Ex-NITEL/Mtel Workers Appeal to Buhari Over Non-Payment of 20 Years Pension Buy-Out

[Guardian] Benin City -Former workers of Nigerian Telecommunication Limited (NITEL) and its arm, the Mobile Telecommunication Limited (Mtel), have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Bureau for Public Enterprise (BPE) and the office of…

[Guardian] Benin City -Former workers of Nigerian Telecommunication Limited (NITEL) and its arm, the Mobile Telecommunication Limited (Mtel), have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Bureau for Public Enterprise (BPE) and the office of the Accountant General to urgently effect the payment of the balance of 20 years pension buy-out and other entitlement owed them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Intelligent Irish Side a Huge Threat, Says Proudfoot

[News24Wire] Ireland is a very intelligent rugby side who are well-coached, and the Springboks will have to prepare very well to meet an extremely tough challenge when the two sides meet on Saturday in Dublin, according to Matt Proudfoot , the Springbo…

[News24Wire] Ireland is a very intelligent rugby side who are well-coached, and the Springboks will have to prepare very well to meet an extremely tough challenge when the two sides meet on Saturday in Dublin, according to Matt Proudfoot , the Springbok scrum coach.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘State Allows You to Drink Yourself to Death, Smoke Yourself to Cancer’ – Rastafarian Activist

[News24Wire] Rastafarian activist Garreth Prince was on colourful display before the justices of the Constitutional Court on Tuesday as he argued for his right to smoke marijuana in public.

[News24Wire] Rastafarian activist Garreth Prince was on colourful display before the justices of the Constitutional Court on Tuesday as he argued for his right to smoke marijuana in public.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fugitive Puntland Soldier Arrested in Kismayo After Attempted Rape And Shooting of 16yr Girl

[Dalsan Radio] Jubaland authorities have arrested a fugitive Puntland soldier who reportedly shot a 16 years old girl on her private twice and attempted to rape her. The incident took place in the port city of Bossaso last week. Authorities confirmed t…

[Dalsan Radio] Jubaland authorities have arrested a fugitive Puntland soldier who reportedly shot a 16 years old girl on her private twice and attempted to rape her. The incident took place in the port city of Bossaso last week. Authorities confirmed the soldier was arrested in the Jubaland capital Kismayu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Galmudug’s Haaf Confesses Used U.S.$1 Million From Public Coffers to Defend Presidency

[Dalsan Radio] Ahmed Haaf on Tuesday admitted that he channelled finances set aside for infrastructure to defend himself after his controversial impeachment.

[Dalsan Radio] Ahmed Haaf on Tuesday admitted that he channelled finances set aside for infrastructure to defend himself after his controversial impeachment.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia