Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Diezani’s 56 Houses

[Leadership] Abuja -A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered permanent forfeiture of 56 houses allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the federal government.

[Leadership] Abuja -A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered permanent forfeiture of 56 houses allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pentagon Blames Islamic State in Deadly Attack on U.S. Forces

[VOA] The Pentagon said Wednesday that Islamic State fighters were responsible for an attack in southwestern Niger that killed four American soldiers, as new details suggested local villagers might have played a role in the ambush.

[VOA] The Pentagon said Wednesday that Islamic State fighters were responsible for an attack in southwestern Niger that killed four American soldiers, as new details suggested local villagers might have played a role in the ambush.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Aga Khan Pledges Support for Govt Development Plans

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, His Highness the Aga Khan, yesterday told President John Magufuli that his network will expand the Dar es Salaam Aga Khan hospital and build a university in Arusha.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, His Highness the Aga Khan, yesterday told President John Magufuli that his network will expand the Dar es Salaam Aga Khan hospital and build a university in Arusha.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senator Misau to Be Arraigned for Forgery Next Week

[Leadership] Abuja -Baring last minutes changes, the embattled Senator, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau, will be arraigned for forgery next week.

[Leadership] Abuja -Baring last minutes changes, the embattled Senator, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau, will be arraigned for forgery next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Musician Kept from U.S. Internship Blames Trump

[VOA] The Somali musician Hassan-Nour Sayid — known by his stage name, Aar Maanta — and his band, the Urban Nomads, were supposed to be in Minnesota last week, where they were to kick off a monthlong internship of performances and workshops set up th…

[VOA] The Somali musician Hassan-Nour Sayid -- known by his stage name, Aar Maanta -- and his band, the Urban Nomads, were supposed to be in Minnesota last week, where they were to kick off a monthlong internship of performances and workshops set up through the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

1 300 Schools to Be Connected to Internet

[The Herald] Government has started connecting 1 300 schools to Internet to further improve the country’s literacy levels through provision of quality education and ease access to information. Information, Communication Technology, Postal and Courier S…

[The Herald] Government has started connecting 1 300 schools to Internet to further improve the country's literacy levels through provision of quality education and ease access to information. Information, Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Minister Cde Supa Mandiwanzira said this yesterday while addressing delegates at the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) underway in Buenos Aires in Argentina.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Renamo Tries to Sack Provincial Assembly Director

[AIM] Maputo -The chairperson of the Sofala Provincial Assembly, in central Mozambique, Carlitos Viano, has sacked the director of the assembly’s technical secretariat, Rui Manuel, for refusing to obey instructions from the rebel movement Renamo, accor…

[AIM] Maputo -The chairperson of the Sofala Provincial Assembly, in central Mozambique, Carlitos Viano, has sacked the director of the assembly's technical secretariat, Rui Manuel, for refusing to obey instructions from the rebel movement Renamo, according to a report on the independent television station, STV.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique