Soyinka Blasts Online ‘Identity Thieves,’ Says He’s Not On Facebook, Twitter

[Premium Times] The Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Monday lambasted those he called ‘identity thieves’ who impersonate him online and operate social media accounts in his name.

[Premium Times] The Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Monday lambasted those he called 'identity thieves' who impersonate him online and operate social media accounts in his name.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Decries Handling of Paris Club Refund By Governors

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with members of the National Council of traditional rulers and decried the way the Paris Club Refund was spent by some state governors.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with members of the National Council of traditional rulers and decried the way the Paris Club Refund was spent by some state governors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chinese National Bust With 5 Rhino Horns At Airport

[News24Wire] A Chinese national attempting to smuggle an illegal stash of five rhino horns was nabbed at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Intertnational Airport on Friday, just two weeks after the world’s first online rhino horn auction was held in South Africa.

[News24Wire] A Chinese national attempting to smuggle an illegal stash of five rhino horns was nabbed at Johannesburg's OR Tambo Intertnational Airport on Friday, just two weeks after the world's first online rhino horn auction was held in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Province Suspends Teacher for Corporal Punishment

[News24Wire] A teacher at Umdlamfe Secondary School in Esikhawini’ Richards Bay, who was seen in a video beating two female pupils with a cane in class has been identified, the KwaZulu-Natal education department said on Monday evening.

[News24Wire] A teacher at Umdlamfe Secondary School in Esikhawini' Richards Bay, who was seen in a video beating two female pupils with a cane in class has been identified, the KwaZulu-Natal education department said on Monday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Faf to Lead Proteas in All Three Formats

[News24Wire] The Board of Directors of Cricket South Africa (CSA) today approved the recommendation of the National Selection Panel to appoint Faf du Plessis as captain of the ODI squad with immediate effect.

[News24Wire] The Board of Directors of Cricket South Africa (CSA) today approved the recommendation of the National Selection Panel to appoint Faf du Plessis as captain of the ODI squad with immediate effect.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Wants Free IDs for Poor Ahead of 2018 Polls

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has urged the Registrar General’s office to consider issuing free identity documents (IDs) to poor Zimbabweans ahead of the 2018 general elections, says a report.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has urged the Registrar General's office to consider issuing free identity documents (IDs) to poor Zimbabweans ahead of the 2018 general elections, says a report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Church Leader Helps Broker Polls Body Deal

[Nation] Electoral Commission chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba was last evening thrust back into the team that will manage the fresh presidential election on October 17, after a church-mediated retreat in Naivasha.

[Nation] Electoral Commission chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba was last evening thrust back into the team that will manage the fresh presidential election on October 17, after a church-mediated retreat in Naivasha.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nurses’ Strike Forces Patients to Seek Treatment in Tanzania

[Nation] People in need of medical services in Taita Taveta and Kwale counties are now trooping to Tanzania seeking for treatment after medical services in most public hospitals at the Coast remain grounded.

[Nation] People in need of medical services in Taita Taveta and Kwale counties are now trooping to Tanzania seeking for treatment after medical services in most public hospitals at the Coast remain grounded.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Petra Shares Tumble As Woes Pile Up

[Daily News] PETRA Diamonds shares at London Stock Exchange continued to plunge as it faces a review of its local mining contract and investigation into allegations of under-declared diamond exports.

[Daily News] PETRA Diamonds shares at London Stock Exchange continued to plunge as it faces a review of its local mining contract and investigation into allegations of under-declared diamond exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania