African Fashion Week Rises With National Monuments

[This Day] Africa Fashion Week Nigeria recently added another feather to its cap when it showcased the iconic national monuments-National Theatre and Tinubu Square-both in Lagos Island for its two-day fashion explosion that featured seven designers fro…

[This Day] Africa Fashion Week Nigeria recently added another feather to its cap when it showcased the iconic national monuments-National Theatre and Tinubu Square-both in Lagos Island for its two-day fashion explosion that featured seven designers from different African continents including Cameroon and Zimbabwe. Former first Lady, Mrs. Abimbola Fashola was among the dignitaries at the fashion fiesta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fred M’membe’s Post Newspaper Assets Auctioned

The auction of Fred M’membe‘s properties seized by the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) over a disputed tax debt went on as planned with top grade equipment ransacked by a host of individuals carefully selected. Properties among the trucks, newsprint, motor … Continued

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The auction of Fred M’membe‘s properties seized by the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) over a disputed tax debt went on as planned with top grade equipment ransacked by a host of individuals carefully selected. Properties among the trucks, newsprint, motor vehicles, printing press and office furniture were sold under a heavily guarded atmosphere. The auction was conducted at the closed Post Newspapers offices on Bwinjimfumu road anad also on Lumumba road at the Industrial area. There was a transformer, seven compressors, filling station at the courier plant, computers among the seized property. The Zambia Revenue Authority appointed RDF auctioneers to sell all properties belong to the Post Newspapers and the fact that M’membe had gone to court challenging the process has counted for nothing with provisional liquidator Lewis Mosho given full rights to do as he pleases with the property. President Edgar Lungu had made no secret of his wish to close down The Post Newspapers although he insists the process was not his creation but a legal one. The post Fred M’membe’s Post Newspaper Assets Auctioned appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

How Kano Pilgrims Lost N460 Million to Accommodation Scam

[Daily Trust] When Kano State Deputy Governor Hafiz Abubakar told intending pilgrims on July 16, 2016 during a workshop that the state government had paid N460 million accommodation subsidy for them, they were all elated.

[Daily Trust] When Kano State Deputy Governor Hafiz Abubakar told intending pilgrims on July 16, 2016 during a workshop that the state government had paid N460 million accommodation subsidy for them, they were all elated.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rix Mweemba Is New FAZ Veep

The sun finally set on the Richard Kazala episode at Football House with the FAZ executive appointing Rix Mweemba as vice president of the association. Kazala was expelled by the FAZ council last month after having been implicated in theft … Continued

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The sun finally set on the Richard Kazala episode at Football House with the FAZ executive appointing Rix Mweemba as vice president of the association. Kazala was expelled by the FAZ council last month after having been implicated in theft of money for match tickets for the Zambia versus Nigeria world cup qualifier. Mweemba was who was serving as treasurer has been elevated with deputy secretary general Lombe Mbalashi co-opted as a committee member. Under the new FAZ constitution, the position of treasurer has been abolished with responsibilities incorporated in the accounts office. BELOW IS THE FULL STATEMENT FROM FAZ: Football Association of Zambia PRESS STATEMENT (For Immediate Release) Football House, Lusaka 22nd April, 2017 Rix Mweemba is new FAZ vice president The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has with immediate effect elevated FAZ treasurer Mr. Rix Mweemba to the position of FAZ vice president. The Association reached the decision to appoint Mr. Mweemba to the position of vice president at an executive meeting held today at Football House. Mr Mweemba assumes the role of FAZ vice president taking over from Mr Richard Kazala. FAZ has further co-opted Mr Lombe Mbalashi as FAZ executive committee member. Mr Mbalashi has since relinquished his position as FAZ deputy general secretary. For and on behalf of: FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA Desmond Katongo COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER The post Rix Mweemba Is New FAZ Veep appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Opposition Groups Say Genocide Is Real, Blames It On Govt

[East African] Six South Sudan opposition groups have joined forces and are now calling on the world to recognise that the country has sank into a genocide perpetrated by the government.

[East African] Six South Sudan opposition groups have joined forces and are now calling on the world to recognise that the country has sank into a genocide perpetrated by the government.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Wind Farms in the Way of Vultures

[East African] Since 2015, four of the eight species of vultures found in Kenya have been listed as critically endangered by the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN). This means they are one step short of becoming extinct.

[East African] Since 2015, four of the eight species of vultures found in Kenya have been listed as critically endangered by the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN). This means they are one step short of becoming extinct.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Presidency Denies Report of Further Nkandla Upgrades

[News24Wire] The Presidency on Sunday disputed a media report suggesting that further upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence – using public money – were in the pipeline.

[News24Wire] The Presidency on Sunday disputed a media report suggesting that further upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence - using public money - were in the pipeline.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa