[Leadership] The governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, disclosed that after five consecutive quarters of negative growth beginning in the first quarter of 2016, a coordinated approach by the fiscal and monetary authorities supported a rebound in the nation’s economy during the second quarter of 2017.
[New Zimbabwe] SOME 19 employees at the Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (Zinara) on charges of fraud, while acting chief executive officer Mathlene Mujokoro and audit manager Shadreck Matengabadza have been forced to resign.
[Nation] Ordinarily, one would expect a 62-year-old grandmother to be at home looking after her grandchildren and regaling them with historical tales.
[Nation] When he leaves office this month, John Njiraini will perhaps look behind his time as Commissioner General at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and feel proud.
[Nation] Activist-cum-politician Boniface Mwangi has been released from police cells.
[IGET] Abuja -On May 1, our country celebrated Workers Day. This occasion presents an opportunity to consider the situation of the common man or woman in our country, the role of the labour movement in our political economy, and the undoubtedly weak state of the Nigerian economy today.
[Citizen] If Ugandans had gone to the polls last month, President Museveni would score 32 per cent of the votes, which is way below the 50 per cent plus one vote that a presidential candidate requires to win an election outright, an opinion poll by Research World International shows.
[Times of Zambia] As suspended United Party for National Development (UPND) vice-president Geoffrey Mwamba rejoined the Patriotic Front (PF) yesterday his successor for Kasama Central parliamentary seat challenged him to apologise to the constituents.
[AIM] Maputo -Quelimane (Mozambique), 18 Apr (AIM) – Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario declared on Wednesday that the government is working for a successful post-cyclone recovery, with agriculture playing a key role, so that dependence on donated food in the cyclone hit areas will not last for a long time.
A FEW YEARS before he became president, Donald Trump’s family probably did business with associates of Iran’s ideological armed force, the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). An article published in the New Yorker in 2017 says a tower bearing the Trump name in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, was built by a company with links to the Guards.