Uncle Was Missing for Two Months After Life Esidimeni Move – Testimony

[News24Wire] Andrew Peterson, whose 69-year-old uncle Victor Truter survived the Life Esidimeni tragedy, relayed how his uncle was missing for two months after being moved from a mental health facility to a non-governmental organisation.

[News24Wire] Andrew Peterson, whose 69-year-old uncle Victor Truter survived the Life Esidimeni tragedy, relayed how his uncle was missing for two months after being moved from a mental health facility to a non-governmental organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Reptile Atlas – Scientists Bring Referencing Into the 21st Century

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya has over 260 reptile species. Keeping track of them is important because of the important role they play in balancing the natural world’s ecosystems. For instance, the scavenging behaviour of crocodiles keeps, preventing…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya has over 260 reptile species. Keeping track of them is important because of the important role they play in balancing the natural world's ecosystems. For instance, the scavenging behaviour of crocodiles keeps, preventing possible disease outbreaks. Reptiles also have socioeconomic value - many of them attract tourism to certain parts of the country such as Nairobi's Mamba Village or Malindi's snake park.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Illegal Foreign Cattle Must Be Confiscated

[Daily News] THE government has stated categorically the law in this country prohibits illegal importation of live animals including cattle and that livestock hailing from neighbouring countries should not be herded into Tanzania for grazing. Well, thi…

[Daily News] THE government has stated categorically the law in this country prohibits illegal importation of live animals including cattle and that livestock hailing from neighbouring countries should not be herded into Tanzania for grazing. Well, this is a clear-cut rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Musician Burna Boy Wanted, Still On the Run, Police Insist

[Vanguard] The Lagos State Police Command has refuted the claims by Damini Ogulu a.k.a ‘Burna Boy’s management, Spaceship Entertainment, that the musician has honoured police invitation and that he is not wanted.

[Vanguard] The Lagos State Police Command has refuted the claims by Damini Ogulu a.k.a 'Burna Boy's management, Spaceship Entertainment, that the musician has honoured police invitation and that he is not wanted.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

WAEC Performance Drops Nationwide

[Premium Times] Only 26 per cent of the private candidates who wrote the 2017 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, SSCE, had five credits including Maths and English, representing a sharp drop in the results recorded in 2016.

[Premium Times] Only 26 per cent of the private candidates who wrote the 2017 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, SSCE, had five credits including Maths and English, representing a sharp drop in the results recorded in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Board Defends Freezing of Kalonzo Foundation Accounts

[Nation] The NGOs Coordination Board has accused the Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation of giving inconsistent information about its activities, hence the move to freeze its bank accounts.

[Nation] The NGOs Coordination Board has accused the Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation of giving inconsistent information about its activities, hence the move to freeze its bank accounts.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NSEs Market Capitalisation Plunges By N61 Billion

[Guardian] Price losses outweighed gains on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, as most blue chip stocks depreciated in price, causing market capitalisation to plunge by N67billion.

[Guardian] Price losses outweighed gains on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, as most blue chip stocks depreciated in price, causing market capitalisation to plunge by N67billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Addressing Nigeria’s Migrant Crisis With Objectivity and Empathy

[Guardian] When news broke of the murder of 26 Nigerian women and girls in Salerno, Italy, public outrage was palpable. Former Minister of Education and campaigner Oby Ezekwesili was vocal in her criticism of the president’s silence over the deaths.

[Guardian] When news broke of the murder of 26 Nigerian women and girls in Salerno, Italy, public outrage was palpable. Former Minister of Education and campaigner Oby Ezekwesili was vocal in her criticism of the president's silence over the deaths.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria