Jobs Not Jets – DA Strongly Opposed to New R1.3 Billion Regional Presidential Jet

[DA] The Democratic Alliance will submit Parliamentary questions to the Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula, to get clarity on the reported acquisition of a new luxury 18 passenger jet for regional flights for President Jacob Zuma.

[DA] The Democratic Alliance will submit Parliamentary questions to the Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula, to get clarity on the reported acquisition of a new luxury 18 passenger jet for regional flights for President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Baleka Mbete Leaves Businesses in the Lurch As Bill for the Speaker’s Ball Goes Unpaid

[DA] I have reliably been informed that none of the service providers that worked on The Speaker’s Ball, a post-SONA event hosted by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, have been paid in full. Some service providers have not received an…

[DA] I have reliably been informed that none of the service providers that worked on The Speaker's Ball, a post-SONA event hosted by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, have been paid in full. Some service providers have not received any payment for the event which was held at a five-star hotel in Camps Bay on 9 February.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Popular Hausa Musician Releases New Song to Celebrate Buhari’s Return

[Premium Times] A Hausa musician and staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rarara, has released a new song titled “Baba Ya dawo” meaning ‘Baba has returned.’

[Premium Times] A Hausa musician and staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rarara, has released a new song titled "Baba Ya dawo" meaning 'Baba has returned.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ignorance Kills Kidney Disorder Patients

[Vanguard] March 9, 2017 was World Kidney Day, a day set aside for global awareness on the importance of kidney. The day was part of the campaign to urgently reduce the risk factors for chronic kidney disease, CKD, in the world. This year’s theme was “Kidney Disease & Obesity”.

[Vanguard] March 9, 2017 was World Kidney Day, a day set aside for global awareness on the importance of kidney. The day was part of the campaign to urgently reduce the risk factors for chronic kidney disease, CKD, in the world. This year's theme was "Kidney Disease & Obesity".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Troops Kill Two Female Suicide Bombers, Rescue 211 Boko Haram Captives

[Premium Times] Two teenage female suicide bombers were on Saturday night shot dead by troops as they made a futile attempt to sneak into Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, wearing explosive vests hidden under their clothes, officials said.

[Premium Times] Two teenage female suicide bombers were on Saturday night shot dead by troops as they made a futile attempt to sneak into Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, wearing explosive vests hidden under their clothes, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Brazen Attempt to Steal 2018 Polls

[Zimbabwe Standard] A fortnight ago, the nation was startled to hear that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), a supposedly independent commission, had allowed the Zanu PF government to hijack the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise, in the…

[Zimbabwe Standard] A fortnight ago, the nation was startled to hear that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), a supposedly independent commission, had allowed the Zanu PF government to hijack the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise, in the process casting fresh doubts on the prospect for a free, fair and credible election in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

We’ll Uphold General Adebayo’s Legacies – Fayose

[Vanguard] Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose says his administration will uphold the legacies of the late General Adeyinka Adebayo, a former Military Governor of the old Western State.

[Vanguard] Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose says his administration will uphold the legacies of the late General Adeyinka Adebayo, a former Military Governor of the old Western State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria