149 More Nigerians Return From Libya

[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Monday received 149 Nigerian returnees who had been stranded in Libya, bringing the total number brought back to the country in the last five weeks to 975.

[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Monday received 149 Nigerian returnees who had been stranded in Libya, bringing the total number brought back to the country in the last five weeks to 975.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Central Bank Chief in #ParadisePapers Tax Avoidance Scandal

[Premium Times] The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and the Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, have descended into a major tax avoidance scandal in Europe following revelations that they most likely skipped the payment of about £11million value added tax while importing luxury jets into the European Union.

[Premium Times] The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and the Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, have descended into a major tax avoidance scandal in Europe following revelations that they most likely skipped the payment of about £11million value added tax while importing luxury jets into the European Union.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PF Try To Diffuse Backlash Against Lusaka Mayor

The ruling Patriotic Front has published academic qualifications of Lusaka mayor Wilson Kalumba to diffuse a growing backlash against the civic leader. Kalumba has come under severe attack for what many Lusaka resident dim poor performance. This morning, a picture … Continued

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The ruling Patriotic Front has published academic qualifications of Lusaka mayor Wilson Kalumba to diffuse a growing backlash against the civic leader. Kalumba has come under severe attack for what many Lusaka resident dim poor performance. This morning, a picture of Kalumba seemingly dozing on official duty went viral with his critics confirming the 53-year-old is not up to the task for his role. Some of this critics, among the PF cadres, wondered how the ruling party settled for him as their candidate in the 2016 general election. There are those who even went an extra mile regretting the decision they made to vote for Kalumba. Former first lady Maureen Mwanawasa (UPND) and Fisho Mwale (Independent) were among the candidates in the race for the position. PART OF KALUMBA’S RICH ACADEMIC CV Academic Qualifications for 53 year old Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba +Chartered Accountant ACCA – from Emile Wolf College in UK + Fellow Member of ZICA-Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants + holds MBA – Edingburgh Business School at Herriot Watt University in Scotland + Certified Forensic Accountant – American College of Forensic Examiners + Strategic Financial Analysis- Havard Business School at Harvard University + Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitration-CIA + Certified Credit Rating Analyst by Moodys —————————————————– This summary has been compiled by the Local Government Association of Zambia. EDITOR’S NOTE: The picture accompanying the article is a satirical depiction of the Lusaka mayor by artist Choklet. The post PF Try To Diffuse Backlash Against Lusaka Mayor appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

U.S. Strikes on ISIS in Somalia Underscore Threat, Vulnerabilities

[Atlantic Council] Washington, DC -On November 3, the United States carried out two separate airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Somalia, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced in a statement.

[Atlantic Council] Washington, DC -On November 3, the United States carried out two separate airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Somalia, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Examining The Untapped Power of Citizens in Governance

[allAfrica] Ibadan -The role of active citizens in an effective democracy cannot be overemphasized. Nigeria is believed to have a population of over 180 million of which 120 million are said to be of voting age and yet in the last election only 28,587,…

[allAfrica] Ibadan -The role of active citizens in an effective democracy cannot be overemphasized. Nigeria is believed to have a population of over 180 million of which 120 million are said to be of voting age and yet in the last election only 28,587,564 votes were cast.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

VP Mnangagwa Fired

[263Chat] Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been fired from government for disrespect, deceitfulness and exhibiting traits of disloyalty in the execution of his duties.

[263Chat] Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been fired from government for disrespect, deceitfulness and exhibiting traits of disloyalty in the execution of his duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ugandan Leaders to Commission Construction of Oil Pipeline

[SAnews.gov.za] Tanzanian President Joseph Magufuli is scheduled to travel to Uganda where he will, together with his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni, lay a foundation stone for the construction of an oil pipeline.

[SAnews.gov.za] Tanzanian President Joseph Magufuli is scheduled to travel to Uganda where he will, together with his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni, lay a foundation stone for the construction of an oil pipeline.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Authorities Must Ensure Sexual Offences Act Works

[SAnews.gov.za] Justice and Constitutional Development Deputy Minister John Jeffery says government, civil society and the courts owe it to victims of sexual offences to make sure the Sexual Offences Act is properly implemented.

[SAnews.gov.za] Justice and Constitutional Development Deputy Minister John Jeffery says government, civil society and the courts owe it to victims of sexual offences to make sure the Sexual Offences Act is properly implemented.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa