Shell Accused of Complicity in Executions of ‘Ogoni Nine’

[This Day] Oil giant, Shell, stands accused of complicity in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of nine men who were hanged by the military regime of the late Gen. Sani Abacha in the 1995, according to the Amnesty International, citing the la…

[This Day] Oil giant, Shell, stands accused of complicity in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of nine men who were hanged by the military regime of the late Gen. Sani Abacha in the 1995, according to the Amnesty International, citing the launch of an explosive new case against the company in the Netherlands over four of the executions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Evans Sues IG, Lagos CP, for Breach of Fundamental Rights

[This Day] Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (Evans), has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit to compel the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, and the Nigeria Pol…

[This Day] Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (Evans), has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit to compel the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to either charge him to court immediately or unconditionally release him from custody.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo Appoints 14 Chief Executives of Teaching Hospitals

[This Day] Abuja -Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors in Teaching Hospitals, Federal Medical Centres and Specialty Hospitals in Nigeria.

[This Day] Abuja -Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors in Teaching Hospitals, Federal Medical Centres and Specialty Hospitals in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pledge to Build School for Disabled 6 Years Overdue

[Monitor] The money, he said, meets the costs of providing them with boarding facilities and other requirements associated with special needs education. That money is provided to at least 4 schools. At the same time, he said, some schools such as Mbale…

[Monitor] The money, he said, meets the costs of providing them with boarding facilities and other requirements associated with special needs education. That money is provided to at least 4 schools. At the same time, he said, some schools such as Mbale School for the Deaf has since been equipped with facilities to enable it provide vocational education. To that end, he said, it has had electricity connected, a workshop and dormitories constructed. He said that enrolment has since gone up.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Morgan Heritage to Headline Fiesta Music Festival

[New Times] AS the date for the first edition of the Fiesta annual music show draws closer, organisers have announced that internationally renowned Jamaican reggae band, Morgan Heritage, and Tanzanian Bongo flava star Diamond Platnumz will be the headl…

[New Times] AS the date for the first edition of the Fiesta annual music show draws closer, organisers have announced that internationally renowned Jamaican reggae band, Morgan Heritage, and Tanzanian Bongo flava star Diamond Platnumz will be the headline acts.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nyeri Woman Rep Aspirant Urges Politicians to Empower Youths

[Nation] Nyeri Jubilee Party woman representative candidate Rahab Mukami has challenged fellow politicians to channel their money to income generating projects for young people in the region instead of misusing them.

[Nation] Nyeri Jubilee Party woman representative candidate Rahab Mukami has challenged fellow politicians to channel their money to income generating projects for young people in the region instead of misusing them.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Artisan Miner Set Ablaze in Mirerani

[Daily News] Mirerani -A small-scale miner working at Mirerani quarries in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region has been set ablaze but managed to escape death by whiskers even though he is still in critical condition.

[Daily News] Mirerani -A small-scale miner working at Mirerani quarries in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region has been set ablaze but managed to escape death by whiskers even though he is still in critical condition.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Shilling Maintains Position in Four-Month

[Daily News] Shilling has remained stable against the US dollar in the last four months, according to financial analysts. It traded around 2,230/- margin against the greenback since February and it has been predicted that the pair will hold on the same levels.

[Daily News] Shilling has remained stable against the US dollar in the last four months, according to financial analysts. It traded around 2,230/- margin against the greenback since February and it has been predicted that the pair will hold on the same levels.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania