1,653 Megawatt Power Generation Licences Risk Cancellation

[This Day] Abuja -About nine electricity generation permits to add 1,653 megawatts (MW) to the grid could be revoked by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for failing to be put to use or were not renewed after 10 years of their issua…

[This Day] Abuja -About nine electricity generation permits to add 1,653 megawatts (MW) to the grid could be revoked by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for failing to be put to use or were not renewed after 10 years of their issuance, THISDAY has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lai Mohammed – Controversy Over Buhari’s Handover Letter Needless Distraction

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government on Wednesday dismissed the controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter to the National Assembly, in which he stated that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would “co-ordinate government activities” in his abs…

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government on Wednesday dismissed the controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari's letter to the National Assembly, in which he stated that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would "co-ordinate government activities" in his absence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Jacob Zuma in Tanzania to Launch Binational Commission

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania for a State Visit and launch of the South Africa-Tanzania Binational Commission.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania for a State Visit and launch of the South Africa-Tanzania Binational Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sugar Prices Hit Record Shs7,000

[Monitor] Kampala/Mbale -Sugar consumers will have to brace the economic meltdown and dig deeper into their pockets as the price of sugar shoots up in various towns, sending the buyers and shop owners into fresh panic.

[Monitor] Kampala/Mbale -Sugar consumers will have to brace the economic meltdown and dig deeper into their pockets as the price of sugar shoots up in various towns, sending the buyers and shop owners into fresh panic.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Hold Onto Children Held Over Kaweesi Killing

[Monitor] Mukono -Police were late yesterday still holding onto 12 children of Mr Abdu Rashid Mbaziira, a suspected killer of police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi, amid reports of plans to conduct a DNA test to ascertain their parentage.

[Monitor] Mukono -Police were late yesterday still holding onto 12 children of Mr Abdu Rashid Mbaziira, a suspected killer of police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi, amid reports of plans to conduct a DNA test to ascertain their parentage.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Orders Former Minister’s Sons to Pay Nerfund N61.057 Million

[This Day] Abuja -The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered promoters of Bakrad International Limited and children of former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Zainab Maina, to pay the sum of N61.057 million to the National Economic Reconstruction Fund…

[This Day] Abuja -The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered promoters of Bakrad International Limited and children of former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Zainab Maina, to pay the sum of N61.057 million to the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) as outstanding principal loan and accrued 13.50 per cent interest of loan granted them to finance a business.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed Docked, Remanded in Custody

[This Day] Abuja -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala A. Mohammed, before Justice A. M. Talba of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Gudu…

[This Day] Abuja -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala A. Mohammed, before Justice A. M. Talba of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, on a six-count charge bordering on abuse of office, false declaration of assets and fraud to the tune of N864million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lesotho ‘Ready to Hold Peaceful Election’

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, has reportedly expressed confidence that Lesotho will hold a peaceful and democratic election in June.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, has reportedly expressed confidence that Lesotho will hold a peaceful and democratic election in June.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho