[ANGOP] Luanda -The former chairperson of the Sonangol Board of Directors, Isabel dos Santos, ignored the first notification from the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) to provide clarification on her management as the head of the national hydrocarbons concessionaire.
[East African] Uganda and Tanzania have taken over the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fish market from Rwanda, which is grappling with weak domestic production.
[Premium Times] A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc.
[East African] Kenya is likely to start growing genetically modified cotton on commercial basis next year.
[Nation] The total closure of three extensive refugee camps in Dadaab may not happen soon as numbers of those returning to their countries of origin voluntary have reduced while others have vowed never to return to their homes.
[Nation] Maize infected with aflatoxin could soon find its way into the market after an internal audit on the Sh1.9 billion maize saga revealed that National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) bought maize that was infected.
[Nairobi News] A crackdown by Nairobi City County Alcoholic Control and Licensing Board has unearthed a tax evasion racket by dealers faking the standardization mark of quality by Kenya Bureau of Standards.
[Monitor] Rwanda has defended its £30 million Arsenal sponsorship deal that will see the top-flight English club’s players spot ‘Visit Rwanda’ on their shirt sleeves for the next three years.
[RDB] Rwanda is to become the official tourism partner of Arsenal and the Premier League football club’s first ever shirt sleeve partner.
[Monitor] The Ministry of Tourism has said the World Bank has reduced funding for construction of the Jinja based Hotel and Tourism Training from the initial $13m (Shs46.2b) to $7m (Shs25.2b)