Paris Cancels Congolese Gig After Anti-Kabila Protests

[RFI] French police cancelled a concert by a Congolese singer on Saturday after violent protests around the venue by opponents of Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila.

[RFI] French police cancelled a concert by a Congolese singer on Saturday after violent protests around the venue by opponents of Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

How Aluko, Omokore Laundered $1.76 Billion Stolen From NNPC

[Vanguard] Court papers in Lagos Nigeria have detailed how oil businessmen, Kolawole Akanni Aluko and Jide Omokore laundered the $1.7 billion creamed off the questionable oil swap transactions between them and the NNPC, during the tenure of Diezani Ali…

[Vanguard] Court papers in Lagos Nigeria have detailed how oil businessmen, Kolawole Akanni Aluko and Jide Omokore laundered the $1.7 billion creamed off the questionable oil swap transactions between them and the NNPC, during the tenure of Diezani Alison-Madueke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Arewa Youths to Review Stand On Oct 1 Quit Notice

[Vanguard] Abuja -Less than 75 days to the October 1 “quit notice” issued by a coalition of northern youths to Igbo living in the region, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, weekend, met with the northern coalition with a view to charting a common cours…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Less than 75 days to the October 1 "quit notice" issued by a coalition of northern youths to Igbo living in the region, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, weekend, met with the northern coalition with a view to charting a common course for peaceful co-existence of various groups in all parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Take Your Restructuring Case to NASS, Northern Leaders Tell South, Middle-Belt

[Vanguard] Lagos -Strong denunciation of the collaboration between the Middle Belt and the South came from the core North, yesterday, with a challenge to advocates of the restructuring of the country to use the National Assembly to push their case.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Strong denunciation of the collaboration between the Middle Belt and the South came from the core North, yesterday, with a challenge to advocates of the restructuring of the country to use the National Assembly to push their case.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alleged Corruption – I’m Ready to Go to Jail – Diezani

[Vanguard] Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is being investigated for a series of multi-billion dollar fraud and money laundering offences in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and America has threatened to squeal on her associates, Kola…

[Vanguard] Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is being investigated for a series of multi-billion dollar fraud and money laundering offences in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and America has threatened to squeal on her associates, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soyinka Becomes Honorary Education Ambassador for Bayelsa

[Vanguard] Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State , weekend, conferred on Africa’s first Nobel laureate in Literature, Prof. Wole Soyinka, a Honorary Education Ambassador.

[Vanguard] Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State , weekend, conferred on Africa's first Nobel laureate in Literature, Prof. Wole Soyinka, a Honorary Education Ambassador.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Do Peace Talks Stand a Chance?

[Deutsche Welle] Burundi’s government and opposition alliance plan to meet at the end of July for talks to end the country’s two year political conflict. As tensions escalate, this goal looks less likely by the day.

[Deutsche Welle] Burundi's government and opposition alliance plan to meet at the end of July for talks to end the country's two year political conflict. As tensions escalate, this goal looks less likely by the day.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Uncertainty Hits Presidential Debate Again

[Nation] The planned presidential and running mates debates slated for July 24 and July 17, respectively, have been thrown into confusion and may not take place after all.

[Nation] The planned presidential and running mates debates slated for July 24 and July 17, respectively, have been thrown into confusion and may not take place after all.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Davido Truly Has 30 Billion in His Account’ – Mayorkun

[Vanguard] DMW boss, Davido, born David Adeleke, has continuously shied away from putting a figure on his riches. In his latest hit ‘IF’ where he stated he has ’30 billion in the account’ was not taken seriously either but his protege and label mate, M…

[Vanguard] DMW boss, Davido, born David Adeleke, has continuously shied away from putting a figure on his riches. In his latest hit 'IF' where he stated he has '30 billion in the account' was not taken seriously either but his protege and label mate, Mayorkun, may have let the cat out of the bag in his recent chat with Potpourri on how much the Omo Baba Olowo is really worth.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria