Customs Impounds 64 Cars Valued At N1.528 Billion in Lagos, Ogun

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, have impounded a total of 64 brand new exotic cars allegedly smuggled into the country by criminals.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, have impounded a total of 64 brand new exotic cars allegedly smuggled into the country by criminals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’m Not On the Run, Misau Tells IGP

[Daily Trust] Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) yesterday said he was not on the run as implied by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

[Daily Trust] Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) yesterday said he was not on the run as implied by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MSF Supports Communities Hit Hard By Mudslide and Flooding

[MSF] On 14 August, a hillside collapsed and triggered a mudslide in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown after a couple of days of torrential rain. Almost 500 people are reported dead, with an estimated 600 p…

[MSF] On 14 August, a hillside collapsed and triggered a mudslide in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown after a couple of days of torrential rain. Almost 500 people are reported dead, with an estimated 600 people missing, and 3,000 people left homeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Muslim Marriages Under Court Scrutiny

[GroundUp] The Western Cape High Court on heard arguments on Monday from the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) that Muslim women and children should be provided with legal protection, especially when the couple divorces or the husband dies.

[GroundUp] The Western Cape High Court on heard arguments on Monday from the Women's Legal Centre (WLC) that Muslim women and children should be provided with legal protection, especially when the couple divorces or the husband dies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hospitals Overwhelmed With Too Many Patients, Fewer Doctors in Zambia

[Deutsche Welle] Zambia’s government has acknowledged the country’s health system needs to be revamped. Equipping hospitals with adequate supplies of medicine, constructing more health centers and hiring extra doctors are on the agenda.

[Deutsche Welle] Zambia's government has acknowledged the country's health system needs to be revamped. Equipping hospitals with adequate supplies of medicine, constructing more health centers and hiring extra doctors are on the agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

No Water, No Space – Dire Living Conditions in Kalémie

[MSF] Tanganyika province in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been plagued by intercommunal violence for over a year now. With a resurgence of old conflicts forcing people from their homes and the arrival of the rainy season, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is growing increasingly concerned about the living conditions of those displaced around Kalémie.

[MSF] Tanganyika province in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been plagued by intercommunal violence for over a year now. With a resurgence of old conflicts forcing people from their homes and the arrival of the rainy season, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is growing increasingly concerned about the living conditions of those displaced around Kalémie.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

10,000 People Sleep in Batangafo Hospital After Camp Is Looted and Burned

[MSF] Some 10,000 people are sheltering in the grounds of Batangafo hospital more than 10 days after violence broke out between rival groups in this northern city of Central African Republic (CAR).

[MSF] Some 10,000 people are sheltering in the grounds of Batangafo hospital more than 10 days after violence broke out between rival groups in this northern city of Central African Republic (CAR).

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Anambra Governorship – Nwobodo Canvasses Support for APC’s Nwoye

[Daily Trust] A chieftain of the APC, Sen. Jim Nwobodo, yesterday, expressed pleasure over the party’s primary election in Anambra State which produced Dr. Tony Okechukwu Nwoye as its candidate for the November 18 governorship election.

[Daily Trust] A chieftain of the APC, Sen. Jim Nwobodo, yesterday, expressed pleasure over the party's primary election in Anambra State which produced Dr. Tony Okechukwu Nwoye as its candidate for the November 18 governorship election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria