Lagos Threatens to Clamp Down On Tax Defaulters

[Guardian] The Lagos State government yesterday disclosed a plan to enforce the tax laws in the state.The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, disclosed the plan in a statement yesterday.He lamented that many residents are not…

[Guardian] The Lagos State government yesterday disclosed a plan to enforce the tax laws in the state.The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, disclosed the plan in a statement yesterday.He lamented that many residents are not paying their taxes, adding that the situation would adversely affect government's infrastructural renewal drive.

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Ghana Hosts CABRI Policy Dialogue On Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

[Ghana Govt.] Representatives of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH-related) Ministries, and Finance and Health Ministries in twelve African countries are meeting in Accra, Ghana.

[Ghana Govt.] Representatives of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH-related) Ministries, and Finance and Health Ministries in twelve African countries are meeting in Accra, Ghana.

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Buhari and the Allegation of Northernization

[Vanguard] Perhaps the biggest news this week so far, has been the attempt by the Presidency to debunk the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari has been kinder to Northerners and Muslims in the recruitment of persons into his administration. The …

[Vanguard] Perhaps the biggest news this week so far, has been the attempt by the Presidency to debunk the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari has been kinder to Northerners and Muslims in the recruitment of persons into his administration. The published list, itself a response to an earlier indictment by the BusinessDay newspaper, has been dismissed as incomplete, selective and misleading but all of that draws attention to a crisis at the heart of Nigerian politics, nay African politics. Matthew Hassan Kukah

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AMA to Revalue All Properties in Accra

[Ghana Govt.] The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has initiated the process to revalue all properties within its jurisdiction as part of efforts to mobilize enough resources for the development of the city of Accra.

[Ghana Govt.] The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has initiated the process to revalue all properties within its jurisdiction as part of efforts to mobilize enough resources for the development of the city of Accra.

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RCC Judicial Management Bill Approved

[Namibian] PUBLIC enterprises minister Leon Jooste yesterday said Cabinet had approved the Roads Contractor Company Judicial Management Bill, which will be tabled in parliament soon.

[Namibian] PUBLIC enterprises minister Leon Jooste yesterday said Cabinet had approved the Roads Contractor Company Judicial Management Bill, which will be tabled in parliament soon.

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Mobilizing Funding to Implement Ghana’s Climate Change Agenda

[Ghana Govt.] One of the most challenging environmental concerns of the world today is climate change – a phenomenon acknowledged to have adverse impacts on ecosystems, human lives and communities.

[Ghana Govt.] One of the most challenging environmental concerns of the world today is climate change - a phenomenon acknowledged to have adverse impacts on ecosystems, human lives and communities.

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Resources Will Be Distributed Based On 1992 Constitution

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says his government will ensure an evenly distribution of state resources across all the ten regions of Ghana as prescribed by the 1992 Constitution.

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says his government will ensure an evenly distribution of state resources across all the ten regions of Ghana as prescribed by the 1992 Constitution.

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Alleged N3.2 Billion Fraud – Orji Kalu’s Trial Stalled Again

[Premium Times] The trial of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, charged with N3.2 billion fraud on Wednesday, suffered another setback at a Federal High Court, Lagos, as the judge was unavailable.

[Premium Times] The trial of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, charged with N3.2 billion fraud on Wednesday, suffered another setback at a Federal High Court, Lagos, as the judge was unavailable.

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Harvest Season Provides Meagre Respite to South Sudan’s Hunger Crisis

[FAO] Rome/Juba -The current harvest season in South Sudan will not end the hunger crisis as conflict persists in most of the country and hyperinflation puts food out of reach for many, according to the updated Integrated Food Security Phase Classifica…

[FAO] Rome/Juba -The current harvest season in South Sudan will not end the hunger crisis as conflict persists in most of the country and hyperinflation puts food out of reach for many, according to the updated Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) released today by the Government of South Sudan, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, UN Children's Fund, the World Food Programme, and other humanitarian partners.

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