Falae’s Abductors Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

[Daily Trust] Akure -An Ondo State High Court yesterday sentenced the seven people who abducted a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, to life imprisonment for kidnapping and armed robbery.

[Daily Trust] Akure -An Ondo State High Court yesterday sentenced the seven people who abducted a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, to life imprisonment for kidnapping and armed robbery.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

African Govts Urged to Increase Investments in Youths

[This Day] Creating economic opportunities for young Africans is the most urgent challenge facing the continent, threatening to undermine recent progress and create widespread instability, according to the Chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Mo Ibra…

[This Day] Creating economic opportunities for young Africans is the most urgent challenge facing the continent, threatening to undermine recent progress and create widespread instability, according to the Chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Mo Ibrahim.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Norton Residents Hold Town Council to Ransom

[The Herald] Norton Town Council is owed more than $15 million in unpaid rates by residents, who are resisting settling outstanding bills until the local authority starts improving on service delivery.

[The Herald] Norton Town Council is owed more than $15 million in unpaid rates by residents, who are resisting settling outstanding bills until the local authority starts improving on service delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

International Footballer Kamwendo Dedicates Honour Malawi

[The Herald] MALAWIAN international footballer Joseph Kamwendo, who was named by The Herald as the best foreigner to grace the domestic Premiership in the last 25 years, says he is deeply honoured to be recognised by the country’s biggest daily newspap…

[The Herald] MALAWIAN international footballer Joseph Kamwendo, who was named by The Herald as the best foreigner to grace the domestic Premiership in the last 25 years, says he is deeply honoured to be recognised by the country's biggest daily newspaper and has dedicated the award to his country.

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Cosafa Leader Chiyangwa Lodges CAF Protest

[The Herald] COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa is walking the talk and has written to CAF leader Ahmad Ahmad to officially protest over the manner in which the hosting rights for the African Cup of Nations were handled by the continental body’s previou…

[The Herald] COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa is walking the talk and has written to CAF leader Ahmad Ahmad to officially protest over the manner in which the hosting rights for the African Cup of Nations were handled by the continental body's previous leadership and is seeking a review.

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Athlete Maisvoreva Qualifies for IAAF Champs

[The Herald] RUSAPE-BASED athlete Vimbai Maisvoreva became the first local athlete to make the cut for the IAAF World Under-18 Championships when she ran 2 minutes 13,46 seconds in the 800m at a qualifying meet in Lusaka, Zambia, on Saturday.

[The Herald] RUSAPE-BASED athlete Vimbai Maisvoreva became the first local athlete to make the cut for the IAAF World Under-18 Championships when she ran 2 minutes 13,46 seconds in the 800m at a qualifying meet in Lusaka, Zambia, on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe