Oil Companies Urged to Treat Host Communities As Critical Stakeholders

[Vanguard] An indigenous oil firm, Belema Producing Limited, has called for oil bearing communities to be treated as key stakeholders in the industry, stressing that this will help achieve enduring peace in the region.

[Vanguard] An indigenous oil firm, Belema Producing Limited, has called for oil bearing communities to be treated as key stakeholders in the industry, stressing that this will help achieve enduring peace in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

URA Tax Collections Grow By 8%

[EA Business] Kampala -The Uganda Revenue Authority posted a solid performance in the year ended 31st, December, 2016, performing above the set target for the particular period.

[EA Business] Kampala -The Uganda Revenue Authority posted a solid performance in the year ended 31st, December, 2016, performing above the set target for the particular period.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rohr Dismisses Cameroon, Plans Two Friendly Games Next Month

[Guardian] Super Eagles’ Coach, Garnot Rohr, who was in Gabon to monitor the country’s opponents in the forthcoming World Cup and the Cameroun 2019 Nations Cup, has allayed fears over the threat posed by the Indomitable Lions to Nigeria’s Russia 2018 a…

[Guardian] Super Eagles' Coach, Garnot Rohr, who was in Gabon to monitor the country's opponents in the forthcoming World Cup and the Cameroun 2019 Nations Cup, has allayed fears over the threat posed by the Indomitable Lions to Nigeria's Russia 2018 ambitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Orders Soldiers Who Rape Be Shot

[East African] South Sudan President Salva Kiir ordered that soldiers who rape civilians be shot, trying to mollify citizens outraged by abuses by security forces and quell growing international anger over attacks.

[East African] South Sudan President Salva Kiir ordered that soldiers who rape civilians be shot, trying to mollify citizens outraged by abuses by security forces and quell growing international anger over attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Slowdown in Lending to Private Sector to Impact Kenya’s Economic Growth

[East African] Lending to the private sector has stagnated in Kenya following the introduction of interest rate caps four months ago, latest data from the regulator shows, explaining the call by the International Monetary Fund for the country to rescin…

[East African] Lending to the private sector has stagnated in Kenya following the introduction of interest rate caps four months ago, latest data from the regulator shows, explaining the call by the International Monetary Fund for the country to rescind the regulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Maizegate Scandal – Opposition Politician Accused of ‘Creating Hoax’

[Nyasa Times] The joint parliamentary committee investigating the maizegate scandal will be more confused when they establish that the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) did not have any contract with one of the local companies…

[Nyasa Times] The joint parliamentary committee investigating the maizegate scandal will be more confused when they establish that the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) did not have any contract with one of the local companies Transglobe to supply 50, 000 metric tonnes of maize from Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi