just now

    • European investor set to establish Rwanda football academy

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) and INEOS Europa AG on Wednesday sealed a partnership to establish a multi-million football academy in the East African country.

    • Botswana lifts hunting ban

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has lifted a contentious ban on trophy hunting, a senior official announced on Wednesday.

    • Senegal’s gold exports hit upward trajectory

      APA- Dakar (Senegal) By Massamba Sall — Senegal’s raw gold exports at the end of March 2019 increased by CFA15.149 billion (about $25.753 million) compared with the same period in 2018, according to data established by g...


    Buhari signs $98 minimum wage bill into law

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria)

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the Minimum Wage Repeal and Re-Enactment Act, 2019.

    Buhari assented to the Act, which makes it compulsory for all employers across the country to pay workers a minimum of N30,000 (about $98.360) per month.

    The bill was approved by the National Assembly (NASS) in March.

    The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Mr. Ita Enang, told State House correspondents in Abuja that by the new law, it was now mandatory for employers to pay N30,000 as minimum wage to their workers.


    React to this article