Noise Pollution – Lawmakers Want Churches, Mosques Sanctioned

[Premium Times] The Oyo State House of Assembly has directed the state Ministry of Environment, Urban Development and Physical Planning to sanction churches and mosques that flout the Noise Pollution Law.

[Premium Times] The Oyo State House of Assembly has directed the state Ministry of Environment, Urban Development and Physical Planning to sanction churches and mosques that flout the Noise Pollution Law.

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How Governance Failures Messed Up Nation’s Rail Agency

[The Conversation Africa] The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is going through serious turbulence that’s symptomatic of broad corporate governance failures within the country’s state owned enterprises. Its acting CEO was recently fired by the boa…

[The Conversation Africa] The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is going through serious turbulence that's symptomatic of broad corporate governance failures within the country's state owned enterprises. Its acting CEO was recently fired by the board, following allegations that he raised his remuneration by more than 350%. Shortly afterwards the minister of transport dissolved the board. The Conversation Africa's Business and Economy Editor Sibonelo Radebe asked Owen Skae to explain the causes.

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Four Dead, 18 Injured in Multiple Suicide Attacks in Maiduguri

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -At least four persons were confirmed dead including a pregnant women while 18 persons were injured when multiple suicide bombers attacks unofficial camp in Maiduguri this morning, police said.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -At least four persons were confirmed dead including a pregnant women while 18 persons were injured when multiple suicide bombers attacks unofficial camp in Maiduguri this morning, police said.

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Couple Force Disabled Daughter to Live With Chickens

[The Herald] A Mutorashanga couple, which forced its 13-year-old disabled daughter to live with chickens since September last year, has been sentenced to two years in jail. The couple was convicted on child abuse charges by Chinhoyi magistrate Mrs Letw…

[The Herald] A Mutorashanga couple, which forced its 13-year-old disabled daughter to live with chickens since September last year, has been sentenced to two years in jail. The couple was convicted on child abuse charges by Chinhoyi magistrate Mrs Letwin Rwodzi. The court ruled that the couple physically and emotionally abused the girl on the grounds that she was soiling herself in the blankets.

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Suspects Arrested in Police Spokesperson’s Killing

[East African] Police say a number of arrests have been made in the March 17 assassination of the Ugandan police spokesman, Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. One of the suspects was apparently arrested Tuesday as he tried to c…

[East African] Police say a number of arrests have been made in the March 17 assassination of the Ugandan police spokesman, Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. One of the suspects was apparently arrested Tuesday as he tried to cross into the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Ministers Unanimous On Bumper Crop – Concerned About Storage Space

[The Herald] Lloyd Gumbo -MOST provinces countrywide are expecting a bumper harvest largely due to Command Agriculture and the Presidential Inputs Support Scheme, with ministers of state for provincial affairs bidding for the programmes to continue. Mi…

[The Herald] Lloyd Gumbo -MOST provinces countrywide are expecting a bumper harvest largely due to Command Agriculture and the Presidential Inputs Support Scheme, with ministers of state for provincial affairs bidding for the programmes to continue. Ministers of State in provinces outside the two metropolitan cities of Harare and Bulawayo said the two programmes had been highly successful, contrary to claims by people like Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo, who has be

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‘Heed President’s Call On Inter-Trade’

[The Herald] Africa has been urged to take President Mugabe’s advice on the need to open up markets and promote inter-African trade to achieve the desired continental economic integration. The chief executive of a leading Kenyan firm the Centrum Invest…

[The Herald] Africa has been urged to take President Mugabe's advice on the need to open up markets and promote inter-African trade to achieve the desired continental economic integration. The chief executive of a leading Kenyan firm the Centrum Investments, Dr Chris Kirubi told delegates who attended the inaugural African Economic Platform Summit in Mauritius on Monday that Africa was too bureaucratic and should revise its ways of doing business.

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Stadium Will Be Ready in April – Council

[The Herald] HARARE City’s acting town clerk Josephine Ncube yesterday said council was working on renovating Rufaro and they are expecting to start erecting bucket seats and introducing Wi-Fi at the stadium. Speaking on the sidelines of a tour of Rufa…

[The Herald] HARARE City's acting town clerk Josephine Ncube yesterday said council was working on renovating Rufaro and they are expecting to start erecting bucket seats and introducing Wi-Fi at the stadium. Speaking on the sidelines of a tour of Rufaro yesterday, where work is being carried out on the pitch which now has natural grass, Ncube said they are starting the process of renovating the stadium.

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‘Nothing Amiss in President’s Cuban Shirt’

[The Herald] There was nothing amiss in President Mugabe wearing a long-sleeved Cuban shirt during the official opening of the African Economic Platform Summit in Mauritius on Monday as it was in line with the prescribed dress code requested by the eve…

[The Herald] There was nothing amiss in President Mugabe wearing a long-sleeved Cuban shirt during the official opening of the African Economic Platform Summit in Mauritius on Monday as it was in line with the prescribed dress code requested by the event organisers, Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said. Mr Charamba said the shirt reflected the President's ideological thinking.

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