Prime Minister Lays Down Cost-Cutting Measures

[Namibian] PRIME Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila last week introduced ways to reduce the cost of running the public service in the next three years, but the state did not provide estimated figures on how much it plans to save.

[Namibian] PRIME Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila last week introduced ways to reduce the cost of running the public service in the next three years, but the state did not provide estimated figures on how much it plans to save.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Turkey’s Foray Into Somalia is a Huge Success, but There Are Risks

[The Conversation Africa] Turkey’s engagement with Somalia is striking for its brevity and ostensible success. Turkey has been involved in Somalia since just 2011, yet Ankara can point to a string of reported accomplishments and an arguably outsized pr…

[The Conversation Africa] Turkey's engagement with Somalia is striking for its brevity and ostensible success. Turkey has been involved in Somalia since just 2011, yet Ankara can point to a string of reported accomplishments and an arguably outsized presence in an often violent country regularly described as a failed state.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt, States Voted 7.5 Percent of N43tr Budgets On Education in 3 Years

[Daily Trust] The federal and state governments have allocated less than eight percent of their N43.5 trillion combined budgets for education in the last three years, Daily Trust investigations have shown.

[Daily Trust] The federal and state governments have allocated less than eight percent of their N43.5 trillion combined budgets for education in the last three years, Daily Trust investigations have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Don’t Know Why I Enjoy Making Love to My Daughter – Suspect

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A middle aged man, Kenneth Abuya, who was arrested for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 10-year-old daughter has said he did not know why he enjoyed the act.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A middle aged man, Kenneth Abuya, who was arrested for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 10-year-old daughter has said he did not know why he enjoyed the act.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lassa Fever Kills 9 in Ondo, 36 Cases Recorded

[Daily Trust] Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa Fever in the state, saying laboratory tests have confirmed a total of 36 cases, including 9 deaths.

[Daily Trust] Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa Fever in the state, saying laboratory tests have confirmed a total of 36 cases, including 9 deaths.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Islam in Nigeria Today – an Update

[Daily Trust] As if on cue, after the Jihad Narratives Retreat that I reported on this Column last week, I had occasion to also attend the Annual Shura Meeting of the Supreme Council on Shari’ah in Nigeria (SCSN) whose President, Dr. Ibrahim Datti Ahma…

[Daily Trust] As if on cue, after the Jihad Narratives Retreat that I reported on this Column last week, I had occasion to also attend the Annual Shura Meeting of the Supreme Council on Shari'ah in Nigeria (SCSN) whose President, Dr. Ibrahim Datti Ahmad was some years ago the subject of many articles on this very page. For reminders, during the height of the Boko Haram crisis, it was revealed that Dr. Ahmad was one of the very few Muslim leaders the Jama'a were willing to negotiate with, being that its founder Muhammad

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U.S.$13m Poured Into First-Ever Mall at Victoria Falls

[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -Restructuring conglomerate Zimre Holdings Limited (ZHL), through its Zimre Property Investments, has started constructing a $13 million multi-purpose shopping mall in the resort town.

[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -Restructuring conglomerate Zimre Holdings Limited (ZHL), through its Zimre Property Investments, has started constructing a $13 million multi-purpose shopping mall in the resort town.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Charlyboy Gives Daughter Out in Marriage

[Daily Trust] Maverick showbiz maestro and activist,Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, on Saturday gave out his first daughter, Adaeze Oputa in marriage to Mr Metu Anu, both from Imo Sate.

[Daily Trust] Maverick showbiz maestro and activist,Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, on Saturday gave out his first daughter, Adaeze Oputa in marriage to Mr Metu Anu, both from Imo Sate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria