Kuomboka To Take Place After 4 Year Absence

The people of Western Province will finally host the Kuomboka Ceremony for the first time since 2013. Barotseland has been a political hot potato with the absence of the Kuomboka ceremony in the last few years linked to the political … Continued

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The people of Western Province will finally host the Kuomboka Ceremony for the first time since 2013. Barotseland has been a political hot potato with the absence of the Kuomboka ceremony in the last few years linked to the political atmosphere in the country. The people of Barotseland have been raising dust over matters of development and have even threatened secession from Zambia. Currently there are dissenters that have been facing court action over matters of independence of Barotseland. Western Province Minister Nathanel Mubukwanu said that the Kuomboka will take place on April 8. He said that the water levels this year had compelled the Barotseland establishment to hold the Kuomboka ceremony this year. The Kuomboka is the symbolic movement of the Lozi people from Lealui which is the wet capital to Limulunga which is on higher land. Not even the appointment of Inonge Wina as Vice President has appeased the people of Western Province. The post Kuomboka To Take Place After 4 Year Absence appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Poet Ben Okri Celebrates Birthday

[This is Africa] An African literary giant Ben Okri celebrates his birthday today. Okri, a Nigerian poet and novelist turns 58. Okri is considered one of the foremost African authors in the post-modern and post-colonial traditions. He won the Man Booke…

[This is Africa] An African literary giant Ben Okri celebrates his birthday today. Okri, a Nigerian poet and novelist turns 58. Okri is considered one of the foremost African authors in the post-modern and post-colonial traditions. He won the Man Booker Prize for The Famished Road (1991).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Launching of Third Edition of the Export Directory of Enterprise Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] The third edition of the Export Directory, a publication by Enterprise Mauritius which contains pertinent information on products, portfolios and contact details of local enterprises, was launched yesterday at Le Meridien Hote…

[Government of Mauritius] The third edition of the Export Directory, a publication by Enterprise Mauritius which contains pertinent information on products, portfolios and contact details of local enterprises, was launched yesterday at Le Meridien Hotel in Pointe aux Piments in the presence of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Cooperatives, Mr Ashit Gungah, and the Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Mauritius, Mr Arvind Radhakrishna.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Historic Statue of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II Excavated

[This is Africa] Egypt is known as the land of Pharaohs. Years after the reign of Pharaohs, archaeologists are trying to find more and more remains and evidences of this past world. A statue believed to depict Pharaoh Ramses II has been excavated, an i…

[This is Africa] Egypt is known as the land of Pharaohs. Years after the reign of Pharaohs, archaeologists are trying to find more and more remains and evidences of this past world. A statue believed to depict Pharaoh Ramses II has been excavated, an important relic, which could help spur the country's tourism.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Nyanya Bombing: Lack of Interpreter Stalls Trial

[Premium Times] Hearing into the case of the alleged masterminds of the April 14, 2014 bomb blast that killed over 75 persons at a motor park in Nyanya Abuja, was stalled on Tuesday due to lack of a court interpreter.

[Premium Times] Hearing into the case of the alleged masterminds of the April 14, 2014 bomb blast that killed over 75 persons at a motor park in Nyanya Abuja, was stalled on Tuesday due to lack of a court interpreter.

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Dlamini Failed Beneficiaries, Court Hears

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has failed in her constitutional duty in respect of social grants and the 17 million beneficiaries, the Constitutional Court heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has failed in her constitutional duty in respect of social grants and the 17 million beneficiaries, the Constitutional Court heard on Wednesday.

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Hameed Ali Fails to Appear Before Senate As Lawmakers Threaten Arrest

[Premium Times] The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, did not appear before the Senate on Wednesday to brief the lawmakers on planned action on vehicles without duty payment.

[Premium Times] The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, did not appear before the Senate on Wednesday to brief the lawmakers on planned action on vehicles without duty payment.

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Senate Screens Acting EFCC Chairman, Magu, Today

[Vanguard] Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said yesterday that Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, would be screened today as substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency.

[Vanguard] Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said yesterday that Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, would be screened today as substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency.

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