‘NNPC, CBN, 36 Others Fail to Submit Budget Proposals’

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -Thirty-eight statutory agencies of the Federal Government are yet to submit their budget proposals for the 2017 fiscal year. These agencies, which include the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Central Bank of N…

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -Thirty-eight statutory agencies of the Federal Government are yet to submit their budget proposals for the 2017 fiscal year. These agencies, which include the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), have continued to make huge extra-budgetary expenditure in breach of the Fiscal Responsibility (FRA) Act 2007. This was disclosed by the Senate yesterday during a legislative session.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Study Finds That Climate Change Threatens Fynbos

[GroundUp] A study using data stretching back several decades has produced the first empirical evidence that increasingly hot, dry summers driven by climate change are having a negative effect on the Cape’s unique fynbos.

[GroundUp] A study using data stretching back several decades has produced the first empirical evidence that increasingly hot, dry summers driven by climate change are having a negative effect on the Cape's unique fynbos.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Taxpayers to Pay More for Entebbe Expressway

[Observer] The China Communication Construction Company Limited (CCCC), the contractor of the Kampala-Entebbe expressway, will not complete the road in time because government has not finalized the acquisition of the land.

[Observer] The China Communication Construction Company Limited (CCCC), the contractor of the Kampala-Entebbe expressway, will not complete the road in time because government has not finalized the acquisition of the land.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Air Zimbabwe Banned From Europe… So Is It Safe for Mugabe to Use?

[News24Wire] Bad news for Zimbabwe’s national airline which is headed by President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law: it has just has been barred from flying to Europe over safety concerns.

[News24Wire] Bad news for Zimbabwe's national airline which is headed by President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law: it has just has been barred from flying to Europe over safety concerns.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Jacob Zuma Extends Condolences On Passing of Radio Presenter Mr Mandla Hlatshwayo

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness and extended heartfelt condolences on the passing of the renowned radio presenter and actor, Mr Mandla Hlatshwayo, who was passed away on Sunday, 14 May 2017 in Soweto, Johannesburg.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness and extended heartfelt condolences on the passing of the renowned radio presenter and actor, Mr Mandla Hlatshwayo, who was passed away on Sunday, 14 May 2017 in Soweto, Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa