Otodo Gbame – Court Restrains Lagos From Further Waterfront Communities Eviction

[Vanguard] A Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere has stopped the Lagos State Government from further evicting settlers of several waterfront communities, in Lagos as it declared it unconstitutional.

[Vanguard] A Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere has stopped the Lagos State Government from further evicting settlers of several waterfront communities, in Lagos as it declared it unconstitutional.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Lagos Govt to Stop Further Demolition of Otodo Gbame

[Premium Times] Justice Surajudeen Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, on Wednesday ordered the Lagos State government to refrain from carrying out further eviction of the settlers at the Otodogbame waterfront, describing the government’…

[Premium Times] Justice Surajudeen Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, on Wednesday ordered the Lagos State government to refrain from carrying out further eviction of the settlers at the Otodogbame waterfront, describing the government's previous actions as unconstitutional.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Red Pepper Newspaper Editor Interrogated by Police Over Kayihura Stories

[CPJ] Nairobi -Ugandan authorities should cease investigation and intimidation of privately-owned daily newspaper Red Pepper editor Ben Byarabaha, and four other publications, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] Nairobi -Ugandan authorities should cease investigation and intimidation of privately-owned daily newspaper Red Pepper editor Ben Byarabaha, and four other publications, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Rules Against Mass Eviction in Lagos – Activists

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] A series of brutal, government-ordered evictions that left more than 30,000 Nigerians homeless were deemed “unconstitutional” in a landmark decision by the Lagos High Court on Wednesday, activists said.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] A series of brutal, government-ordered evictions that left more than 30,000 Nigerians homeless were deemed "unconstitutional" in a landmark decision by the Lagos High Court on Wednesday, activists said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Refugees Returning to “Dangerously Unprepared” Situation, UN Agency Chief Warns

[UN News] Large numbers of Nigerian refugees hosted in Cameroon are returning to northeast Nigeria, into a situation the United Nations refugee chief calls “dangerously unprepared to receive them.”

[UN News] Large numbers of Nigerian refugees hosted in Cameroon are returning to northeast Nigeria, into a situation the United Nations refugee chief calls "dangerously unprepared to receive them."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unclaimed Bodies Overwhelm Masaka As Cemetery Fills Up

[Monitor] Masaka -When Swaibu Sulambaaya, a social critic, received a phone call a week ago from one of the residents neighbouring Masaka Municipal Council mortuary, complaining of the stench emanating from the facility, the activist responded immediat…

[Monitor] Masaka -When Swaibu Sulambaaya, a social critic, received a phone call a week ago from one of the residents neighbouring Masaka Municipal Council mortuary, complaining of the stench emanating from the facility, the activist responded immediately. What they found dumped on the morgue's floor was scandalous; three decomposing human bodies. One of the bodies was of a baby and was placed in a box. Flies hovered over the box, confirming it had been kept there for long. The other two bodies were of male adults, but one

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Forest Encroacher Gets 43 Land Titles

[Monitor] Kampala -A businessman in Wakiso is holding 43 titles for personal plots in a government forest reserve and has donated some 41 acres to the District Resident Commissioner (RDC) Ian Kyeyune, the commission of inquiry into land matters heard y…

[Monitor] Kampala -A businessman in Wakiso is holding 43 titles for personal plots in a government forest reserve and has donated some 41 acres to the District Resident Commissioner (RDC) Ian Kyeyune, the commission of inquiry into land matters heard yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Class One and Two Pupils Now Fluent in English, Kiswahili – Report

[Nation] Kenyan children’s ability to read in English and Kiswahili has significantly improved since 2015, a newly released evaluation of the Tusome national reading programme has shown.

[Nation] Kenyan children's ability to read in English and Kiswahili has significantly improved since 2015, a newly released evaluation of the Tusome national reading programme has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

My Husband Is ‘As Strong As an Iron Bar’, Says Grace Mugabe

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe is “as strong as an iron bar”, Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has said, as she attempted to brush off reports that her 93-year-old husband is increasingly becoming frail.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe is "as strong as an iron bar", Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe has said, as she attempted to brush off reports that her 93-year-old husband is increasingly becoming frail.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe