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Nigeria:Niger Delta Governors Raise Concern Over Development in Oil Region
[Guardian] Abuja -At a time governors of the Niger Delta region, ministers and other stakeholders are raising concern over development in the oil region, the House of Representatives yesterday okayed the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) N364.5 billion budget.
02/22/2018 06:23 AM
Kenya:Galleria Mall Says It Cannot Pay Bank Loans
[Nairobi News] The owners of Galleria Mall are back in court seeking to evict cash-strapped retailer Nakumatt, arguing that the supermarket's presence in the shopping complex is killing its business.
02/20/2018 07:51 AM
Kenya:KTB Pushes for Change of Tack in County Tourism
[Nation] Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) wants county governments engaged in formulation of a national calendar of events that help attract tourists to their jurisdictions.
02/19/2018 07:29 AM
Nigeria:With El-Rufai's Report, Fresh Controversy Trails Oil Revenue
[Guardian] By exhuming the 'politically buried' onshore/offshore dichotomy debate, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has started another round of controversy over territorial limitation of oil wealth control between the Federal Government and littoral oil-producing states.
02/19/2018 05:22 AM
Kenya:Insecurity Killing the Once Vibrant Tourism Industry
[Nation] Sitting in a corner in his shop at the Malindi Tourist Curio Market, 33-year-old James Matiro ponders his next move.
02/19/2018 04:57 AM
Kenya:Kenya's Tourism, Hotel Industries Boosted By High Rankings
[Nairobi News] Reputable travel website TripAdvisor has rated Nairobi as a top world destination and named two Kenyan hotels among the best in Africa.
02/12/2018 07:32 AM
Nigeria:Taraba Approves N104 Billion Budget for 2018
[Daily Trust] Jalingo -The Taraba State House of Assembly has approved N104.2bn as the 2018 budget for the state as against the proposed estimate of N98bn earlier presented by Governor Darius Ishaku. In a plenary session presided over by Speaker of the House, Abel Peter Diah the House, in an unanimous decision approved passage of the bill into law.
02/10/2018 07:59 AM
Kenya:Tourism Sector Grows By 20% in Election Year to Net Sh120 Billion
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Tourism sector defied poll jitters to post a 20.3 percent growth in 2017 recording Sh120bn revenue up from Sh99bn in 2016.
02/09/2018 05:10 AM
Rwanda:Could Golf Be the New Tourism Frontier for Rwanda?
[New Times] The country's only golf facility, the Kigali Golf Club, is the youngest in the East African region, and one of the youngest in the world. Established 30 years ago, it is still work in progress in all aspects of the word.
02/07/2018 08:44 AM
Liberia:'Our Govt Is Broke'
[New Republic] President George Weah touched on lots of issues of national importance including the state of the Liberian economy and even shed light on the amount of money collected in 2017 by the former government of President Ellen Johnson, which he says he cannot vouch for in the absence of an audit.
01/30/2018 06:45 PM
Nigeria:Foreign/ Local Building Materials, Which One Does Nigerians Prefer?
[Daily Trust] The penchant for foreign building materials by Nigerians are on the increase, recent survey by Daily Trust has shown. This is due largely to the belief that anything made in Nigeria, no matter the quality, is regarded as inferior.
01/29/2018 05:42 AM