Worrisome, Rising Cases of Street Cultism

[Guardian] Cultism in Nigeria has no doubt taken a new trend as it has relocated from tertiary institutions’ campuses where it hitherto holds sway to the streets in various communities across the country.

[Guardian] Cultism in Nigeria has no doubt taken a new trend as it has relocated from tertiary institutions' campuses where it hitherto holds sway to the streets in various communities across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda to Implement Bus Rapid Transit to Decongest Kampala

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ugandan State Minister for Transport Aggrey Bagaiire on Saturady announced that his government will implement the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) concept in order to decongest the jam-prone City of Kampala.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ugandan State Minister for Transport Aggrey Bagaiire on Saturady announced that his government will implement the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) concept in order to decongest the jam-prone City of Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Navy Reaffirms Commitment to Protect Nation’s Maritime Domain

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday reiterated its commitment to continue to protect the nation’s maritime domain against crude oil thieves and other criminal activities.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday reiterated its commitment to continue to protect the nation's maritime domain against crude oil thieves and other criminal activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Poverty Within Opulence – Water Crisis At the Heart of Nigeria’s Capital

[Vanguard] Miracle, age 9, lives in Gishiri, has a daily routine of fetching from a nearby pond. “My mum asked me to come fetch and bath” she said, standing beside her was her friend who was bathing from the unclean water with her uniforms on.

[Vanguard] Miracle, age 9, lives in Gishiri, has a daily routine of fetching from a nearby pond. "My mum asked me to come fetch and bath" she said, standing beside her was her friend who was bathing from the unclean water with her uniforms on.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Kenyatta Calls for End to Political Intolerance, Says Unity Key to Progress

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today called for an end to growing intolerance on all sides of the political divide, saying that a peaceful electoral process was key to securing a prosperous Kenya beyond August 8, 2017.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today called for an end to growing intolerance on all sides of the political divide, saying that a peaceful electoral process was key to securing a prosperous Kenya beyond August 8, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Prisons’ Leather Factory to Produce 400 Pairs of Shoes Per Day By 2018

[Citizen] Moshi -The leather factory of the Prison’s Department in Moshi town is expected to increase production from 150 pairs of shoes per day to 400 per day by the year 2018, it has been revealed when ministers toured the factory.

[Citizen] Moshi -The leather factory of the Prison's Department in Moshi town is expected to increase production from 150 pairs of shoes per day to 400 per day by the year 2018, it has been revealed when ministers toured the factory.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ugandans Believe Nothing Good Comes Out of Uganda – Author

[Monitor] “Ugandans believe nothing good comes out of Uganda. We believe everyone else is good and we are just not good enough. We don’t think much of our ability to do anything,” these were opening remarks of Mr Opiyo Oloya at the launch of his book “…

[Monitor] "Ugandans believe nothing good comes out of Uganda. We believe everyone else is good and we are just not good enough. We don't think much of our ability to do anything," these were opening remarks of Mr Opiyo Oloya at the launch of his book "Black Hawks Rising".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Department of Justice Seeks to Recover Over $100 Million Obtained From Corruption in the Nigerian Oil Industry

[DOJ] The Department of Justice announced today the filing of a civil complaint seeking the forfeiture and recovery of approximately $144 million in assets that are allegedly the proceeds of foreign corruption offenses and were laundered in and through…

[DOJ] The Department of Justice announced today the filing of a civil complaint seeking the forfeiture and recovery of approximately $144 million in assets that are allegedly the proceeds of foreign corruption offenses and were laundered in and through the U.S. Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco, Assistant Director in Charge Andrew W. Vale of the FBI's Washington Field Office, Assistant Director Stephen E. Richardson of the FBI's Criminal Investigative Division, and Chief Don Fort of

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. Prosecutors Expose How Alison-Madueke, Omokore, Aluko Blew Billions On ‘Lavish Lifestyle’

[Premium Times] Prosecutors in the United States have provided details of how Nigeria’s former minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her two businessmen-allies, Jide Omokore and Kola Aluko, lavished billions of naira on property and luxury…

[Premium Times] Prosecutors in the United States have provided details of how Nigeria's former minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her two businessmen-allies, Jide Omokore and Kola Aluko, lavished billions of naira on property and luxury items in the U.S. and United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria