Video Director Arrested for ‘Poisoning’ Pregnant Girlfriend

[Premium Times] A Nigerian video director and CEO of Hg2filmworks, Olaolu Akorede, has been remanded in Ikoyi prison, Lagos, for allegedly poisoning his pregnant girlfriend and killing their unborn child.

[Premium Times] A Nigerian video director and CEO of Hg2filmworks, Olaolu Akorede, has been remanded in Ikoyi prison, Lagos, for allegedly poisoning his pregnant girlfriend and killing their unborn child.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Legislators’ Concern On Industrial Growth

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government said in Parliament yesterday that it has registered 393 large scale industrial projects valued at $2.36 billion (Sh5.1 trillion) during the past 18 months, but the Opposition warned that the current declining contributi…

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government said in Parliament yesterday that it has registered 393 large scale industrial projects valued at $2.36 billion (Sh5.1 trillion) during the past 18 months, but the Opposition warned that the current declining contribution from the industrial sector to the national economy could derail the industrialisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Former Minister Chaponda Faces ‘Further Investigations’

[Nyasa Times] Chairperson of the joint committee of Parliament which conducted an inquiry into Admarc maize procurement from neighbouring Zambia, Joseph Chidanti -Malunga has called for speedy prosecution of all culprits in the scandal following the ad…

[Nyasa Times] Chairperson of the joint committee of Parliament which conducted an inquiry into Admarc maize procurement from neighbouring Zambia, Joseph Chidanti -Malunga has called for speedy prosecution of all culprits in the scandal following the adoption of the committee’s report by Parliament.

Govt Budgets N10 Billion for Abuja Airport Second Runway

[Vanguard] In a bid to prevent further costly shutdown of operations, the Federal Government has begun moves to construct a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

[Vanguard] In a bid to prevent further costly shutdown of operations, the Federal Government has begun moves to construct a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Sets Date for Ifeanyi Ubah’s Right Application Ruling

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed May 25 to rule on whether it has jurisdiction in hearing the suit involving the Chairman, Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, and the State Security Service alongside others.

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed May 25 to rule on whether it has jurisdiction in hearing the suit involving the Chairman, Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, and the State Security Service alongside others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Councillor Bemoans Appointment of ‘Struggle Kids’ in Omaheke

[New Era] Windhoek -The Councillor for Otjinene Constituency Erwin Katjizeu has criticised the government’s decision to recruit four ‘struggle kids’ in Omaheke last week, at the expense of residents of the region.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Councillor for Otjinene Constituency Erwin Katjizeu has criticised the government's decision to recruit four 'struggle kids' in Omaheke last week, at the expense of residents of the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

U.S. Doctors Ask the Nation to Pray for Doreen

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Doreen Elibariki (13), one of the survivors of the bus crash that killed 32 children, two teachers and a driver, is to undergo a complicated spinal surgery on Thursday.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Doreen Elibariki (13), one of the survivors of the bus crash that killed 32 children, two teachers and a driver, is to undergo a complicated spinal surgery on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzania Faces Decline in Wildlife Population – Report

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania faces a decline in wildlife population and environmental degradation due to population growth, environmental mismanagement and economic activities, a report indicates.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania faces a decline in wildlife population and environmental degradation due to population growth, environmental mismanagement and economic activities, a report indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Trains Overcrowded in South Africa’s Most Congested City

[GroundUp] According to the TomTom traffic index Cape Town is the most congested city in the country and 48th in the world, ahead of cities such as New York. For rail commuters, the situation isn’t much better, with trains overcrowded to the point of b…

[GroundUp] According to the TomTom traffic index Cape Town is the most congested city in the country and 48th in the world, ahead of cities such as New York. For rail commuters, the situation isn't much better, with trains overcrowded to the point of bursting and long delays. GroundUp found people clinging from the outside to coaches and even locomotives. Some trains were only six coaches long.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa