Govt Calls On Protesters in National Shutdown to Remain Peaceful

[News24Wire] Government has urged all the members of unions taking part in the nationwide strikes on Wednesday to refrain from violence, intimidation and destruction of property.

[News24Wire] Government has urged all the members of unions taking part in the nationwide strikes on Wednesday to refrain from violence, intimidation and destruction of property.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Forest People Hope Reforms Will Stem Graft and Evictions

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chepkitale -Cosmas Murunga, an elder from Kenya’s forest-dwelling Ogiek community, pointed at a beehive in a tree a few metres from his grass-thatched house on the mist-swathed slopes of Mount Elgon.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chepkitale -Cosmas Murunga, an elder from Kenya's forest-dwelling Ogiek community, pointed at a beehive in a tree a few metres from his grass-thatched house on the mist-swathed slopes of Mount Elgon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Malawi Police Arrest Man Suspected of Being Gay in Mzuzu

[Nyasa Times] Malawi police said Wednesday they had arrested Limbani Sibande, 24, in northern city of Mzuzu, for presumed homosexuality at a time activist are demanding that laws banning homosexuality should be overturned.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi police said Wednesday they had arrested Limbani Sibande, 24, in northern city of Mzuzu, for presumed homosexuality at a time activist are demanding that laws banning homosexuality should be overturned.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ngoma Honours Genocide Victims Thrown Into River Akagera

[New Times] Hundreds of mourners convened on a bridge on River Akagera in Ngoma District to commemorate thousands of people dumped into the river during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

[New Times] Hundreds of mourners convened on a bridge on River Akagera in Ngoma District to commemorate thousands of people dumped into the river during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Local Content Board Targets Retention of $14bn in Oil Sector

[Guardian] The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) projected that $14 billion out of the $20 billion spending in shipyards and manufacturing in the oil sector, would be retained in Nigeria by 2027.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) projected that $14 billion out of the $20 billion spending in shipyards and manufacturing in the oil sector, would be retained in Nigeria by 2027.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rowdy Session As Reps Push for Buhari’s Impeachment

[Guardian] Abuja -The House of Representatives was in a rowdy session yesterday following calls by some lawmakers for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the unauthorised withdrawal and spending of $496,374,470.00 million on war planes.

[Guardian] Abuja -The House of Representatives was in a rowdy session yesterday following calls by some lawmakers for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the unauthorised withdrawal and spending of $496,374,470.00 million on war planes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oxford Hosts Genocide Exhibition

[New Times] Members of the Rwandan community in the city of Oxford in the UK were last weekend joined by academics at Mansfield College chapel and area residents to mark the 24th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

[New Times] Members of the Rwandan community in the city of Oxford in the UK were last weekend joined by academics at Mansfield College chapel and area residents to mark the 24th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tinubu Wants Third-Term Contestants for Lagos Political Offices to Drop Bid

[Guardian] The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has appealed to those that have spent up to three terms in political offices in Lagos State to give room for others.

[Guardian] The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has appealed to those that have spent up to three terms in political offices in Lagos State to give room for others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria