Ignore Nnamdi Kanu, Accept His Message, Group Tells Buhari

[Vanguard] Aba -A pan Igbo socio political group, The Reformers’ Platform, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, but accept his message that the country urgently needs restr…

[Vanguard] Aba -A pan Igbo socio political group, The Reformers' Platform, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, but accept his message that the country urgently needs restructuring.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moyane Is Desperate About the KPMG ‘Rogue Unit’ Report, and He Has Good Reason to Be

[Daily Maverick] On Monday, tax boss Tom Moyane tried to wring the neck of the bird he once forced to sing. His carefully built house of cards had caved in on Friday when KPMG dramatically withdrew their report produced in the #SARSWars saga. Moyane re…

[Daily Maverick] On Monday, tax boss Tom Moyane tried to wring the neck of the bird he once forced to sing. His carefully built house of cards had caved in on Friday when KPMG dramatically withdrew their report produced in the #SARSWars saga. Moyane retaliated, threatening KPMG with legal action, and absurdly claimed that the KPMG report stands in law because the tax man paid for the report, no matter what the authors say, or what the truth is. Desperate much?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Diplomats Call for Peace Amid Election Date Uncertainty

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Diplomats on Tuesday appealed to political leaders and citizens to desist from negative rhetoric and actions that may plunge the country into a political turmoil ahead of the repeat presidential election which seems uncertain due …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Diplomats on Tuesday appealed to political leaders and citizens to desist from negative rhetoric and actions that may plunge the country into a political turmoil ahead of the repeat presidential election which seems uncertain due to the strict timelines and demands from the Opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

African Experts Push for Crop Improvement

[New Times] Genetic plant resources should be preserved and new crop varieties developed in order to increase agricultural productivity and ensure food security, experts from the African Union have said.

[New Times] Genetic plant resources should be preserved and new crop varieties developed in order to increase agricultural productivity and ensure food security, experts from the African Union have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

All Set for Continental Aviation Summit in Kigali, Organisers Say

[New Times] All is set for Rwanda to host the forthcoming 49th annual African Airlines Association (AFRAA) general assembly and summit, organisers have said. The event will attract global aviation executives and stakeholders to discuss meeting will dis…

[New Times] All is set for Rwanda to host the forthcoming 49th annual African Airlines Association (AFRAA) general assembly and summit, organisers have said. The event will attract global aviation executives and stakeholders to discuss meeting will discuss on issues pertaining to the development of air transport in Africa and opportunities for airlines on the continent, according to Dr Elijah Chingosho, the AFRAA secretary general.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

KPMG’s Opportunity for Authentic Action

[Daily Maverick] While the KPMG saga unfolds, the picture of the non-existent “SARS Rogue Unit” becomes clearer as a result of what was not (as opposed to what was) reflected in their report.

[Daily Maverick] While the KPMG saga unfolds, the picture of the non-existent "SARS Rogue Unit" becomes clearer as a result of what was not (as opposed to what was) reflected in their report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwandan Alternative Packaging Industry Eyes External Market

[New Times] Rwanda’s import-export gap in packaging could be reduced as local alternative packaging manufacturers seek to tap into regional market such as Kenya, which recently banned use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.

[New Times] Rwanda's import-export gap in packaging could be reduced as local alternative packaging manufacturers seek to tap into regional market such as Kenya, which recently banned use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Jubbaland President Meets With Ethiopian Military Officers in Dolow

[Shabelle] The President of Somalia’s southern semi-autonomous region of Jubbaland, Ahmed Mohamed Islam known as (Ahmed Madobe) has held talks with Ethiopian military officials in Dolow district, Gedo region.

[Shabelle] The President of Somalia's southern semi-autonomous region of Jubbaland, Ahmed Mohamed Islam known as (Ahmed Madobe) has held talks with Ethiopian military officials in Dolow district, Gedo region.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia