Wednesday July 6 Is Eid-Ul-Fitr – Declared Public Holiday

[Ghana Star] Wednesday July 6, 2016 has been declared as the date for the celebration of this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr by the National Chief Imam and the Ameer and Missionary in charge of Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission as well as the National Hilal Committee (NHC)…

[Ghana Star] Wednesday July 6, 2016 has been declared as the date for the celebration of this year's Eid-ul-Fitr by the National Chief Imam and the Ameer and Missionary in charge of Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission as well as the National Hilal Committee (NHC) of Ghana as such has been declare a public holiday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

ICC, AU Row Looms Over Arrests

[Nation] The African Union (AU) is raising a new storm against the International Criminal Court over the possibility of using United Nations (UN) peacekeeping forces to implement the court’s arrest warrants.

[Nation] The African Union (AU) is raising a new storm against the International Criminal Court over the possibility of using United Nations (UN) peacekeeping forces to implement the court's arrest warrants.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sarafina Cast Wows Legislative Sector’s 40th Anniversary Celebrations

[Parliament of South Africa] On the second day of the Legislative Sector’s 40th anniversary of June 16, the world famous cast of Sarafina from the South African Youth Theatre gave an outstanding performance that offered an imaginative interpretation of…

[Parliament of South Africa] On the second day of the Legislative Sector's 40th anniversary of June 16, the world famous cast of Sarafina from the South African Youth Theatre gave an outstanding performance that offered an imaginative interpretation of the Soweto uprising of 1976 and a story of struggle against apartheid in song and dance, to the delight of the predominantly young audience.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Court Cannot Remove Ikpeazu As Governor of Abia State

[Vanguard] On Monday, June 27, 2016, the country was again thrown into some shock with the news of the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, sacking the Governor of Abia State, Mr. Okezie Ikpeazu. From the reports, it was said that Governor Ikpeaz…

[Vanguard] On Monday, June 27, 2016, the country was again thrown into some shock with the news of the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, sacking the Governor of Abia State, Mr. Okezie Ikpeazu. From the reports, it was said that Governor Ikpeazu does not possess the requisite qualification to contest the election as governor, in that he did not furnish credible evidence of payment of tax, to the Abia State Government. Accordingly, the court directed the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue a cer

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Four Al-Shabaab Militants Killed in Botched Lamu County Attack

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Defence Forces on Wednesday morning killed four Al Shabaab terrorists who attempted to launch an attack in Milimani area, near Baure within Lamu County.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Defence Forces on Wednesday morning killed four Al Shabaab terrorists who attempted to launch an attack in Milimani area, near Baure within Lamu County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hotel Fire Leaves Behind Destruction of Property Worth Billions

[Nation] Property worth billions of shillings was destroyed after a fire that started at a beach hotel in Diani, Kwale on Tuesday evening spread to 26 private houses and villas.

[Nation] Property worth billions of shillings was destroyed after a fire that started at a beach hotel in Diani, Kwale on Tuesday evening spread to 26 private houses and villas.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cleric Slams EFCC Over Fayose’s Account Freezing

[Vanguard] President of God’s Fountain of Life Bible Mission, International Incorporated, Bishop Sam Oyede, has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, stepped beyond its bounds in freezing the personal bank account of Governor Ay…

[Vanguard] President of God's Fountain of Life Bible Mission, International Incorporated, Bishop Sam Oyede, has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, stepped beyond its bounds in freezing the personal bank account of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

GE to Invest U.S.$2 Billion in Nigerian Rail Projects – Amaechi

[Vanguard] The Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday disclosed that General Electric, GE, would invest $2 billion in the country’s rail projects.

[Vanguard] The Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday disclosed that General Electric, GE, would invest $2 billion in the country's rail projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N100 Million Suit – Court Fixes Oct 25 for Ruling On 235 Sacked Workers

[Vanguard] The National Industrial Court sitting in Awka, the Anambra State capital, has adjourned till October 25, 2016 to rule on whether 235 workers unceremoniously laid off without sack letters, were engaged by oil and gas major, Chevron Nigeria Limited or four of the company’s contracting firms: JOCECO Nigeria Limited, Pat Onosen Nigeria Enterprises Limited, Sanco Calaya JV. Nigeria Limited and Hensteel Engr. & Construction Services Limited.

[Vanguard] The National Industrial Court sitting in Awka, the Anambra State capital, has adjourned till October 25, 2016 to rule on whether 235 workers unceremoniously laid off without sack letters, were engaged by oil and gas major, Chevron Nigeria Limited or four of the company's contracting firms: JOCECO Nigeria Limited, Pat Onosen Nigeria Enterprises Limited, Sanco Calaya JV. Nigeria Limited and Hensteel Engr. & Construction Services Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria