Taxing the Poor Unhelpful, Cruel

[Zimbabwe Independent] By some estimates, between US$3 billion and US$6 billion is circulating in Zimbabwe’s informal sector outside formal banking channels and, according to reports from the recently held Pre-Budget Seminar, Finance minister Patrick C…

[Zimbabwe Independent] By some estimates, between US$3 billion and US$6 billion is circulating in Zimbabwe's informal sector outside formal banking channels and, according to reports from the recently held Pre-Budget Seminar, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa is now coveting this money.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dangote , Ambode Task Obaseki On Good Governance

[Leadership] Billionaire businessman and Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode at the weekend urged the newly sworn-in Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to properly plan his policies and progra…

[Leadership] Billionaire businessman and Africa's richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode at the weekend urged the newly sworn-in Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to properly plan his policies and programmes and carefully implement them to deliver dividends of democracy to Edo people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

More Than 20 Suspected Rhino Poachers Nabbed

[News24Wire] A total of 18 suspected rhino poachers were arrested, and 10 firearms recovered, inside the Kruger National Park this week, the SA National Parks said on Saturday.

[News24Wire] A total of 18 suspected rhino poachers were arrested, and 10 firearms recovered, inside the Kruger National Park this week, the SA National Parks said on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Oba of Benin Kingdom – a History of the Monarchy

[Al Jazeera] A wooden staff thumps on the landing in front of the temporary palace. “Long live the king!” bellows Chief Osa, as he raises his fist. The sun reflects off the golden decorations on his horn-shaped red hat.

[Al Jazeera] A wooden staff thumps on the landing in front of the temporary palace. "Long live the king!" bellows Chief Osa, as he raises his fist. The sun reflects off the golden decorations on his horn-shaped red hat.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Air Force Tasks Personnel On Flight Safety

[This Day] In a bid to ensure flight safety, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has charged its personnel to be safety conscious and avoid habits that could impede operations for aircraft.

[This Day] In a bid to ensure flight safety, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has charged its personnel to be safety conscious and avoid habits that could impede operations for aircraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ekiti Speaker Faces Contempt Charge After Failing to Swear in Lawmaker-Elect

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Kola Oluwawole, has been summoned by the Federal High Court, Ekiti Division, to explain why he should not be committed to prison for disobeying its order to swear in a lawmaker-elect, To…

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Kola Oluwawole, has been summoned by the Federal High Court, Ekiti Division, to explain why he should not be committed to prison for disobeying its order to swear in a lawmaker-elect, Toyin Obayemi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Japan Crush Nigeria’s Falconets

[Premium Times] The Nigeria U-20 Women’s team, the Falconets, were whitewashed 6-0 by Japan in their opening game of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup on Sunday in Papua New Guinea.’

[Premium Times] The Nigeria U-20 Women's team, the Falconets, were whitewashed 6-0 by Japan in their opening game of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup on Sunday in Papua New Guinea.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Igbo Traders Seek More Engagement With Lagos Govt

[Premium Times] Igbo traders in Lagos under the aegis of Igbo Traders in All Progressives Congress, APC, have urged the Lagos State Government to increase its interaction with them for better understanding.

[Premium Times] Igbo traders in Lagos under the aegis of Igbo Traders in All Progressives Congress, APC, have urged the Lagos State Government to increase its interaction with them for better understanding.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria