‘Modular Refineries Will Boost Nigeria’s Economic Fortunes’

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has supported the moves by the Federal Government to set up modular refineries, saying it is a brilliant idea that will not only create more jobs but also increase the economic fortun…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has supported the moves by the Federal Government to set up modular refineries, saying it is a brilliant idea that will not only create more jobs but also increase the economic fortunes of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ministers Nantaba, Namuganza Conflict Escalates

[Monitor] Kampala -The bickering between the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) minister, Ms Idah Nantaba, and her counterpart in the Lands ministry, Ms Persis Namuganza, is not about to end, with the former describing the latter as “an ama…

[Monitor] Kampala -The bickering between the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) minister, Ms Idah Nantaba, and her counterpart in the Lands ministry, Ms Persis Namuganza, is not about to end, with the former describing the latter as "an amateur politician holding on to petty fights for political clout."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Envoys, Media Demand Free Access to State Information

[Monitor] Kampala -As journalists marked the World Press Freedom Day yesterday, the European Union (EU) envoy in Uganda called upon government to respect the rights and freedom of journalists in the country.

[Monitor] Kampala -As journalists marked the World Press Freedom Day yesterday, the European Union (EU) envoy in Uganda called upon government to respect the rights and freedom of journalists in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

PM Sacks Auditor General Over Minister’s Killing

[Shabelle] The Prime Minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khaire has sacked the country’s Auditor General following the death of the Public works Minister who was shot dead on Wednesday night.

[Shabelle] The Prime Minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khaire has sacked the country's Auditor General following the death of the Public works Minister who was shot dead on Wednesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somalia Pays Last Respect to Minister Abass Siraji in State Burial

[Dalsan Radio] Slain Minister Adam Siraji was on Thursday accorded a state burial attended by his colleagues in cabinet and led by PM Hassan Khayre. The burial took place at the Medina Hospital Cemetery in Mogadishu. A coffin draped with the Somalia fl…

[Dalsan Radio] Slain Minister Adam Siraji was on Thursday accorded a state burial attended by his colleagues in cabinet and led by PM Hassan Khayre. The burial took place at the Medina Hospital Cemetery in Mogadishu. A coffin draped with the Somalia flag was carried on the shoulders to the cemetery before he was buried.@

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Auditor General Sacked as Probe Into Minister’s Killing Launched

[Dalsan Radio] Prime Minister Hassan Khayre on Thursday evening sacked Auditor General Nur Farah Jimale to allow for investigation into the Wednesday shooting of Public Works and Reconstruction Minister Abass Siraj.

[Dalsan Radio] Prime Minister Hassan Khayre on Thursday evening sacked Auditor General Nur Farah Jimale to allow for investigation into the Wednesday shooting of Public Works and Reconstruction Minister Abass Siraj.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Githu Muigai Launches Bid for UN Job

[Nation] Attorney General Githu Muigai has formally launched his bid seeking election as a judge in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

[Nation] Attorney General Githu Muigai has formally launched his bid seeking election as a judge in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Told How 16-Year-Old Girl Lured Her Friend Into a Gang-Rape

[Daily Trust] Lagos -An Ikeja chief magistrate’s court in Lagos yesterday listened to a narration from a prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, of how a 16-year-old girl (names withheld) allegedly lured her friend to an hotel where she was gang-raped.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -An Ikeja chief magistrate's court in Lagos yesterday listened to a narration from a prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, of how a 16-year-old girl (names withheld) allegedly lured her friend to an hotel where she was gang-raped.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ministers, MPs Disagree Over Rice Tax

[Monitor] Parliament -A paper trail from the Finance ministry shows that the plot to exempt husked rice from tax has stirred disagreements and back and forth exchanges between the ministry and interested parties that wanted the tax waived.

[Monitor] Parliament -A paper trail from the Finance ministry shows that the plot to exempt husked rice from tax has stirred disagreements and back and forth exchanges between the ministry and interested parties that wanted the tax waived.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda