#CapeWatergate – As Fake News Flows, Real Photos Show Drought’s Effect On Dams

[Daily Maverick] Lies, misinformation, genuine errors and conspiracy theories about the Cape water crisis are all circulating busily on social media. The reality is scary enough without the fake news, as recent pictures of the Theewaterskloof Dam show….

[Daily Maverick] Lies, misinformation, genuine errors and conspiracy theories about the Cape water crisis are all circulating busily on social media. The reality is scary enough without the fake news, as recent pictures of the Theewaterskloof Dam show. When conditions are optimum, a full Theewaterskloof holds more than half of all the water in the Western Cape water system. It has just under 16% of its capacity left - of which around 10% is probably unusable. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Alleged $1.6bn Oil Scam – Why We Froze Omokore’s Firms’ Accounts – EFCC Witness

[Vanguard] Trial of an ally to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, Mr. Jide Omokore, resumed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, with a bank official, Mr. Adedayo Adesanmi, revealing why the defendant was barred fro…

[Vanguard] Trial of an ally to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, Mr. Jide Omokore, resumed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, with a bank official, Mr. Adedayo Adesanmi, revealing why the defendant was barred from withdrawing money from different accounts linked to his companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Breaking – Ebonyi Shutdown Schools Over Lassa Fever

[Leadership] Ebonyi state government has shut down all private, government and mission schools in the state following the out break of Lassa Fever in the state which has claimed the lives of health workers in the state and left many critical at Irrua s…

[Leadership] Ebonyi state government has shut down all private, government and mission schools in the state following the out break of Lassa Fever in the state which has claimed the lives of health workers in the state and left many critical at Irrua specialist hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Spurious Expenditure in 2018 Budget – Govt

[Vanguard] Abuja -For the second time in less than a month, the Federal Government insisted, yesterday, that there were no spurious items of expenditure in the 2018 budget currently with the National Assembly for scrutiny and approval.

[Vanguard] Abuja -For the second time in less than a month, the Federal Government insisted, yesterday, that there were no spurious items of expenditure in the 2018 budget currently with the National Assembly for scrutiny and approval.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Power Outage Persists – Govt

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government, yesterday, explained that many parts of the country continued to witness power outage occasionally because only 5,000 megawatts of the 7,000mw generated go to the national grid.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government, yesterday, explained that many parts of the country continued to witness power outage occasionally because only 5,000 megawatts of the 7,000mw generated go to the national grid.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Capital Project Implemented in Power Ministry in 2017 – Fashola

[Premium Times] The power arm of the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, under the supervision of Babatunde Fashola, did not implement any capital project in the 2017 budget.

[Premium Times] The power arm of the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, under the supervision of Babatunde Fashola, did not implement any capital project in the 2017 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Crime Intelligence – Axing Mdluli Will Allow Cops to ‘Release State Power’ On Crime While New Hawks Head Sought – Mbalula

[Daily Maverick] After seven years on suspension, Richard Mdluli has finally been removed as head of SAPS crime intelligence. Minister of “fearfokol” Fikile Mbalula made the announcement on Wednesday, claiming a revolution is under way within the polic…

[Daily Maverick] After seven years on suspension, Richard Mdluli has finally been removed as head of SAPS crime intelligence. Minister of "fearfokol" Fikile Mbalula made the announcement on Wednesday, claiming a revolution is under way within the police service. By ORATENG LEPODISE and GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CHAN – Hey Plots Decisive Assault On Equatorial Guinea

[New Times] THE national team head coach Antoine Hey has said he will use a different and decisive game plan in their next Group C encounter against Equatorial Guinea on Friday. Amavubi are aiming for a win to boost their chances of qualifying to the q…

[New Times] THE national team head coach Antoine Hey has said he will use a different and decisive game plan in their next Group C encounter against Equatorial Guinea on Friday. Amavubi are aiming for a win to boost their chances of qualifying to the quarter-finals.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea