Does a Senator Get N3bn Yearly, Serap Asks Saraki

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to “urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year.”

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to "urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Overrun Cameroon Again As d’Tigers Hit Afrobasket Semi-Finals

[Vanguard] Defending Afrobasket champions, the D’Tigers of Nigeria yesterday in Tunis hit a century, 106- against Cameroon’s 91 to pick the second semi-final ticket of the 2017 Afrobasket holding in Tunisia.

[Vanguard] Defending Afrobasket champions, the D'Tigers of Nigeria yesterday in Tunis hit a century, 106- against Cameroon's 91 to pick the second semi-final ticket of the 2017 Afrobasket holding in Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Retired Major, 3 Others Die As APC, PDP Supporters Clash in Benue

[Vanguard] Makurdi -Four persons, including Major Lawrence Ugbo (retd.), a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, state chairmen were, Wednesday, reportedly killed in a conflict between supporters of All Progressives Congress, APC, and PDP, at Ondo comm…

[Vanguard] Makurdi -Four persons, including Major Lawrence Ugbo (retd.), a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, state chairmen were, Wednesday, reportedly killed in a conflict between supporters of All Progressives Congress, APC, and PDP, at Ondo community, in Ogobia, Ugboju District of Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UPL Begs for Better Returns

[Monitor] Kampala -The recognition that only Vitalis Tabu’s 72nd minute strike in SC Villa’s 1-0 win over Soana was the only goal scored across five stadiums on the 2017/18 Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) opening day must have been quite a hard one t…

[Monitor] Kampala -The recognition that only Vitalis Tabu's 72nd minute strike in SC Villa's 1-0 win over Soana was the only goal scored across five stadiums on the 2017/18 Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) opening day must have been quite a hard one to take in.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Who Is to Blame for Dusty City Streets?

[Monitor] Kampala -When Kampala city streets are not flooding, they are dusty. City traders, motorists and pedestrians are facing a rough time having to manoeuvre through the dusty and congested streets.

[Monitor] Kampala -When Kampala city streets are not flooding, they are dusty. City traders, motorists and pedestrians are facing a rough time having to manoeuvre through the dusty and congested streets.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Letter From America – Brother Mnangagwa Must Eat His Guavas

[Financial Gazette] “KEN, what sayest thou?” Those who are lords over me ask. “About what, great masters?” I ask. “I am only a grasshopper in your eyes, why seekest thou my opinion?” Two documents are placed before me.

[Financial Gazette] "KEN, what sayest thou?" Those who are lords over me ask. "About what, great masters?" I ask. "I am only a grasshopper in your eyes, why seekest thou my opinion?" Two documents are placed before me.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bogus Soldier Mount Roadblock in Kasungu

[Nyasa Times] A 48-year-old man, who allegedly mounted an illegal roadblock in central region tobacco growing district of Kasungu, where he demanded spot fines from traffic offenders, is in police custody.

[Nyasa Times] A 48-year-old man, who allegedly mounted an illegal roadblock in central region tobacco growing district of Kasungu, where he demanded spot fines from traffic offenders, is in police custody.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Nothing Learnt, Nothing Forgotten

[Financial Gazette] Like the Bourbons who, upon their early 19th Century restoration in France after the revolution, showed they had learnt nothing and forgotten nothing from the violent upheaval, Zimbabwe seems doomed to repeat its own mistakes from l…

[Financial Gazette] Like the Bourbons who, upon their early 19th Century restoration in France after the revolution, showed they had learnt nothing and forgotten nothing from the violent upheaval, Zimbabwe seems doomed to repeat its own mistakes from last decade's crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

KCCA Politicians Want Place On Contracts Committee

[Monitor] Kampala -The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) political wing is disgruntled that they have not been co-opted on the contracts committee, accusing its members of bias when it comes to the award of contracts.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) political wing is disgruntled that they have not been co-opted on the contracts committee, accusing its members of bias when it comes to the award of contracts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Envoy, Education Minister Inspect Book Printing Exercise

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Education, Science and Technology Bright Msaka has said the textbooks meant for the country’s public schools in support of the National Reading Programme will help improve learning in upper primary school.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Education, Science and Technology Bright Msaka has said the textbooks meant for the country's public schools in support of the National Reading Programme will help improve learning in upper primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi