Govt to Enforce New Requirements for Container Cargoes

[Premium Times] Days after the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, accused shipping companies of aiding importation of arms into the country, the federal government has directed all containerized cargoes coming into Nigeria…

[Premium Times] Days after the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, accused shipping companies of aiding importation of arms into the country, the federal government has directed all containerized cargoes coming into Nigeria to be on a pallet.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Amends Indigenisation Law

[The Herald] Government is amending the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act to reflect its policy position that the 51-49 percent requirement only applies to natural resource-based investments. In this investment area, which is classified as th…

[The Herald] Government is amending the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act to reflect its policy position that the 51-49 percent requirement only applies to natural resource-based investments. In this investment area, which is classified as the natural resources sector, foreign investors are required to have 49 percent shareholding, while Zimbabweans own 51 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

50,000 to Get Free Yellow Fever Vaccination

[Monitor] More than 50,000 people will be protected against yellow fever virus in an ongoing 10-day vaccination campaign organised by the National Medical Stores (NMS) at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

[Monitor] More than 50,000 people will be protected against yellow fever virus in an ongoing 10-day vaccination campaign organised by the National Medical Stores (NMS) at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Former Minister Urges Journalists to Fight for Release of Colleagues

[Monitor] Lira -Former minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Daniel Omara Atubo, has said the closure of Red Pepper publications ltd plus the eventual arrest of its eight senior staff raise fundamental questions about press freedom in Uganda.

[Monitor] Lira -Former minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Daniel Omara Atubo, has said the closure of Red Pepper publications ltd plus the eventual arrest of its eight senior staff raise fundamental questions about press freedom in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Former President Goodluck Jonathan Let Corruption Thrive’

[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday said he believes ex-President Goodluck Jonathan let corruption thrive during his administration, but was not a power hungry individual.

[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday said he believes ex-President Goodluck Jonathan let corruption thrive during his administration, but was not a power hungry individual.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Recover Body of Man Sealed in Box

[Monitor] Police in Kampala are investigating circumstances under which an unidentified man was killed and body sealed in a box before being dumped in trench near Total offices in Kampala.

[Monitor] Police in Kampala are investigating circumstances under which an unidentified man was killed and body sealed in a box before being dumped in trench near Total offices in Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mnangagwa Has a Small Window to Prove Himself – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader says new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has a “very small window” to show he is meeting national expectations of change after the downfall of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's main opposition leader says new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has a "very small window" to show he is meeting national expectations of change after the downfall of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Age Limit Bill – Ruling Party Beefs Up Numbers on Committee

[Observer] Following demands by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi for the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee to be reconstituted, the government chief whip has added six new ruling party members – probably to ensure that if it comes to a vote on the…

[Observer] Following demands by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi for the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee to be reconstituted, the government chief whip has added six new ruling party members - probably to ensure that if it comes to a vote on the 'age limit bill' the 'ayes' will have it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda