Senator Accuses Police Chief of Corruption

[Premium Times] The feud between the Inspector General of Police and a senator, Isa Misau, took a new turn on Wednesday as the lawmaker accused the police chief of corruption, abuse of office and sexual affairs with female police officers.

[Premium Times] The feud between the Inspector General of Police and a senator, Isa Misau, took a new turn on Wednesday as the lawmaker accused the police chief of corruption, abuse of office and sexual affairs with female police officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria to Receive $22 Billion in Foreign Remittances in 2017 – World Bank

[Premium Times] Nigeria is expected to receive $22 billion via foreign remittances, the latest edition of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief has shown.

[Premium Times] Nigeria is expected to receive $22 billion via foreign remittances, the latest edition of the World Bank's Migration and Development Brief has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Almost Half of Teachers in Nigerian Schools Not Qualified – Registration Council

[Premium Times] About 300,000 of the 700,000 teachers in Nigerian schools are not qualified to teach, the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, has stated.

[Premium Times] About 300,000 of the 700,000 teachers in Nigerian schools are not qualified to teach, the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, has stated.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Keeps Mum As U.S.$30 Billion Contract Scandal Rocks State Oil Firm

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to clear the air about grievous allegations of abuse of contract process to the tune of N9 trillion naira at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, more than 24 hours after leakage of an internal …

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to clear the air about grievous allegations of abuse of contract process to the tune of N9 trillion naira at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, more than 24 hours after leakage of an internal memo which detailed the allegation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Drought – Various Forms of Aid Provide Relief

[Deutsche Welle] With millions of Kenyans in need of humanitarian assistance, the focus of aid agencies has shifted to using local resources and boosting the regional economy rather than providing food handouts.

[Deutsche Welle] With millions of Kenyans in need of humanitarian assistance, the focus of aid agencies has shifted to using local resources and boosting the regional economy rather than providing food handouts.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Is Chad Part of Trump’s Travel Ban?

[ISS] Since taking office in January, United States (US) President Donald Trump has made more than his fair share of inexplicable decisions. But the inclusion of Chad in the latest revision of his infamous travel ban may just be the most inexplicable o…

[ISS] Since taking office in January, United States (US) President Donald Trump has made more than his fair share of inexplicable decisions. But the inclusion of Chad in the latest revision of his infamous travel ban may just be the most inexplicable of the lot.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Zimbabwe’s Succession Rubik’s Cube

[ISS] Whenever President Robert Mugabe’s busy travel schedule out of Zimbabwe permits, he takes the opportunity to address scheduled ‘Presidential Youth Interface Rallies’ set for each of the country’s 10 provinces. Very few issues specific to the yout…

[ISS] Whenever President Robert Mugabe's busy travel schedule out of Zimbabwe permits, he takes the opportunity to address scheduled 'Presidential Youth Interface Rallies' set for each of the country's 10 provinces. Very few issues specific to the youth are raised at the rallies.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank to Review Credit Rating System Over ‘Unfair Blacklisting’

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya has started reviewing the credit information sharing (CIS) system following increased complaints that reference bureaus are only concentrating on blacklisting of defaulters.

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya has started reviewing the credit information sharing (CIS) system following increased complaints that reference bureaus are only concentrating on blacklisting of defaulters.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Moroccan Sahara – Guatemala Calls for Settlement Ensuring Security, Integration in Maghreb Region

[MAP] New York -Guatemala’s permanent representative to the UN, ambassador Jorge Skiner-Klée called, on behalf of his country, during the 4th committee of the UNGA, for a final settlement of the Moroccan Sahara issue that would ensure security and integration of the Maghreb region, on the basis of of the UNSC resolutions, describing the autonomy plan as serious and credible.

[MAP] New York -Guatemala's permanent representative to the UN, ambassador Jorge Skiner-Klée called, on behalf of his country, during the 4th committee of the UNGA, for a final settlement of the Moroccan Sahara issue that would ensure security and integration of the Maghreb region, on the basis of of the UNSC resolutions, describing the autonomy plan as serious and credible.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Petra Set to Resume Export, Sale of Diamonds

[East African] Petra Diamonds is set to resume selling and exporting minerals from its Williamson mine in Tanzania that the company shut down about three weeks ago amid an export valuation dispute with the Tanzania government.

[East African] Petra Diamonds is set to resume selling and exporting minerals from its Williamson mine in Tanzania that the company shut down about three weeks ago amid an export valuation dispute with the Tanzania government.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania