Ikpeazu Seeks Govt Support for Cross River Superhighway, Deep Seaport

[This Day] Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on the federal government to lend its support for the actualisation of the 274km superhighway and the Bakassi Deep Seaport projects embarked upon by the Cross River Government.

[This Day] Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on the federal government to lend its support for the actualisation of the 274km superhighway and the Bakassi Deep Seaport projects embarked upon by the Cross River Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Catholics Protest Murder of Priests, Worshipers in Nigeria

[Vanguard] Benin -Clergies, religious and the laity of the Catholic Archdiocese of Benin, Edo State, will today join other Catholics in the country on a peaceful protest march from St Paul’s Catholic Church on Airport Road, Benin, to Holy Ghost Cathedr…

[Vanguard] Benin -Clergies, religious and the laity of the Catholic Archdiocese of Benin, Edo State, will today join other Catholics in the country on a peaceful protest march from St Paul's Catholic Church on Airport Road, Benin, to Holy Ghost Cathedral on Mission Road, to register their displeasure over the gruesome killings of two priests and 17 worshipers at St. Ignatius Catholic Parish in Ukpor-Mbalon in Benue State.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kazoora to Spend Six Months in Luzira Prison Over Shs54 Million Loan

[Monitor] TV personality and events MC David Kazoora alais J Kazoora will be spending the next six months at Luzira Civil prison after he failed to pay a bank loan amounting to Shs54 million.

[Monitor] TV personality and events MC David Kazoora alais J Kazoora will be spending the next six months at Luzira Civil prison after he failed to pay a bank loan amounting to Shs54 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sacked Security Minister Tumukunde Speaks

[Monitor] Rukungiri -The former security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, has for the first time spoken out about his sacking in March and said he was not “incompetent” and could bounce to Cabinet “anytime”.

[Monitor] Rukungiri -The former security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, has for the first time spoken out about his sacking in March and said he was not "incompetent" and could bounce to Cabinet "anytime".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

As Olu Benson Lulu Briggs Turns 88 Today

[Guardian] History is only what we record. Whatever the era, whether amid peace or conflict, there will always be someone with a camera or a pen, making true record of events. Bearing witness to life’s events. A crucial piece of the background here is …

[Guardian] History is only what we record. Whatever the era, whether amid peace or conflict, there will always be someone with a camera or a pen, making true record of events. Bearing witness to life's events. A crucial piece of the background here is no less a personality than the legendary nationalist and philanthropist, High Chief Olu Benson Lulu Briggs who turns 88 years old today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’m Coming Home ‘This Week’, Says Exiled Kasukuwere

[New Zimbabwe] Former local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere says he will return home as “early as this week”, adding he is ready to face prosecution over corruption allegations raised by the Harare authorities.

[New Zimbabwe] Former local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere says he will return home as "early as this week", adding he is ready to face prosecution over corruption allegations raised by the Harare authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lubumbashi University Alumni Honour Colleagues Killed in Genocide

[New Times] The association of Rwandans who studied at the University of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday remembered their colleagues killed during 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

[New Times] The association of Rwandans who studied at the University of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday remembered their colleagues killed during 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kagitumba Border Starts 24 Hour Operation

[New Times] The Kagitumba-Mirama Hills One-Stop Border Post (OSBP), one of the major border crossings linking Rwanda and Uganda, on Saturday started operating twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

[New Times] The Kagitumba-Mirama Hills One-Stop Border Post (OSBP), one of the major border crossings linking Rwanda and Uganda, on Saturday started operating twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cabinet Council Analyses Legislative Package On Local Governments

[ANGOP] Cuito -The legislative package on local governments is to be analysed for approval this Monday by the Cabinet Council, the minister of Territory Administration and State Reform, Adão de Almeida, has announced.

[ANGOP] Cuito -The legislative package on local governments is to be analysed for approval this Monday by the Cabinet Council, the minister of Territory Administration and State Reform, Adão de Almeida, has announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola