Snakes and Monkeys Are Getting the Blame for Corruption in Nigeria

[The Conversation Africa] There is something strange afoot in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy. Animals have been making away with huge sums of money. No, this is not a euphemism.

[The Conversation Africa] There is something strange afoot in Nigeria, Africa's largest economy. Animals have been making away with huge sums of money. No, this is not a euphemism.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tuku to Serenade Passengers On Fastjet Vic Falls Flight

[The Herald] Oliver Mtukudzi will today perform aboard a Fastjet plane as it flies from Harare to Victoria Falls, in what ranks as one of the artiste’s intimate performances.

[The Herald] Oliver Mtukudzi will today perform aboard a Fastjet plane as it flies from Harare to Victoria Falls, in what ranks as one of the artiste's intimate performances.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

6 in 10 Nigerians Say Govt Should Not Pay Ransom to Insurgents

[Daily Trust] Nearly six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons.

[Daily Trust] Nearly six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zanu-PF Politicians Grab Gold Mine

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF politicians in the Midlands have seized a foreign-owned gold mine and allowed party youths to mass onto the property in what is seen as a vote buying gimmick ahead of elections due this year.

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF politicians in the Midlands have seized a foreign-owned gold mine and allowed party youths to mass onto the property in what is seen as a vote buying gimmick ahead of elections due this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Still Eyes Arik, Aero As Fulcrum for National Carrier

[This Day] Despite the process currently going on to create a national carrier, THISDAY has learnt that the federal government still hopes to establish the new airline on the foundation already laid by Arik Air with technical support from the maintenan…

[This Day] Despite the process currently going on to create a national carrier, THISDAY has learnt that the federal government still hopes to establish the new airline on the foundation already laid by Arik Air with technical support from the maintenance section of Aero Contractors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Election Budget U.S.$50 Million Short – But Commission Says It’s Ready

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Elections Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba told legislators this Thursday that the poll agency is ready for elections despite having a $50 million funding shortfall.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Elections Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba told legislators this Thursday that the poll agency is ready for elections despite having a $50 million funding shortfall.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe