North Ready for ‘Fair Deal’ Restructuring – Senators

[Daily Trust] Katsina -The Northern Senators Forum (NSF) said yesterday that the region they represent is not afraid of any sensible and meaningful arrangement, provided it guarantees justice, equity, fairness and the unity of all Nigerians.

[Daily Trust] Katsina -The Northern Senators Forum (NSF) said yesterday that the region they represent is not afraid of any sensible and meaningful arrangement, provided it guarantees justice, equity, fairness and the unity of all Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Zuma Heads to ANC Conference With Bloodied Nose Amid Damning Court Rulings

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, Jacob Zuma became the first president of South Africa to be issued with a personal legal cost order. Twice over. This was delivered by the High Court in Pretoria, which has issued a stinging slapdown in three different co…

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, Jacob Zuma became the first president of South Africa to be issued with a personal legal cost order. Twice over. This was delivered by the High Court in Pretoria, which has issued a stinging slapdown in three different court cases since Friday. In less than a week, Zuma was described as "reckless", "unreasonable", "grossly remiss" as a litigant with a "flagrant disregard" towards his obligations and, in two unrelated cases, too "conflicted" to fulfil his constitutional duties. By PAULI VAN WY

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bauchi to Produce 8,000 Metric Tonnes of Wheat

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -A pilot dry season wheat production project in three local government areas of Bauchi State is expected to provide 8,000 metric tons of wheat for Nigerian milling companies to meet the needs of confectionaries in the country.

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -A pilot dry season wheat production project in three local government areas of Bauchi State is expected to provide 8,000 metric tons of wheat for Nigerian milling companies to meet the needs of confectionaries in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Bank Dims Turkana Oil Hopes

[Nation] The World Bank’s announcement that it will cease financing oil and gas explorations after 2019 has signalled a looming dampening of enthusiasm for what has been one of the world’s most valuable minerals and cast dark clouds over Kenya’s buddin…

[Nation] The World Bank's announcement that it will cease financing oil and gas explorations after 2019 has signalled a looming dampening of enthusiasm for what has been one of the world's most valuable minerals and cast dark clouds over Kenya's budding oil industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Double Trouble for Zuma – Court Dismisses State Capture Review Case, Orders Him to Pay Costs

[Daily Maverick] The only way President Jacob Zuma’s week could be worse is if his Gupta-gotten gains were invested in Steinhoff shares. By PAULI VAN WYK.

[Daily Maverick] The only way President Jacob Zuma's week could be worse is if his Gupta-gotten gains were invested in Steinhoff shares. By PAULI VAN WYK.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tuku’s Dark Side Exposed

[The Herald] When Oliver Mtukudzi’s former publicist Shepherd Mutamba revealed the dark side of his former employer in his book “Tuku Backstage”, many critics treated it as a case of sour grapes.

[The Herald] When Oliver Mtukudzi's former publicist Shepherd Mutamba revealed the dark side of his former employer in his book "Tuku Backstage", many critics treated it as a case of sour grapes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Good Quality Fresh Water Resource Found in Beaufort West – Mineral Resources Department

[News24Wire] Preliminary results following the discovery of a fresh water resource in Beaufort West by the Council for Geoscience indicate that the water is of good quality for drinking and other uses, the Department of Mineral Resources has confirmed.

[News24Wire] Preliminary results following the discovery of a fresh water resource in Beaufort West by the Council for Geoscience indicate that the water is of good quality for drinking and other uses, the Department of Mineral Resources has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Under Fire Over U.S. Trip

[The Herald] Opposition political parties and ordinary Zimbabweans yesterday castigated MDC-T for lobbying for the maintenance of illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections. The MDC-T this week dispatched its vice president Mr…

[The Herald] Opposition political parties and ordinary Zimbabweans yesterday castigated MDC-T for lobbying for the maintenance of illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections. The MDC-T this week dispatched its vice president Mr Nelson Chamisa and People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mr Tendai Biti under the banner Movement for Democratic Change Alliance to engage the US civil society and members of the Donald Trump administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe