Mom of Edo Triplets Begs Runaway Husband to Return

[Daily Trust] Benin -Mrs. Queen Udekwe, whose husband Mathew abandoned after she gave birth to a set of triplets, has appealed to her husband to come back home so that they can take care of their children together.

[Daily Trust] Benin -Mrs. Queen Udekwe, whose husband Mathew abandoned after she gave birth to a set of triplets, has appealed to her husband to come back home so that they can take care of their children together.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Abuja Residents Depend on Charcoal as Gas and Kerosene Prices Go Up

[Daily Trust] With the recent hike in prices of kerosene and cooking gas across the country, most Abuja residents now depend on charcoal as a substitute. A litre of kerosene now costs between N300 and N400 in most quarters as against N195 to N220 while…

[Daily Trust] With the recent hike in prices of kerosene and cooking gas across the country, most Abuja residents now depend on charcoal as a substitute. A litre of kerosene now costs between N300 and N400 in most quarters as against N195 to N220 while 12.5kg cylinder of cooking gas costs between N5,500 and N6,500 as against N3,500 in December 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Poor Funding Stalls Road Rehab

[The Herald] Zimbabwean roads are in a deplorable state with the incessant rains during this rainy season worsening the situation for both tarred and gravel roads.Officials from the country’s provinces bemoaned the poor state of roads saying there was …

[The Herald] Zimbabwean roads are in a deplorable state with the incessant rains during this rainy season worsening the situation for both tarred and gravel roads.Officials from the country's provinces bemoaned the poor state of roads saying there was need to address the problem as a matter of urgency as some of the roads had become impassible. Below are reports of the country's roads situation from our bureaus in various provinces.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

First Lady’s Diamond Scandal Case Back in Court

[New Zimbabwe] Lawyers representing Grace Mugabe have returned to the Harare High Court over the scandal involving an abortive attempt by the First Lady buy a wedding anniversary diamond ring worth about $1.4 million.

[New Zimbabwe] Lawyers representing Grace Mugabe have returned to the Harare High Court over the scandal involving an abortive attempt by the First Lady buy a wedding anniversary diamond ring worth about $1.4 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Floods, Lightning Claim 78 Lives – Minister

[New Zimbabwe] Although the country is looking forward to a bumper harvest this year, nearly 80 lives have been lost lightning and drowning in floods, Local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] Although the country is looking forward to a bumper harvest this year, nearly 80 lives have been lost lightning and drowning in floods, Local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Blood Transfusion Centre Receives Top Quality Accreditation

[New Times] The National Centre for Blood Transfusion, a division of Rwanda Biomedical Centre, has received Level Three accreditation, the top most level that African Society for Blood Transfusion (AFSBT) awards for quality and meeting operational requ…

[New Times] The National Centre for Blood Transfusion, a division of Rwanda Biomedical Centre, has received Level Three accreditation, the top most level that African Society for Blood Transfusion (AFSBT) awards for quality and meeting operational requirements that meet international standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Buhari’s ‘Sick Leave’ is Affecting Politics

[Daily Trust] A few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for the United Kingdom, rumours floated on the social media that the number one citizen had died of an undisclosed ailment.

[Daily Trust] A few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for the United Kingdom, rumours floated on the social media that the number one citizen had died of an undisclosed ailment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What Can Be Done About Youth Unemployment in the Short Run

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s youth unemployment rates are now considered to be chronic. The latest figures show that about 48% of South Africans between 15 and 34 were unemployed in the third quarter of 2016.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's youth unemployment rates are now considered to be chronic. The latest figures show that about 48% of South Africans between 15 and 34 were unemployed in the third quarter of 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa