Exploring Shell’s Sustainable Energy Solutions

[This Day] As the global campaign against fossil fuels gathers momentum, Ejiofor Alike reviews Shell’s make-the-future campaign launched exactly a year ago in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which seeks to demonstrate that innovation can bring about a brighter…

[This Day] As the global campaign against fossil fuels gathers momentum, Ejiofor Alike reviews Shell's make-the-future campaign launched exactly a year ago in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which seeks to demonstrate that innovation can bring about a brighter future, with more and cleaner energy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

3,000 Residents Defy NFA Directive to Vacate Forest

[Monitor] Jinja -More than 3,000 residents living in Butagaya Forest Reserve in Jinja District have defied a directive by the National Forestry Authority (NFA) to vacate, arguing that they have not been given alternative areas of settlement.

[Monitor] Jinja -More than 3,000 residents living in Butagaya Forest Reserve in Jinja District have defied a directive by the National Forestry Authority (NFA) to vacate, arguing that they have not been given alternative areas of settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NYSC Launches Job Portal for Fresh Graduates

[This Day] The National Youth Service Corps has launched a curriculum Vitae (CV) web repository and job portal in furtherance of its drive to increase opportunities for fresh graduates.

[This Day] The National Youth Service Corps has launched a curriculum Vitae (CV) web repository and job portal in furtherance of its drive to increase opportunities for fresh graduates.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Middle Income Status Pursuit – Could Sports Be a Viable Option?

[Monitor] With the date for attaining middle income status fast approaching, it seems more unlikely that the middle income status Uganda is striving for is achievable. For the country to attain a middle income status, each citizen should earn at least …

[Monitor] With the date for attaining middle income status fast approaching, it seems more unlikely that the middle income status Uganda is striving for is achievable. For the country to attain a middle income status, each citizen should earn at least Shs290,000 per month. Results show a slowdown in economic growth in the past three years from 5.2 per cent in 2014, 5.0 per cent in 2015 and 4.7 per cent in 2016. This year is likely to witness a further decline.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ukawa Calls for Suspension of January By-Elections in Three Constituencies, Six Wards

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Constitution Defenders Coalition (Ukawa) has called for suspension of the January by-elections in three constituencies and six wards in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Constitution Defenders Coalition (Ukawa) has called for suspension of the January by-elections in three constituencies and six wards in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Invisible Hand of the West On Libyan Slave Market

[Monitor] Despite all the aggressive marketing of the ‘Africa rising’ mantra, the results on the ground tell a different story. The latest contradiction is the case of the ignominious slave market in Libya. Migrants beating a hasty and desperate retrea…

[Monitor] Despite all the aggressive marketing of the 'Africa rising' mantra, the results on the ground tell a different story. The latest contradiction is the case of the ignominious slave market in Libya. Migrants beating a hasty and desperate retreat from the glorious 'rising continent' have found themselves in captivity, tortured, raped, and sold like the slaves of centuries ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Prisoners to Get Pay Raise

[Monitor] Kampala -The government is in final stages to increase the pay for prisoners who provide labour on both private and government projects, a senior Uganda Prisons Service officer has said.

[Monitor] Kampala -The government is in final stages to increase the pay for prisoners who provide labour on both private and government projects, a senior Uganda Prisons Service officer has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda