Buhari Approves Payment of Pension to Ex-Biafran Policemen

[Leadership] Abuja -Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), yesterday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension for ex-Biafra policemen who were granted presidential pardoned by former President Olusegu…

[Leadership] Abuja -Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), yesterday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension for ex-Biafra policemen who were granted presidential pardoned by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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Multiple Land Ownership Worries Mzuzu City Council

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu City Council (MCC) says the current land administration structures where land within the city is administered by different players makes it difficult for the council to make decisions in coming up with sustainable ways of ave…

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu City Council (MCC) says the current land administration structures where land within the city is administered by different players makes it difficult for the council to make decisions in coming up with sustainable ways of averting natural disasters that persistently occur in the city.

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Eagles Hope for ‘Winning Style’ Against Bullets

[Nyasa Times] Blue Eagles F.C remains hopeful to get winning style in all their week 25 fixtures minus head coach Audlow Makonyola as they will be travelling down to south this weekend to meet Azam Tigers and TNM Super League title contenders Nyasa Big…

[Nyasa Times] Blue Eagles F.C remains hopeful to get winning style in all their week 25 fixtures minus head coach Audlow Makonyola as they will be travelling down to south this weekend to meet Azam Tigers and TNM Super League title contenders Nyasa Big Bullets.

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Govt Invites Diamond Buyers

[The Herald] Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa has taken advantage of the ongoing bi-annual Dubai Diamond Conference to invite international diamond buyers to tender for Zimbabwean diamonds which will “soon” go under the hammer. Th…

[The Herald] Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa has taken advantage of the ongoing bi-annual Dubai Diamond Conference to invite international diamond buyers to tender for Zimbabwean diamonds which will "soon" go under the hammer. The conference brings together international leaders of the diamond industry among them African Ministers of Mines, traders, financiers and world-renowned jewellers to Dubai which plays a central role for the trade due to its location between producing countries and cutting

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Trust Builds Roofs, Drainage for Local School

[Nyasa Times] In its continued efforts towards assisting government in delivery of social services, Malawi’s integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM plc has completed works to build roofed walkways and drainage system for SOS Primary Sch…

[Nyasa Times] In its continued efforts towards assisting government in delivery of social services, Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM plc has completed works to build roofed walkways and drainage system for SOS Primary School in Machinjiri, Blantyre.

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Man Found Dead in Soche Quarry Dam

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -A body of a dead man was on Saturday found floating in a dam at Soche Quarry in the area of Group Village Headwoman (GVH) Misesa in Blantyre, Police at Soche Sub Station have confirmed.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -A body of a dead man was on Saturday found floating in a dam at Soche Quarry in the area of Group Village Headwoman (GVH) Misesa in Blantyre, Police at Soche Sub Station have confirmed.

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What’s At Stake in New Finance Minister’s First Budget

[The Conversation Africa] There’s a great deal hanging on South Africa’s 2017 medium term budget policy statement. Three factors are at play: there is political turmoil around the governing African National Congress, the country’s economy is performing…

[The Conversation Africa] There's a great deal hanging on South Africa's 2017 medium term budget policy statement. Three factors are at play: there is political turmoil around the governing African National Congress, the country's economy is performing poorly and this is the first budgetary statement from the new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. The Conversation Africa's Sibonelo Radebe asked Jannie Rossouw to layout his expectations.

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How Govt, Governors, Averted October 1 Crisis

[Leadership] Perhaps, nothing has threatened the corporate existence of Nigeria in the last two decades like the recent secession threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) from the South-east and the issuance of quit notice by some youth groups …

[Leadership] Perhaps, nothing has threatened the corporate existence of Nigeria in the last two decades like the recent secession threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) from the South-east and the issuance of quit notice by some youth groups in the Northern part of the country.

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Senate Orders Unfreezing of Patience Jonathan’s Accounts

[Leadership] Abuja -Despite assurances and pledges Senate had made in the past to support the ongoing fight against corruption in the country, senate committee investigating the petitions against the freezing of the accounts of the former first lady, P…

[Leadership] Abuja -Despite assurances and pledges Senate had made in the past to support the ongoing fight against corruption in the country, senate committee investigating the petitions against the freezing of the accounts of the former first lady, Patience Jonathan has directed that they should be unfreeze.

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NASS Begins Prayer Exercise, Seeks Unity, End to Economic Crisis

[Leadership] Abuja -The National Assembly has embarked on fervent prayers to seek God’s guidance to foster national unity and end the economic crisis facing the country.

[Leadership] Abuja -The National Assembly has embarked on fervent prayers to seek God's guidance to foster national unity and end the economic crisis facing the country.

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