Many Trapped, Five Rescued As Another Building Collapses in Lagos

[This Day] Barely two years after a three-storey building collapsed at Swamps Street on Lagos Island, another building yesterday collapsed in the same axis, trapping scores underneath the rubbles.

[This Day] Barely two years after a three-storey building collapsed at Swamps Street on Lagos Island, another building yesterday collapsed in the same axis, trapping scores underneath the rubbles.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Information Minister Launches 2017 Series of Town Hall Meetings

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has charged Regional and District Information Officers (RIOs & DIOs) to live up to their responsibilities as government spokespersons in their various regions and districts.

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has charged Regional and District Information Officers (RIOs & DIOs) to live up to their responsibilities as government spokespersons in their various regions and districts.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

MoI Interacts With Parliamentary Select Committee On Communications

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, over the weekend interacted with the Parliamentary Select Committee on Communications at Koforidua, Eastern Region, where he gave comprehensive brief of the functions of Ministry of Info…

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, over the weekend interacted with the Parliamentary Select Committee on Communications at Koforidua, Eastern Region, where he gave comprehensive brief of the functions of Ministry of Information.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Confusion Over Presidential Directive for IOCs to Relocate Headquarters

[This Day] The recent reported directive by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to international oil companies (IOCs) to relocate their headquarters to the Niger Delta region is being mired in confusion.

[This Day] The recent reported directive by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to international oil companies (IOCs) to relocate their headquarters to the Niger Delta region is being mired in confusion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Focus on Women in Nation’s Election

[AfricaFocus] “As the election draws closer, Kenyans are reminded how sexist and patriarchal their society has remained. Choosing to run is a particularly difficult decision for a woman and her family. Campaigning is often marked by violence directed a…

[AfricaFocus] "As the election draws closer, Kenyans are reminded how sexist and patriarchal their society has remained. Choosing to run is a particularly difficult decision for a woman and her family. Campaigning is often marked by violence directed at women candidates. ... The agitation for a greater political role for women led to progressive legal frameworks. But historical prejudices have ensured that a bill that would enshrine the law has twice failed to get the numbers in a male-dominated House." - Beatrice Akala

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zambian Chevening Scholars Donate to Charity

[PR Newswire] London -The Acting High Commissioner Andrew Hamilton has commended the Zambian Chevening Alumni for donating eight (8) computers and a financial donation to a charity in Lusaka.

[PR Newswire] London -The Acting High Commissioner Andrew Hamilton has commended the Zambian Chevening Alumni for donating eight (8) computers and a financial donation to a charity in Lusaka.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Lord Ahmad’s Speech On Global Peacekeeping Reform in Ghana

[PR Newswire] London -Foreign Office Minister Tariq Ahmad delivered a speech in Ghana on Global Peacekeeping Reform at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre.

[PR Newswire] London -Foreign Office Minister Tariq Ahmad delivered a speech in Ghana on Global Peacekeeping Reform at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana