Harare Carnival Pulls 1.5 Million Merrymakers

[263Chat] More than one million people are estimated to have attended the last day of the recently ended 10-day Harare International Carnival where public drinking was permissible, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) Chief Executive Officer, Karikoga Kase…

[263Chat] More than one million people are estimated to have attended the last day of the recently ended 10-day Harare International Carnival where public drinking was permissible, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) Chief Executive Officer, Karikoga Kaseke has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

States Free to Build Own Power Plants – Fashola

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Thursday has said it is not against state governments developing their own power projects to support development and supply of incremental power.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Thursday has said it is not against state governments developing their own power projects to support development and supply of incremental power.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tumi Morake and Solidarity ‘Agree to Disagree’

[News24Wire] JacarandaFM breakfast show co-hosts Tumi Morake and Martin Bester met with trade union Solidarity and “agreed to disagree” over the accusations of racism that the union launched against Morake.

[News24Wire] JacarandaFM breakfast show co-hosts Tumi Morake and Martin Bester met with trade union Solidarity and "agreed to disagree" over the accusations of racism that the union launched against Morake.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria’s Life Expectancy Has Increased By 8 Years, Study Shows

[This Day] The life expectancy in Nigeria has increased considerably even though people in many other sub-Sahara African countries still live longer and healthier lives, the Annual Global Burden of Disease Study, published last week in the internationa…

[This Day] The life expectancy in Nigeria has increased considerably even though people in many other sub-Sahara African countries still live longer and healthier lives, the Annual Global Burden of Disease Study, published last week in the international medical journal, The Lancet, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Not Neglecting Ekiti in Development, APC Replies Fayose

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has challenged Governor Ayodele Fayose’s claim that the state is not gaining anything from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government.

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has challenged Governor Ayodele Fayose's claim that the state is not gaining anything from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zari Hints At Split From Diamond in Cryptic Message

[Nation] Despite Diamond Platnumz saying that he is prepared to pay the highest price to ensure that he does not lose Zari Hassan after he cheated on her and sired a baby with model Hamisa, it seems like the union might soon be headed for a split.

[Nation] Despite Diamond Platnumz saying that he is prepared to pay the highest price to ensure that he does not lose Zari Hassan after he cheated on her and sired a baby with model Hamisa, it seems like the union might soon be headed for a split.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Health Workers Strike – Abuja Hospitals Yet to Comply

[Premium Times] Normal activities continued in government hospitals in Abuja on Thursday as health workers are yet to comply with the call by the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, to embark on strike over alleged inability of the federal government to…

[Premium Times] Normal activities continued in government hospitals in Abuja on Thursday as health workers are yet to comply with the call by the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, to embark on strike over alleged inability of the federal government to meet their demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

About 75 Million Nigerians Are Illiterate – Govt

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Thursday described the rate of illiteracy in Nigeria as alarming, saying between 65 and 75 million people are illiterate in the country.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Thursday described the rate of illiteracy in Nigeria as alarming, saying between 65 and 75 million people are illiterate in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria