‘Actually We Were Going to Overthrow Mugabe First’, Say War Veterans

[News24Wire] War veterans in Zimbabwe say they plotted to oust Robert Mugabe as leader just weeks ahead of a military operation that pushed the 93-year-old out of office.

[News24Wire] War veterans in Zimbabwe say they plotted to oust Robert Mugabe as leader just weeks ahead of a military operation that pushed the 93-year-old out of office.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Over Two Years of Buhari Govt, Nigerian Refineries Still in Terrible Shape

[Premium Times] Nigerian refineries are not doing any better than they did in their woeful past despite renewed government pledge to fix them, and that dysfunction, at the root of ongoing fuel scarcity, has worsened in recent months, a PREMIUM TIMES’ a…

[Premium Times] Nigerian refineries are not doing any better than they did in their woeful past despite renewed government pledge to fix them, and that dysfunction, at the root of ongoing fuel scarcity, has worsened in recent months, a PREMIUM TIMES' analysis has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Street Family Plan Laudable

[Nation] The proliferation of street families in Nairobi is, perhaps, the city county leadership’s most visible challenge, being such an eyesore. There are many other problems — including the acute housing shortage, inadequate water supply and insuffi…

[Nation] The proliferation of street families in Nairobi is, perhaps, the city county leadership's most visible challenge, being such an eyesore. There are many other problems -- including the acute housing shortage, inadequate water supply and insufficient infrastructure to support the fast-growing population of 3 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Senate’s Seven Most Controversial Members in 2017

[Premium Times] Like in most legislative chambers world over, the Nigerian Senate was not free from controversies in the outgoing year. The red chamber in 2017 was politically charged as fiery comments, personality clashes, superiority battle arose at …

[Premium Times] Like in most legislative chambers world over, the Nigerian Senate was not free from controversies in the outgoing year. The red chamber in 2017 was politically charged as fiery comments, personality clashes, superiority battle arose at the least provocation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Margaret Gardiner Invites Demi-Leigh to Golden Globes

[News24Wire] Margaret Gardiner – who was the first South African to win the Miss Universe pageant in 1978 – invited the most recent recipient of the crown, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, to The Golden Globe Awards.

[News24Wire] Margaret Gardiner - who was the first South African to win the Miss Universe pageant in 1978 - invited the most recent recipient of the crown, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, to The Golden Globe Awards.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kitwe Man Jailed For Possession Of Ivory

The Kitwe Magistrate Court has sentenced a 42 Year old man to five years imprisonment with hard labour for unlawful possession of prescribed trophy contrary to section 130 (2)(a) and (b) of the Wildlife Act Number 4 of the laws … Continued

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The Kitwe Magistrate Court has sentenced a 42 Year old man to five years imprisonment with hard labour for unlawful possession of prescribed trophy contrary to section 130 (2)(a) and (b) of the Wildlife Act Number 4 of the laws of Zambia. Appearing before Magistrate William Lubanga in the Kitwe Chambers for Judgement, Newton Mwamba 42, of Kitwe Chamboli Township was found guilty of being in possession of an elephant Ivory. Facts before court are that on the 27th December, 2017 National parks and wildlife officers received information to the effect that one person was dealing in Elephant ivory at Moba Hotel within Kitwe. The suspect was arrested after being found in possession of ivory and appearing before court, the accused pleaded guilty to the offence. Magistrate William Lubanga passed judgement in the Chambers without taking any time on the matter. The post Kitwe Man Jailed For Possession Of Ivory appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Doctors Battle to Stabilise Buhari’s Son, Yusuf, May Be Flown Abroad

[This Day] Abuja -Doctors at Cedarcrest Hospitals, Abuja Thursday continued their efforts to stabilise Yusuf, the only son of President Muhammadu Buhari, who had a power-bike crash on Tuesday night in the Gwarimpa District of the federal capital city.

[This Day] Abuja -Doctors at Cedarcrest Hospitals, Abuja Thursday continued their efforts to stabilise Yusuf, the only son of President Muhammadu Buhari, who had a power-bike crash on Tuesday night in the Gwarimpa District of the federal capital city.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Fuel Debacle – in Need of an Enterprise Wide Solution

[This Day] Governments all over the world face a seemingly ever-increasing array of risks that may significantly affect their objectives, and ability to deliver on key mandates and promises – no region is uniquely different in this regards. What stands…

[This Day] Governments all over the world face a seemingly ever-increasing array of risks that may significantly affect their objectives, and ability to deliver on key mandates and promises - no region is uniquely different in this regards. What stands successful and popular governments apart is how they prioritize and manage key strategic imperatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Report Explains Why CBN Must Reduce Interest Rate in 2018

[This Day] A report by the Financial Derivatives Company Limited (FDC), which did a comparative analysis between the economies of Nigeria and Ghana in 2017, has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to embrace an accommodative monetary policy stanc…

[This Day] A report by the Financial Derivatives Company Limited (FDC), which did a comparative analysis between the economies of Nigeria and Ghana in 2017, has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to embrace an accommodative monetary policy stance and reduce interest rate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria