Okupe Asks Govt to Deploy 20, 000 Troops to North East

[Daily Trust] An aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan on public affairs, Dr Doyin Okupe, has asked the federal government to deploy additional 20,000 troops to the north-east region.

[Daily Trust] An aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan on public affairs, Dr Doyin Okupe, has asked the federal government to deploy additional 20,000 troops to the north-east region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Traditional Healers Can Start Own Medical Aid Schemes’

[The Herald] Government has given traditional healers the green light to start their own medical aid societies after revelations that over 80 percent of Zimbabweans prefer their services. Speaking during the Ministry of Health and Child Care public con…

[The Herald] Government has given traditional healers the green light to start their own medical aid societies after revelations that over 80 percent of Zimbabweans prefer their services. Speaking during the Ministry of Health and Child Care public consultations for the Medical Aid Societies Bill last week, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry Dr Gerald Gwinji said traditionalhealers had a right to start their own medical insurance schemes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Varsities’ Non-Academic Unions Begin Mobilisation for Strike

[Guardian] Abuja -The three non-academic staff unions in the universities have said that failure of the Federal Government to address their agitations, along that of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), would lead to a declaration of indust…

[Guardian] Abuja -The three non-academic staff unions in the universities have said that failure of the Federal Government to address their agitations, along that of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), would lead to a declaration of industrial dispute.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three Men Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered and a Firearm Seized

[SAPS] Three men aged between 26 and 41 years old are expected to appear in the Blue Downs Magistrates’ court. They were arrested while driving a Nissan 1400 that is possible linked to ten cases related to bank followings in various areas in Cape Town.

[SAPS] Three men aged between 26 and 41 years old are expected to appear in the Blue Downs Magistrates' court. They were arrested while driving a Nissan 1400 that is possible linked to ten cases related to bank followings in various areas in Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ermelo SAPS Investigate Attempted Murder After Shots Fired at Tavern

[SAPS] The police in Ermelo are investigating a case of attempted murder after a suspect is reported to have fired shots outside a tavern on the early hours of this morning. The investigation comes after the local police were busy with patrols in Wesse…

[SAPS] The police in Ermelo are investigating a case of attempted murder after a suspect is reported to have fired shots outside a tavern on the early hours of this morning. The investigation comes after the local police were busy with patrols in Wesselton when they heard shots being fired.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Maritime Operators Canvas for More Free Trade Zones

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Maritime operators under the platform of Marine Club of Nigeria (MCN) have called on both the federal and Rivers State governments to allocate a navigable waterfront to the association to enable it establish a free trade zone.

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Maritime operators under the platform of Marine Club of Nigeria (MCN) have called on both the federal and Rivers State governments to allocate a navigable waterfront to the association to enable it establish a free trade zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Angolan Singers Among Nominees of All Africa Music Awards 2017

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan singers Nsoki, C4 Pedro, Big Nelo and Anselmo Ralph are among nominees of the Africa Music Awards 2017, whose awarding gala will take place in Nigeria.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan singers Nsoki, C4 Pedro, Big Nelo and Anselmo Ralph are among nominees of the Africa Music Awards 2017, whose awarding gala will take place in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Meddy On Returning Home, Music and Love Life

[New Times] “I have performed in several concerts around the world but this is the biggest that ever happened in my life. Being a Rwandan singer and performing before the biggest crowd in my country, is a big deal.

[New Times] "I have performed in several concerts around the world but this is the biggest that ever happened in my life. Being a Rwandan singer and performing before the biggest crowd in my country, is a big deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda