Local Govt Leaders Banned From Demarcating Villages

[Citizen] Kilombero -A ban has been slapped on local government leaders from demarcating villages, which have certificates for it affects governments efforts of ensuring proper land use.

[Citizen] Kilombero -A ban has been slapped on local government leaders from demarcating villages, which have certificates for it affects governments efforts of ensuring proper land use.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

I Want a Simple Inauguration Ceremony, Says Charity Ngilu

[Nation] Kitui Governor-elect Charity Ngilu has said she only needs the Bible brought to the venue of her inauguration to office, rejecting a Sh6 million budget meant for the event.

[Nation] Kitui Governor-elect Charity Ngilu has said she only needs the Bible brought to the venue of her inauguration to office, rejecting a Sh6 million budget meant for the event.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Withdrawal of the Mandela Book Was Nothing Short of Censorship

[The Conversation Africa] “Mandela’s Last Years”, written by retired military doctor Vejay Ramlakan, has become a sought after commodity since the publisher, Penguin SA, withdrew it from the shelves in July. Ramlakan was the head of the medical team th…

[The Conversation Africa] "Mandela's Last Years", written by retired military doctor Vejay Ramlakan, has become a sought after commodity since the publisher, Penguin SA, withdrew it from the shelves in July. Ramlakan was the head of the medical team that looked after Nelson Mandela until his death in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ASUU Strike – Exercise Paralyses Activities At Ekiti Varsities

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -The ongoing industrial action declared by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement with the Federal Government yesterday grounded a…

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -The ongoing industrial action declared by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement with the Federal Government yesterday grounded academic activities at the Ekiti State University (EKSU) and Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Marikana Massacre – ‘Anger, Sadness and Total Disbelief’

[Deutsche Welle] Five years after the Marikana massacre of 34 miners by the South African police, charges have yet to be brought against the officers involved. Survivors and their families are still clamoring for justice. Wednesday, August 16th marks t…

[Deutsche Welle] Five years after the Marikana massacre of 34 miners by the South African police, charges have yet to be brought against the officers involved. Survivors and their families are still clamoring for justice. Wednesday, August 16th marks the fifth anniversary of the Marikana massacre,when 34 mine workers at the platinum mines northwest of Johannesburg owned by the Lonmin group were gunned down by the police. Security forces had been deployed to break up a strike by the miners that had turned violent. The massa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

79-Year-Old Prophet Seeks Divorce of Nine Years Marriage

[Daily Trust] A Prophet, Mr Moses Bolaji has dragged his wife, Mrs. Deborah Bolaji to an Agege Customary Court in Lagos seeking dissolution of their nine years old marriage.

[Daily Trust] A Prophet, Mr Moses Bolaji has dragged his wife, Mrs. Deborah Bolaji to an Agege Customary Court in Lagos seeking dissolution of their nine years old marriage.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari – Remain and Restore Nigeria’s Glory

[Daily Trust] It was a reassuring sight, the image of President Muhammad Buhari receiving his media team at the Abuja House in London led by the Minister for Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

[Daily Trust] It was a reassuring sight, the image of President Muhammad Buhari receiving his media team at the Abuja House in London led by the Minister for Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Niger Delta Group Asks Yoruba, Northerners to Disregard Quit Notice

[Guardian] The Niger Delta People’s Congress (NDPC) has called on Yoruba and northerners to disregard the quit notice by a coalition of agitators and former militants asking them to leave the oil-rich region on or before October 1 this year.

[Guardian] The Niger Delta People's Congress (NDPC) has called on Yoruba and northerners to disregard the quit notice by a coalition of agitators and former militants asking them to leave the oil-rich region on or before October 1 this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria