Cape Town Mayor De Lille’s Court Hearing Postponed

[News24Wire] Temporarily reinstated City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will spend more time in her office after her court battle meant to be heard on Friday was postponed for almost another two weeks.

[News24Wire] Temporarily reinstated City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will spend more time in her office after her court battle meant to be heard on Friday was postponed for almost another two weeks.

Senate Makes Fresh Move to End Killings, Kidnappings

[Guardian] The Senate rose from a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies, yesterday, directing them to submit special funding requests within two weeks.

[Guardian] The Senate rose from a closed-door meeting with the nation's security chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies, yesterday, directing them to submit special funding requests within two weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stunna – the Next Big Star in the Making

[Observer] Every year in Liberia’s struggling music industry, there are a lot of new artists who burst into the limelight with crisp sounds and unique voices that positioned them for a better future in the music industry.

[Observer] Every year in Liberia's struggling music industry, there are a lot of new artists who burst into the limelight with crisp sounds and unique voices that positioned them for a better future in the music industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mugabe Fails to Appear in Parliament

[The Herald] THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy has resolved to issue another invite to former President Mr Robert Mugabe after he failed to appear before it yesterday to give oral evidence on diamond leakages at Chiadzwa.

[The Herald] THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy has resolved to issue another invite to former President Mr Robert Mugabe after he failed to appear before it yesterday to give oral evidence on diamond leakages at Chiadzwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Trouble for Obasanjo As Govt Revisits Power Project

[Leadership] Abuja -There are indications that former President Olusegun Obasanjo may be in for serious trouble, as the federal government plans to begin a fresh probe of how $16billion earmarked for power projects during his administration was spent.

[Leadership] Abuja -There are indications that former President Olusegun Obasanjo may be in for serious trouble, as the federal government plans to begin a fresh probe of how $16billion earmarked for power projects during his administration was spent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Fistula Day – ‘Nigeria Accounts for 40% of Fistula Cases Worldwide’

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) about 50,000 to 100,000 women sustain obstetric fistula in the act of trying to bring forth new life annually while Nigeria accounts for 40 per cent of fistula cases worldwid…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) about 50,000 to 100,000 women sustain obstetric fistula in the act of trying to bring forth new life annually while Nigeria accounts for 40 per cent of fistula cases worldwide; the Programme Director of Development Communications Network, Akin Jimoh has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Has Addressed None of the Issues We Raised – #BBOG

[Daily Trust] The #BringBackOurGirls movement (BBOG) has said the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed none of the issues it raised about the efforts to return the remaining abducted Chibok schoolgirls, nor the challenge pu…

[Daily Trust] The #BringBackOurGirls movement (BBOG) has said the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed none of the issues it raised about the efforts to return the remaining abducted Chibok schoolgirls, nor the challenge put by others to produce a proof-of-life video after their claim that our girls are still alive.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Intercept 1700kg of Smuggled Minerals

[New Times] Police in Burera District, in partnership with Rwanda Investigations Bureau (RIB), on May 22, intercepted a Toyota Land Cruiser carrying 30 sacks of smuggled minerals weighing 1700kgs.

[New Times] Police in Burera District, in partnership with Rwanda Investigations Bureau (RIB), on May 22, intercepted a Toyota Land Cruiser carrying 30 sacks of smuggled minerals weighing 1700kgs.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda