Govt Hires U.S. Firm to Lobby for Sanctions Relief

[Radio Dabanga] New York / Washington DC -Earlier this summer, law and lobbying firm Squire Patton Boggs inked a contract with the Sudanese government aimed at removing US sanctions on the regime.

[Radio Dabanga] New York / Washington DC -Earlier this summer, law and lobbying firm Squire Patton Boggs inked a contract with the Sudanese government aimed at removing US sanctions on the regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

PDP Leads in Osun Senatorial By-Election

[Daily Trust] Osogbo -The results of the Osun West Senatorial bye-election emanating from unit level indicate that the candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, Otunba Ademola Adeleke, is ahead of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senat…

[Daily Trust] Osogbo -The results of the Osun West Senatorial bye-election emanating from unit level indicate that the candidate of the Peoples' Democratic Party, Otunba Ademola Adeleke, is ahead of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Mudasiru Hussain.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cleric Predicts End to Boko Haram

[Leadership] Maiduguri -Rev. Ayuba Usman, the deputy chaplain of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army predicted yesterday that the end of the Boko Haram insurgency was near,saying the military would soon record a resounding victory over the insurgents.

[Leadership] Maiduguri -Rev. Ayuba Usman, the deputy chaplain of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army predicted yesterday that the end of the Boko Haram insurgency was near,saying the military would soon record a resounding victory over the insurgents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nkaissery – Questions Raised Over His Death

[Nation] More condolences continue to pour in as Kenyans come to terms with the shocking death of Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery as questions are raised over his demise.

[Nation] More condolences continue to pour in as Kenyans come to terms with the shocking death of Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery as questions are raised over his demise.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Student Loan Recovery Spirals

[Daily News] The Higher Education Student’s Loans Board (HESLB) has increased loan recovery to 12bn/- monthly this year from only 3bn/- at the close of the 2015/16 fiscal year.

[Daily News] The Higher Education Student's Loans Board (HESLB) has increased loan recovery to 12bn/- monthly this year from only 3bn/- at the close of the 2015/16 fiscal year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Premier Stresses Govt’s Power Generation Expansion Commitment

[Daily News] Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has expressed government keenness to expand the county’s power generation capacity by strengthening implementation of various energy projects.

[Daily News] Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has expressed government keenness to expand the county's power generation capacity by strengthening implementation of various energy projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Minister Cuts Surveying Firms’ Service Rates Tails

[Daily News] Private land surveying companies risk having their licences revoked should their service rates fail to conform to government’s new fees, starting this financial year. And the government has insisted that it has no plans to waive Value Adde…

[Daily News] Private land surveying companies risk having their licences revoked should their service rates fail to conform to government's new fees, starting this financial year. And the government has insisted that it has no plans to waive Value Added Tax (VAT) on newly constructed houses.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Jonathan’s Son-in-Law, Prince Goodwill Edward Shot

[Guardian] Calabar -The Son-in-law to former President Goodluck Jonathan has been reportedly shot by unknown gunmen in his State House Estate residence, Calabar, Cross River State.Edward, who is the Special Adviser on Youths Affairs to Governor Ben Aya…

[Guardian] Calabar -The Son-in-law to former President Goodluck Jonathan has been reportedly shot by unknown gunmen in his State House Estate residence, Calabar, Cross River State.Edward, who is the Special Adviser on Youths Affairs to Governor Ben Ayade, is said to be receiving treatment at an undisclosed private medical facility in Calabar.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria