Concerns About Zuma Connections of SABC Board Chair, Deputy

[News24Wire] On the same day the SABC’s board was finally appointed by President Jacob Zuma amid opposition concerns about the political affiliation of his choices for chairperson and deputy chairperson, the High Court also made a ruling that will safe…

[News24Wire] On the same day the SABC's board was finally appointed by President Jacob Zuma amid opposition concerns about the political affiliation of his choices for chairperson and deputy chairperson, the High Court also made a ruling that will safeguard the SABC from political interference in the appointment of the broadcaster's top executives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Don’t Use Paris Club Refund As Precondition to Pay Workers’ Salaries, NLC Warns Govt

[Vanguard] Governors of the 36 states of the federation, yesterday, met President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding payment of the 50 per cent balance of Paris Club refund as agreed in 2016.

[Vanguard] Governors of the 36 states of the federation, yesterday, met President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding payment of the 50 per cent balance of Paris Club refund as agreed in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rumour of Army Free Immunization Disrupts Activities in Rivers Schools

[Vanguard] There was panic in primary and secondary schools in Rivers State, yesterday, following a rumour that the Nigerian Army had stormed schools with free immunization against Monkey Pox.

[Vanguard] There was panic in primary and secondary schools in Rivers State, yesterday, following a rumour that the Nigerian Army had stormed schools with free immunization against Monkey Pox.

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Diarrhoea Hits 100 Pupils

[The Herald] An inexplicable bout of diarrhoea has affected over 100 pupils at Thornhill and Guinea Fowl high schools in Gweru and most of the children have since been hospitalised. Reports from the two schools indicate that some pupils failed to sit f…

[The Herald] An inexplicable bout of diarrhoea has affected over 100 pupils at Thornhill and Guinea Fowl high schools in Gweru and most of the children have since been hospitalised. Reports from the two schools indicate that some pupils failed to sit for their "O" level Geography paper 1 and Accounts Paper 1 examinations because of the diarrhoea. Both schools have recorded over 50 confirmed diarrhoea cases each in the last four days and parents have been forced to take their sick children to local medical institutions

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Kachikwu/Baru – Senate Postpones Probe, to Begin Next Week

[Vanguard] Abuja -The planned probe of Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, over alleged award of $25 billion contract without due process, insubordination and abuse of office as contained in the …

[Vanguard] Abuja -The planned probe of Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, over alleged award of $25 billion contract without due process, insubordination and abuse of office as contained in the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu's leaked letter to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Senate has been postponed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N/East Needs International Focus, Saraki Backs Buhari

[Vanguard] The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerian’s not to berate President Muhammadu Buhari for his call for focus on the North East saying that the region was in dire need of attention.

[Vanguard] The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerian's not to berate President Muhammadu Buhari for his call for focus on the North East saying that the region was in dire need of attention.

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Vendors A Sign of Mugabe’s Misrule – Mujuru

[New Zimbabwe] Former Vice President Joice Mujuru has said she frequently clashed with President Robert Mugabe over his bad economic policies, disagreements which made her boss unhappy and resulted in her dismissal from government.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Vice President Joice Mujuru has said she frequently clashed with President Robert Mugabe over his bad economic policies, disagreements which made her boss unhappy and resulted in her dismissal from government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cricket South Africa Commits to T20 Global League Investigation

[News24Wire] Following a meeting of the Board of Cricket South Africa the governing body have reiterated the need to postpone the T20 Global League and have committed to an investigation into what went wrong in the planning of the failed 2017 edition.

[News24Wire] Following a meeting of the Board of Cricket South Africa the governing body have reiterated the need to postpone the T20 Global League and have committed to an investigation into what went wrong in the planning of the failed 2017 edition.

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I Was in PDP Before, but Not Now, God Forbid – Obasanjo

[Vanguard] Abeokuta -The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun got messier on Tuesday as the National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Markarfi met with the former President,Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeo…

[Vanguard] Abeokuta -The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun got messier on Tuesday as the National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Markarfi met with the former President,Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta and shunned the party Secretariat where hundreds of party members had assembled to welcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria