Govt Accuses NGOs, Importers of Illegal Activities in Health Sector

[Premium Times] The Federal Ministry of Finance on Sunday disclosed that some Non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, and importers smuggle other imported items into approved duty waivers issued for the importation of medical equipment and drug related i…

[Premium Times] The Federal Ministry of Finance on Sunday disclosed that some Non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, and importers smuggle other imported items into approved duty waivers issued for the importation of medical equipment and drug related items into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC Assault On Spy Chief’s Home Highlights Deepening Crisis

[Premium Times] Weeks before ordering a siege to the home of a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke, an administrative panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve national security crisis at the foreign int…

[Premium Times] Weeks before ordering a siege to the home of a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke, an administrative panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve national security crisis at the foreign intelligence office urged Ibrahim Magu to hold back on taking such measures.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Water Minister Muchinguri Says She Feared Grace Mugabe Would Kill Her

[New Zimbabwe] WATER and climate change minister Oppah Muchinguri said she gave up the Zanu PF Women’s League post to Grace Mugabe in fear for her life after the then First Lady unleashed “thugs and mujibhas” on her.

[New Zimbabwe] WATER and climate change minister Oppah Muchinguri said she gave up the Zanu PF Women's League post to Grace Mugabe in fear for her life after the then First Lady unleashed "thugs and mujibhas" on her.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition MDC-T Gives New President 100 Days to Prove Himself

[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC-T said they were going to give President Emmerson Mnangagwa 100 days to prove his ability to revive the economy using “our” policy frame work which he “stole” from “us”.

[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC-T said they were going to give President Emmerson Mnangagwa 100 days to prove his ability to revive the economy using "our" policy frame work which he "stole" from "us".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Mnangagwa Cuts Zanu-PF Congress Budget By U.S.$7 Million

[New Zimbabwe] President Emerson Mnangagwa has cut the budget for the forthcoming Zanu PF congress scheduled for Harare next week from $8 million to $1 million, an official has said.

[New Zimbabwe] President Emerson Mnangagwa has cut the budget for the forthcoming Zanu PF congress scheduled for Harare next week from $8 million to $1 million, an official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Plight of Refugees and Migrants

[New Times] In a scene reminiscent of the slave trade era, a hidden camera captured the sale of migrants in Libya. “Big strong boys for farm work!” one man exclaimed, while parading outwardly robust men. “700,” another voice echoed, upping his auction …

[New Times] In a scene reminiscent of the slave trade era, a hidden camera captured the sale of migrants in Libya. "Big strong boys for farm work!" one man exclaimed, while parading outwardly robust men. "700," another voice echoed, upping his auction bid from 400. The disturbing video that aired on CNN last week, and went viral on social media platforms, is exposing the inhumane practice of human trafficking that has been going on for the last couple of years in Libya, unbeknownst to many of us.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda