Controversy Surrounds Mini Bus Touts

[Nyasa Times] Despite government’s efforts to remove minibus and bus touts, locally known as ‘call boys’, from the country’s streets, the menaces to society continue to operate at bus stops across the country in large numbers.

[Nyasa Times] Despite government's efforts to remove minibus and bus touts, locally known as 'call boys', from the country's streets, the menaces to society continue to operate at bus stops across the country in large numbers.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Diezani’s 56 Houses

[Leadership] Abuja -A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered permanent forfeiture of 56 houses allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the federal government.

[Leadership] Abuja -A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered permanent forfeiture of 56 houses allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pentagon Blames Islamic State in Deadly Attack on U.S. Forces

[VOA] The Pentagon said Wednesday that Islamic State fighters were responsible for an attack in southwestern Niger that killed four American soldiers, as new details suggested local villagers might have played a role in the ambush.

[VOA] The Pentagon said Wednesday that Islamic State fighters were responsible for an attack in southwestern Niger that killed four American soldiers, as new details suggested local villagers might have played a role in the ambush.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Aga Khan Pledges Support for Govt Development Plans

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, His Highness the Aga Khan, yesterday told President John Magufuli that his network will expand the Dar es Salaam Aga Khan hospital and build a university in Arusha.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, His Highness the Aga Khan, yesterday told President John Magufuli that his network will expand the Dar es Salaam Aga Khan hospital and build a university in Arusha.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senator Misau to Be Arraigned for Forgery Next Week

[Leadership] Abuja -Baring last minutes changes, the embattled Senator, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau, will be arraigned for forgery next week.

[Leadership] Abuja -Baring last minutes changes, the embattled Senator, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau, will be arraigned for forgery next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Musician Kept from U.S. Internship Blames Trump

[VOA] The Somali musician Hassan-Nour Sayid — known by his stage name, Aar Maanta — and his band, the Urban Nomads, were supposed to be in Minnesota last week, where they were to kick off a monthlong internship of performances and workshops set up th…

[VOA] The Somali musician Hassan-Nour Sayid -- known by his stage name, Aar Maanta -- and his band, the Urban Nomads, were supposed to be in Minnesota last week, where they were to kick off a monthlong internship of performances and workshops set up through the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia