Media Giant Shut Down

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) on Friday shut down Malawi media giant Times Group , demanding K675 million in unpaid taxes but the publishers of Daily Times newspaper accused the authorities of trying to silence it.

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) on Friday shut down Malawi media giant Times Group , demanding K675 million in unpaid taxes but the publishers of Daily Times newspaper accused the authorities of trying to silence it.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

North Korean Firm Still Operating

[Namibian] THE North Korean company that was supposed to have left the country last year is still operating in the country, and on Wednesday it fired 25 Namibian workers.

[Namibian] THE North Korean company that was supposed to have left the country last year is still operating in the country, and on Wednesday it fired 25 Namibian workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘New Mobile Data Tariffs Counter-Productive’

[Zimbabwe Independent] In a move widely seen as an attempt to clampdown on social media use, government has resorted to controversial tactics, including steep increases on data charges, and critics say this threatens the viability of the country’s larg…

[Zimbabwe Independent] In a move widely seen as an attempt to clampdown on social media use, government has resorted to controversial tactics, including steep increases on data charges, and critics say this threatens the viability of the country's largest mobile phone operator, Econet Wireless.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mobile Data Price Controversy – Potraz Responds

[Zimbabwe Independent] Following the outcry over the request by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) for mobile operators to submit proposals on tariffs for over the top (OTT) voice calls, the authority has respon…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Following the outcry over the request by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) for mobile operators to submit proposals on tariffs for over the top (OTT) voice calls, the authority has responded.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Top List of Illegal Drugs Seized in Lagos in 2016

[Premium Times] Cannabis and Tramadol weighing 16,327.398 kilogrammes and 192.918kg topped the list of illegal drugs seized in 2016 by the Lagos State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), the agency said in a statement Thursday.

[Premium Times] Cannabis and Tramadol weighing 16,327.398 kilogrammes and 192.918kg topped the list of illegal drugs seized in 2016 by the Lagos State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), the agency said in a statement Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

5 Spots in Lagos That Appeal to Music Lovers

[Vanguard] Musicians in the country and around the world come to Lagos, Nigeria, per time to perform or just break into the local music industry. This is not a surprise as the city caters to every musical taste: Jazz, Afrobeat, Nigerian dancehall to Hi…

[Vanguard] Musicians in the country and around the world come to Lagos, Nigeria, per time to perform or just break into the local music industry. This is not a surprise as the city caters to every musical taste: Jazz, Afrobeat, Nigerian dancehall to Hip hop e.t.c, and offers countless opportunities to enjoy a wide range of music at concerts, festivals, and venues of all sizes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

4.7 Million Children in Northeast Nigeria Get Measles Vaccination Friday

[Daily Trust] No fewer than 4.7 million children from Northeast of Nigeria are to be vaccinated against measles from Friday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

[Daily Trust] No fewer than 4.7 million children from Northeast of Nigeria are to be vaccinated against measles from Friday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria to Battle South Africa, Libya, Seychelles for 2019 Afcon Ticket

[Daily Trust] The Super Eagles will contest with South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, Libya’s Mediterranean Knights and Seychelles in the qualifying race for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon.

[Daily Trust] The Super Eagles will contest with South Africa's Bafana Bafana, Libya's Mediterranean Knights and Seychelles in the qualifying race for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa