Journalists Still Being Gagged 25 Years After Press Freedom Declaration’

[Guardian] A lecturer at the University of Benin, Prof. Marcel Okhakhun has declared that journalists are still being gagged, 25 years after a declaration of press freedom.

[Guardian] A lecturer at the University of Benin, Prof. Marcel Okhakhun has declared that journalists are still being gagged, 25 years after a declaration of press freedom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Local Firm Secures Pact to Design Wabi Dam

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Construction Design & Supervision Works Corporation sealed a deal to conduct feasibility studies and design for the Wabi Hydropower Project which will generate 100MW of electric power.

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Construction Design & Supervision Works Corporation sealed a deal to conduct feasibility studies and design for the Wabi Hydropower Project which will generate 100MW of electric power.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nigeria’s Elections Among World Most Expensive

[Daily Trust] Nigeria’s elections are among the most expensive in the world, with the cost soaring from a little above N1 billion in 1999 to over N100 billion in 2015, investigations by Daily Trust have shown.

[Daily Trust] Nigeria's elections are among the most expensive in the world, with the cost soaring from a little above N1 billion in 1999 to over N100 billion in 2015, investigations by Daily Trust have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

More Street Vendors Receive Spots in the Marketplaces

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Abeba Trade Bureau has awarded areas in the marketplaces to 1,658 street vendors in the district of Qirqos as it moves forward to formalise parts of the informal sector in the city. This comes over a month after 253 streets ve…

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Abeba Trade Bureau has awarded areas in the marketplaces to 1,658 street vendors in the district of Qirqos as it moves forward to formalise parts of the informal sector in the city. This comes over a month after 253 streets vendors were awarded spots in a marketplace inside the Kolfe Keraniyo district.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Premier Supra Mahumapelo – North West Prov Budget Vote 2018/19

[Govt of SA] Budget Speech of the Office of the Premier delivered by the Hon. Premier Hon. Supra Obakeng Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo at the North West Provincial Legislature in Mahikeng

[Govt of SA] Budget Speech of the Office of the Premier delivered by the Hon. Premier Hon. Supra Obakeng Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo at the North West Provincial Legislature in Mahikeng

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Farmworker Beaten and Dragged Behind Quad Bike, Court Hears

[News24Wire] A State witness and friend of murdered farmworker Adam Pieterse told the Western Cape High Court sitting in Vredendal on Tuesday how Pieterse’s lifeless body was dragged along a gravel path at a Lutzville farm while tied to a quad bike.

[News24Wire] A State witness and friend of murdered farmworker Adam Pieterse told the Western Cape High Court sitting in Vredendal on Tuesday how Pieterse's lifeless body was dragged along a gravel path at a Lutzville farm while tied to a quad bike.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nehawu Concerned By Death of Four Mineworkers and Reitarate Calls for the Total Shutdown of Sibanye Stillwater

[COSATU] The national union is reiterating its call for the total shutdown of all Sibanye Stillwater operations up until they can guarantee the safety of workers. The company has been hogging headlines for all wrong reasons and its safety record contin…

[COSATU] The national union is reiterating its call for the total shutdown of all Sibanye Stillwater operations up until they can guarantee the safety of workers. The company has been hogging headlines for all wrong reasons and its safety record continues to deteriorate by the day. Operations cannot continue while workers lose their lives and families lose breadwinners.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Paramilitary Fighters Contracted Measles in North Darfur – Medical Source

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Dozens of paramilitary combatants infected with measles have arrived in El Fashir academic hospital, a medical source in the hospital reported.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Dozens of paramilitary combatants infected with measles have arrived in El Fashir academic hospital, a medical source in the hospital reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Darfur Security Committees to Re-Enforce Arms Collection

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -The national committee for the collection of weapons and vehicle registration held a meeting with all security committees from the five states of Darfur in Nierteti.

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -The national committee for the collection of weapons and vehicle registration held a meeting with all security committees from the five states of Darfur in Nierteti.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan