Agitations in the South East, South South, Worrying Us – Governors

[Vanguard] Owerri -The Chairman of the Southeast and South south governors forum, Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwaibom state, Sunday,said that the level of agitations in the two regions worry the governors.

[Vanguard] Owerri -The Chairman of the Southeast and South south governors forum, Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwaibom state, Sunday,said that the level of agitations in the two regions worry the governors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Still On Nigeria’s Debt Profile

[Vanguard] Barely eleven years ago, Nigeria was compelled by pressure, from International creditors, particularly the London and Paris club, to ‘voluntarily’ part with almost $12.4bn allegedly owed, so that another $18bn debt could be written off, from…

[Vanguard] Barely eleven years ago, Nigeria was compelled by pressure, from International creditors, particularly the London and Paris club, to 'voluntarily' part with almost $12.4bn allegedly owed, so that another $18bn debt could be written off, from the country's total external debt of about $30bn.

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Why Is Beleaguered Mnangagwa Now Speaking Out?

[Zimbabwe Standard] Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa touched a raw nerve when he chose to use the late Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa’s memorial service to reveal, for the first time, that he was “poisoned”.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa touched a raw nerve when he chose to use the late Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa's memorial service to reveal, for the first time, that he was "poisoned".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Anger As Council Grants Mugabe Free Use of Stadium

[New Zimbabwe] In a move which has irked political parties and residents, the MDC-T led Bulawayo city council has granted Zanu PF free use of the white City Stadium for the party’s forthcoming youth interface rally.

[New Zimbabwe] In a move which has irked political parties and residents, the MDC-T led Bulawayo city council has granted Zanu PF free use of the white City Stadium for the party's forthcoming youth interface rally.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Asaba Massacre – Anambra Governorship Candidate Chidoka Urges Nigerian Govt to Apologise

[Premium Times] The candidate of the United Progressive Party in the Anambra governorship election, Osita Chidoka, has urged the federal government to issue a public apology over the massacre of civilians allegedly by soldiers of the Nigerian Army duri…

[Premium Times] The candidate of the United Progressive Party in the Anambra governorship election, Osita Chidoka, has urged the federal government to issue a public apology over the massacre of civilians allegedly by soldiers of the Nigerian Army during the civil war in 1967.

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Electricity Distribution Firm Loses U.S.$4 Million to Vandalism

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has lost $4 million worth of materials and equipment to vandalism, the power utility Managing Director Engineer Julian Chinembiri has made the startling revelation.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has lost $4 million worth of materials and equipment to vandalism, the power utility Managing Director Engineer Julian Chinembiri has made the startling revelation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Who Is Afraid of Civil Society?

[Vanguard] IN recent weeks, Nigerians have witnessed a potential setback to our nation’s democracy through the on-going unguarded activities by some members of the House of Representatives who dedicate precious legislative time and resources in pushing…

[Vanguard] IN recent weeks, Nigerians have witnessed a potential setback to our nation's democracy through the on-going unguarded activities by some members of the House of Representatives who dedicate precious legislative time and resources in pushing for passage, a Sierra Leone-originated, but widely condemned and rejected legislative framework popularly known as a "Bill to regulate NGOs, CSOs."

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