as ‘human bombs’ – despite a global ban on the use of children in war, a database showed on Wednesday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Children were used to fight in at least 18 conflicts since 2016 - including as 'human bombs' - despite a global ban on the use of children in war, a database showed on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Will Address Nigerians Soon On Re-Election – Okorocha

[Premium Times] The Governor of Imo State and chairman of the APC governors forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation soon on whether he will seek re-election in 2019.

[Premium Times] The Governor of Imo State and chairman of the APC governors forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation soon on whether he will seek re-election in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Muslim Students’ Group Attacks Buhari Over University Workers’ Strike

[Premium Times] The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has decried the alleged inaction of the federal government on the nationwide strike of non-teaching staff of universities.

[Premium Times] The Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has decried the alleged inaction of the federal government on the nationwide strike of non-teaching staff of universities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria