Etihad Airways Increases Frequency to Nigeria, Egypt

[Guardian] Etihad Airways is adding year-round flights between its Abu Dhabi hub and both Cairo and Lagos later this year to cater to growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates.

[Guardian] Etihad Airways is adding year-round flights between its Abu Dhabi hub and both Cairo and Lagos later this year to cater to growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cool Crooners Frontman Abel Sithole Passes Away

[Zimbabwe Independent] The death last Saturday of Abel Sinwametsi Sithole, one of the exponents of Zimbabwean music, cast a pall over a city that was still euphoric over the trumphant hosting of the Bulawayo Arts Awards on the previous night. On Saturd…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The death last Saturday of Abel Sinwametsi Sithole, one of the exponents of Zimbabwean music, cast a pall over a city that was still euphoric over the trumphant hosting of the Bulawayo Arts Awards on the previous night. On Saturday morning, aged 81, the crooner died at Mpilo Central Hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dogara Queries CBN for Not Disclosing Interests Accruing to Nigeria’s Foreign Reserves

[Daily Trust] The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has queried the non-disclosure of interests accruing to Nigeria’s foreign reserve accounts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

[Daily Trust] The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has queried the non-disclosure of interests accruing to Nigeria's foreign reserve accounts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gurira’s Colourful Breakthrough

[Zimbabwe Independent] If ever we had a bonafide big time movie star in the making, then Danai Gurira is it! Born in 1978 in Iowa in the US into a middle-class family of Zimbabwean expatriates who had left the country in 1964, she returned to Zimbabwe …

[Zimbabwe Independent] If ever we had a bonafide big time movie star in the making, then Danai Gurira is it! Born in 1978 in Iowa in the US into a middle-class family of Zimbabwean expatriates who had left the country in 1964, she returned to Zimbabwe at age five in 1983.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

PDP Pledges to Grant Amnesty to Sheriff Faction

[Premium Times] The Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said on Thursday in Abuja that the party’s leadership tussle was a “hard battle.”

[Premium Times] The Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said on Thursday in Abuja that the party's leadership tussle was a "hard battle."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Armed Robbers Pounce On Service Station

[The Herald] A gang of six robbers, armed with pistols, attacked Juru Service Station in Goromonzi District on Wednesday and disappeared with 2×40-litre diesel coupons, three cellphones, a Point of Sale machine and cash amounting to $1 687.

[The Herald] A gang of six robbers, armed with pistols, attacked Juru Service Station in Goromonzi District on Wednesday and disappeared with 2×40-litre diesel coupons, three cellphones, a Point of Sale machine and cash amounting to $1 687.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe