Group Raises the Alarm Over Plot to Undermine Buhari’s Presidency

[Leadership] The Northern Patriotic Assembly yesterday raised the alarm over what it said were plots by some individuals to exploit President Muhammadu Buhari’s health saga through paid protests and media propaganda, and thereby undermine Buhari’s Pres…

[Leadership] The Northern Patriotic Assembly yesterday raised the alarm over what it said were plots by some individuals to exploit President Muhammadu Buhari's health saga through paid protests and media propaganda, and thereby undermine Buhari's Presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why I Killed My Girlfriend, Then Had Sex With Her Corpse – Accused

[Premium Times] The Cross River police command, has paraded a 35-year-old man, Sunday Ushie, who confessed to killing his girlfriend identified as Nnena Samuel and went ahead to have sex with the corpse.

[Premium Times] The Cross River police command, has paraded a 35-year-old man, Sunday Ushie, who confessed to killing his girlfriend identified as Nnena Samuel and went ahead to have sex with the corpse.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Woman Who Allegedly Drugged, Robbed Medical Doctor Has Multiple Identities On Social Media

[Premium Times] A woman arrested by the police in Lagos Tuesday last week for allegedly drugging and robbing her medical doctor consort has several identities on social media, findings by PREMIUM TIMES have shown.

[Premium Times] A woman arrested by the police in Lagos Tuesday last week for allegedly drugging and robbing her medical doctor consort has several identities on social media, findings by PREMIUM TIMES have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ICPC Filed 70 Cases, Secured 11 Convictions From 1, 569 Petitions in 2016

[Premium Times] The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, has said it secured 11 convictions out of 70 corruption related cases it filed in 2016.

[Premium Times] The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, has said it secured 11 convictions out of 70 corruption related cases it filed in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ravaging Drought Deepens

[IPS] Nairobi -Experts warn that Kenya is in the grip of the worst drought in recent history as government estimates show the number of people who are acutely food insecure has risen to 2.7 million, up from two million in January.

[IPS] Nairobi -Experts warn that Kenya is in the grip of the worst drought in recent history as government estimates show the number of people who are acutely food insecure has risen to 2.7 million, up from two million in January.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bird Flu in Uganda Highlights Gaps in Africa’s Plans to Manage Pandemics

[The Conversation Africa] The strain of avian influenza detected in wild and domestic birds in Uganda recently is the same virus that has spread through Asia and Europe over the past four months. Revealed as the H5N8 avian influenza strain, it is thoug…

[The Conversation Africa] The strain of avian influenza detected in wild and domestic birds in Uganda recently is the same virus that has spread through Asia and Europe over the past four months. Revealed as the H5N8 avian influenza strain, it is thought to have spread across continents via wild migratory birds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lessons From the Gambia to End the Impasse in South Sudan

[The Conversation Africa] Not for the first time, South Sudan appears on the International Crisis Group watch list of the world’s most volatile conflicts to watch. This is on top of climbing to second on Transparency International’s index of the most c…

[The Conversation Africa] Not for the first time, South Sudan appears on the International Crisis Group watch list of the world's most volatile conflicts to watch. This is on top of climbing to second on Transparency International's index of the most corrupt countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Minister Moyo Berates Anti-Corruption Commission

[The Herald] Zvamaida Murwira -Legislators were stunned yesterday after Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo accused the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission of being behind a break-in at his…

[The Herald] Zvamaida Murwira -Legislators were stunned yesterday after Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo accused the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission of being behind a break-in at his offices in August last year. Prof Moyo accused Zacc of leaking the information to the media several documents he said the anti-graft body "unlawfully got" from his offices at the New Government Complex.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe