Basketball – Basketball Sport Takes Root

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Sixteen U18 teams, which won their national basketball qualifiers in Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland and Zimbabwe will compete in the Young Lions Cup Final at Molapo Piazza…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Sixteen U18 teams, which won their national basketball qualifiers in Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland and Zimbabwe will compete in the Young Lions Cup Final at Molapo Piazza in Gaborone over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Commanding Attention – a Female Al-Shabaab Ex-Commander Speaks Out

[ISS] ‘I have to go,’ she says. And is gone. A few moments later, he calls her back, as he has several times, and she talks some more – anxiously and assertively all at once. He translates her Somali into English as she negotiates her mistrust for the …

[ISS] 'I have to go,' she says. And is gone. A few moments later, he calls her back, as he has several times, and she talks some more - anxiously and assertively all at once. He translates her Somali into English as she negotiates her mistrust for the people to whom she is telling her story on the one hand, and her desire for her story to be heard on the other.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Suspected Kidnappers of Epe Pupils Join Others to Surrender Arms in Ondo

[Daily Trust] Akure -A gang of suspected kidnappers allegedly involved in the adoption of some pupils in Epe area of Lagos State have surrendered their arms in the ongoing amnesty exercise in Ondo State.

[Daily Trust] Akure -A gang of suspected kidnappers allegedly involved in the adoption of some pupils in Epe area of Lagos State have surrendered their arms in the ongoing amnesty exercise in Ondo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army’s New Language Policy

[Daily Trust] Last week the Nigerian Army unveiled a new language policy in which it mandated all soldiers to learn and be proficient in the three major Nigerian languages of Hausa, Yoruba and within one year. Army spokesman Brig Gen Sani Usman said al…

[Daily Trust] Last week the Nigerian Army unveiled a new language policy in which it mandated all soldiers to learn and be proficient in the three major Nigerian languages of Hausa, Yoruba and within one year. Army spokesman Brig Gen Sani Usman said all officers and men are expected to have accomplished that feat by December 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Doctors Clear Emmanuel for NCC Tennis League Semis

[Daily Trust] Defending champions of the NCC Tennis League, Team Offikwu can heave a sigh of relief as doctors have cleared their inspirational player, Sylvester Emmanuel to play in their semi-final tie against Team Civil Defence in Abuja this weekend.

[Daily Trust] Defending champions of the NCC Tennis League, Team Offikwu can heave a sigh of relief as doctors have cleared their inspirational player, Sylvester Emmanuel to play in their semi-final tie against Team Civil Defence in Abuja this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari – Nigerians Being Sold Like Goats in Libya

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to a recent footage on the sale of Africans in Libya, saying it is appalling that some Nigerians are being sold “like goats for few dollars” there.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to a recent footage on the sale of Africans in Libya, saying it is appalling that some Nigerians are being sold "like goats for few dollars" there.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NHIs – Doctors Call for Inclusion of ENT Treatment in Scheme

[This Day] Abuja -The Pan- African Federation of Oto-rhino-laryngological Societies (PAFOS), specialists in the treatment of Ear, Nose, Throat? and other related ailments, have called for the inclusion of ENT in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NH…

[This Day] Abuja -The Pan- African Federation of Oto-rhino-laryngological Societies (PAFOS), specialists in the treatment of Ear, Nose, Throat? and other related ailments, have called for the inclusion of ENT in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ASUU Tackles Kogi, Lagos Governors Over ‘Reign of Impunity’

[Daily Trust] The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Abuja zone, has berated Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello and his Lagos State counterpart, Akinwumi Ambode, over what they called ‘reign of impunity’ in the sacking of the union’s members in …

[Daily Trust] The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Abuja zone, has berated Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello and his Lagos State counterpart, Akinwumi Ambode, over what they called 'reign of impunity' in the sacking of the union's members in their respective state varsities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Why We Did Not Raise Entire U.S.$5.5 Billion Approved By National Assembly’

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has explained that the federal government decided to issue only $3 billion Eurobond and not the entire US$5.5 billion recently approved by the National Assembly, saying doing so enabled the …

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has explained that the federal government decided to issue only $3 billion Eurobond and not the entire US$5.5 billion recently approved by the National Assembly, saying doing so enabled the optimisation of the price of the notes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria