Dangote, Ovia, Ezeh, Others for IOD Fellowship

[Guardian] The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc., Jim Ovia; Chairman, John Holt, Christopher Ezeh are among 41 eminent professionals and business leaders to be conferred with the fellowship of the Institute of…

[Guardian] The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc., Jim Ovia; Chairman, John Holt, Christopher Ezeh are among 41 eminent professionals and business leaders to be conferred with the fellowship of the Institute of Directors Nigeria tomorrow by 5:30 p.m. at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Naked Pictures of a Minor Girl Were for Research – Alleged Genital Mutilator

[News24Wire] The naked pictures of a minor girl that were taken by a former gun dealer of Bloemfontein were for research purposes, the Bloemfontein High Court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The naked pictures of a minor girl that were taken by a former gun dealer of Bloemfontein were for research purposes, the Bloemfontein High Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

257 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 257 Nigerian Voluntary Returnees from Libya who were stranded in their failed attempt to cross over to Europe.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 257 Nigerian Voluntary Returnees from Libya who were stranded in their failed attempt to cross over to Europe.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Mr Ugly Zimbabwe Pageant to Be Held in November

[This is Africa] Greeting from Zimbabwe, where the search for the country’s ugliest man is underway. The contest had taken a year’s hiatus due to lack of funding. While the contest has been criticised in the past, its organisers say the pageant celebra…

[This is Africa] Greeting from Zimbabwe, where the search for the country's ugliest man is underway. The contest had taken a year's hiatus due to lack of funding. While the contest has been criticised in the past, its organisers say the pageant celebrates beauty in ugliness.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SA Students Still Facing a Tough Time – Vice-Chancellor

[News24Wire] South African students are still having a tough time despite an income increase at higher education institutions, Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) vice-chancellor has said.

[News24Wire] South African students are still having a tough time despite an income increase at higher education institutions, Tshwane University of Technology's (TUT) vice-chancellor has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crime Stats – Mixed Reaction to Figures

[News24Wire] While figures for violent crimes attracted harsh criticism from those reacting to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s presentation of the past year’s crime statistics to the Portfolio Committee on Police, some have welcomed the police’s effor…

[News24Wire] While figures for violent crimes attracted harsh criticism from those reacting to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's presentation of the past year's crime statistics to the Portfolio Committee on Police, some have welcomed the police's efforts to fight crime.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UCT Lectures Disrupted, Students Consider March On Parliament

[News24Wire] Fire alarms were set off, lectures interrupted and a library evacuated, as an estimated 1 000 University of Cape Town (UCT) students marched on campus on Tuesday afternoon to demand free higher education.

[News24Wire] Fire alarms were set off, lectures interrupted and a library evacuated, as an estimated 1 000 University of Cape Town (UCT) students marched on campus on Tuesday afternoon to demand free higher education.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘We Have Nothing to Hide,’ Malema After Attempted Hacking of His Email

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema says he has had an attempted hack on his personal email account on Tuesday, labelling it an “attack from a kleptocratic state”.

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema says he has had an attempted hack on his personal email account on Tuesday, labelling it an "attack from a kleptocratic state".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa