Former MP Wants Embu Governor Martin Wambora Impeached

[Nation] Former Manyatta MP Emilio Kathuri has moved to court seeking the removal of Embu Governor Martin Wambora from office, claiming that he is unfit to hold office following his impeachment three years ago.

[Nation] Former Manyatta MP Emilio Kathuri has moved to court seeking the removal of Embu Governor Martin Wambora from office, claiming that he is unfit to hold office following his impeachment three years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Botswana Condemns Remarks Made by President Trump

[Government of Botswana] The Ministry of International Affairs & Cooperation wishes to inform the public and the international community that the Government of Botswana, today summoned the US Ambassador to Botswana to express its displeasure at the alleged utterances made by the President of the US, Donald Trump, when he referred to African countries and others as “shithole countries” during a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House on Thursday 11 January 2018.

[Government of Botswana] The Ministry of International Affairs & Cooperation wishes to inform the public and the international community that the Government of Botswana, today summoned the US Ambassador to Botswana to express its displeasure at the alleged utterances made by the President of the US, Donald Trump, when he referred to African countries and others as "shithole countries" during a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House on Thursday 11 January 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Recession Has Reduced Medical Tourism – Experts

[Leadership] The recession in Nigeria has affected medical tourism in many ways, as doctors in private practice have expressed that many more people are staying home for health care.

[Leadership] The recession in Nigeria has affected medical tourism in many ways, as doctors in private practice have expressed that many more people are staying home for health care.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Habu Muazu Donates to Party in Gombe to Boost Buhari Re-Election

[Leadership] An unusual donation of Over N11 Million and campaign materials has been handed to 114 wards and 11 local government councils in Gombe state by a front line politician, Alhaji Habu Muazu, Yeriman Kashere to boost the 2019 reelection campaig…

[Leadership] An unusual donation of Over N11 Million and campaign materials has been handed to 114 wards and 11 local government councils in Gombe state by a front line politician, Alhaji Habu Muazu, Yeriman Kashere to boost the 2019 reelection campaign of President Mohammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Queries Linger Over Seized Ship’s Status

[Daily News] AUTHORITIES in Tanzania are making a follow-up on reports of a Tanzanian-flagged cargo ship christened ‘Andromeda’ which was seized in Greece with materials used in making explosives, reportedly destined to Libya.

[Daily News] AUTHORITIES in Tanzania are making a follow-up on reports of a Tanzanian-flagged cargo ship christened 'Andromeda' which was seized in Greece with materials used in making explosives, reportedly destined to Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Border Timbers to Outsource Pole Plant

[Zimbabwe Independent] Forestry and sawmilling concern Border Timbers’ production volumes for the five months to November 2017 (FY2018) were 16% higher than during the same period last year driven by improved and stabilised log supply. However, delays …

[Zimbabwe Independent] Forestry and sawmilling concern Border Timbers' production volumes for the five months to November 2017 (FY2018) were 16% higher than during the same period last year driven by improved and stabilised log supply. However, delays in foreign payments continue to haunt the company.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

In Anticipation of a Better 2018 Focus

[Lesotho Times] Time sets its own pace. Talks: either about talks or reforms, have their timing set by humans. The later have a potential to drift into the future if planners and key actors so wish or are not adequately/properly focused. There is a cal…

[Lesotho Times] Time sets its own pace. Talks: either about talks or reforms, have their timing set by humans. The later have a potential to drift into the future if planners and key actors so wish or are not adequately/properly focused. There is a call of duty for patriots to continuously remind all about what is of public interest. Time never waits. The next election is already on the horizon: five years is too brief for our unstable Kingdom. Meanwhile suggestions/ideas for this voyage of rediscovery will continue to po

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Nigeria Ends 2017 With 101,695 Ng Domain Names – Official

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said on Friday that 101,695 domain names existed in the country’s domain registry as at 2017, up from 76,907 names recorded in 2016.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said on Friday that 101,695 domain names existed in the country's domain registry as at 2017, up from 76,907 names recorded in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

11-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Person to Swim From Robben Island to Cape Town

[News24Wire] An 11-year-old girl from Jeffreys Bay on Friday morning became the youngest person ever to swim the 7.9km distance between Robben Island and Big Bay in Blouberg, Cape Town.

[News24Wire] An 11-year-old girl from Jeffreys Bay on Friday morning became the youngest person ever to swim the 7.9km distance between Robben Island and Big Bay in Blouberg, Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa