1,400 Graduates Storm Zamfara Assembly Over Unpaid Salaries

[Daily Trust] Gudau -1, 400 graduates recruited by Zamfara state government yesterday stormed the State House of Assembly to protest non- payment of their salaries for 32 months.

[Daily Trust] Gudau -1, 400 graduates recruited by Zamfara state government yesterday stormed the State House of Assembly to protest non- payment of their salaries for 32 months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S.$30 Billion Gas Plant Talks to Resume 2017

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Major oil and gas companies are now planning to resume negotiations with the government on a production sharing agreement (PSA) next year for the planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Major oil and gas companies are now planning to resume negotiations with the government on a production sharing agreement (PSA) next year for the planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt, Opposition Clash Over Democratic Party’s Nsubuga Legacy

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition politicians on Wednesday hit at President Yoweri Museveni as they bid farewell to Democratic Party (DP) Secretary General, Mathias Nsubuga who died on Sunday.

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition politicians on Wednesday hit at President Yoweri Museveni as they bid farewell to Democratic Party (DP) Secretary General, Mathias Nsubuga who died on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Customs Seize 670 kg of Pangolin Bound for Malaysia

[VOA] Cameroon says it has intercepted more than 670 kilograms of African pangolin that authorities say were being smuggled from the Central African country to Malaysia. The pangolin is the world’s most trafficked mammal, and conservationist groups are…

[VOA] Cameroon says it has intercepted more than 670 kilograms of African pangolin that authorities say were being smuggled from the Central African country to Malaysia. The pangolin is the world's most trafficked mammal, and conservationist groups are calling for severe sanctions on the three traffickers who have been arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Time to Pump More Cash Into Tourism Promotion

[Citizen] Tourism is Tanzania’s leading foreign exchange earner, generating about $2 billion (about Sh4 trillion) per year. That’s more than what gold or manufacturing brings in. It is also estimated to provide 500,000 jobs.

[Citizen] Tourism is Tanzania's leading foreign exchange earner, generating about $2 billion (about Sh4 trillion) per year. That's more than what gold or manufacturing brings in. It is also estimated to provide 500,000 jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Citizens Find Creative Solutions to Cash Crisis

[VOA] Ngqabutho Mabhena is unusually nervous about this year’s trip home to Zimbabwe. That’s because, this time around, he’s hand-carrying a whack of currency from South Africa to family members in the cash-strapped nation.

[VOA] Ngqabutho Mabhena is unusually nervous about this year's trip home to Zimbabwe. That's because, this time around, he's hand-carrying a whack of currency from South Africa to family members in the cash-strapped nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanzania, United Arab Emirates Trade Volume Now Sh2.1 Trillion

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -United Arab Emirates’ cumulative direct investments to Tanzania has risen to $991.5 million (Sh2.1trillion) over the past decade despite a slight decline in the non-oil trade exchange between the two countries.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -United Arab Emirates' cumulative direct investments to Tanzania has risen to $991.5 million (Sh2.1trillion) over the past decade despite a slight decline in the non-oil trade exchange between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania