Fresh Bail Bid for Nigerian Pastor Accused of Preying On Young Girls

[News24Wire] A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls will be re-applying for bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court, based on new facts.

[News24Wire] A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls will be re-applying for bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court, based on new facts.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lafarge Africa Records N19.7 Billion Profit in Six Months

[This Day] Lafarge Africa Plc Thursday reported a profit after tax of N19.73 billion for the half year ended June 30, 2017 compared with a loss of N30.2 billion in the corresponding period of 2016. The results released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (N…

[This Day] Lafarge Africa Plc Thursday reported a profit after tax of N19.73 billion for the half year ended June 30, 2017 compared with a loss of N30.2 billion in the corresponding period of 2016. The results released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), showed a revenue of N154.8 billion, showing an increase of 44 per cent from N107.3 billion in 2016. Cost of sale grew by 19 per cent from N92.2 billion to N110 billion, while sales and marketing expenses followed same uptrend to hit N2.12 billion, from N1.98 billio

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Local Journalists Barred From Covering UN Peace Ambassador’s School Visit

[MFWA] Nigerian journalists who turned out on July 17, 2017 to cover a visit by a United Nations Peace Ambassador, Malala Yousafzai, to a UNICEF-funded school were turned away by officials who insisted that the local media were not invited.

[MFWA] Nigerian journalists who turned out on July 17, 2017 to cover a visit by a United Nations Peace Ambassador, Malala Yousafzai, to a UNICEF-funded school were turned away by officials who insisted that the local media were not invited.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

600 to Benefit From CII Microloan in Buchanan

[Observer] At least 600 petty traders and low-income business owners in Buchanan are to benefit from microloans from the Citizens Independent Initiative (CII), according to the executive director of the Universal Human Rights International, Joe Luamba.

[Observer] At least 600 petty traders and low-income business owners in Buchanan are to benefit from microloans from the Citizens Independent Initiative (CII), according to the executive director of the Universal Human Rights International, Joe Luamba.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

When Will the Cancer Machines Become Fully Operational

[IFP] The Inkatha Freedom Party demands answers from the KZN MEC of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo as to when the cancer machines will become operational at Addington Hospital after a deal has been reached between the KwaZulu-Natal health department and…

[IFP] The Inkatha Freedom Party demands answers from the KZN MEC of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo as to when the cancer machines will become operational at Addington Hospital after a deal has been reached between the KwaZulu-Natal health department and the radiation oncology treatments and software maker, Varian Medical Systems to restart two of the province's cancer radiotherapy machines.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Govt Took Away the Hope of Private Healthcare

[Daily Maverick] The government recently gazetted the NHI white paper, giving more clarity to its vision and roadmap for universal health care. But, while it gets its 14-year plan in order, the government is denying the opportunity for private health c…

[Daily Maverick] The government recently gazetted the NHI white paper, giving more clarity to its vision and roadmap for universal health care. But, while it gets its 14-year plan in order, the government is denying the opportunity for private health cover to potentially 10-million people who could otherwise be benefiting from it already.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Diamond Dealer, Ex-Wife to Share Diamond Riches

[The Herald] A Mutare diamond dealer, who made rich pickings at the height of diamond mining in Chiadzwa and acquired a fleet of vehicles and a house in a leafy suburb, lost his bid to send his erstwhile wife away empty-handed.

[The Herald] A Mutare diamond dealer, who made rich pickings at the height of diamond mining in Chiadzwa and acquired a fleet of vehicles and a house in a leafy suburb, lost his bid to send his erstwhile wife away empty-handed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe