IMF Revises Nigeria’s Growth Projections Upwards

[Leadership] The International Monetary Fund has said it expects Nigeria’s economy to recover in 2016 even as it revised upward the growth projections for the country to 0.8 per cent based on higher oil production as well as likely improved price of cr…

[Leadership] The International Monetary Fund has said it expects Nigeria's economy to recover in 2016 even as it revised upward the growth projections for the country to 0.8 per cent based on higher oil production as well as likely improved price of crude at the international market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Afcon – Kabushenga Orders… …

[Independent (Kampala)] You know a nation is excited when the CEO of one of the country’s leading companies tweets this: “I have ordered all @newvisionwire staff to wear the @UgandaCranes jersey to work tomorrow when our team plays #AFCON2017. U do the…

[Independent (Kampala)] You know a nation is excited when the CEO of one of the country's leading companies tweets this: "I have ordered all @newvisionwire staff to wear the @UgandaCranes jersey to work tomorrow when our team plays #AFCON2017. U do the same."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

War Vet’s Body Decomposes As Relatives Fail to Raise Burial Money

[New Zimbabwe] THE country’s independence war fighters are living in squalid conditions with many reduced to beggars and dying as paupers, the war veterans has claimed.

[New Zimbabwe] THE country's independence war fighters are living in squalid conditions with many reduced to beggars and dying as paupers, the war veterans has claimed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Peace Key to Development – President

[The Herald] Socio-economic development can only be achieved in countries that have peace and total control of their resources, President Mugabe has said. In his submissions during the closed session of the 27th France-Africa Summit that ended in Bamak…

[The Herald] Socio-economic development can only be achieved in countries that have peace and total control of their resources, President Mugabe has said. In his submissions during the closed session of the 27th France-Africa Summit that ended in Bamako over the weekend, President Mugabe said peace, security and development could not be separated.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gyan Hails Impact of Grant Ahead of Uganda Challenge

[RFI] Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan hailed the impact of head coach Avram Grant on the Ghana players as they underwent their final preparations for Tuesday’s opening Group D game against Uganda in Port-Gentil.

[RFI] Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan hailed the impact of head coach Avram Grant on the Ghana players as they underwent their final preparations for Tuesday's opening Group D game against Uganda in Port-Gentil.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Does President Owe Nation an Apology?

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika must be the most stressed leader now. George Chaponda must be the most stressed minister. There is tension in the country over ‘maizegate’. Malawians are on APM’s neck to fire Chaponda for being embroiled in ‘mai…

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika must be the most stressed leader now. George Chaponda must be the most stressed minister. There is tension in the country over 'maizegate'. Malawians are on APM's neck to fire Chaponda for being embroiled in 'maizegate'. Chaponda is under public pressure to resign, honorably, to pave way for investigations. Neither of the two has happened yet.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Warriors Suffer Musona Blow

[New Zimbabwe] WARRIORS chief striker Knowledge Musona has been ruled out of Thursday’s match against Senegal due to a harm string injury he sustained in the opening match of the 2017 African Cup of Nations finals against Algeria on Sunday.

[New Zimbabwe] WARRIORS chief striker Knowledge Musona has been ruled out of Thursday's match against Senegal due to a harm string injury he sustained in the opening match of the 2017 African Cup of Nations finals against Algeria on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Outgoing Chief Justice Speaks on Replacement

[The Herald] OUTGOING Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyau-siku has conceded that the current procedure of appointing the Chief Justice of the country is problematic. Chief Justice Chidyausiku indicated that he alerted the Executive on the impact of the new p…

[The Herald] OUTGOING Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyau-siku has conceded that the current procedure of appointing the Chief Justice of the country is problematic. Chief Justice Chidyausiku indicated that he alerted the Executive on the impact of the new procedure outlined in the new Constitution early last year, but Government had been negligent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe