Ex-Kano Commissioner Docked for Alleged Land Racketeering

[Premium Times] The Kano State High Court on Friday rejected the no-case submission by a former commissioner of land in Ganduje’s administration, Farouk Bibi, accused of selling a plot of land belonging to a former minister of the FCT, Jeremiah Usaini,…

[Premium Times] The Kano State High Court on Friday rejected the no-case submission by a former commissioner of land in Ganduje's administration, Farouk Bibi, accused of selling a plot of land belonging to a former minister of the FCT, Jeremiah Usaini, to one Baba Sharu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Call to Change Student Election Laws

[Nation] A man has asked Parliament to amend the law and allow university students to elect their leaders directly and not through the electoral college process as provided for in the new law.

[Nation] A man has asked Parliament to amend the law and allow university students to elect their leaders directly and not through the electoral college process as provided for in the new law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Activists Warned Over ‘Interference’ in Scientific Research

[Daily News] NZEGA District Commissioner (DC), Godfrey Ngapula has urged activists to stop interfering in scientific researches and instead give them support to promote science and technology on agricultural activities.

[Daily News] NZEGA District Commissioner (DC), Godfrey Ngapula has urged activists to stop interfering in scientific researches and instead give them support to promote science and technology on agricultural activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

South Africa to Prosecute Ex-President Jacob Zuma On Corruption Charges

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa’s chief prosecutor has announced his decision to pursue corruption charges against Jacob Zuma. He said there are “reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution.”

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa's chief prosecutor has announced his decision to pursue corruption charges against Jacob Zuma. He said there are "reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution."

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Seeks Ties With Cuba Amid Low Trade Volumes

[Nation] Kenya is seeking to establish better transport connections with the Caribbean island of Cuba in a bid to boost trade and tourism, with a country whose previous ties with Nairobi were based on revolutionary ideology.

[Nation] Kenya is seeking to establish better transport connections with the Caribbean island of Cuba in a bid to boost trade and tourism, with a country whose previous ties with Nairobi were based on revolutionary ideology.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Facebook Suspends Data Analytics Firm Linked to Uhuru Campaign

[Nation] Facebook has suspended accounts for Strategic Communication Laboratories, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm accused of designing a divisive campaign in Kenya ahead of the 2017 presidential elections.

[Nation] Facebook has suspended accounts for Strategic Communication Laboratories, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm accused of designing a divisive campaign in Kenya ahead of the 2017 presidential elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya