Osinbajo Visits As Death Toll in Katsina Flood Rises to 52

[Guardian] Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria’s border with Niger has left more than 52 people dead and another 20 missing in Katsina State, the emergency services said yesterday.

[Guardian] Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria's border with Niger has left more than 52 people dead and another 20 missing in Katsina State, the emergency services said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tears, Woes for Travellers On Lagos-Badagry Expressway 10 Years On

[Guardian] Years of paying lip-service to the Lagos-Badagry Expressway project and wobbly reconstruction efforts by the Lagos State Government have made no appreciable impact on the international corridor. In fact, it has worsened and become an embarra…

[Guardian] Years of paying lip-service to the Lagos-Badagry Expressway project and wobbly reconstruction efforts by the Lagos State Government have made no appreciable impact on the international corridor. In fact, it has worsened and become an embarrassment. WOLE OYEBADE, BENJAMIN ALADE and CHIBUZOR NWANERI report the plight of commuters, motorists and residents on the route that is now seemingly impassable, yet, a den of extortion for the state’s uniform men.

Land – the People Speak – Mahikeng and Vryheid Have Their Turn to Air Their Views

[News24Wire] Residents of Mahikeng in the North West and Vryheid in KwaZulu-Natal are next on the list of members of the public who will have a chance to air their views on the expropriation of land without compensation on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Residents of Mahikeng in the North West and Vryheid in KwaZulu-Natal are next on the list of members of the public who will have a chance to air their views on the expropriation of land without compensation on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

HIV Infections Down, but Still 230 000 New Cases in 2017 – Report

[News24Wire] A new report, released by the Human Science Research Council, into HIV prevalence and incidence in South Africa, has shown a significant decline in new infections in 2017, compared to a similar survey five years ago.

[News24Wire] A new report, released by the Human Science Research Council, into HIV prevalence and incidence in South Africa, has shown a significant decline in new infections in 2017, compared to a similar survey five years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Angry Villagers Accuse Obama Family of Keeping Barack for Themselves

[Nairobi News] Villagers and visitors from far and wide who had trooped to K’Ogelo to welcome former United States of America president Barack Obama left a dejected lot when they failed to have a glimpse of him.

[Nairobi News] Villagers and visitors from far and wide who had trooped to K'Ogelo to welcome former United States of America president Barack Obama left a dejected lot when they failed to have a glimpse of him.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya