No More Excuses For Corruption, Wike Tells Judges After Car Gifts

No More Excuses For Corruption, Wike Tells Judges After Car Gifts

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has asked serving judges in the state to rededicate themselves to their duties and shun acts of corruption. He gave the advice in his remarks at the presentation of cars to judges on Monday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Governor Wike faulted the activities of some judges whom he accused of insubordination and dereliction of duty. He said, “There should be no more excuses for corruption and indolence in job performance among our judges with the level of incentives and entitlements we are…

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Cases Of Teen Pregnancy Rise In Kenya Amid Pandemic

Cases Of Teen Pregnancy Rise In Kenya Amid Pandemic

Sixteen-year-old Linnet covers her face bashfully, mumbling into her hands as she recounts how she met the young man who bought her fries and gave her money, before leaving her pregnant and facing even greater poverty than before. She is one of thousands of teenagers who fall pregnant every year in Kenya, a problem experts fear is worsening during the coronavirus pandemic, with some girls pushed into transactional sex to survive while others have more sex as they stay home from school. Shortly before the pandemic hit Kenya in March,…

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Shoprite Initiates Process To Exit Nigeria

Shoprite Initiates Process To Exit Nigeria

One of Africa’s largest supermarket chains, Shoprite, has begun a formal process to exit Nigeria. In a trading update published on Monday, the South African-based company said the decision was made after “approaches from various potential investors, and in line with our re-evaluation of the Group’s operating model in Nigeria.” The company said when it reports its results for the year, its business in Nigeria “may be classified as a discontinued operation.” The company’s Nigerian business posted a -6.3% decline in sales for the year ending June 2020, according to…

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Smart Ways to Invest Money

Smart Ways to Invest Money

Many or all of the products featured here are from our partners who compensate us. This may influence which products we write about and where and how the product appears on a page. However, this does not influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own.Investing money in the stock market is the number one way…

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The Ultimate Guide to Accounting Basics

The Ultimate Guide to Accounting Basics

In college, I started a local consignment business. It was very different from my freelance writing business for a few key reasons: I had employees, I had physical products (which meant a physical store and check-out process), and I had a different legal business entity.I had some experience under my belt from running my freelance…

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