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Nigeria: 24 Hours to Go - Govs Mount Pressure On Labour to Shelve Strike
von Leadership am 27/09/2020 um 09:38
[Leadership] Barely 24 hours to deadline, governors of the 36 states of the federation yesterday mounted pressure on organised labour to resolve the impasse occasioned by the threat to embark on strike tomorrow, if the federal government refuses to rescind the recent decision to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, and electricity tariff.
Kenya: Disaster in Waiting At Nandi's Karebe Mines
von Nation am 27/09/2020 um 09:30
[Nation] If everything had gone as planned, Karebe Gold Mine, which is the largest of its kind in Kenya, could be part of the country's efforts to jump-start its limping mining sector.
Africa: The Continent Must Address Its Debt Burden Once the Pandemic Is Under Control
von Africa Renewal am 27/09/2020 um 09:13
[Africa Renewal] -- says World Bank Vice President
Africa: Why Covid Makes Internet Access More Urgent Than Ever
von Thomson Reuters Foundation am 27/09/2020 um 09:03
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Progress on making the internet accessible has been far too slow, with just over half the world connected today
Africa: Opinion - the Smart Money Is Heading Toward Stronger Climate Action
von Thomson Reuters Foundation am 27/09/2020 um 08:48
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] With climate-smart investments outperforming their rivals, now's the time for companies to step up María Mendiluce is CEO of the We Mean Business coalition.
Africa: Intercontinental Energy Forum to Discuss Post-Covid Challenges
von IPS am 27/09/2020 um 08:15
[IPS] Mexico City -- The economic recovery after the covid-19 pandemic, renewable energy, the gas situation, regulations and investment; mobility and transport, as well as new technologies and the progress of the Paris Agreement will be discussed at the Madrid Energy Conference from 28 September to 2 October.
Zimbabwe: Zimplow Seeks New Acquisitions, Diversification
von Zimbabwe Standard am 27/09/2020 um 07:57
[Zimbabwe Standard] FARMING implement manufacturer Zimplow Limited is offering to acquire 100% ownership in Scanlink (Private) Limited, Tredcor Zimbabwe (Private) Limited and Birmingham Investments (Private) Limited to diversify its products and services.
Nigeria: FG Mulling Auto-Gas As Alternative to Petrol - Osinbajo
von Premium Times am 27/09/2020 um 07:45
[Premium Times] Mr Osinbajo says there is no plan to increase taxes.
Somalia: Somalia Observes Maritime Sector Role in Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery
von Dalsan Radio am 27/09/2020 um 07:38
[Dalsan Radio] With its key location along main international shipping routes and 3,300 kilometres of coastline, Somalia's potential as a key maritime player came to the fore recently as it marked World Maritime Day.
Kenya: Kenya Among Countries Most Prone to Cyber Attacks, Kaspersky Report Shows
von Nairobi News am 26/09/2020 um 07:21
[Nairobi News] Kenya among countries that faced more malware attacks in the continent so far this, and remains among the most affected by cyber attacks, according to research from Kaspersky.
Kenya: Rita Kavashe - Shattering Stereotypes in the World of Vehicles
von East African am 26/09/2020 um 07:20
[East African] For a long time, vehicles have largely been the domain of men.
Sudan: IMF Approves $1.5 Billion in Annual Development Grants for Sudan
von Radio Dabanga am 25/09/2020 um 17:10
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund approved an agreement concluded between the Government of Sudan and the Fund yesterday, which will pave the way for solving economic difficulties in Sudan.
South Africa: Nehawu Free State Disappointed By Utterances Made By Minister Employment and Labour
von COSATU am 25/09/2020 um 15:50
[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] in Free State notes with disappointment the utterances made by the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, in a media statement dated September 23, 2020.
South Africa: Dear Careless Restaurateur - Screw You and Your Stairs
von Daily Maverick am 25/09/2020 um 15:26
[Daily Maverick] When you have mobility issues, the message from most eateries is clear: you're not wanted here.
Nigeria: Manufacturing Sector Activities Down 5th Consecutive Month
von Vanguard am 25/09/2020 um 14:13
[Vanguard] Activities in Nigeria's manufacturing sector experienced its fifth consecutive monthly decline, standing at 46.9 index points in September 2020 due to decline in business activities during the period.
Namibia: Covid-19's Scar On Economy
von Namibian am 25/09/2020 um 13:34
[Namibian] ECONOMIC activities in Namibia between April and June this year decreased by around N$4 billion when compared to last year - an 11,1% shrinkage and the worst ever.
Kenya: National Potato Council Signs New Deal to Benefit Farmers
von Capital FM am 25/09/2020 um 13:32
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Smallholder potato farmers in Kenya stand to increase their yields significantly following the announcement of a collaboration between Corteva Agriscience and the National Potato Council of Kenya.
Namibia: Aspiring Coders Get a Playground
von Namibian am 25/09/2020 um 13:27
[Namibian] TECH enthusiasts and coders can now benefit from a physical space with equipment enabling them to conduct their business efficiently.
Nigeria: 13 States Technically Insolvent, Debts Rise 163%
von Vanguard am 25/09/2020 um 13:16
[Vanguard] Thirteen States in Nigeria may have become technically insolvent as an independent research report indicated they failed fiscal sustainability test.
Kenya: Foreign Affairs Ministry Pledges to Work Closely With Konza to Attract Investors
von Capital FM am 25/09/2020 um 13:03
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb Raychelle Omamo has said her ministry will work closely with the Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) to attract investors and investment into the project.
Nigeria: Hope Rises for Domestic Airlines On Aircraft Leasing
von This Day am 25/09/2020 um 12:52
[This Day] Nigerian airlines may soon begin to lease aircraft without high insurance premium and rigid, outrageous leasing rates, as the federal government has stepped in to rebuild relationship between airlines and lessors.
Kenya: National Assembly Fails to Overturn Kenyatta Memo on Ex-MPs' Pension
von Nation am 25/09/2020 um 12:50
[Nation] The National Assembly once again failed to overturn President Uhuru Kenyatta's memorandum on the Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that rejected an enhancement of former lawmakers' retirement benefits.
Kenya: Kisumu Port Project Shrouded in a Pall of Secrecy, Uncertainty
von Nation am 25/09/2020 um 12:50
[Nation] When President Kenyatta visited Kisumu last month, one would have expected him to be received by Governor Anyang Nyong'o and other top national government and county officials.
Nigeria: Nigerian Oil, Gas Suppliers Lament N320bn Loss, Back Deregulation
von This Day am 25/09/2020 um 12:33
[This Day] Abuja -- The Natural Oil and Gas Suppliers Association of Nigeria (NOGASA) yesterday bemoaned its huge losses to the tune of N320 billion as a result of the control of the prices of products by the federal government.
Africa: Password Education Should Be Age-Appropriate - Here's How
von The Conversation Africa am 25/09/2020 um 12:17
[The Conversation Africa] Children are increasingly being exposed to, and using, technology from a very young age. This has never been more true than in 2020 when the vast majority of children worldwide have used online resources to access educational resources and communicate with family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Africa: Circular Economy - Moving Africa Towards Environmental Sustainability
von ISS am 25/09/2020 um 11:15
[ISS] For Africa, the impact of COVID-19 has made thinking about the future more important than ever. Recent analysis by the African Futures and Innovation team at the Institute for Security Studies forecasts that the pandemic is set to undo several years of development progress on the continent. At the same time, COVID-19 has raised questions about how prepared we are for future disasters, especially those linked to climate change.
Zimbabwe: U.S. Pledges Support for Striking Public Health Workers
von New Zimbabwe am 25/09/2020 um 10:05
[New Zimbabwe] THE United States has pledged support for Zimbabwe's public health sector now crippled by an over two-month long strike by health workers including nurses and doctors.
Kenya: City Line Shift to Cost Kenya Power U.S.$9 Million
von Nation am 25/09/2020 um 08:39
[Nation] Kenya Power will spend Sh1.08 billion to relocate its electricity lines along the section between Mlolongo on Mombasa road and James Gichuru road to pave the way for-set up of the Nairobi Expressway.
South Africa: South Africa Turns Covid-19 Corner, but Crisis Far From Over
von Nation am 25/09/2020 um 06:41
[Nation] Economic necessity having forced South Africa to open up to 'near-normal', 180 days after the country entered a damaging lockdown, Covid-19 infection and death rates appeared to be trending steadily down.
Namibia: Govt Needs N$30m for Locust Outbreak
von Namibian am 25/09/2020 um 06:40
[Namibian] THE government needs an estimated N$30 million to contain the locust outbreak in the Zambezi region.