Labour Export Can Spur Uganda’s Economic Growth

[Monitor] Lately, I have been profiling a few sub-sectors of our economy, which if prudently managed, can help expand Uganda’s struggling economy. One such sub-sector is the labour export business. Of recent, this sub-sector has attracted a plethora of…

[Monitor] Lately, I have been profiling a few sub-sectors of our economy, which if prudently managed, can help expand Uganda's struggling economy. One such sub-sector is the labour export business. Of recent, this sub-sector has attracted a plethora of negative media over government's alleged failure to protect her own migrant workers and the harsh treatment of Ugandans in the host countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Julius Berger, Van Oord Picked for Lagos Apple Island Project

[Guardian] Construction giant, Julius Berger Plc and Van Oord have been picked by the Nigerian Army for the development of its iconic Apple Island project in Lagos.The mixed-used development being promoted by the Nigerian Army Properties Limited is loc…

[Guardian] Construction giant, Julius Berger Plc and Van Oord have been picked by the Nigerian Army for the development of its iconic Apple Island project in Lagos.The mixed-used development being promoted by the Nigerian Army Properties Limited is located off the Banana Island, reputed to be the preserve of the rich.Named 'Apple Island' because of its shape, the project is expected to comprise about 100 housing units for top military officers, who currently are suffering acute accommodation shortage.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

KPMG Woes Spill Into Namibia

[New Era] Windhoek -The international accounting firm, KPMG’s alleged questionable conduct in Namibia appears to be adding to the scandal-hit firm’s troubles in South Africa.

[New Era] Windhoek -The international accounting firm, KPMG's alleged questionable conduct in Namibia appears to be adding to the scandal-hit firm's troubles in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The U.S.$8.7 Million Fish Paradox

[Citizen] Bagamoyo -Despite having a fisheries economy that is currently estimated at nearly $4 billion (Sh10 trillion) in value, Tanzania still imports fish valued at Sh20 billion annually.

[Citizen] Bagamoyo -Despite having a fisheries economy that is currently estimated at nearly $4 billion (Sh10 trillion) in value, Tanzania still imports fish valued at Sh20 billion annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

MEC Sihle Zikalala On Ending Kwamachi ‘Gold’ Mine Operations

[Govt of SA] The mining operations which began last week after the discovery of what villagers of KwaMachi, near Harding, believe is gold will stop and the so-called mine will be cordoned off.

[Govt of SA] The mining operations which began last week after the discovery of what villagers of KwaMachi, near Harding, believe is gold will stop and the so-called mine will be cordoned off.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Hanekom, Please Come to Cradock

[Daily Maverick] This open letter to the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, is written on behalf of the Cradock Tourism Action Group (Cratag), in the wake of an intended visit to the town by the minister having fallen through.

[Daily Maverick] This open letter to the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, is written on behalf of the Cradock Tourism Action Group (Cratag), in the wake of an intended visit to the town by the minister having fallen through.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

TIC – Keep Industrial Land Prices Low

[Citizen] Tanga -The Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) has advised Local Government Authorities (LGAs) to keep prices of land plots designated for industrial development low to attract investors.

[Citizen] Tanga -The Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) has advised Local Government Authorities (LGAs) to keep prices of land plots designated for industrial development low to attract investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Gauteng ANC Ready for Provincial Conference Next Month

[News24Wire] The ANC Gauteng provincial executive committee (PEC) has extended the deadline for regional conferences until the end of June to allow the various branches to conclude branch meetings.

[News24Wire] The ANC Gauteng provincial executive committee (PEC) has extended the deadline for regional conferences until the end of June to allow the various branches to conclude branch meetings.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Amcon Plans ‘Name and Shame’ for Politically Exposed Debtors

[Guardian] The quest for debt recovery by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) would soon test the option of “name and shame,” especially for the Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), just as elections draw near.

[Guardian] The quest for debt recovery by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) would soon test the option of "name and shame," especially for the Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), just as elections draw near.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria