Nigeria Supporters Club Sends Out Battle Cry Against Cameroon

[Daily Trust] President General of the Nigeria football and other sports supporters club, Rafiu Ladipo has revealed the club’s plans to spur Nigeria to triumph against Cameroon.

[Daily Trust] President General of the Nigeria football and other sports supporters club, Rafiu Ladipo has revealed the club's plans to spur Nigeria to triumph against Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Newly Appointed British High Commissioner to Mauritius Meets PM

[Government of Mauritius] The newly appointed High Commissioner of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mauritius, Mr Keith Rennie Allan, paid a courtesy call today on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Commun…

[Government of Mauritius] The newly appointed High Commissioner of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mauritius, Mr Keith Rennie Allan, paid a courtesy call today on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Transport Ministry Reacts to Drivers’ Strike

[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Transport, Works and Construction has expressed dissatisfaction with the strike by drivers as a result of transport fare reduction, which took effect on 21 August, 2017. A press releasefrom the Ministry described the move by t…

[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Transport, Works and Construction has expressed dissatisfaction with the strike by drivers as a result of transport fare reduction, which took effect on 21 August, 2017. A press releasefrom the Ministry described the move by these drivers as unfortunate and indicated that, "to some extent, is affecting service levels in certain routes in the Country." The government has decided to stick to the price reduction it introduced and advised the drivers to abide by it.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

International Humanitarian Day – Oxfam Laments Horrifying Condition of Women, Children in IDPs Camps

[Vanguard] Abuja -As Nigeria joined the world to mark International Humanitarian Day on August 19, 2017, an international humanitarian giant, Oxfam, has lamented horrifying condition of women and children at Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in…

[Vanguard] Abuja -As Nigeria joined the world to mark International Humanitarian Day on August 19, 2017, an international humanitarian giant, Oxfam, has lamented horrifying condition of women and children at Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States as a result of Boko Haram attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Case of Man Accused of Raping, Killing 3-Year-Old Courtney to Go to High Court

[News24Wire] “Every time I look at him I just want to kill him.” These were the words of Juanita Pieters, after the man who allegedly raped and killed her 3-year-old daughter Courtney appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

[News24Wire] "Every time I look at him I just want to kill him." These were the words of Juanita Pieters, after the man who allegedly raped and killed her 3-year-old daughter Courtney appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Child Killed When WFP-Contracted Aircraft Hits House in South Sudan

[WFP] “We regret to report that a 5-year-old girl was confirmed dead at Juba Teaching Hospital where she was taken following the incident yesterday,” said WFP South Sudan Country Director Adnan Khan.

[WFP] "We regret to report that a 5-year-old girl was confirmed dead at Juba Teaching Hospital where she was taken following the incident yesterday," said WFP South Sudan Country Director Adnan Khan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘AfriForum is Not a Civil Rights Movement’

[New Zimbabwe] AfriForum is not a ‘civil rights movement’. There is nothing ‘civil’ about a biased and intolerant right wing political lobby group whose primary focus is white ethnic mobilisation against any form of black empowerment or land redistribu…

[New Zimbabwe] AfriForum is not a 'civil rights movement'. There is nothing 'civil' about a biased and intolerant right wing political lobby group whose primary focus is white ethnic mobilisation against any form of black empowerment or land redistribution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stakeholders, Not JAMB Fixed Admission Cut-Off Marks – Oloyede

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said contrary to insinuations that it fixed the Tuesday’s tertiary institutions minimum admission cut-off marks, it was rather a collective decision of stakeholders in the educat…

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said contrary to insinuations that it fixed the Tuesday's tertiary institutions minimum admission cut-off marks, it was rather a collective decision of stakeholders in the education sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Now Monitor Social Media for Anti-Govt, Anti-Military Information – Defence Spokesman

[Vanguard] abuja–The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military.

[Vanguard] abuja--The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Labour and Economic Policy in South Africa

[ISS] Ahead of the 1994 elections, the ANC was dependent on the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) to provide it with a national election machine. Since then, labour has effectively framed South Africa’s broad economic policies and options…

[ISS] Ahead of the 1994 elections, the ANC was dependent on the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) to provide it with a national election machine. Since then, labour has effectively framed South Africa's broad economic policies and options to the detriment of employment creation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa