I Was Once Kidnapped, but Quickly Released – Evans

[Vanguard] Shocking revelations emerged, yesterday, as the dreaded kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, narrated to police detectives how he was abducted in 2015 by another gang of kidnappers operating in the eastern part of the country.

[Vanguard] Shocking revelations emerged, yesterday, as the dreaded kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, narrated to police detectives how he was abducted in 2015 by another gang of kidnappers operating in the eastern part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Magu Wants Maximum Prison for Corrupt People in Sambisa Forest

[Guardian] Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has enjoined the Federal Government to establish a maximum prison in the dreaded Sambisa Forest specially for corrupt people.

[Guardian] Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has enjoined the Federal Government to establish a maximum prison in the dreaded Sambisa Forest specially for corrupt people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Public Debate – Why Money Replaced Ideas

[Monitor] Big question. It is almost becoming a cliché in Uganda that it is harder to influence society using ideas these days than it was in the early years of independence — people understand the language of money better. Ivan Okuda enquires into why this is the case.

[Monitor] Big question. It is almost becoming a cliché in Uganda that it is harder to influence society using ideas these days than it was in the early years of independence -- people understand the language of money better. Ivan Okuda enquires into why this is the case.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ex-Convicts Steal 13 Motorcycles

[The Herald] Two “unrepentant” criminals, who once served up to 12 years behind bars for theft, were yesterday back in court facing fresh charges of theft after they allegedly stole 13 motorcycles valued at $25 000.

[The Herald] Two "unrepentant" criminals, who once served up to 12 years behind bars for theft, were yesterday back in court facing fresh charges of theft after they allegedly stole 13 motorcycles valued at $25 000.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Extend Command Agriculture Lifespan’

[The Herald] The Parliamentary portfolio committee on Lands, Agriculture and Irrigation Development has proposed that the Command Agricultural programme which was scheduled to be implemented for three years be extended to 10 years.

[The Herald] The Parliamentary portfolio committee on Lands, Agriculture and Irrigation Development has proposed that the Command Agricultural programme which was scheduled to be implemented for three years be extended to 10 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Potential National Railways Investors Conduct Assets Inspection

[The Herald] A group of 10 potential investors interested in the proposed $400 million National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) recapitalisation project have conducted a four-day voluntary due diligence inspection of the parastatal’s assets.

[The Herald] A group of 10 potential investors interested in the proposed $400 million National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) recapitalisation project have conducted a four-day voluntary due diligence inspection of the parastatal's assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry Wants Shs450 Million Reallocated to Deputy Attorney General’s Vehicle

[Monitor] Kampala -The Justice and Constitutional Affairs ministry has placed a request to the Finance ministry to okay a Shs450m reallocation to buy a vehicle for Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Justice and Constitutional Affairs ministry has placed a request to the Finance ministry to okay a Shs450m reallocation to buy a vehicle for Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Perversion of Paleontology By Apartheid’s Advocates Still Lingers

[The Conversation Africa] In 1925, Jan Smuts was both a prominent politician and an advocate for science. Just after the first of his two terms as prime minister of the Union of South Africa, Smuts served as president of the South African Association f…

[The Conversation Africa] In 1925, Jan Smuts was both a prominent politician and an advocate for science. Just after the first of his two terms as prime minister of the Union of South Africa, Smuts served as president of the South African Association for the Advancement of Science. It was in this capacity that he spoke out about Raymond Dart's discovery of Australopithecus africanus and his theories about the Taung skull, saying these ideas meant that

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Agribank to Have Strategic Partner

[The Herald] Government says it will seriously begin scouting for a strategic partner for State-owned Agriculture Development Bank of Zimbabwe, Agribank, once satisfied that it has put its “house is in order”.

[The Herald] Government says it will seriously begin scouting for a strategic partner for State-owned Agriculture Development Bank of Zimbabwe, Agribank, once satisfied that it has put its "house is in order".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe