Court Orders Seized $43 Million Be Forfeited to Govt

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that the $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered from an Ikoyi, Lagos, apartment be forfeited to the federal government.

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that the $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered from an Ikoyi, Lagos, apartment be forfeited to the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gambia’s Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajan – Vice President’s Office, is the New African Woman of Year

[IC Publications] The fearless Gambian human rights activist won New African Woman magazine’s Woman of the Year Award at the their Award ceremony that took place in Dakar last night. Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajan was instrumental in galvanising the opposi…

[IC Publications] The fearless Gambian human rights activist won New African Woman magazine's Woman of the Year Award at the their Award ceremony that took place in Dakar last night. Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajan was instrumental in galvanising the opposition that eventually beat long-term now exiled leader Yahya Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

President Kenyatta Assents to Anti-Torture Law

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today assented to a law that gives effect to provisions of the Constitution of Kenya that guarantee freedom from torture, cruelty and punishment.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today assented to a law that gives effect to provisions of the Constitution of Kenya that guarantee freedom from torture, cruelty and punishment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The State of Inertia

[Namibian] AS PRESIDENT Hage Geingob yesterday updated the country on the “state of the nation” through the joint session of parliament (National Assembly and National Council), it is worth repeating our acknowledgement that his words just before and s…

[Namibian] AS PRESIDENT Hage Geingob yesterday updated the country on the "state of the nation" through the joint session of parliament (National Assembly and National Council), it is worth repeating our acknowledgement that his words just before and since assuming state power have largely set the right tone as to where Namibia should be.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Geingob Succeeding at Good Governance

[New Era] Windhoek -Yesterday’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Hage Geingob suggests his administration has made great inroads on governance — probably outscoring achievements recorded under all other pillars of the president’s flagsh…

[New Era] Windhoek -Yesterday's State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Hage Geingob suggests his administration has made great inroads on governance -- probably outscoring achievements recorded under all other pillars of the president's flagship Harambee Prosperity Plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition Leader Blocks President – Literally

[Al Jazeera] Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been charged with treason for allegedly obstructing President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade on a main road, according to police.

[Al Jazeera] Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been charged with treason for allegedly obstructing President Edgar Lungu's motorcade on a main road, according to police.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

South Africa’s Cities – Engines for Inclusive Economic Development

[SAIIA] “Our transformation will be built through economic participation, partnerships and mobilisation of all our capacities.” said ex-Minister Pravin Gordhan, during his 2017/18 budget speech.

[SAIIA] "Our transformation will be built through economic participation, partnerships and mobilisation of all our capacities." said ex-Minister Pravin Gordhan, during his 2017/18 budget speech.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa