Presidency Can’t Direct Governors On Expenditure of Paris Club Refund

[Daily Trust] Asaba -In spite of the much touted economic recession, Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has appointed 2, 203 political aides so far within half of his first term of four years.

[Daily Trust] Asaba -In spite of the much touted economic recession, Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has appointed 2, 203 political aides so far within half of his first term of four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CICA Announces Social Projects

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Council of Christian Churches in Angola (CICA) will implement a malaria prevention programme in the provinces of Cunene and Cuando Cubango.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Council of Christian Churches in Angola (CICA) will implement a malaria prevention programme in the provinces of Cunene and Cuando Cubango.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Debilitating Drought – 370,000 Children in Dire Need of Help

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Looking at newspaper headlines, one would be forgiven for thinking that the impact of the drought is confined to the dry, arid areas of Kenya.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Looking at newspaper headlines, one would be forgiven for thinking that the impact of the drought is confined to the dry, arid areas of Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rich Allela and Dapel Kureng’s Controversial Potrayal of Mekatilili

[This is Africa] Kenyan Rich Allela and Nigerian Dapel Kureng collaborate in a stunning but controversial depiction of Mekatilili; a Kenyan heroine known for her courage and trust in the singular course of freedom

[This is Africa] Kenyan Rich Allela and Nigerian Dapel Kureng collaborate in a stunning but controversial depiction of Mekatilili; a Kenyan heroine known for her courage and trust in the singular course of freedom

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S., Nigerian Judges Compile Handbook for Complex Financial Crimes

[Vanguard] In a bid to assist Nigerian courts to decide promptly on complex financial crimes brought before them, the United States Government and its Embassy in Nigeria have partnered with seven Nigerian judges and four magistrates to compile a handbo…

[Vanguard] In a bid to assist Nigerian courts to decide promptly on complex financial crimes brought before them, the United States Government and its Embassy in Nigeria have partnered with seven Nigerian judges and four magistrates to compile a handbook to guide them on that aspect of justice delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Musician Chimbetu Wants Maintenance Fees Reduced

[The Herald] Orchestra Dendera Kings leader Sulumani Chimbetu has applied for the reduction of his contribution towards the upkeep of two minor children he sired with ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango from $800 to $200 per month citing economic hardships an…

[The Herald] Orchestra Dendera Kings leader Sulumani Chimbetu has applied for the reduction of his contribution towards the upkeep of two minor children he sired with ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango from $800 to $200 per month citing economic hardships and changed circumstances. Chimbetu (35), who is paying $800 maintenance, was in June this year convicted for failing to pay the money.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria Contributes One Quarter of Diabetes Burden in Africa – Health Minister

[Vanguard] Lagos -Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has raised the alarm over high prevalence of diabetes among Nigerians, disclosing that the country constitute a quarter of 15 million cases of diabetes in Africa.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has raised the alarm over high prevalence of diabetes among Nigerians, disclosing that the country constitute a quarter of 15 million cases of diabetes in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AU, UN Wary of Kenya Plunging Into Turmoil

[CAJ News] Nairobi -THE international community is concerned Kenya might degenerate into mayhem amid polls set or Thursday. The run-up to the poll has been volatile, characterised by violent protests against electoral authorities and the challenger, Ra…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -THE international community is concerned Kenya might degenerate into mayhem amid polls set or Thursday. The run-up to the poll has been volatile, characterised by violent protests against electoral authorities and the challenger, Raila Odinga, threatening to boycott the exercise. Police have also been accused of killing scores of opposition supporters after the initial poll held in August was disputed and annulled by the Supreme Court. The East African country has been tense since the Independent Electoral

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

DRC Forces Arrest Scores of Kabila Opponents

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been urged to release scores of opposition members arrested during a private meeting in Lubumbashi this past weekend. The defense and security forces swooped on the activists of the Rally …

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been urged to release scores of opposition members arrested during a private meeting in Lubumbashi this past weekend. The defense and security forces swooped on the activists of the Rally of Political and Social Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the Haut-Katanga provincial capital. Maman Sidikou, United Nations special representative in DRC, condemned the mass arrest. "I urge the Congolese authorities to release immediately and unconditionally those ar

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa