Govt, Debts and the Economy

[Guardian] Even though this is what it ought to have done a long time ago to assist in either preventing economic recession or reviving the economy, the Federal Government deserves a measured commendation for the approval of payment of N2.7 Trillion ow…

[Guardian] Even though this is what it ought to have done a long time ago to assist in either preventing economic recession or reviving the economy, the Federal Government deserves a measured commendation for the approval of payment of N2.7 Trillion owed to some of its creditors. The government had earlier shown little or no interest in settling its huge outstanding indebtedness, some of which became due in 1994. As this government would always want to point out, even when its innocence is in doubt, the Minister was

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Coaches ‘Messed Up’ Nigeria’s Medal Chances in London’

[Guardian] Atlanta ’96 Olympics bronze medallist, Falilat Ogunkoya has blamed Nigeria’s poor performance at the just concluded IAAF World Athletics Championship in London on coaches.

[Guardian] Atlanta '96 Olympics bronze medallist, Falilat Ogunkoya has blamed Nigeria's poor performance at the just concluded IAAF World Athletics Championship in London on coaches.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nairobi Water Company Gets New MD Amid Workers’ Protests

[Nation] The board of directors of Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) will not renew the contract of Managing Director Philip Gichuki despite workers boycotting work over the directive.

[Nation] The board of directors of Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) will not renew the contract of Managing Director Philip Gichuki despite workers boycotting work over the directive.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nakumatt Suspends Striking Staff, Threatens to Sack Them

[Nation] Nakumatt Supermarkets has suspended more than 30 employees and threatened them with the sack for participating in a strike two weeks ago to protest non-payment of salaries.

[Nation] Nakumatt Supermarkets has suspended more than 30 employees and threatened them with the sack for participating in a strike two weeks ago to protest non-payment of salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Milk Exports to Tanzania Slide 80% as Trade Row Festers

[Nation] Protracted trade dispute between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam has hit the dairy sector hard with the value of exports to Tanzania dropping by 80 per cent between 2014 and last year.

[Nation] Protracted trade dispute between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam has hit the dairy sector hard with the value of exports to Tanzania dropping by 80 per cent between 2014 and last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

All Eyes on CJ David Maraga as Raila Odinga Files Petition

[Nation] Two weeks after he was sworn in in October last year, Chief Justice David Maraga met opposition chief Raila Odinga at the Supreme Court for a one-and-a-half-hour meeting.

[Nation] Two weeks after he was sworn in in October last year, Chief Justice David Maraga met opposition chief Raila Odinga at the Supreme Court for a one-and-a-half-hour meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Violation of Corporate Governance By Telcos to Attract Sanctions

[Guardian] As part of measures targeted to safeguard the $68 billion investments in the telecommunications sector, the industry’s Code of Corporate Governance has become mandatory.

[Guardian] As part of measures targeted to safeguard the $68 billion investments in the telecommunications sector, the industry's Code of Corporate Governance has become mandatory.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gor Mahia Take on Muhoroni in Kisumu

[Nation] Leaders Gor Mahia have a chance of extending their lead atop the SportPesa Premier League table when they take on relegation battling Muhoroni Youth on Saturday at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu.

[Nation] Leaders Gor Mahia have a chance of extending their lead atop the SportPesa Premier League table when they take on relegation battling Muhoroni Youth on Saturday at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Former Ambassador Found Guilty of Hate Speech

[News24Wire] Former ambassador to Uganda Jon Qwelane was found guilty of hate speech, in the South Gauteng High Court on Friday. Judge Dimpheletse Moshidi said, “The offending statement is hurtful, harmful and incites propaganda hate towards the LGBT c…

[News24Wire] Former ambassador to Uganda Jon Qwelane was found guilty of hate speech, in the South Gauteng High Court on Friday. Judge Dimpheletse Moshidi said, "The offending statement is hurtful, harmful and incites propaganda hate towards the LGBT community."Moshidi said that Qwelane must turn to the LGBT community with an unconditional apology within 30 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda