Airline Operators Warned About Weather Hazard

[Guardian] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a weather alert to all airline operators indicating hazards associated with Harmattan dust haze in flight operations at this period of the year.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a weather alert to all airline operators indicating hazards associated with Harmattan dust haze in flight operations at this period of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eight Nigerian Banks Downgraded in New Moody’s Report

[Premium Times] Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) has downgraded to B2 from B1 the long-term local currency deposit and issuer ratings of four Nigerian banks. It also downgraded the long-term local and foreign currency issuer ratings of another devel…

[Premium Times] Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) has downgraded to B2 from B1 the long-term local currency deposit and issuer ratings of four Nigerian banks. It also downgraded the long-term local and foreign currency issuer ratings of another development bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Sentences Forest Invaders to 30 Years

[Daily News] THIRTHY people have been sentenced to a total of 30 years in jail by Mlele District Court in Katavi region after pleading guilty on charges of encroaching into Luangwa River Forest and establishing permanent settlements All of them were ch…

[Daily News] THIRTHY people have been sentenced to a total of 30 years in jail by Mlele District Court in Katavi region after pleading guilty on charges of encroaching into Luangwa River Forest and establishing permanent settlements All of them were charged with five counts of invading, establish- ing settlements, felling down trees and farming inside the forest reserve illegally.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

General Warns of Security ‘Threat’

[Zimbabwe Standard] A top general has warned that the chronic funding of the army has become a threat to national security, saying soldiers may fail to defend the country in the event of a major attack.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A top general has warned that the chronic funding of the army has become a threat to national security, saying soldiers may fail to defend the country in the event of a major attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Act Now to End Pneumonia

[allAfrica] The numbers of children who die of pneumonia each year is staggering. In 2015, a child under five died every two minutes — 920,000 in all — and pneumonia is the leading cause of child deaths around the world.

[allAfrica] The numbers of children who die of pneumonia each year is staggering. In 2015, a child under five died every two minutes -- 920,000 in all -- and pneumonia is the leading cause of child deaths around the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Mnangagwa Saga in Dramatic Twist

[Zimbabwe Standard] Fired vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is still holed up in South Africa and isolated despite claims that he is in China, sources said amid indications President Robert Mugabe has ordered that his finances must be closely monitored.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Fired vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is still holed up in South Africa and isolated despite claims that he is in China, sources said amid indications President Robert Mugabe has ordered that his finances must be closely monitored.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe