Friends, Associates Celebrate Premium Times’ Publisher, Olorunyomi, @ 60

[Premium Times] Activists, friends, family and member of the journalism community on Thursday gathered in Lagos to celebrate the publisher of PREMIUM TIMES newspaper, Dapo Olorunyomi, who clocked 60 on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] Activists, friends, family and member of the journalism community on Thursday gathered in Lagos to celebrate the publisher of PREMIUM TIMES newspaper, Dapo Olorunyomi, who clocked 60 on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Killed As Truck Rams Into Train

[The Herald] SIX people died on the spot yesterday morning after an Isuzu pick-up truck they were travelling in crashed into a goods train while overtaking at a railway crossing in Mt Hampden along Chinhoyi Road on the outskirts of Harare.

[The Herald] SIX people died on the spot yesterday morning after an Isuzu pick-up truck they were travelling in crashed into a goods train while overtaking at a railway crossing in Mt Hampden along Chinhoyi Road on the outskirts of Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Magu ‘Never Said Whistleblower Was Paid’

[Guardian] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has clarified remarks credited to its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, concerning the Ikoyi whistleblower on Thursday.

[Guardian] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has clarified remarks credited to its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, concerning the Ikoyi whistleblower on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tension in the Pistorius Family As They Disagree On Murder Appeal

[News24Wire] The family of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is split in two over whether or not to appeal his murder conviction.While Pistorius’ father Henke wants to push ahead and take the matter further, the Paralympian’s siblings don’t agree.

[News24Wire] The family of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is split in two over whether or not to appeal his murder conviction.While Pistorius' father Henke wants to push ahead and take the matter further, the Paralympian's siblings don't agree.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Row Looms As Top Teacher Union Officials Kicked Out Before Retirement Age

[Nation] Two top Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) officials have been kicked out of their positions ahead of their retirement as leadership wrangles take stage.

[Nation] Two top Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) officials have been kicked out of their positions ahead of their retirement as leadership wrangles take stage.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Liberian Elected As U.S. Mayor Laments Political Impasse in Liberia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Mr. Wilmot Collins, a Liberian elected as Mayor of Helena in the Western State of Montana, has called on his fellow Liberians to put their country first.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Mr. Wilmot Collins, a Liberian elected as Mayor of Helena in the Western State of Montana, has called on his fellow Liberians to put their country first.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Free Diabetes Screening At Aga Khan Hospital

[Nation] Aga Khan University Hospital will hold a free diabetes awareness and screening drive during this year’s World Diabetes Day to sensitise the public about the disease, its treatment and management.

[Nation] Aga Khan University Hospital will hold a free diabetes awareness and screening drive during this year's World Diabetes Day to sensitise the public about the disease, its treatment and management.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Skipper Mweene Promises Lions for Chrismas Present

[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo skipper Kennedy Mweene has promised soccer fans an early Christmas present by beating Cameroon in tomorrow’s formality World Cup qualifying match slated for Levy Mwanawasa stadium in Ndola.

[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo skipper Kennedy Mweene has promised soccer fans an early Christmas present by beating Cameroon in tomorrow's formality World Cup qualifying match slated for Levy Mwanawasa stadium in Ndola.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

‘Don’t Blame Blood Sucking Demons, Drive Carefully!’

[Vanguard] Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has advised motorists to drive safely, and not to blame accidents on blood sucking demons attached to ember months.

[Vanguard] Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has advised motorists to drive safely, and not to blame accidents on blood sucking demons attached to ember months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria