IBB Gives Out Daughter in Marriage

[Vanguard] Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida will on Friday in Minna, Niger State give out his last daughter, Halimat, in marriage.

[Vanguard] Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida will on Friday in Minna, Niger State give out his last daughter, Halimat, in marriage.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dismissed Worker Alleges Abuse by Rail Agency

[News24Wire] The portfolio committee on transport’s meeting with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) was slightly delayed on Tuesday afternoon when a dismissed employee of the agency caused a disturbance outside the committee room.

[News24Wire] The portfolio committee on transport's meeting with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) was slightly delayed on Tuesday afternoon when a dismissed employee of the agency caused a disturbance outside the committee room.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govs, Deputies to Earn Pension for Life in Enugu

[Vanguard] Governors and their deputies who governed Enugu State will never die paupers. This is because the Enugu State House of Assembly has passed a law amending the Gubernatorial Pensions Bill of 2015 and other matters connected therewith into law,…

[Vanguard] Governors and their deputies who governed Enugu State will never die paupers. This is because the Enugu State House of Assembly has passed a law amending the Gubernatorial Pensions Bill of 2015 and other matters connected therewith into law, thereby enabling governors and their deputies who are indigenes of Enugu State to take pensions for life.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

HIV Prevalence Rate Rises

[AIM] Maputo -Despite the many millions of dollars spent on preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the disease is continuing to advance in Mozambique.

[AIM] Maputo -Despite the many millions of dollars spent on preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the disease is continuing to advance in Mozambique.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Alleged N190 Million Fraud – Court Discharges Ex-HoS, Oronsaye

[Vanguard] A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama, yesterday, discharged former Head of Service of the Federation, HoS, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye, of the allegation that he diverted public funds to the tune of N190 million.

[Vanguard] A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama, yesterday, discharged former Head of Service of the Federation, HoS, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye, of the allegation that he diverted public funds to the tune of N190 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Blood Flowed Like a Waterfall – Paramedic On Van Breda Scene

[News24Wire] The aftermath of the attack on the Van Breda family was the worst thing paramedic Christiaan Koegelenberg had seen in his 39-year career, he told the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The aftermath of the attack on the Van Breda family was the worst thing paramedic Christiaan Koegelenberg had seen in his 39-year career, he told the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Union Submits ‘Selective Racism’ Probe Request to Human Rights Commission

[News24Wire] Trade union Solidarity wants the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to investigate “selective racism” in South Africa on the grounds that there are double standards in dealing with racism in the country.

[News24Wire] Trade union Solidarity wants the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to investigate "selective racism" in South Africa on the grounds that there are double standards in dealing with racism in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Invest Heavily in Agricuture – Govt

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has said massive investment is needed in agriculture for Tanzania to realise its dream of becoming a middle-income economy by 2025.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has said massive investment is needed in agriculture for Tanzania to realise its dream of becoming a middle-income economy by 2025.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Chronicle Short Film On Philippines to Premier At Encounters Documentary Festival

[Daily Maverick] The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has ravaged thousands of families and set a precedent for brutality and totalitarianism in the global fight to control the illicit trade. Chronicle’s SHAUN SWINGLER spent time do…

[Daily Maverick] The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has ravaged thousands of families and set a precedent for brutality and totalitarianism in the global fight to control the illicit trade. Chronicle's SHAUN SWINGLER spent time documenting the situation in Manila for South African audiences.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uproar, As Buhari Tags VP ‘Co-Ordinator’ in Letter to NASS

[Vanguard] There was uproar in the polity yesterday over wording of the letter President Muhammadu Buhari sent to the Senate on his medical vacation, in which the President said that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo “will co-ordinate the activities of the …

[Vanguard] There was uproar in the polity yesterday over wording of the letter President Muhammadu Buhari sent to the Senate on his medical vacation, in which the President said that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo "will co-ordinate the activities of the government."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria