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Tanzania: Justice Minister Tables 153bn/ – Budget Estimates for 2021/2022 Fiscal Year

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Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)By Dailynews Reporter Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Prof Palamagamba Kabudi, Wednesday, tabled his office budget estimates for 2021/22 Financial Year, asking lawmakers to approve a total of 153.23bn/- for the Justice Ministry. Prof Kabudi told lawmakers that among the Ministry’s priorities for the next FY …

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Nigeria: Malabu Scandal – UK Group Declares Support for Nigerian Anti-Corruption Activist

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“Instead of investigating the facts, where evidence in the public domain would demonstrate the allegations in the complaint to be false, this has become a story of ongoing police harassment and intimidation.” A UK anti-corruption group, Global Witness, has declared support for a Nigerian activist, Olanrewaju Suraju, who was recently …

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Nigeria: Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Nigerian President Buhari and Foreign Minister Onyeama

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FacebookTwitterWhatsAppFlipboardLinkedInRedditEmailShare United States Department of State (Washington, DC)PRESS RELEASE ReadoutOffice of the SpokespersonApril 27, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary Antony J. Blinken met virtually today with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama.  They discussed the global economic recovery, Nigeria’s security challenges and regional …

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Zimbabwe: Zim On Verge of a High Brain Drain in Health Sector

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By Paidashe MandivengereiZIMBABWE is on the verge of a massive brain drain in the health sector once the Covid-19 pandemic is over, a public health specialist has warned. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) secretary-general, Norman Matara was speaking at a Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ) …

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Zimbabwe: RBZ Allots U.S.$36 Million Amid Notable Inflation Decline

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By Alois VingaReserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Tuesday allotted US$36 million towards economic productivity amid notable inflation rates decline since the auction system’s inception last year. A trading update released at the close of trading this week shows that a total of US$31.3 million was allotted on the main auction …

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Ethiopia’s Untapped Natural Resource of Bamboo Forest

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Ethiopia has one of the largest bamboo resource potential in the world. However, it is hard to conclude that the country has been getting benefit as per the potential it has. As many argued, the plant is used to make watches, bikes, scaffolding, chopsticks, flooring, furniture, building and roofing materials, …

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Ethiopia: Minister Sileshi Calls for More Support to Complete GERD Construction

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FacebookTwitterWhatsAppFlipboardLinkedInReddit ADDIS ABABA(ENA)- Water, Irrigation and Energy Minister, Sileshi Bekele called for Ethiopian Diaspora support to complete the construction of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The Ethiopian embassy in Canada in collaboration with Alliance for GERD in Canada held a webinar discussion under the theme “Updates on GERD and Information …

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Nigeria: Aides to Nigerian Lawmakers Protest Non-Payment of 22 Months Salary Arrears

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The aides, under the aegis of Concerned National Assembly Legislative Aides, allege that N9.6 billion appropriated for the payment is missing. Once again, the official aides of Nigerian lawmakers have taken their protests to the National Assembly over unpaid salaries. The aides, under the aegis of Concerned National Assembly Legislative …

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African Development Bank Debars Maxicare Company (Nigeria) Limited for 36 Months for Collusive and Fraudulent Practices

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The African Development Bank Group, on 28 April 2021, announces the 36 month debarment of Maxicare Company (Nigeria) Limited with effect from 23 February 2021. Maxicare Company (Nigeria) Limited is a limited liability company registered in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. An investigation conducted by the Bank’s Office of Integrity …

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Kenya: Public Participation On Draft Data Protection Rules Kicks Off

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By Collins OmuloA taskforce established to review Kenya’s draft data protection regulations Tuesday started a three-day virtual public participation. At the same time, the deadline for the submission of comments on the said regulations has been extended to May 11, 2021. The taskforce, headed by Data Protection Commissioner Immaculate Kassait, …

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