Iron and Steel Contract Approved

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved the contract authorising Capitol Resources, a subsidiary of the Australian company Baobab, to mine iron ore in Chiuta district, in the western province of Tete.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved the contract authorising Capitol Resources, a subsidiary of the Australian company Baobab, to mine iron ore in Chiuta district, in the western province of Tete.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Ministers Detained By Military Police – Report

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo has reportedly been detained by the military along with the chairman of Zanu PF’s youth league while other ministers on the wanted list are said to be on the run.

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo has reportedly been detained by the military along with the chairman of Zanu PF's youth league while other ministers on the wanted list are said to be on the run.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

FAAN Workers Meet ICRC Over Airport Concession

[Daily Trust] Lagos -In continuation of aviation unions’ engagements with stakeholders and relevant agencies of government over the proposed concession of four international airports – Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt and Kano – some workers’ unions met wit…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -In continuation of aviation unions' engagements with stakeholders and relevant agencies of government over the proposed concession of four international airports - Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt and Kano - some workers' unions met with representatives of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

As Harmattan Sets in

[Daily Trust] November of every year ushers in the harmattan season in this part of the world which lasts into the first two or three months of next year. Harmattan brings with it hot, dry and dusty winds that blow across West Africa from the Sahara De…

[Daily Trust] November of every year ushers in the harmattan season in this part of the world which lasts into the first two or three months of next year. Harmattan brings with it hot, dry and dusty winds that blow across West Africa from the Sahara Desert into the Gulf of Guinea. Harmattan season is also associated with low humidity. As a result, the weather is harsh to the skin and body. The skin is dry and lips crack. Studies have also shown that some micro-organisms that cause diseases abound during harmattan period

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Governors, Borrow a Leaf From El-Rufa’i’s Teachers’ Competency Test

[Daily Trust] Kano -At the beginning of the unfolding drama between Governor El-Rufa’i and teachers of Kaduna State, I’m absolutely in the side of the embattled Primary School teachers. I’m one of those who used all available platforms to preach agains…

[Daily Trust] Kano -At the beginning of the unfolding drama between Governor El-Rufa'i and teachers of Kaduna State, I'm absolutely in the side of the embattled Primary School teachers. I'm one of those who used all available platforms to preach against this mass sack of the civil servants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU Calls for Swift End to Political Standoff

[Observer] Many of Liberia’s bilateral partners are now growing gravely concerned about the political standoff in the country following the October 10 presidential and representative elections. The results of recent polls pointed to a run-off election …

[Observer] Many of Liberia's bilateral partners are now growing gravely concerned about the political standoff in the country following the October 10 presidential and representative elections. The results of recent polls pointed to a run-off election to have been held on Nov. 7 between Vice President Joseph N. Boakai and Senator George M. Weah who won the highest votes but not an absolute majority as required by the Constitution of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia