L’ormarins Queen’s Plate Purse Upped

[News24Wire] The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate grand purse has been upped from R1 million to R1.5 million.Following its growth and popularity with both local and international guests, LQP 2017 has extended their 18 race-card over two days, making it South A…

[News24Wire] The L'Ormarins Queen's Plate grand purse has been upped from R1 million to R1.5 million.Following its growth and popularity with both local and international guests, LQP 2017 has extended their 18 race-card over two days, making it South Africa's biggest horse-racing event. Furthermore, off-track entertainment will also include additional Best Dressed Woman and Best Dressed Man competitions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mining Towns Get R1.3 Billion for Infrastructure

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -About R1.3 billion has been spent to provide coordinated support and to mitigate challenges with infrastructure provision in mining towns, says President Jacob Zuma.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -About R1.3 billion has been spent to provide coordinated support and to mitigate challenges with infrastructure provision in mining towns, says President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Makes Progress in 2016

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -This year has been productive and successful for government, as it continued to implement programmes that are aligned with the National Development Plan.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -This year has been productive and successful for government, as it continued to implement programmes that are aligned with the National Development Plan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Micro Pension Scheme – Features, Prospects, Concerns

[Daily Trust] Micro pensions is a scheme targeted at self-employed people, especially those with irregular income, usually in the informal sector and are largely financially uninformed with limited or no access to financial services especially pension …

[Daily Trust] Micro pensions is a scheme targeted at self-employed people, especially those with irregular income, usually in the informal sector and are largely financially uninformed with limited or no access to financial services especially pension plan. This segment largely exists in Nigeria as artisans and self-employed persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt’s Budgetary Allocation to Agriculture Unrealistic – Stakeholders

[Daily Trust] Key stakeholders at the ongoing 2nd Daily Trust Agriculture Conference and Expo are of the opinion that the present budgetary allocation to the agricultural sector by the federal government can not address the many challenges facing the s…

[Daily Trust] Key stakeholders at the ongoing 2nd Daily Trust Agriculture Conference and Expo are of the opinion that the present budgetary allocation to the agricultural sector by the federal government can not address the many challenges facing the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Archery Federation Targets Tokyo 2020 Olympics

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Archery Federation (NAF) said its target is to ensure that Nigeria participate in major international championships with the ultimate aim of having the country compete at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Archery Federation (NAF) said its target is to ensure that Nigeria participate in major international championships with the ultimate aim of having the country compete at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Explosives Found Amid Remains From Crashed EgyptAir Flight

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Ministry of Aviation said in an official statement on Thursday that traces of explosives were found amid human remains from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, according to the investigations committee report; citing the foren…

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Ministry of Aviation said in an official statement on Thursday that traces of explosives were found amid human remains from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, according to the investigations committee report; citing the forensic medicine authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Who Is Magu?

[Daily Trust] Ibrahim Mustafa Magu was appointed on November 9, 2015 as the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and assumed office on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. He succeeded Ibrahim Lamorde who held the post betwe…

[Daily Trust] Ibrahim Mustafa Magu was appointed on November 9, 2015 as the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and assumed office on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. He succeeded Ibrahim Lamorde who held the post between November 28, 2011 and November 9, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria