El-Rufai Confirms Memo to Buhari, Denies Leaking It to Media

[Premium Times] Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has confirmed the authenticity of a memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari last September recently published by online medium Sahara Reporters.

[Premium Times] Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has confirmed the authenticity of a memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari last September recently published by online medium Sahara Reporters.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Geologist Hired By Shell Says Firm Concealed Data On Nigerian Oil Spill

[Premium Times] The global oil giant, Shell, is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled clean-up of the worst oil spills in the nation’s history, a German Geologist contracted by the multinational has…

[Premium Times] The global oil giant, Shell, is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled clean-up of the worst oil spills in the nation's history, a German Geologist contracted by the multinational has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Women, Youth Told to Own Land As Collateral

[Daily News] WOMEN and youths have been encouraged to own land that they may use as collateral when applying for business loans from financial institutions such as banks in the country.

[Daily News] WOMEN and youths have been encouraged to own land that they may use as collateral when applying for business loans from financial institutions such as banks in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Unsinkable’ Vessel With Storied History to Be Restored to Former Glory

[Seychelles News Agency] The ‘Isle of Farquhar,’ a three-masted schooner that is currently in a dilapidated state, is soon to be restored to its former glory, according to its owner.

[Seychelles News Agency] The 'Isle of Farquhar,' a three-masted schooner that is currently in a dilapidated state, is soon to be restored to its former glory, according to its owner.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Maximize Roles of Tourism Sector

[Ethiopian Herald] For over half a century, tourism has been constantly expanding at a faster pace. These days, this trend appears to be irreversible. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), there will be over 1.6 billion international tou…

[Ethiopian Herald] For over half a century, tourism has been constantly expanding at a faster pace. These days, this trend appears to be irreversible. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), there will be over 1.6 billion international tourist arrivals worldwide in 2020. In this regard, Ethiopia continues benefiting from the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia