90% of International Money Transfers to Rwanda Via Mobile Phones – Study

[New Times] Up to 90 per cent of international money transfers to Rwanda come through mobile wallets, a new survey indicates, highlighting the growing importance of mobile money transactions.

[New Times] Up to 90 per cent of international money transfers to Rwanda come through mobile wallets, a new survey indicates, highlighting the growing importance of mobile money transactions.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Arrest Boko Haram Chiefs, Fighters in North East

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, has said 22 Boko Haram commanders and fighters have been arrested by the ACP Abba Kyari-led Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) in parts of the Nort…

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, has said 22 Boko Haram commanders and fighters have been arrested by the ACP Abba Kyari-led Inspector General of Police's Intelligence Response Team (IRT) in parts of the North East geo-political zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fayemi Receives Certificate of Return, Pledges Not to Fail Electorate

[Guardian] Ado Ekiti -The governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).He promised not to disappoint the people of the state who gave him the governorship mand…

[Guardian] Ado Ekiti -The governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).He promised not to disappoint the people of the state who gave him the governorship mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Begins Probe of Lease Renewal in Oil, Gas Sector

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate yesterday resolved to probe all issues connected with the ongoing lease renewal in oil and gas sector being undertaken by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate yesterday resolved to probe all issues connected with the ongoing lease renewal in oil and gas sector being undertaken by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Unveils Nigeria Air As New National Carrier, Owns 5 Percent Equity

[Guardian] The Federal Government has unveiled the name of the new national carrier as Nigeria Air. The airline, set for take-off on December 24, is largely private investors-owned, with the government owning only five per cent equity.

[Guardian] The Federal Government has unveiled the name of the new national carrier as Nigeria Air. The airline, set for take-off on December 24, is largely private investors-owned, with the government owning only five per cent equity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Armageddon’ On Apapa-Oshodi Expressway As Tankers Take Over

[Guardian] It was swear words and gnashing of teeth for the stranded motorists that endured grueling hours since Tuesday on the busy Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, as articulated vehicles condoned off a section of the road from Cele bus-stop to Mile 2 inward…

[Guardian] It was swear words and gnashing of teeth for the stranded motorists that endured grueling hours since Tuesday on the busy Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, as articulated vehicles condoned off a section of the road from Cele bus-stop to Mile 2 inward the seaport, turning it to parking lot.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Experts Worry About Budgetting Loopholes

[Guardian] Abuja -Budget and tax experts from across the country, who yesterday gathered in Abuja, have expressed serious concern over loopholes in Nigeria’s budgeting system.The experts, primarily members of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nige…

[Guardian] Abuja -Budget and tax experts from across the country, who yesterday gathered in Abuja, have expressed serious concern over loopholes in Nigeria's budgeting system.The experts, primarily members of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), were specifically worried about rising budget implementation challenges, the gap between federal and state governments revenue, tax reforms and fiscal projections as well as the disconnect between the private and public sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Turkish Nationals in Tanzania Remember Victims of July 15 Attempted Coup

[Citizen] Friends and members of the Turkish community based Tanzania came together at the weekend at the embassy offices to commemorate nationals killed during the July 15, 2016 attempted coup.

[Citizen] Friends and members of the Turkish community based Tanzania came together at the weekend at the embassy offices to commemorate nationals killed during the July 15, 2016 attempted coup.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Authorities Disqualifies Names of 11 Chadema Candidates Ahead of By-Elections

[Citizen] Arusha -Names of 11 candidates vying civic posts on Chadema ticket in Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region have been disqualified over various reasons including being illiterate.

[Citizen] Arusha -Names of 11 candidates vying civic posts on Chadema ticket in Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region have been disqualified over various reasons including being illiterate.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania