Africa and the Echoes of a Sad Comment

[Guardian] Lagos -Sir: Recently, a comment from the President of United States, Mr. Donald Trump, sparked off a heated controversy. Trump had referred to some nations as ‘shithole’ countries and there was an instant outcry.

[Guardian] Lagos -Sir: Recently, a comment from the President of United States, Mr. Donald Trump, sparked off a heated controversy. Trump had referred to some nations as 'shithole' countries and there was an instant outcry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Leaders Revive Process to Improve Governance, But More Work Needed

[SAIIA] In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceañera , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa’s most important governance self-evaluation and promotion instrument — the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) — will also officially turn 15 on 9 March 2018.

[SAIIA] In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceañera , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa's most important governance self-evaluation and promotion instrument -- the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) -- will also officially turn 15 on 9 March 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Energy Regulation Board Moves to Curb Changanya Fuel

[Times of Zambia] The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has introduced Fuel Marking (FM) aimed at increasing Government revenue by combating the infamous changanya (adulterated) fuel and rampant dumping of smuggled or transit fuel in Zambia.

[Times of Zambia] The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has introduced Fuel Marking (FM) aimed at increasing Government revenue by combating the infamous changanya (adulterated) fuel and rampant dumping of smuggled or transit fuel in Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Railways Firm in South Africa Rolling Stock Deal

[Times of Zambia] Zambia Railways Limited (ZRA) has struck a commercial deal with South African freight logistics agency, Transnet, for the acquisition of a fleet of eight new locomotives and 600 wagons of different shapes designed for bulk haulage.

[Times of Zambia] Zambia Railways Limited (ZRA) has struck a commercial deal with South African freight logistics agency, Transnet, for the acquisition of a fleet of eight new locomotives and 600 wagons of different shapes designed for bulk haulage.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Nigeria Remains Investment Destination for Oil, Gas in Sub-Saharan Africa’

[Guardian] Nigeria is said to be an attractive investment destination in sub-Sahara Africa despite the fast changing landscape of the global oil and gas industry.

[Guardian] Nigeria is said to be an attractive investment destination in sub-Sahara Africa despite the fast changing landscape of the global oil and gas industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Benefit From U.S.$2 Billion Africa Fund

[Times of Zambia] Japan has asked Zambia to put up a proposal with particular focus on the development of infrastructure to benefit from its US$2 billion investment destined for selected African countries this year.

[Times of Zambia] Japan has asked Zambia to put up a proposal with particular focus on the development of infrastructure to benefit from its US$2 billion investment destined for selected African countries this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

We Will Deliver Egina FPSO Ahead of Schedule – Ladol Boss

[Guardian] The Chairman, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), Ladi Jadesimi, has expressed the company’s readiness to deliver the $3.8 billion Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel ahead of the scheduled period slated for si…

[Guardian] The Chairman, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), Ladi Jadesimi, has expressed the company's readiness to deliver the $3.8 billion Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel ahead of the scheduled period slated for six months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria