NNPC, Exxonmobil Fine-Tune Strategy for Improved Oil Production

[Guardian] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and its upstream joint venture (JV) partner, ExxonMobil, are seeking new measures to expand existing operational portfolios with a view to increasing crude oil production and availability o…

[Guardian] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and its upstream joint venture (JV) partner, ExxonMobil, are seeking new measures to expand existing operational portfolios with a view to increasing crude oil production and availability of gas for power generation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Makhosi Khoza Fears Possible ‘Ambush’ Ahead of ANC Disciplinary Hearing in KZN

[News24Wire] African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza says she fears for her safety ahead of her disciplinary hearing before the party’s KwaZulu-Natal leadership this weekend.

[News24Wire] African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza says she fears for her safety ahead of her disciplinary hearing before the party's KwaZulu-Natal leadership this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dirty Tricks Used to Discredit Deputy President – ANC Chief Whip

[News24Wire] African National Congress chief whip Jackson Mthembu has said he never thought his party would have to deal with the level of “sleaze” emanating from within in the run-up to its presidential elections.

[News24Wire] African National Congress chief whip Jackson Mthembu has said he never thought his party would have to deal with the level of "sleaze" emanating from within in the run-up to its presidential elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arewa Quit Notice – Christian Elders Accuse Northern Governors of Subversion

[This Day] Abuja -The National Christian Elders Forum has described as subversive the action of northern governors that negotiated the suspension of the controversial quit notice given to Ndigbo by the Arewa Youth Coalition.

[This Day] Abuja -The National Christian Elders Forum has described as subversive the action of northern governors that negotiated the suspension of the controversial quit notice given to Ndigbo by the Arewa Youth Coalition.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pinnick Off to Zurich for FIFA Committee Meeting

[This Day] President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, will depart Nigeria for Zurich, Switzerland on Monday for a meeting of the Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions.

[This Day] President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, will depart Nigeria for Zurich, Switzerland on Monday for a meeting of the Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Principal Ruto Moves to Kenyatta’s Camp

[Nation] Nasa principal and former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has shifted allegiance to Jubilee and announced that he is supporting the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in the October 17 repeat poll.

[Nation] Nasa principal and former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has shifted allegiance to Jubilee and announced that he is supporting the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in the October 17 repeat poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Shift in Thinking Is Needed to Counter South Africa’s Startling Rise in Poverty

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa urgently needs new policy ideas to reverse the alarming increase in poverty among its population. New figures reveal an increase of three million South Africans living in poverty over the last five years. More tha…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa urgently needs new policy ideas to reverse the alarming increase in poverty among its population. New figures reveal an increase of three million South Africans living in poverty over the last five years. More than half (55%) of the population lives on less than R1,138 (USD$107) a month, up from 53% in 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa