Industrial Drive Gets Boost As State Launches ASDP II

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has launched the Agricultural Sector Development Programme’s Second Phase (ASDP II), which he said will accelerate the country’s industrialisation drive.

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has launched the Agricultural Sector Development Programme's Second Phase (ASDP II), which he said will accelerate the country's industrialisation drive.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ease of Doing Business in Jeopardy at Seaports

[Guardian] The Presidential policy on Ease of Doing Business at seaports across the country seems to have failed as many of the government agencies are allegedly violating the executive order.

[Guardian] The Presidential policy on Ease of Doing Business at seaports across the country seems to have failed as many of the government agencies are allegedly violating the executive order.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Golf – Tanzanian Sparkles At Kenya Ladies Open

[Daily News] NATIONAL golf team player Madina Iddi retained Kenya Ladies Open golf title after grossing unassailable 230 gross in a closely contested race at Sigona Club in Kenya.

[Daily News] NATIONAL golf team player Madina Iddi retained Kenya Ladies Open golf title after grossing unassailable 230 gross in a closely contested race at Sigona Club in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Keen Audit Saves Over U.S.$438 Million in Phantom Payments

[Daily News] Dodoma -THE government’s internal audit department has saved 1.2tri/-, thanks to thorough scrutiny of claims forwarded for approval before payments were made to claimants.

[Daily News] Dodoma -THE government's internal audit department has saved 1.2tri/-, thanks to thorough scrutiny of claims forwarded for approval before payments were made to claimants.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Reducing Unemployment in South Africa – What Lessons Can We Learn From Ireland?

[Daily Maverick] The recent quarterly labour force survey once again shows depressing statistics – unemployment in South Africa has remained at 26.7% for the second quarter in a row, stubbornly refusing to budge. What lessons can South Africa learn fro…

[Daily Maverick] The recent quarterly labour force survey once again shows depressing statistics - unemployment in South Africa has remained at 26.7% for the second quarter in a row, stubbornly refusing to budge. What lessons can South Africa learn from Ireland, which reduced its unemployment rate from 18% to 6%?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Banks, Bad Loans and Miscellaneous Matters

[Guardian] Lagos -Almost entirely fortuitously, Nigeria’s economic outlook is gradually brightening beyond projections, as the price of crude oil, the country’s economic mainstay, keeps soaring, hitting ‘unimaginable’ heights in a matter of months. It …

[Guardian] Lagos -Almost entirely fortuitously, Nigeria's economic outlook is gradually brightening beyond projections, as the price of crude oil, the country's economic mainstay, keeps soaring, hitting 'unimaginable' heights in a matter of months. It is news that Brent crude price which stood at an average of US$44 per barrel in 2016, rose to US$65pb in 2017, is today hitting almost US$80 per barrel. Historically, Brent crude oil reached an all-time high of US$145.61per barrel almost 10 years ago in July of 2008. The curre

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CBN Okays Wider Margin for BDCs

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved an upward review of the trading margin available to operators of Bureau De Change (BDC) in the country.

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved an upward review of the trading margin available to operators of Bureau De Change (BDC) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Time to Expedite Action On Drug Control Bill

[Guardian] There is this common saying that wealth is health. But it is very interesting to note that this eternal verity goes beyond being wealthy. It is simply a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. That is why the health care of…

[Guardian] There is this common saying that wealth is health. But it is very interesting to note that this eternal verity goes beyond being wealthy. It is simply a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. That is why the health care of an individual is of paramount importance to the extent that one has to be conscious of his or her intake of substances, be it food or drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fisheries Ministry Inaugurates ‘Closed Season’ Committee

[Ghana Govt.] The Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministry has inaugurated a ‘Closed Season’ Committee that will draw up a programme for the effective implementation of the August 2018 Closed Season.

[Ghana Govt.] The Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministry has inaugurated a 'Closed Season' Committee that will draw up a programme for the effective implementation of the August 2018 Closed Season.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana