NIMASA to Release Nigeria Maritime Industry Forecast in First Quarter of 2018

[This Day] As part of the initiative to reposition the maritime sector for greater efficiency in line with International best practices, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will release the empirical forecast that will deter…

[This Day] As part of the initiative to reposition the maritime sector for greater efficiency in line with International best practices, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will release the empirical forecast that will determine the outlook of the industry in Nigeria by the first quarter (Q1) of 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Joao Lourenco – No Puppet On a String

[Deutsche Welle] No one believed the new president of Angola, Joao Lourenco, when he promised thorough reforms. But the man once considered to be a puppet of the old regime has turned out to be as good as his word. Or has he?

[Deutsche Welle] No one believed the new president of Angola, Joao Lourenco, when he promised thorough reforms. But the man once considered to be a puppet of the old regime has turned out to be as good as his word. Or has he?

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Depot Owners, NNPC Differ Over Debt, As Fuel Scarcity Lingers

[Daily Trust] Abuja and Lagos -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) have disagreed over the actual debt profiles among the two organisations.

[Daily Trust] Abuja and Lagos -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) have disagreed over the actual debt profiles among the two organisations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dana Launches New Product, Appreciates Travel Agents

[This Day] Dana Air has launched the Dana Air Smart Sale to encourage its guests to book early, plan their trips and get smart fares on their roundtrip booking on all its existing routes from December 26 to February 28, 2018.

[This Day] Dana Air has launched the Dana Air Smart Sale to encourage its guests to book early, plan their trips and get smart fares on their roundtrip booking on all its existing routes from December 26 to February 28, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kwankwaso, Supporters May Join PDP or PRP

[Daily Trust] Kano -A former Kano State governor, Dr Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso and his supporters are considering the possibility of defecting from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to either the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or the Peoples Redem…

[Daily Trust] Kano -A former Kano State governor, Dr Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso and his supporters are considering the possibility of defecting from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to either the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Daily Trust has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Scottish Label Cuts Ties With Singer Malaika

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It was a deal that was supposed to turn around Queen Malaika’s music career but before even the first song is launched off their project it has emerged that the Scottish based label Urban Studios has severed ties with the singer, The Beat can reveal. In a communiqué that was sent to the beat, the Queen Malaika project has been suspended due to unavoidable circumstances.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It was a deal that was supposed to turn around Queen Malaika's music career but before even the first song is launched off their project it has emerged that the Scottish based label Urban Studios has severed ties with the singer, The Beat can reveal. In a communiqué that was sent to the beat, the Queen Malaika project has been suspended due to unavoidable circumstances.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Three Barriers Blocking Progress – Zanu-PF, Mnangagwa and the Military

[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been cautiously welcomed with the hope that he will place Zimbabwe on a more democratic trajectory. He has spoken of a new democracy “unfolding” in Zimbabwe.

[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been cautiously welcomed with the hope that he will place Zimbabwe on a more democratic trajectory. He has spoken of a new democracy "unfolding" in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Vanessa to Test Ride Money Mondays

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The release date for her album Money Mondays has been set for January 18 but Vanessa is already into the groove as she is set to host a listening party tonight at the Hyatt Regency in Dar es Salaam.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The release date for her album Money Mondays has been set for January 18 but Vanessa is already into the groove as she is set to host a listening party tonight at the Hyatt Regency in Dar es Salaam.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Year Ender Review – Bobi Wine Romps to Victory for the Kyadondo East Seat

[Independent (Kampala)] Popular singer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine romps to victory in a by-election for the Kyadondo East seat. Running as an independent, Kyagulayi trounced NRM and FDC candidates.

[Independent (Kampala)] Popular singer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine romps to victory in a by-election for the Kyadondo East seat. Running as an independent, Kyagulayi trounced NRM and FDC candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda