Pilot Shuns Africa, Concludes World Solo Flight

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Nigerian born pilot, Mr. Ademilola “Lola” Odujinrin has concluded his round the world solo flight, shunning Nigeria and other African nations as earlier planned.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Nigerian born pilot, Mr. Ademilola "Lola" Odujinrin has concluded his round the world solo flight, shunning Nigeria and other African nations as earlier planned.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma – No to Land Grabs, Yes to Amending Constitution

[News24Wire] The African National Congress would never support illegal land grabs, but must consider amending the Constitution to include land expropriation without compensation, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress would never support illegal land grabs, but must consider amending the Constitution to include land expropriation without compensation, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Governors Included in Team to Buy Subsidised Fertiliser

[Nation] The national government has included governors in a team charged with buying subsidised fertilisers for farmers, a move that could end the confusion that has marred the project.

[Nation] The national government has included governors in a team charged with buying subsidised fertilisers for farmers, a move that could end the confusion that has marred the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Counterfeits Will Fail Plan for Middle Income in Uganda

[Monitor] The government push towards middle income by having an estimated five million working class Ugandans earn a minimum of $ 1,040 p.a ( approx. Shs 3.7M) is an ambitious plan which is desired but may instead benefit counterfeit business in the p…

[Monitor] The government push towards middle income by having an estimated five million working class Ugandans earn a minimum of $ 1,040 p.a ( approx. Shs 3.7M) is an ambitious plan which is desired but may instead benefit counterfeit business in the process.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chase Bank Owners to Lose Control On Sale

[Nation] Chase Bank owners are set to be squeezed out of the industry after the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) invited bids for a majority stake from local and foreign financial institutions.

[Nation] Chase Bank owners are set to be squeezed out of the industry after the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) invited bids for a majority stake from local and foreign financial institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MTN Woos Firms With Cloud Plan

[Nation] Telecommunications firm MTN has opened a data centre at its Mombasa Road offices in Nairobi as part of a strategy to attract smaller businesses to its cloud computing services.

[Nation] Telecommunications firm MTN has opened a data centre at its Mombasa Road offices in Nairobi as part of a strategy to attract smaller businesses to its cloud computing services.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hostages Detained by South Sudan Opposition Groups Arrive in Khartoum

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan government was able to retrieve, in coordination with the Ethiopian government, the hostages who were working at oil fields in South Sudan and abducted by southern opposition groups in South Sudan State.

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan government was able to retrieve, in coordination with the Ethiopian government, the hostages who were working at oil fields in South Sudan and abducted by southern opposition groups in South Sudan State.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘Secretive’ Unit Behind Arms Deal, US Congressman Says

[Nation] Political favouritism involving a “secretive” unit within the United States Air Force known as Big Safari drove Kenya’s pending $418 million (about Sh42 billion) arms purchase from a United States (US) military contractor, Congressman Ted Budd…

[Nation] Political favouritism involving a "secretive" unit within the United States Air Force known as Big Safari drove Kenya's pending $418 million (about Sh42 billion) arms purchase from a United States (US) military contractor, Congressman Ted Budd has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya