Ethanol Producer’s U.S.$1 Billion Expansion Project On Hold

[The Herald] Ethanol producer, Green Fuel has put on hold its $1 billion expansion programme as the current environment does not support the scale of investment, sources have said.

[The Herald] Ethanol producer, Green Fuel has put on hold its $1 billion expansion programme as the current environment does not support the scale of investment, sources have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Citizens Must Defend PIC Till The Bitter End

[Daily Maverick] Various reports have emerged that the CEO of the Public Investment Corporation, the manager of the Government Employees Pension Fund, has been targeted for removal from his post. That has been denied but, like Pavlov’s Dog, we are cond…

[Daily Maverick] Various reports have emerged that the CEO of the Public Investment Corporation, the manager of the Government Employees Pension Fund, has been targeted for removal from his post. That has been denied but, like Pavlov's Dog, we are conditioned to the same tedious rigmarole of removal/suspension of those in the way of President Jacob Zuma's looting. It starts, as always, with the emergence of some "report" of malfeasance and the mechanics then play out with the same result at the end. The hurdle is removed a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KQ Defends Expat Hire to Help CEO Revive Airline

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Airways Chief Executive Sebastian Mikosz has defended his decision to hire Polish expatriates as part of the airline’s management team in its efforts to return to profitability.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Airways Chief Executive Sebastian Mikosz has defended his decision to hire Polish expatriates as part of the airline's management team in its efforts to return to profitability.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Two Grassroots Leaders Arrested Soliciting Bribes

[New Times] Two grassroots leaders in Ndera Sector of Gasabo District have been arrested in connection with soliciting bribes from people to unlawfully allow them construct residential houses.

[New Times] Two grassroots leaders in Ndera Sector of Gasabo District have been arrested in connection with soliciting bribes from people to unlawfully allow them construct residential houses.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Residents Flee, Schools Closed After Herders Invade Tigania

[Nation] Two schools have been closed in Buuri Location, Tigania East in Meru County as residents fled following attacks by armed Turkana herders who invaded the area on Monday.

[Nation] Two schools have been closed in Buuri Location, Tigania East in Meru County as residents fled following attacks by armed Turkana herders who invaded the area on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Insecurity – Govt Moves to Harmonise Biometric Database of Nigerians

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government has intensified moves to harmonise the biometric database of Nigerians as part of measures to ensure greater security of the country.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government has intensified moves to harmonise the biometric database of Nigerians as part of measures to ensure greater security of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obiano Doesn’t Deserve Second Term, Says Angry Obi

[Vanguard] The former Governor of Anambra State Mr. Peter Obi yesterday said that the incumbent Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has nothing to show for the mandate he was given by the people of the state, and therefore does not deserve another mandate fr…

[Vanguard] The former Governor of Anambra State Mr. Peter Obi yesterday said that the incumbent Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has nothing to show for the mandate he was given by the people of the state, and therefore does not deserve another mandate from the people of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cabinet Approves Budget for CHAN Hosting

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Just less than 48 hours before the Confederation of African Football (CAF) makes a decision on whether or not next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) will be hosted in Kenya, Cabinet on Thursday approved a Sh4.2bn budget f…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Just less than 48 hours before the Confederation of African Football (CAF) makes a decision on whether or not next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN) will be hosted in Kenya, Cabinet on Thursday approved a Sh4.2bn budget for the games' hosting scheduled for January 12 -February 14.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya