‘Respect for Human Rights Key to Peace, Stability’

[Namibian] Deputy Finance minister Natangwe Ithete says respect for rights and the rule of law is key to maintaining peace and stability which are prerequisites for sustainable economic development.

[Namibian] Deputy Finance minister Natangwe Ithete says respect for rights and the rule of law is key to maintaining peace and stability which are prerequisites for sustainable economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Targets Additional N6 Billion Through VAIDS

[This Day] The federal government has estimated that it intends to rake in an additional N6 billion from the implementation of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) before the end of the year.

[This Day] The federal government has estimated that it intends to rake in an additional N6 billion from the implementation of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) before the end of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sugar Council Says N9.4 Billion Levy Domiciled With BoI, BOA

[Daily Trust] The National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) has revealed that it has N9.4 billion sugar levy fund domiciled with the Bank of Industry (BOI) and Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for management and lending to players in the sugar sector.

[Daily Trust] The National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) has revealed that it has N9.4 billion sugar levy fund domiciled with the Bank of Industry (BOI) and Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for management and lending to players in the sugar sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Mnangagwa Appoints New Judges

[The Herald] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed eight new judges — six men and two women — to the High Court bench, in a move expected to reduce the backlog of cases at the superior court.

[The Herald] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed eight new judges -- six men and two women -- to the High Court bench, in a move expected to reduce the backlog of cases at the superior court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Sued Over Gay Marriage

[Namibian] The Namibian government’s stance on gay marriage is set to be tested in court after a married same-sex couple this week launched legal action in a bid to have their marriage and residence rights recognised in Namibia.

[Namibian] The Namibian government's stance on gay marriage is set to be tested in court after a married same-sex couple this week launched legal action in a bid to have their marriage and residence rights recognised in Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cross River NLC Threatens Strike

[This Day] Calabar -The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Cross River State chapter, has issued a seven-day ultimatum, starting from yesterday to the state Governor, Ben Ayade, threatening to resume strike if Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) reached betw…

[This Day] Calabar -The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Cross River State chapter, has issued a seven-day ultimatum, starting from yesterday to the state Governor, Ben Ayade, threatening to resume strike if Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) reached between both parties on July 2, 2017, was not implemented to the latter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Education Fund Probe Underway

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -At least six top managers at the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) have been sent on forced leave to allow forensic investigations into the department.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -At least six top managers at the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) have been sent on forced leave to allow forensic investigations into the department.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Fight for Control of Borno Village

[This Day] Maiduguri -The fate of Mainok, a village on the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, is hanging in the balance as Nigerian military and Boko Haram insurgents have engaged in a battle for the control of the town.

[This Day] Maiduguri -The fate of Mainok, a village on the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, is hanging in the balance as Nigerian military and Boko Haram insurgents have engaged in a battle for the control of the town.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria