[East African] President Samia Suluhu Hassan this week took advantage of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to woo investors from the US and the European Union to Tanzania, promising a raft of policy changes that will make the business environment investor-friendly.
[Foroyaa] The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure has told Foroyaa that lightning is the cause of the paralysis of the billing system of Gamcel. In a telephone interview yesterday, the Minister said that lightning struck the Gamcel equipment and paralysed the billing system which facilitates the purchase of credit.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- It is a constitutional right for every Ugandan to have access to information but this provision of the Constitution has been breached by the prolonged ban on internet use and poor network coverage, MPs have noted.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- President George M. Weah has directed requested the United States Government and the rest of the developed to form a sustained partnership with Liberia to combat climate change and spur economic growth.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- A group made of predominantly women from Nimba County under the banner 'Daughters of the Mountain' have petitioned members of the Nimba Legislative Caucus asking them not to ratify the proposed amended Mineral Development Agreement (MDA).
[FrontPageAfrica] Nimba -- Off the Saclepea-Tappita highway, there's a town called Blevahlay, but road leading to the town from the main road is near impassability due to deplorable bridges and deep potholes along the road.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Liberia's Minister of Foreign Affairs has taken a step to help the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC) mitigate possible future shortage of petroleum products on the market, hence entering into a bilateral cooperative agreement with neighboring Ivory Coast.
[This Day] The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has said the federal government is basing its implementation of past agreements with various labour unions on availability of funds and capacity to fulfill their demands.
[This Day] Abuja -- The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday said the ongoing 895 contracts and 795 infrastructural projects nationwide were part of President Muhammadu Buhari administration's plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.
[Daily News] THE Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and East Africa Community, Ambassador Mbarouk Nassor Mbarouk has said Tanzania was committed to honour all her obligations to the East African Community, including timely subscription fees to the regional bloc.
[Daily News] MINISTRY of Arts, Culture and Sports and National Housing Cooperation (NHC) have signed an agreement with National Housing Corporation (NHC) that would see the latter constructing a six-storey building for the ministry.
[The Herald] MOST economic adjustment programmes being adopted in Africa, especially where they are externally funded, have tended to worsen the condition of women, the Deputy Minister of Labour, Manpower Planning and Social Welfare, Cde Florence Chitauro said.
[The Herald] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has started engaging Provincial Ministers of State and Devolution to identify opportunities to promote investment in the country by Zimbabweans in the diaspora.
[The Herald] Expensive debt and increased input costs are linked factors that have driven the cost of producing wheat, which in the long run may drive up the retail price of bread, a key household commodity in Zimbabwe.
[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Investment Development Agency (ZIDA) has compiled a list of priority investment areas from across line ministries for presentation to investors during the six month long Expo Dubai 2020, which kicks off on October 1, 2021.
[The Herald] BULAWAYO is gradually reclaiming its status as the country's manufacturing hub with several industries exhibiting resilience amid improved output and focus on exports, Industry and Commerce Minister, Dr Sekai Nzenza said yesterday.
[The Herald] Farmers and stakeholders in the agriculture industry have welcomed the 2021 wheat floor producer prices and urged responsible authorities to constantly review the producer prices in line with market dictates.