Agoa Doubts Cut Kenya Exports to U.S. By 12%

[East African] The volume of Kenyan apparel shipped to the US under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) declined by 12.1 per cent last year even as uncertainty clouds the 17-year-old preferential pact under President Donald Trump.

[East African] The volume of Kenyan apparel shipped to the US under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) declined by 12.1 per cent last year even as uncertainty clouds the 17-year-old preferential pact under President Donald Trump.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police Boss Criticized Over Crime Rate

[East African] Uganda’s police chief Kale Kayihura is under pressure to explain the increasing crime rate, which was worsened by the recent killing of police spokesperson Andrew Kaweesi.

[East African] Uganda's police chief Kale Kayihura is under pressure to explain the increasing crime rate, which was worsened by the recent killing of police spokesperson Andrew Kaweesi.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Africa Security Forum Opens in Ethiopia, Natural Resources Tops Agenda

[East African] The sixth Tana High-level Forum on Security in Africa opened today in the Bahir Dar city of Ethiopia, where the management of the continent’s natural resources tops the agenda.

[East African] The sixth Tana High-level Forum on Security in Africa opened today in the Bahir Dar city of Ethiopia, where the management of the continent's natural resources tops the agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Juba Takes First Steps to New Constitution

[East African] South Sudan is racing against time to draw up a new constitution in line with the 2015 Peace Agreement, even as the security situation in the country degenerates.

[East African] South Sudan is racing against time to draw up a new constitution in line with the 2015 Peace Agreement, even as the security situation in the country degenerates.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Why Rwandans Have Interest in French Polls

[East African] As the French go to the ballot to elect a new president, thousands of kilometers away in Rwanda, attention is focused on what a change of tenants at the Elysee Palace could mean for the frosty relations between the two countries.

[East African] As the French go to the ballot to elect a new president, thousands of kilometers away in Rwanda, attention is focused on what a change of tenants at the Elysee Palace could mean for the frosty relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

I Didn’t Sabotage Buhari, Senator Wakil Insists

[This Day] Bauchi -Senator representing Bauchi south, Malam Ali Wakili has debunked an insinuation that he and other senators from the state sabotaged President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing their ‘political foes’ of fabricating such allegation against th…

[This Day] Bauchi -Senator representing Bauchi south, Malam Ali Wakili has debunked an insinuation that he and other senators from the state sabotaged President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing their 'political foes' of fabricating such allegation against them just to besmirch their reputation in the eyes of the public who hold the president in high esteem.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ugo Ehiogu – Celebrating Late England International of Nigerian Descent

[Premium Times] Former England and Aston Villa defender of Nigerian descent, Ugo Ehiogu, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Spurs training centre on Thursday.

[Premium Times] Former England and Aston Villa defender of Nigerian descent, Ugo Ehiogu, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Spurs training centre on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt’s Policy On Tomato – an Appraisal

[This Day] Through its recent policy, the federal government has banned the importation of tomato paste, powder, or concentrate for retail sales, as well as of preserved tomatoes. It also increased tariff for tomato concentrate, presumably for commerci…

[This Day] Through its recent policy, the federal government has banned the importation of tomato paste, powder, or concentrate for retail sales, as well as of preserved tomatoes. It also increased tariff for tomato concentrate, presumably for commercial use from five to 50 per cent in order to revive the tomato sector in addition to $1,500 per metric tonne. Ndubuisi Francis appraises the new policy

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria