Transnet Engineers to Go to China for Locomotives Testing

[Focac] The South Africa state rail company Transnet said Tuesday their engineers will go to China next month to verify locomotives they bought, before commissioning.

[Focac] The South Africa state rail company Transnet said Tuesday their engineers will go to China next month to verify locomotives they bought, before commissioning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tazara Railway Shows Benefit of Chinese Aid

[Focac] The 1,860.5 kilometer-long Tazara railway spanning from Tanzania’s commercial center Dar es Salaam to Zambia’s Central Province represents one of China’s largest foreign aid projects. A tripartite agreement was signed in September 1967 to build…

[Focac] The 1,860.5 kilometer-long Tazara railway spanning from Tanzania's commercial center Dar es Salaam to Zambia's Central Province represents one of China's largest foreign aid projects. A tripartite agreement was signed in September 1967 to build the railroad and construction began in 1970. The railway opened in 1975 and in July 1976 was officially transferred to the governments of Tanzania and Zambia, with the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority undertaking operations. Over the past four decades, the railroad

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why I Parted Ways With D’Tunes – Sean Tizzle

[Vanguard] After breaking into the Nigerian music scene few years ago, releasing hit after hit, Sean Tizzle suddenly disappeared into thin air, causing tongues to wag that he doesn’t have any thing to offer again.

[Vanguard] After breaking into the Nigerian music scene few years ago, releasing hit after hit, Sean Tizzle suddenly disappeared into thin air, causing tongues to wag that he doesn't have any thing to offer again.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tonto Dike to Send 1000 Children to School

[Vanguard] Despite the current challenge facing her marriage, Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has finally flagged off her back to school project, where she hopes to send over 1000 children to school.

[Vanguard] Despite the current challenge facing her marriage, Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has finally flagged off her back to school project, where she hopes to send over 1000 children to school.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reps to Investigate Jonathan’s N9 Billion ‘Clean Stove Project’

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, gave its committees on Anti-Corruption, Environment and Habitat six weeks to investigate former President Gooodluck Jonathan’s “Clean Stove For Rural Women scheme”, contract of about N9.287 bill…

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, gave its committees on Anti-Corruption, Environment and Habitat six weeks to investigate former President Gooodluck Jonathan's "Clean Stove For Rural Women scheme", contract of about N9.287 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Blind Pupils Endure Hunger As Supplier Demands Sh40 Million

[Citizen] Chamwino -Buigiri special school that caters for pupils with visual impairment and for those with albinism, is facing an acute shortage of food as the government has failed to pay a supplier.

[Citizen] Chamwino -Buigiri special school that caters for pupils with visual impairment and for those with albinism, is facing an acute shortage of food as the government has failed to pay a supplier.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senator Slams Buhari, Says President Lied On SGF Lawal’s Alleged Corruption

[Premium Times] Outspoken Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has dismissed as “false” President Muhammadu Buhari’s claims on a Senate report indicting the Secretary to the Government of the Federation for corruption.

[Premium Times] Outspoken Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has dismissed as "false" President Muhammadu Buhari's claims on a Senate report indicting the Secretary to the Government of the Federation for corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bank Chief Contests Alleged Diezani Money in Court

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court Lagos on Tuesday fixed February 16 to deliver judgment in a suit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking forfeiture of funds linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison…

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court Lagos on Tuesday fixed February 16 to deliver judgment in a suit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking forfeiture of funds linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CBN Retains Monetary Policy Rates

[Premium Times] The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Tuesday resolved to retain all monetary policy rates, amid fears the new U.S. government’s decision to review trade agreements with most countries could negatively impact global economy.

[Premium Times] The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Tuesday resolved to retain all monetary policy rates, amid fears the new U.S. government's decision to review trade agreements with most countries could negatively impact global economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria