Floods Affect Over Hundred Families

[Botswana Daily News] Gweta -Assistant council secretary in the Tutume Sub-district council, Mr Uyapo Mafunye says figures from the Tutume sub-district disaster committee show that more than 100 people in Gweta are being evacuated from flooding areas w…

[Botswana Daily News] Gweta -Assistant council secretary in the Tutume Sub-district council, Mr Uyapo Mafunye says figures from the Tutume sub-district disaster committee show that more than 100 people in Gweta are being evacuated from flooding areas where houses are submerged in water.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Militants Ask FG to Stop Payment of Derivation Fund Through Governors

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Reformed Egbesu Fraternity (REF), a Niger Delta militant group, yesterday called on the federal government to immediately halt the disbursement of the 13 per cent derivation fund through governors in the region.

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Reformed Egbesu Fraternity (REF), a Niger Delta militant group, yesterday called on the federal government to immediately halt the disbursement of the 13 per cent derivation fund through governors in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stop Attacking Nigerian Army, Coalition Cautions AI

[This Day] Civil society organisations and media executives from across the country have condemned what they described as negative rating and name calling of the Nigerian Army by Amnesty International (AI) and the perception index of the army internati…

[This Day] Civil society organisations and media executives from across the country have condemned what they described as negative rating and name calling of the Nigerian Army by Amnesty International (AI) and the perception index of the army internationally in regards to the prosecution of the war against Boko Haram and the fight against terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Germany Parliamentary Head Supports Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Effort

[This Day] Head of Bundestag, the upper chamber of the German Parliament, Ms Malu Dreyer, has said Nigeria as the leading country in Africa must be economically strong, and therefore deserved the support of a European giant like her country.

[This Day] Head of Bundestag, the upper chamber of the German Parliament, Ms Malu Dreyer, has said Nigeria as the leading country in Africa must be economically strong, and therefore deserved the support of a European giant like her country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency – Don’t Expect Buhari to Resume in a Dramatic Way

[This Day] Abuja -In a bid to downplay expectations, the presidency has said Nigerians should not expect President Muhammadu Buhari to resume work in a “dramatic way”, after spending 50 days in London, the British capital, for undisclosed health-relate…

[This Day] Abuja -In a bid to downplay expectations, the presidency has said Nigerians should not expect President Muhammadu Buhari to resume work in a "dramatic way", after spending 50 days in London, the British capital, for undisclosed health-related reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Falling Oil Prices Threaten Nigeria’s Earnings, Reserves Accretion

[This Day] The steady rise of Nigeria’s foreign exchange earnings and build-up of external reserves, which started about five months ago, is already under threat from exogenous shock arising from the recent fall in oil prices.

[This Day] The steady rise of Nigeria's foreign exchange earnings and build-up of external reserves, which started about five months ago, is already under threat from exogenous shock arising from the recent fall in oil prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tragedy At Air Force Base As Officer Kills Himself and Lover

[This Day] Makurdi -In a bizarre tragedy, an officer of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday at the NAF Base in Makurdi, shot and killed a female colleague over alleged infidelity, then later killed himself.

[This Day] Makurdi -In a bizarre tragedy, an officer of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday at the NAF Base in Makurdi, shot and killed a female colleague over alleged infidelity, then later killed himself.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

6 Children Drown

[Namibian] SIX children between the ages of 10 months and nine years drowned last week, while a 43-year-old man also drowned in an oshana.

[Namibian] SIX children between the ages of 10 months and nine years drowned last week, while a 43-year-old man also drowned in an oshana.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia