Govt, Firms Race to Beat 2020 First Oil Deadline

[Monitor] Kampala -Energy minister Irene Muloni, disclosed Tuesday, that government has given the three oil joint venture (JV) partners, France’s Total E&P, UK’s Tullow Oil and China’c Cnooc, up to December 31 as deadline for closing Final Investment Decision (FID) on proposed investments in the next development and production phases leading to Uganda’s first oil.

[Monitor] Kampala -Energy minister Irene Muloni, disclosed Tuesday, that government has given the three oil joint venture (JV) partners, France's Total E&P, UK's Tullow Oil and China'c Cnooc, up to December 31 as deadline for closing Final Investment Decision (FID) on proposed investments in the next development and production phases leading to Uganda's first oil.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chosan Foundation Offers Free Medical Treatment in Wuli

[The Point] Chosan Medical Charitable Foundation at the weekend embarked on a free medical treatment exercise in Nyakoi village, Upper River Region, as part of its initiative to ensure access to health services in the remote villages.

[The Point] Chosan Medical Charitable Foundation at the weekend embarked on a free medical treatment exercise in Nyakoi village, Upper River Region, as part of its initiative to ensure access to health services in the remote villages.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Sifoe Senior Secondary School Athletics Championship Slated for Friday

[The Point] The 2017 Sifoe Senior Secondary School inter-house athletics championship is set for Friday 17 February 2017, at the School’s football field in Sifoe village, Kombo South.

[The Point] The 2017 Sifoe Senior Secondary School inter-house athletics championship is set for Friday 17 February 2017, at the School's football field in Sifoe village, Kombo South.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UTG Committed to Building Local Capacity, Says Vice Chancellor

[The Point] Professor Fekirr Muhammad Majum, Vice Chancellor of the University of The Gambia, told journalists at the Kairaba Beach Hotel yesterday that his institution is committed to building local capacity to the highest possible level, including wi…

[The Point] Professor Fekirr Muhammad Majum, Vice Chancellor of the University of The Gambia, told journalists at the Kairaba Beach Hotel yesterday that his institution is committed to building local capacity to the highest possible level, including with post graduate programmes up to PhD level.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Egypt’s Unemployment Rate Eases Slightly to 12.4 Per Cent – Capmas

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt’s unemployment rate eased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 12.4 per cent from 12.6 per cent in the third quarter, state statistics agency said on Wednesday.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's unemployment rate eased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 12.4 per cent from 12.6 per cent in the third quarter, state statistics agency said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Obasanjo Confident of AFL’s Professionalism

[LINA] Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo says he is confident that the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) is a professional force that is being built given the level of reforms that have taken place in the army over the years.

[LINA] Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo says he is confident that the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) is a professional force that is being built given the level of reforms that have taken place in the army over the years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Gbarnga-Mendikorma Highway Critical to Sub-Regional Trade’ – Boakai

[LINA] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has restated that the Gbarnga-Mendikorma highway project will not only bring great relief to the people of North-Western Liberia, but will also open the country to sub-regional commerce and trade.

[LINA] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has restated that the Gbarnga-Mendikorma highway project will not only bring great relief to the people of North-Western Liberia, but will also open the country to sub-regional commerce and trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$20 Million Needed for 2018 Population Census – LISGIS

[LINA] The Director General of the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), Dr. Edward Liberty, has put the cost for the conduct of the 2018 national census at US$20 million.

[LINA] The Director General of the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), Dr. Edward Liberty, has put the cost for the conduct of the 2018 national census at US$20 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia