Senate Directs NNPC to Clear Fuel Queues Within Seven Days

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Thursday gave a seven-day ultimatum to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), to clear the lingering queues at the filling stations by ensuring enough supply of petrol nationwide.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Thursday gave a seven-day ultimatum to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), to clear the lingering queues at the filling stations by ensuring enough supply of petrol nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania Set to Reap Big From Expo 2020 Dubai

[Citizen] Tanzania is forging a strong position as a major foreign investment hub in Africa, thanks to its strategic location as a gateway to six landlocked countries, membership of multiple economic groups and duty free access to the largest economies…

[Citizen] Tanzania is forging a strong position as a major foreign investment hub in Africa, thanks to its strategic location as a gateway to six landlocked countries, membership of multiple economic groups and duty free access to the largest economies in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CSJ – 2018 Budget Contains Frivolous, Unclear, Wasteful Expenditure Items

[This Day] The 2018 Budget proposal currently before the National Assembly is replete with frivolous, unclear, and wasteful expenditure items, the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), has said.

[This Day] The 2018 Budget proposal currently before the National Assembly is replete with frivolous, unclear, and wasteful expenditure items, the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zim VP Chiwenga ‘Causes a Stir’ in Parliament As He ‘Threatens’ Opposition Leader

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga reportedly left lawmakers from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) outraged when he told the party’s vice president Nelson Chamisa during a parliamentary session that the count…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga reportedly left lawmakers from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) outraged when he told the party's vice president Nelson Chamisa during a parliamentary session that the country would have been better off if he had not gone to the US and other places "campaigning for sanctions".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mangudya Set to Deliver Monetary Policy Statement

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya, is set to deliver the 2018 Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) early February when he returns from Davos, Switzerland where is attending the 48th World Economic Forum. Dr Mangudya, who is…

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya, is set to deliver the 2018 Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) early February when he returns from Davos, Switzerland where is attending the 48th World Economic Forum. Dr Mangudya, who is part of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's delegation said he was concluding the MPS with plans to deliver it by the end of the first week of February.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cybersecurity Bill a Threat to Human Rights – Misa

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) has raised concerns over sections of the Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill which allow investigating authorities to seize computer devices and mobile phones du…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) has raised concerns over sections of the Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill which allow investigating authorities to seize computer devices and mobile phones during investigations, even if the equipment is not directly involved in the criminal activity being investigated.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Journalism Is Not a Crime’ – Sanef On Arrest of JMPD Officers for Journo’s Death

[News24Wire] The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has expressed outrage and shock at the arrest of three Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officers for the murder of journalist Godknows Nare.

[News24Wire] The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed outrage and shock at the arrest of three Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officers for the murder of journalist Godknows Nare.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Doctors Stop Tsvangirai Germany Transfer

[New Zimbabwe] Unwell MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly been stopped from flying to Germany for further treatment after South African doctors who have been attending to him have said the long flight to the European country was not safe for …

[New Zimbabwe] Unwell MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly been stopped from flying to Germany for further treatment after South African doctors who have been attending to him have said the long flight to the European country was not safe for his deteriorating condition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Banks Swift to Adopt Global Rules but Poor in Execution

[East African] Kenya scores highly in adoption and compliance with international regulations and standards in the financial sector but questions remain about the capacity for implementation by auditors and regulators, a new report on African financial …

[East African] Kenya scores highly in adoption and compliance with international regulations and standards in the financial sector but questions remain about the capacity for implementation by auditors and regulators, a new report on African financial markets says.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Magaya Pulls Out of Yadah Stars

[The Herald] The future of Yadah Stars in the Premiership is now hanging in the balance after it emerged that football-mad Prophet Walter Magaya will no longer be sponsoring the club. Magaya is now contemplating either selling or donating the franchise…

[The Herald] The future of Yadah Stars in the Premiership is now hanging in the balance after it emerged that football-mad Prophet Walter Magaya will no longer be sponsoring the club. Magaya is now contemplating either selling or donating the franchise. The decision on the club's fate is set to be announced early next week after a management meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe