Department of Trade and Industry to Host Economic Policy Dialogue

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will host an economic policy dialogue aimed at enhancing local procurement and localisation.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will host an economic policy dialogue aimed at enhancing local procurement and localisation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Alleged N15 Billion Fraud – Report At EFCC Office, Court Orders Ex-NBC Boss

[This Day] Abuja -Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court monday ordered the immediate past Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, to report at the office of the Economic and Financia…

[This Day] Abuja -Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court monday ordered the immediate past Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, to report at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja for an amended criminal charge sheet to be served on him and his co-defendants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Burundi – Human Rights Leagues With Controversial Missions

[Iwacu] On 26 November, the Home Affairs Ministry organized a public protest march in the Burundian capital for two reasons: to protest against the deployment of the three commissioners of enquiry on the human rights situation in Burundi, recently appo…

[Iwacu] On 26 November, the Home Affairs Ministry organized a public protest march in the Burundian capital for two reasons: to protest against the deployment of the three commissioners of enquiry on the human rights situation in Burundi, recently appointed by the UN Human Rights Commission and to denounce the involvement of Belgium in the destabilization of Burundi.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Rumonge – Crosses Allegedly Drawn On Homes of Political Opponents

[Iwacu] Over the last week, residents of Mugomere and Birimba, two districts in the municipality of Rumonge (southern province), found black crosses drawn on their walls and fences overnight.

[Iwacu] Over the last week, residents of Mugomere and Birimba, two districts in the municipality of Rumonge (southern province), found black crosses drawn on their walls and fences overnight.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Sugar Price Increase in Bujumbura City

[Iwacu] The price of sugar varies between BIF 2400 and BIF 2600 in some Bujumbura neighborhoods while the official price is BIF 1900. In Bwiza neighborhood of Mukaza Commune, a kg of sugar costs BIF 2400. “We can hardly find sugar. It has gone scarce s…

[Iwacu] The price of sugar varies between BIF 2400 and BIF 2600 in some Bujumbura neighborhoods while the official price is BIF 1900. In Bwiza neighborhood of Mukaza Commune, a kg of sugar costs BIF 2400. "We can hardly find sugar. It has gone scarce since the past two weeks", says a vendor met in one of the shops at Bwiza on the 4th avenue. He says he does not know the reason why the sugar price is dramatically increasing.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Ambassador of Japan Visits Kassala State to Stand On Japanese Funded Projects

[SNA] Khartoum -in a press release issued by Japanese embassy ” H.E. Mr. Hideki Ito, the Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, visited Kassala State to stand on the Japanese funded projects. In Kassala State, the Government of Japan in collaboration with JICA …

[SNA] Khartoum -in a press release issued by Japanese embassy " H.E. Mr. Hideki Ito, the Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, visited Kassala State to stand on the Japanese funded projects. In Kassala State, the Government of Japan in collaboration with JICA and a Japanese NGO has been implementing many projects covering many fields as water, agriculture, vocational training and maternal health. Japan fully trust that Kassala as well as other Eastern regions deserve to enjoy dividends of the East Sudan Peace Agreement (ESPA) tha

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Fashola – 11 DISCOs Frustrating Nerc’s Regulatory Duties

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has alleged that the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) have become stumbling blocks to the smooth regulation of the power sector by the Nigerian Electricity …

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has alleged that the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) have become stumbling blocks to the smooth regulation of the power sector by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmakers Move to Tame Unsolicited SMS, Calls

[This Day] In support of the recent warning letters issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), to 13 telecoms operators, threatening to sanction them, should they continue to broadcast unsolicited short message service (SMS) and voice call…

[This Day] In support of the recent warning letters issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), to 13 telecoms operators, threatening to sanction them, should they continue to broadcast unsolicited short message service (SMS) and voice calls, otherwise known as telemarketing, members of the House of Representatives have said a new bill seeking to put an end to the menace, would soon be passed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Perhaps a Mystery, Who Knows!

[Addis Fortune] Last week was one of the most nostalgic weeks I have encountered here in Brussels. The general environmental shifts are enough to provide some insight as to how it feels at this time of the year. The long nights have started losing thei…

[Addis Fortune] Last week was one of the most nostalgic weeks I have encountered here in Brussels. The general environmental shifts are enough to provide some insight as to how it feels at this time of the year. The long nights have started losing their sunshine; all the deciduous trees, which were standing green and beautiful along the sidewalks, have now shed their leaves. They now stand naked, as their branches bear the image of dried bones escaping from the grave.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia