10111 Call Centres Operational Despite Strike

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Police Service has put in place contingency plans at all 10111 Call Centres to ensure that emergency calls are answered and responded to as a priority.

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Police Service has put in place contingency plans at all 10111 Call Centres to ensure that emergency calls are answered and responded to as a priority.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

More Manufacturers Go Off-Grid to Reduce Production Cost

[Guardian] Notwithstanding a steady expansion across both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors as revealed by the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), more manufacturers are expected to go off-grid as part of measures to reduce production co…

[Guardian] Notwithstanding a steady expansion across both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors as revealed by the latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), more manufacturers are expected to go off-grid as part of measures to reduce production costs and enhance competitiveness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate, CBN Rift Looms Over N79 Billion Hajj Subsidy

[Guardian] Lagos, Maiduguri and Katsina -The Senate and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may be on a collision course over the lawmakers’ N200 per dollar proposal for Muslims undertaking pilgrimage to Mecca this year.

[Guardian] Lagos, Maiduguri and Katsina -The Senate and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may be on a collision course over the lawmakers' N200 per dollar proposal for Muslims undertaking pilgrimage to Mecca this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Peacekeeping Chief Pledges Support to Displaced Civilians in Malakal

[UN News] Having witnessed first-hand various security challenges and humanitarian efforts in South Sudan, the United Nations peacekeeping chief has wrapped up his three-day mission to the country, which included a visit to the UN Protection of Civilia…

[UN News] Having witnessed first-hand various security challenges and humanitarian efforts in South Sudan, the United Nations peacekeeping chief has wrapped up his three-day mission to the country, which included a visit to the UN Protection of Civilians site in Malakal, where he expressed the Organization's resolve to support the return to stability.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Government Targets 500,000 Metric Tonnes Cocoa Production By 2021

[Guardian] Abuja -In efforts to diversify the nation’s economy from the oil to non-oil sectors like agriculture and solid minerals, the Federal Government has set a target of 500,000 metric tonnes (MT) cocoa production and processing by Year 2021.

[Guardian] Abuja -In efforts to diversify the nation's economy from the oil to non-oil sectors like agriculture and solid minerals, the Federal Government has set a target of 500,000 metric tonnes (MT) cocoa production and processing by Year 2021.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

National Credit Regulator Warns of Illegal Credit Providers

[SAnews.gov.za] The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has urged consumers not to enter into loans with credit providers that retain bank cards as a method of debt collection.

[SAnews.gov.za] The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has urged consumers not to enter into loans with credit providers that retain bank cards as a method of debt collection.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Ghanaian Leader Urges Kenya to Hold Peaceful Polls

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former Ghanaian President John Mahama who is the Chairman of Commonwealth Election Observers Group to Kenya has called for peaceful elections from candidates and people of Kenya.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former Ghanaian President John Mahama who is the Chairman of Commonwealth Election Observers Group to Kenya has called for peaceful elections from candidates and people of Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana