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- Kenya: Safaricom Picks New Company Secretary As Kathryne Maundu Resignson 30/09/2023 at 07:53
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Linda Mesa Wambani will, from tomorrow, be the new Safaricom Company Secretary following the resignation of Kathryne Maundu.
- Uganda: How Service Cops' Digital Platform, Schoolpay Is Digitising Education System, One School At a Timeon 29/09/2023 at 14:09
[Nile Post] SchoolPay, a digital school management and payments platform, is a brainchild of Service Cops, a Ugandan technology company with a presence in the Great African Lakes region.
- Africa: Science Skepticism Fuels Vaccine Hesitancy, Climate Denialon 29/09/2023 at 13:36
[allAfrica] Climate change and vaccine hesitancy pose serious threats to public health
- Southern Africa: Avian Flu Threatens to Send Chicken, Egg Prices Soaringon 29/09/2023 at 13:21
[allAfrica] Harare -- South African consumers will have to put up with higher chicken meat and egg prices as the industry confronts its worst highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) epidemic to date, according to economists and industry insiders.
- Nigeria: Collaboration Will Help Banks Tackle Frauds - First Bank CEOon 29/09/2023 at 12:55
[Daily Trust] Collaboration, knowledge sharing and enlightenment will help banks to checkmate fraudulent activities in the banking sector.
- Nigeria: Economic Stability Our Top Priority in 2024 - Shettimaon 29/09/2023 at 12:55
[Leadership] The Vice President, Kashim Shettima, has identified stability as one of the primes in the economic agenda of the Tinubu administration for the year 2024.
- Nigeria: Nigerian Govt Grants N1.8 Trillion Tax Incentives in 2022on 29/09/2023 at 12:49
[Premium Times] The government said it granted tax incentives to support businesses and enhance business and economic performance in the country.
- Nigeria: Fuel Subsidy Represents 50% of Nigeria's Problems - Repson 29/09/2023 at 12:35
[Leadership] Deputy spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Hon Philip Agbese, said fuel subsidy constitutes 50 percent of Nigeria's problems and its removal would usher the country into her glorious era.
- Nigeria: Govt Tells Unions Why They Can't Go on Planned Strikeon 29/09/2023 at 10:59
[Vanguard] Abuja -- The Federal Government yesterday asked the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and its Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, counterpart, to shelve their planned nationwide indefinite strike from October 3, saying going ahead with the proposed industrial action will amount to a gross violation of a subsisting court injunction.
- Nigeria: ICPC Auctions 2 Containers of Seized Sample Items At Tin-Can Porton 29/09/2023 at 10:56
[Vanguard] The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offenses Commission, ICPC has auctioned two 20 footer containers of samples of items seized from officials of government agencies undertaking physical examination at the Tin-can Island Port.
- Nigeria: Oshodi-Apapa - Lagos, Truckers, Stakeholders Meet As Gridlock Worsenson 29/09/2023 at 10:52
[Vanguard] Lagos -- As the gridlock on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway worsened, yesterday, the Lagos State government, representatives of transporter unions, truckers and port operators, yesterday, vowed to implement a new order to ensure the free flow of traffic on the axis and port access roads.
- Nigeria: Taiwan Seeks Collaboration to Help Nigeria Grow Non-Oil Sectoron 29/09/2023 at 09:18
[Daily Trust] The Representative and Head of Mission of the Taipei Trade Office in Nigeria, Mr Andy Liu, has expressed his country's willingness to support Nigeria to grow its non-oil sector to catalyse economic development.
- Nigeria: Lack of Accountability Preventing SMEs From Paying Taxes - Ministeron 29/09/2023 at 07:35
[Daily Trust] The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Doris Uzoka-Anite, has stated that lack of accountability in the use of taxes in Nigeria is one of the major issues preventing Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) from paying taxes to the government.
- Nigeria: Protests At Works Ministry in Abuja As Umahi Locks Out Workers for Latenesson 29/09/2023 at 07:24
[Premium Times] Some of the civil servants, who were heard chanting "Umahi Must Go," accused the minister of being insensitive to the hardship they face due to the removal of the fuel subsidy.
- Uganda: A Moneylender Charging an Interest of 20% Per Month? Enough Is Enough, Says Musevenion 29/09/2023 at 07:23
[Nile Post] President Museveni has directed the Ministry of Finance to issue a statutory instrument in two weeks on interest paid by borrowers to moneylenders in the country.
- Mozambique: TotalEnergies Reiterates Commitment to Work With Mozambique On Oil and Gasby [email protected] (AIM) on 29/09/2023 at 07:20
[AIM] Maputo -- The French oil and gas company, TotalEnergies, has reiterated its commitment to work in Mozambique, taking into account that over the last 15 years the government has created effective regulations that are attractive to private investment.
- Mozambique: Mozambique to Produce 30,000 Tonnes of Cooking Gas Per Yearby [email protected] (AIM) on 29/09/2023 at 07:20
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Carlos Zacarias, has announced that the country expects to produce, as of 2024, about 30,000 tonnes of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG - cooking gas) per year.
- Nigeria: NEC Urges Labour to Shelve Planned Strike, NUPENG Threatens to Halt Fuel Supplyon 29/09/2023 at 06:46
[This Day] As the clock ticks towards October 3, the date Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have scheduled to commence a nationwide indefinite strike, the federal government appears to be ramping up efforts to appease the trade union centres and try to prevent them from embarking on the industrial action.
- Uganda: Cnooc Sends Ugandan Students to China Further Their Oil and Gas Studieson 29/09/2023 at 06:38
[Nile Post] The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Uganda, the operator of the Kingfisher oil field in the Albertine region, has flagged off Ugandan students to China to further their studies in oil and gas .
- Nigeria: Mobile Cyber Threats Rising in Nigeria, Others - Reporton 29/09/2023 at 06:19
[Premium Times] Among the most prevalent mobile threats that were detected in the Middle East, Turkiye and Africa region are adware and mobile banking threats.
- South Africa: Taxi Association Distances Itself From EFF's Planned Western Cape 'Shutdown' On Mondayon 29/09/2023 at 05:59
[Daily Maverick] The EFF has called for a 'shutdown' in the Western Cape on Monday, 2 October, over a number of issues, including 'unjust taxi impoundments'. But, unlike the August taxi strike, the 'shutdown' isn't being organised by the industry itself.
- South Africa: Durban to Spend R28 Million to Demolish 'Disastrous' Building - South African News Briefs - September 29, 2023on 29/09/2023 at 05:44
- South Africa: Protesters Block Busy Kariega Road Amid Five-Day Power Outageby [email protected] (GroundUp) on 29/09/2023 at 05:36
[GroundUp] Nelson Mandela Bay councillor says many homes were plunged into dark after an explosion at the Mabandla substation
- Zambia: Zambia Set for a Fuel Pipeline Upgradeon 29/09/2023 at 04:50
[DW] The new pipeline is expected to receive 6.5 million litres of fuel from the Tanzania-Zambia Mafuta pipeline, built 54 years ago. Analysts say the cost of fuel will reduce when the new pipeline becomes operational.
- Nigeria: Fuel Subsidy Removal - Attorney-General Warns Labour Unions Against Planned Strikeon 29/09/2023 at 04:47
[Premium Times] The AGF, Lateef Fagbemi, wrote the unions through their lawyer, Femi Falana, warning them to desist from their planned strike over the fuel subsidy removal.
- Zimbabwe: Zimbabweans Divided on China's Influenceon 29/09/2023 at 04:41
[The Conversation Africa] China has big ambitions in Africa. Between 2000 and 2020, the economic superpower loaned African governments US$159 billion to build railroads, highways, stadiums and bridges.
- Uganda: Uganda Looks to Chinese Backers After Pipeline Funders Withdrawon 28/09/2023 at 14:47
[allAfrica] Harare -- Uganda is in the closing stages of talks with Chinese bankers to help fund a contentious pipeline project after some Western partners withdrew, a top official said on Wednesday, the East African reports.
- Malawi: Malawi Government Needs U.S.$207 Billion to Feed 4.4 Million Hungry Stomachson 28/09/2023 at 06:20
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Government says it needs K226 billion to feed 4.4 million people facing acute hunger.
- South Africa: Water, Power Outages Prevent Johannesburg Council Meeting - South African News Briefs - September 28, 2023on 28/09/2023 at 05:52
- South Africa: Power Utility is Pumping Dangerous Levels of Soot Into the Air - Reportby [email protected] (Scrolla) on 28/09/2023 at 05:21
[Scrolla] Eskom has strained its coal-fired power facilities, causing four out of its 15 plants to violate government emission standards, according to a Reuters report confirmed by Eskom insiders.
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