Current Growth Insufficient to Reduce Unemployment, Poverty – IMF

[Premium Times] The International Monetary Fund has said that the current 0.8 per cent growth in the Nigerian economy in the first half of 2017 was still not sufficient to reduce unemployment and end poverty in the country.

[Premium Times] The International Monetary Fund has said that the current 0.8 per cent growth in the Nigerian economy in the first half of 2017 was still not sufficient to reduce unemployment and end poverty in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Grants Tax Holidays to 27 New Industries

[Premium Times] The Federal Executive Council has approved 27 new industries and products to enter into the pioneer status to give tax holidays to them for three years, to enable them grow and expand investments.

[Premium Times] The Federal Executive Council has approved 27 new industries and products to enter into the pioneer status to give tax holidays to them for three years, to enable them grow and expand investments.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How I Was Invited to Buy Ex-President Jonathan’s Belongings – Trader

[Premium Times] In this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Ashafa Murnai, the Chairman of the Tipper Garage second-hand materials market, Ibrahim Bagobiri, explained how he was persuaded to buy some items looted from an Abuja residence of former P…

[Premium Times] In this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES' Ashafa Murnai, the Chairman of the Tipper Garage second-hand materials market, Ibrahim Bagobiri, explained how he was persuaded to buy some items looted from an Abuja residence of former President Goodluck Jonathan, and the reason why he is on the run from the police.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Election Body Will Prevent Poll Rigging

[Nation] The system to be used in identifying voters and sending results was successfully tested on Wednesday as the election commission demonstrated the steps it has taken to protect votes from hacking.

[Nation] The system to be used in identifying voters and sending results was successfully tested on Wednesday as the election commission demonstrated the steps it has taken to protect votes from hacking.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Communist Party ‘Won’t Align Itself With Anything Anti-ANC’

[News24Wire] The South African Communist Party (SACP) says it will never agree to anything that poses a threat to the tripartite alliance – although it would have preferred to meet with the ANC ahead of the August 8 motion of no confidence in President…

[News24Wire] The South African Communist Party (SACP) says it will never agree to anything that poses a threat to the tripartite alliance - although it would have preferred to meet with the ANC ahead of the August 8 motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Same-Sex Couple ‘Shocked’ By Venue’s Refusal to Host Wedding

[News24Wire] A wedding venue in the Western Cape near Stanford has refused to allow a same sex couple to marry on their premises, apparently because they only host heterosexual weddings.

[News24Wire] A wedding venue in the Western Cape near Stanford has refused to allow a same sex couple to marry on their premises, apparently because they only host heterosexual weddings.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa