Corruption Trial of Supreme Court Justice Ngwuta Stalled

[Premium Times] The inability of the prosecution to produce exhibits to be used in the ongoing trial of Supreme Court judge, Sylvester Ngwuta, on Wednesday stalled the trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

[Premium Times] The inability of the prosecution to produce exhibits to be used in the ongoing trial of Supreme Court judge, Sylvester Ngwuta, on Wednesday stalled the trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nation Needs More Action, Less Lip Service

[ISS] Drought, a lack of security and inclusive politics, unemployment and poverty, piracy and the terror group al-Shabaab continue to plague Somalia. And while there has been progress in addressing these challenges, it isn’t enough.

[ISS] Drought, a lack of security and inclusive politics, unemployment and poverty, piracy and the terror group al-Shabaab continue to plague Somalia. And while there has been progress in addressing these challenges, it isn't enough.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Why Rivers State Is Shutting Down 1,866 Schools – Commissioner

[Premium Times] The Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Kaniye Ebeku, has said that government’s decision to close down 1,866 schools was guided by its passion for qualitative education.

[Premium Times] The Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Kaniye Ebeku, has said that government's decision to close down 1,866 schools was guided by its passion for qualitative education.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Liberia Revenue Authority Uncovers Fake Revenue Instruments

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), through its Customs Compliance and Enforcement Division, has discovered about 20 fake revenue instruments in the last few days.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), through its Customs Compliance and Enforcement Division, has discovered about 20 fake revenue instruments in the last few days.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Bong County Reports Highest Crime Rate in April 2017

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia National Police (LNP) has released its crimes statistics for the month of April 2017, with Bong County recording the highest number of crimes committed during the course of the reporting month, while Gbapolu and …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia National Police (LNP) has released its crimes statistics for the month of April 2017, with Bong County recording the highest number of crimes committed during the course of the reporting month, while Gbapolu and Rivergee Counties recorded the lowest crime rate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Women Protest for Passage of Domestic Violence Bill

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Having lingered from one shelf to the other at the Capitol, the Domestic Violence Bill sees no light at the end of the tunnel as the 53rd Legislature nears its end.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Having lingered from one shelf to the other at the Capitol, the Domestic Violence Bill sees no light at the end of the tunnel as the 53rd Legislature nears its end.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Can Secrecy Strengthen Democracy?

[ISS] Can Parliament hold the executive accountable if motions of no confidence in the president are not exercised through a secret ballot? That is one of the key questions that South Africa’s Constitutional Court must decide on.

[ISS] Can Parliament hold the executive accountable if motions of no confidence in the president are not exercised through a secret ballot? That is one of the key questions that South Africa's Constitutional Court must decide on.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigerian Archbishop New Leader of the Lutheran World Federation

[Deutsche Welle] Archbishop Rev. Dr Musa Panti Filibus will serve as the 13th president of the global communion of national and regional Lutheran churches. He is the second church leader from Africa to hold the position.

[Deutsche Welle] Archbishop Rev. Dr Musa Panti Filibus will serve as the 13th president of the global communion of national and regional Lutheran churches. He is the second church leader from Africa to hold the position.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria