Kale – Economic Recovery Is a Gradual Process

[This Day] The Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, Thursday reiterated that economic recovery was a gradual process, stressing that Nigerians would not feel the impact of the country’s exit from the recession overnight.

[This Day] The Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, Thursday reiterated that economic recovery was a gradual process, stressing that Nigerians would not feel the impact of the country's exit from the recession overnight.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Togo – Demonstrators Want President Faure Gnassingbe to Step Down

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands marched through the streets of Lome for the second day running calling for president President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe to step down. Togo’s opposition has been calling for constitutional reforms.

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands marched through the streets of Lome for the second day running calling for president President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe to step down. Togo's opposition has been calling for constitutional reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

U.S. Sanctions Officials Over Involvement in Attacks

[Deutsche Welle] Three South Sudanese officials have been slapped with economic sanctions by the United States over profiting from the country’s civil war. Meanwhile, South Sudan released its new budget with a heavy military bias.

[Deutsche Welle] Three South Sudanese officials have been slapped with economic sanctions by the United States over profiting from the country's civil war. Meanwhile, South Sudan released its new budget with a heavy military bias.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

DSS Can Now Detain Suspects for 45 Days, Says Court

[This Day] The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the Department of State Service to detain one Adamu Mohammed for 45 days pending conclusion of investigation.

[This Day] The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the Department of State Service to detain one Adamu Mohammed for 45 days pending conclusion of investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Desmond Tutu Pleads for the Protection Muslims in Myanmar

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Thursday afternoon broke his “vow to remain silent on public affairs” to call on Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about the Rohingya crisis.

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Thursday afternoon broke his "vow to remain silent on public affairs" to call on Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about the Rohingya crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zodwa Wabantu Tour Cancelled

[The Herald] South African dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu’s much-anticipated tour of the country was yesterday cancelled on the 11th hour after the artiste and show organisers agreed to move the visit to a later date.

[The Herald] South African dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu's much-anticipated tour of the country was yesterday cancelled on the 11th hour after the artiste and show organisers agreed to move the visit to a later date.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Slow Processes, Poor Working Conditions At Addington Hospital

[News24Wire] A site visit by a parliamentary committee to the troubled Addington Hospital in Durban on Thursday has revealed slow hiring processes and a lack of proper equipment at the public health facility.

[News24Wire] A site visit by a parliamentary committee to the troubled Addington Hospital in Durban on Thursday has revealed slow hiring processes and a lack of proper equipment at the public health facility.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

O’Sullivan Denies Kidnapping Allegations

[News24Wire] Forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan has denied allegations that he threatened, intimidated or kidnapped Cora van der Merwe from her offices at law firm Ronald Bobroff & Partners Incorporated in October last year.

[News24Wire] Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has denied allegations that he threatened, intimidated or kidnapped Cora van der Merwe from her offices at law firm Ronald Bobroff & Partners Incorporated in October last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa