Life Esidimeni Tragedy a Political Football for the EFF – ANC

[News24Wire] The tragic deaths of at least 100 mentally ill patients should not be used as a political football, spokesperson of the ANC in Gauteng, Motalatale Modiba, said on Monday evening.

[News24Wire] The tragic deaths of at least 100 mentally ill patients should not be used as a political football, spokesperson of the ANC in Gauteng, Motalatale Modiba, said on Monday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt to Build Gas Industrial Park Valued At About $20bn in Niger Delta – Osinbajo

[Vanguard] Following his consultations with stakeholders in the oil rich Niger Delta States, the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that a plan to establish a gas industrial park valued at about $20b in the region has begun.

[Vanguard] Following his consultations with stakeholders in the oil rich Niger Delta States, the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that a plan to establish a gas industrial park valued at about $20b in the region has begun.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sassa to Face Scopa Over Grants Crisis

[News24Wire] The SA Social Security Agency will appear before Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) on Tuesday to discuss the looming social grants crisis.

[News24Wire] The SA Social Security Agency will appear before Parliament's standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) on Tuesday to discuss the looming social grants crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Global Oil Price – Opec Recovering Momentum From $1 Trillion Loss, Says Barkindo

[Premium Times] The Organization of Petroleum Countries, OPEC, is gradually recovering from its worst experience as a result of the global oil crisis, which cost members about $1 trillion loss since 2014, an official said.

[Premium Times] The Organization of Petroleum Countries, OPEC, is gradually recovering from its worst experience as a result of the global oil crisis, which cost members about $1 trillion loss since 2014, an official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Visiting Opec Delegation Prays for Buhari’s Quick Recovery

[Premium Times] The visiting delegation of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, led by its Secretary General, Mohammed Barkindo, on Monday joined millions of Nigerians and well-wishers to pray for the quick recovery and return of Pr…

[Premium Times] The visiting delegation of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, led by its Secretary General, Mohammed Barkindo, on Monday joined millions of Nigerians and well-wishers to pray for the quick recovery and return of President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2face Donates N3.5 Million to Help Persons Displaced By Boko Haram

[Premium Times] Nigerian music star, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as “2Face,” on Monday presented a cheque of N3.5million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR.

[Premium Times] Nigerian music star, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as "2Face," on Monday presented a cheque of N3.5million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tshisekedi Place Hard to Fill

[AfricaFocus] “The death of prominent opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has deprived the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of a unique political figure who was at the forefront of the fight for democracy for over three decades. … Coming just a mo…

[AfricaFocus] "The death of prominent opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has deprived the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of a unique political figure who was at the forefront of the fight for democracy for over three decades. ... Coming just a month after the signing of a political agreement, which would have put him at the head of an important follow-up committee, his departure robs the opposition of a leader able to combine genuine street-level popularity with an ability to squeeze out political deals." - Intern

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Rating Osinbajo Above Buhari Is ‘Mischievous’ – Presidency

[Premium Times] Comparing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari, and concluding that Mr. Osinbajo is doing better as he acts on behalf of the president who travelled on medical leave, is mischievous, the presidency has said.

[Premium Times] Comparing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari, and concluding that Mr. Osinbajo is doing better as he acts on behalf of the president who travelled on medical leave, is mischievous, the presidency has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Price Crash – Worst Days for Nigeria Over – Opec

[Vanguard] Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Mr. Mohammed Barkindo, yesterday, disclosed that the worst days for Nigeria due to the low price of crude oil were over.

[Vanguard] Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Mr. Mohammed Barkindo, yesterday, disclosed that the worst days for Nigeria due to the low price of crude oil were over.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria