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Liberia to lose U.S.$120 Million if …

Liberia is set to lose more than US$120 million if government goes aheard with the premature termination of the current contract with the management of the countrys electricity corporation. The chairman of the board of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), Dr. Clarence K. Moniba, disclosed this to the House of Representatives yesterday ...

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Ghana: PN Africa and PEF sign a Cooperation Agreement

Parliamentary News Africa (PN Africa), a civil society parliamentary monitoring organisation, and the Private Enterprise Federation (PEF), a non-profit and non-political autonomous association of private sector organisations, have signed a Cooperation Agreement to work together to inform, educate and influence the law making process of parliament. This agreement will see ...

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Ghana:Review The PRMA To Cover Other Sectors of The Economy

The Executive Director of the Centre for Extractives and Development Africa (CEDA), Emmanuel Kuyole, has strongly advocated for the reviewing of the existing Petroleum Revenue Management Act, 2011, Act 815, as amended by Act, 2015, Act 893, to cover other sectors of the economy. He pointed out that petroleum revenue ...

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Tanzania: Parliament ratifies agreement with Tanzania to construct $3.5 billion oil pipeline

Dodoma — Tanzania Parliament has ratified the treaty concerning the crude oil pipeline between Tanzania and Uganda ahead of the construction expected to start early 2018. The National Assembly passed the agreement on Monday afternoon, September 11, 2017, after comments from the energy and minerals committee, opposition and a short ...

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Ghana: GIC Project Key To Planting For Food And Jobs Programme

The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, William A. Quaittoo has stated that the Green Innovation Centre (GIC) project for the food and agriculture sector is consistent with the Planting for Food and Jobs programme, a priority of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. Speaking at a three-day workshop for ...

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South Sudan: Parliament suspends debate on Budget

By Waakhe Simon Wudu South Sudan’s parliament have suspended debate on a $451 million budget as questions linger over how government agencies will be financed and how money was spent during the past fiscal year. Oil production and other sources of revenue for the government have plunged since the start ...

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Somalia: Parliament approves $246m National Budget

The Somalia Federal Parliament on Sunday approved the revised 2017 National Budget presented by Finance Minister Abdrahman Beyle. Out of the 169 MPs present in the session 167 voted for the draft while 2 rejected. An earlier budget presented in April 2017 had estimated a $246M expenses for the government. ...

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