Senators in Rowdy Session Over Buhari’s ‘Skewed’ Appointments

[Daily Trust] Senators had a rowdy session yesterday over what some of them called ‘skewed’ appointments into federal boards and agencies by President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Daily Trust] Senators had a rowdy session yesterday over what some of them called 'skewed' appointments into federal boards and agencies by President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Twitter Appoints Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to Board of Directors

[Daily Trust] Twitter has appointed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former World Bank chief Robert Zoellick as directors as it reshuffled its board.

[Daily Trust] Twitter has appointed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former World Bank chief Robert Zoellick as directors as it reshuffled its board.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mother and Toddler Die in Fire

[SAPS] Ngqamakwe police have opened an inquest docket following the death of a 40-year-old mother and her three- year-old daughter. It is alleged that the mother left her four (4) children at home and went to the shop on Thursday, 19 July 2018 at about…

[SAPS] Ngqamakwe police have opened an inquest docket following the death of a 40-year-old mother and her three- year-old daughter. It is alleged that the mother left her four (4) children at home and went to the shop on Thursday, 19 July 2018 at about 18:30 at Merelisa Locality, Thoboyi Village, Ngqamakhwe.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Suspect Arrested in Hermanus With a Stolen SAPS Shotgun

[SAPS] The situation in Zwelihle, Hermanus reached a volatile point last night when one of our members was attacked and severely assaulted by protestors. The member was robbed of his 9mm firearm and shotgun during the attack. He was admitted to hospita…

[SAPS] The situation in Zwelihle, Hermanus reached a volatile point last night when one of our members was attacked and severely assaulted by protestors. The member was robbed of his 9mm firearm and shotgun during the attack. He was admitted to hospital where he is being treated. Operations to quell the violence in the area were conducted which led to the arrest of a 32 year old suspect who was caught in possession of the SAPS shotgun and ammunition. Four other suspects were arrested on charges of public violence

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South African Merrick Bremner Takes Lead At Karen Masters

[Nation] South African player Merrick Bremner fired his way to the top of the leader board at the close of day one in this year’s KCB Karen Masters tournament at the Karen Country Club on Thursday.

[Nation] South African player Merrick Bremner fired his way to the top of the leader board at the close of day one in this year's KCB Karen Masters tournament at the Karen Country Club on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Odinga Behind Mau Evictions, Jubilee MPs Claim

[Nation] Efforts to reclaim the 46,000-hectare Maasai Mau Forest by evicting illegal settlers have ran into headwinds after government-allied politicians ordered those evicted back into the forest.

[Nation] Efforts to reclaim the 46,000-hectare Maasai Mau Forest by evicting illegal settlers have ran into headwinds after government-allied politicians ordered those evicted back into the forest.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya