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West Africa: Wataf Chairman Addresses 47 Member States At CATA Conference

December 1, 2022 | Source: The Point

[The Point] The chairman of the West African Tax Administration Forum (WATAF), Yankuba Darboe, has been addressing representatives of 47 member countries including The Gambia in Abuja, Nigeria, on the 42nd Annual Technical Conference of the Commonwealt…

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Gambia: Govt Pays D28 Million for Additional Electrification in NBR

December 1, 2022 | Source: The Point

[The Point] Banjul, 30 November – The government of The Gambia has released its 2022 contribution of D28 million to its flagship Programme for Accelerated Community Development Rural Electrification Project.

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Gambia: Chinese Ambassador Hands Over Rice Seed Varieties to Barrow

December 1, 2022 | Source: The Point

[The Point] His Excellency, Liu Jin, the Chinese ambassador to The Gambia has recently handed over nine metric tons of Pedi rice and six metric tons of inbreed rice seed varieties to President Adama Barrow at a ceremony held at Maruo farms in Parchar, …

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Gambia: Cyber Security Burnout Is Real – and It’s Going to Be a Problem for All of Us!

December 1, 2022 | Source: The Point

[The Point] With the number of data breaches in 2021 soaring past that of 2020, there is even more pressure on security teams to keep businesses secure in 2022.

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Africa: Africa Must Industrialize – 10 Key Points That African Leaders Committed to At the Just Concluded Summit On Industrialization and Economic Diversification.

December 1, 2022 | Source: African Union

[African Union] Africa must industrialize: 10 key points that African leaders committed to at the just concluded summit on industrialization and economic diversification.

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Kenya: Kenyans Borrow Over Sh400 Million Hustlers Fund Under 24-Hrs

December 1, 2022 | Source: Capital FM

[Capital FM] Nairobi — Kenyans have borrowed over Sh400 million from the Hustlers’ Fund barely 24 hours after its launch.

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Nigeria: ‘Why Fuel Scarcity Persists’

December 1, 2022 | Source: Leadership

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has blamed the fuel queues in Lagos, Abuja and other states on some ongoing construction projects which has caused diversion of vehicles.

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South Africa: Cabinet Approves Publication of Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy

December 1, 2022 | Source: SAnews.gov.za

[SAnews.gov.za] Cabinet has approved the publication of the Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy (GHCS) for public comment.

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Nigeria: SEC to Continue Enforcement Against Ponzi Schemes

December 1, 2022 | Source: Leadership

[Leadership] The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has assured the investing public that it will continue to deploy its enforcement mechanisms including collaboration with other relevant government agencies and stakeholders in its bid to curtai…

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Nigeria: Govt Says NIN Compulsory for Business Registration

December 1, 2022 | Source: Leadership

[Leadership] The federal government has disclosed that, without the National Identification Number(NIN ), Nigerians would no longer be able to register businesses.

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