Housing Appeal Shelters Thousands

[Botswana Daily News] Mokubilo -The President’s Housing appeal has contributed immensely to uplifting of the lives of Batswana and its beneficiaries have graduated from poverty.

[Botswana Daily News] Mokubilo -The President's Housing appeal has contributed immensely to uplifting of the lives of Batswana and its beneficiaries have graduated from poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Police Minister Not Liable for Shooting of Woman By Reservist Boyfriend, Concourt Hears

[News24Wire] The minister of police should not be held liable for damages suffered by an Eastern Cape woman who was shot by her reservist boyfriend, because it was “a domestic setting”, the Constitutional Court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The minister of police should not be held liable for damages suffered by an Eastern Cape woman who was shot by her reservist boyfriend, because it was "a domestic setting", the Constitutional Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bigwig’s Maintenance Arrears Hit U.S.$31 000

[The Herald] Mashonaland Holdings chief executive officer Manfred Mahari allegedly bought two of his children a Mercedes Benz each, but is failing to pay their school and tuition fees, the court heard. Mahari is appearing before Harare magistrate Ms Lu…

[The Herald] Mashonaland Holdings chief executive officer Manfred Mahari allegedly bought two of his children a Mercedes Benz each, but is failing to pay their school and tuition fees, the court heard. Mahari is appearing before Harare magistrate Ms Lucy Ngwari for failing to pay over $31 000 maintenance for his three children. He pleaded not guilty and said he had full school fees benefits from his employment contract, but had been on suspension from December 2016, without pay or benefits.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

All Set For Cosafa Women’s Champs Draw

[The Herald] The Mighty Warriors will today know what they will be up against at the COSAFA Women’s Championships next month as the draw takes place this afternoon in Johannesburg, South Africa. The senior women side’s preparations are underway with th…

[The Herald] The Mighty Warriors will today know what they will be up against at the COSAFA Women's Championships next month as the draw takes place this afternoon in Johannesburg, South Africa. The senior women side's preparations are underway with the team camped at the ZIFA Village and training at Gateway as they brace up for the tournament scheduled for September 13 to 24 in Bulawayo.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Orders Service Chiefs to End Insecurity Nationwide

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday ordered the service chiefs to rid the nation of the security threats confronting it and ensure the protection of lives and property of citizens in the country.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday ordered the service chiefs to rid the nation of the security threats confronting it and ensure the protection of lives and property of citizens in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Pays Homage to Jollof Rice

[This Day] In Nigeria, jollof rice isn’t just a tasty West African dish — it’s a national obsession. Dozens of top chefs gathered at the weekend for Lagos’ inaugural jollof festival, showcasing their personal twists on the tangy tomatoey rice to a cro…

[This Day] In Nigeria, jollof rice isn't just a tasty West African dish -- it's a national obsession. Dozens of top chefs gathered at the weekend for Lagos' inaugural jollof festival, showcasing their personal twists on the tangy tomatoey rice to a crowd of hundreds of hungry hipsters.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Again, Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture of 56 Properties Linked to Alison-Madueke

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos has again ordered that 56 buildings linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her associates be temporarily forfeited to the federal government

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos has again ordered that 56 buildings linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her associates be temporarily forfeited to the federal government

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NBS – Nigeria Recorded $1.8 Billion Capital Importation in Q2

[This Day] The total value of capital imported into Nigeria in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017 has been put at $1.792 billion, indicating a $884.1 million increase over the figure recorded in Q1 2017 and a growing appetite by portfolio investors in Nig…

[This Day] The total value of capital imported into Nigeria in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017 has been put at $1.792 billion, indicating a $884.1 million increase over the figure recorded in Q1 2017 and a growing appetite by portfolio investors in Nigerian securities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Husband Jailed for Marrying Off Wife

[The Herald] A Mbare couple which created a Facebook Page where the wife used a fake name to lure men, was yesterday each sentenced to an effective one year in prison after tricking an unsuspecting suitor into paying $4 000 lobola. Brian Nkatazo Mathe …

[The Herald] A Mbare couple which created a Facebook Page where the wife used a fake name to lure men, was yesterday each sentenced to an effective one year in prison after tricking an unsuspecting suitor into paying $4 000 lobola. Brian Nkatazo Mathe (30) connived with his wife Stephanie Pullen (22) to play brother and sister before tricking a Kuwadzana, Harare, man into paying lobola.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Gives Service Chiefs Marching Order On Security Threats

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, directed all the Service Chiefs and heads of security operatives to arrest all security threats against the unity of the country.

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, directed all the Service Chiefs and heads of security operatives to arrest all security threats against the unity of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria