FEC Approves $250 Million Soft Loan to Provide Basic Services to Nigerians

[Premium Times] The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a $150 million soft loan from African Development Bank, AfDB, and $100 million from African Development Finance for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative (RWSSI).

[Premium Times] The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a $150 million soft loan from African Development Bank, AfDB, and $100 million from African Development Finance for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative (RWSSI).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Scrap Prison Terms for Nonviolent Speech

[HRW] Tunis -Morocco’s recent overhaul of its speech laws leaves intact the country’s famous red lines on critical speech, as well as other provisions that could land people in prison solely for peaceful expression, Human Rights Watch said in a report …

[HRW] Tunis -Morocco's recent overhaul of its speech laws leaves intact the country's famous red lines on critical speech, as well as other provisions that could land people in prison solely for peaceful expression, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Interpol Tanzania Unaware of Jack Pemba Arrest in Uganda

[Daily News] International Police (Interpol) in Tanzania is unaware of the arrest and claimed joint investigations with its Ugandan counterparts on businessman Jack Pemba on money laundering allegations.

[Daily News] International Police (Interpol) in Tanzania is unaware of the arrest and claimed joint investigations with its Ugandan counterparts on businessman Jack Pemba on money laundering allegations.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

NGO Schools Consumers On Best Practices

[Cameroon Tribune] As a follow up to the World Consumer Rights Day which was celebrated across the globe on March 15, Millenaire International – PLUS, (MI-PLUS) has drilled consumers on responsible behavior. During a conference organized in Yaounde on …

[Cameroon Tribune] As a follow up to the World Consumer Rights Day which was celebrated across the globe on March 15, Millenaire International - PLUS, (MI-PLUS) has drilled consumers on responsible behavior. During a conference organized in Yaounde on Wednesday April 26, 2017, the non-governmental organization which is engaged in the furtherance of consumer protection and sustainable development implored consumers across the country to know their rights as well as duties. The conference was organized under the theme: "Dialog

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

EACC Raid Swazuri Home Over SGR Compensation Graft Claims

[Capital FM] Nairobi -EACC detectives on Thursday morning raided homes of top National Lands Commission officials–including Chairman Muhammad Swazuri–over corruption claims.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -EACC detectives on Thursday morning raided homes of top National Lands Commission officials--including Chairman Muhammad Swazuri--over corruption claims.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya