40 Labourers Nabbed Stealing Borno IDPs Building Materials

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested 40 persons for allegedly stealing building materials belonging to the Borno State government.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested 40 persons for allegedly stealing building materials belonging to the Borno State government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prasa Board Spent Public Money Willy-Nilly – Minister Peters

[News24Wire] Prasa’s former board racked up irregular expenditure of R127m on an investigation into maladministration and corruption at the agency, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Prasa's former board racked up irregular expenditure of R127m on an investigation into maladministration and corruption at the agency, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Yanga Upbeat Despite Home Draw

[Daily News] MAINLAND’S CAF Champions League envoys, Young Africans believe they will perform wonders in Zambia in their return leg match on March 18 after being held to 1-1 draw at home by Zanaco.

[Daily News] MAINLAND'S CAF Champions League envoys, Young Africans believe they will perform wonders in Zambia in their return leg match on March 18 after being held to 1-1 draw at home by Zanaco.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Estranged Egypt Pursues Africa-Focused Foreign Policy

[Daily News] AFTER decades of estrangement, Egypt is seriously seeking to return to Africa, with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi expressing keenness to maintain closer cooperation with other countries in the continent.

[Daily News] AFTER decades of estrangement, Egypt is seriously seeking to return to Africa, with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi expressing keenness to maintain closer cooperation with other countries in the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Prime Minister Jugnauth Launches the Metro Express Project

[Government of Mauritius] The Metro Express Project was officially launched on Friday 10 March 2017 at the Old Train Station in Caudan, Port Louis, with the unveiling of a Commemorative Plaque by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External C…

[Government of Mauritius] The Metro Express Project was officially launched on Friday 10 March 2017 at the Old Train Station in Caudan, Port Louis, with the unveiling of a Commemorative Plaque by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Jugnauth.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Chimamanda Adichie And Her Comments on Trans-Women

[This is Africa] Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie finds herself on the spotlight for statements she made recently on transgender. The Nigerian novelist in an interview with Channel 4 categorically stated her thoughts on transgender women, and the remarks have …

[This is Africa] Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie finds herself on the spotlight for statements she made recently on transgender. The Nigerian novelist in an interview with Channel 4 categorically stated her thoughts on transgender women, and the remarks have been seen by many as problematic, while others have defended her comments.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prime Minister Addresses the Nation On National Day 2017

[Government of Mauritius] “My vision is to make Mauritius a rainbow nation, an inclusive nation where all the different ethnic groups work peacefully, hand in hand, where all people are treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices…

[Government of Mauritius] "My vision is to make Mauritius a rainbow nation, an inclusive nation where all the different ethnic groups work peacefully, hand in hand, where all people are treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preferences, a country where the people live healthily amidst a clean environment, and where women are treated with respect and dignity".

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

7% Projected Growth Rate By Govt Too Ambitious – Expert

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Experts at the Preston Consults, a global management consulting firm has said the projected outcome of the growth and recovery plan may be too ambitious given the limited time of four years.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Experts at the Preston Consults, a global management consulting firm has said the projected outcome of the growth and recovery plan may be too ambitious given the limited time of four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria