Census 2018 – Population Commission in the Dark Due to Budget Delays

[Guardian] With the uncertain fate of the N272b proposed for the 2018 national population census, and a lull in pre-census activities owing to financial constraints, these are indeed very uncertain times at the National Population Commission (NPC).

[Guardian] With the uncertain fate of the N272b proposed for the 2018 national population census, and a lull in pre-census activities owing to financial constraints, these are indeed very uncertain times at the National Population Commission (NPC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

30,000 Return From Yemen

[Dalsan Radio] Some 30,600 Somalis have reportedly returned to Somalia from Yemen since the beginning of war in Yemen in 2015, the UN refugee agency said on Friday.

[Dalsan Radio] Some 30,600 Somalis have reportedly returned to Somalia from Yemen since the beginning of war in Yemen in 2015, the UN refugee agency said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Three Injured in Durban Bouquet Bomb

[News24Wire] Three members of a Durban family were injured in an act of terrorism when a parcel containing artificial flowers, a small box and a get well card turned out to be a bomb, a civil rights organisation said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Three members of a Durban family were injured in an act of terrorism when a parcel containing artificial flowers, a small box and a get well card turned out to be a bomb, a civil rights organisation said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pro-Biafra Women Protest Half-Naked Against Soldiers

[Premium Times] In what appeared to be a repeat of the historic Aba women riot of 1929, some female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have staged a protest in Abiriba, Abia State, half-dressed.

[Premium Times] In what appeared to be a repeat of the historic Aba women riot of 1929, some female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have staged a protest in Abiriba, Abia State, half-dressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zhuwao Bristles As Ministry Rot Exposed

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Cabinet minister Patrick Zhuwao has hit out at the Justice Wadyajena-led parliamentary committee on empowerment, disparaging MPs on the body as a bunch of cowards using the agency for factional agendas.

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Cabinet minister Patrick Zhuwao has hit out at the Justice Wadyajena-led parliamentary committee on empowerment, disparaging MPs on the body as a bunch of cowards using the agency for factional agendas.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Troops Kill 13 Boko Haram Terrorists, Capture 10 Logistics Officials’

[Premium Times] Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram on Saturday said they killed 13 terrorists and arrested 10 others engaged in smuggling in supplies for the group.

[Premium Times] Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram on Saturday said they killed 13 terrorists and arrested 10 others engaged in smuggling in supplies for the group.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Troops Rescue 998, Clear Boko Haram From Area

[Guardian] Abuja -Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, along with some Civilian JTF have after a fierce encounter with Boko Haram terrorists at Ndufu, rescued 998 persons.

[Guardian] Abuja -Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, along with some Civilian JTF have after a fierce encounter with Boko Haram terrorists at Ndufu, rescued 998 persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ICT – Pushing Girls Into Friendlier Terrains

[Daily Trust] Over 200 girls from 15 schools in the FCT gathered at the IBI training centre to gain better understanding of the world of Information and Communication Technology.

[Daily Trust] Over 200 girls from 15 schools in the FCT gathered at the IBI training centre to gain better understanding of the world of Information and Communication Technology.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidential Challenger Mujuri Takes Campaign to Victims’ Graves

[New Zimbabwe] NATIONAL People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru’s election campaign on Thursday took her to the graves of 2008 presidential election run-off victims in Gutu where she took time to sweep and tidy up cemetery while also accusing Zanu PF …

[New Zimbabwe] NATIONAL People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru's election campaign on Thursday took her to the graves of 2008 presidential election run-off victims in Gutu where she took time to sweep and tidy up cemetery while also accusing Zanu PF of killing her own husband.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Europe Banned AirZim

[Zimbabwe Standard] The European Commission ban on Air Zimbabwe was precipitated by the failure by the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (Caaz) to follow up on progress made by the airline to address safety deficiencies, Standardbusiness heard last …

[Zimbabwe Standard] The European Commission ban on Air Zimbabwe was precipitated by the failure by the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (Caaz) to follow up on progress made by the airline to address safety deficiencies, Standardbusiness heard last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe