Amnesty Wants Nine Nigerian Military Commanders Investigated

[This Day] Amnesty International has called on the federal government to investigate the nine military commanders it indicted in its report for human rights abuses in Nigeria.

[This Day] Amnesty International has called on the federal government to investigate the nine military commanders it indicted in its report for human rights abuses in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Odinga Accuses Jubilee of Manipulating Food Cost

[Nation] Orange Democratic Movement presidential candidate Raila Odinga on Thursday accused the Jubilee administration of manipulating the cost of basic food commodities to gain votes.

[Nation] Orange Democratic Movement presidential candidate Raila Odinga on Thursday accused the Jubilee administration of manipulating the cost of basic food commodities to gain votes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Do Not Tempt Security Guards – They Are Human

[Monitor] The story of hundreds of armed private security guards going for more than six months without pay is not only mind-boggling but absurd. This newspaper on Wednesday, June 14, reported that the angry and grumbling guards are pointing an accusin…

[Monitor] The story of hundreds of armed private security guards going for more than six months without pay is not only mind-boggling but absurd. This newspaper on Wednesday, June 14, reported that the angry and grumbling guards are pointing an accusing finger at their employer, Range Protective Services, owned by businessman Habib Kagimu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

AMAA 2017 – Our Plans, Our Expectations

[Vanguard] AS countdown to this year’s edition of the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Award, AMAA, begins, founder of the body, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe has revealed plans by the organizers to host a free screening of the flicks nominated in the Best Movie…

[Vanguard] AS countdown to this year's edition of the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Award, AMAA, begins, founder of the body, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe has revealed plans by the organizers to host a free screening of the flicks nominated in the Best Movie category. The screening of the movies which will last for three days, will take place at Terra Kulture, in Victoria Island, Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jibrin Dismisses His Purported Expulsion

[Vanguard] Kano -Suspended House of Rep member, Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa has dismissed his purported expulsion from All Progressive Party, as he declared it was the handiwork of impersonators.

[Vanguard] Kano -Suspended House of Rep member, Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa has dismissed his purported expulsion from All Progressive Party, as he declared it was the handiwork of impersonators.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Fewer People Attend Budget Speech Presentation At Parliament

[Monitor] In the past few years, the Budget preparation cycle changed in that in March, the annual Budget and Tax Bills are presented to Cabinet and Parliament. By May, the Tax Bills should be approved ahead of the Budget reading by mid-June. This impl…

[Monitor] In the past few years, the Budget preparation cycle changed in that in March, the annual Budget and Tax Bills are presented to Cabinet and Parliament. By May, the Tax Bills should be approved ahead of the Budget reading by mid-June. This implies that by the time the Budget speech is read, there is not as much uncertainty about the Budget allocations and tax proposals/changes. This explains why since the change, fewer people attend the Budget speech presentation at Parliament. Whereas most of the contents a

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Strictly Top 3 for World Championships, Warn Athletics Kenya

[Nation] The first three athletes across the finishing line during National Trials next week will make Team Kenya for the London World Championships due August 4-13, Athletics Kenya has disclosed.

[Nation] The first three athletes across the finishing line during National Trials next week will make Team Kenya for the London World Championships due August 4-13, Athletics Kenya has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Be a Child Safety Advocate in Your Own Neighbourhood

[Monitor] Lo and behold! It’s a whopping 41 years today (June 16) since hundreds of students participated in the Soweto uprising, demanding for better quality education. Many of them were shot dead demanding their right to be taught in their own native…

[Monitor] Lo and behold! It's a whopping 41 years today (June 16) since hundreds of students participated in the Soweto uprising, demanding for better quality education. Many of them were shot dead demanding their right to be taught in their own native language. Today, we celebrate this event as the Day of African Child. The day raises awareness about the continued need for improvement in education provided to African children and to encourage school age children to stay in school.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda