Court Told How 16-Year-Old Girl Lured Her Friend Into a Gang-Rape

[Daily Trust] Lagos -An Ikeja chief magistrate’s court in Lagos yesterday listened to a narration from a prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, of how a 16-year-old girl (names withheld) allegedly lured her friend to an hotel where she was gang-raped.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -An Ikeja chief magistrate's court in Lagos yesterday listened to a narration from a prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, of how a 16-year-old girl (names withheld) allegedly lured her friend to an hotel where she was gang-raped.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ministers, MPs Disagree Over Rice Tax

[Monitor] Parliament -A paper trail from the Finance ministry shows that the plot to exempt husked rice from tax has stirred disagreements and back and forth exchanges between the ministry and interested parties that wanted the tax waived.

[Monitor] Parliament -A paper trail from the Finance ministry shows that the plot to exempt husked rice from tax has stirred disagreements and back and forth exchanges between the ministry and interested parties that wanted the tax waived.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Legislators Endorse Huge Pay for Electoral Commission Officials

[Monitor] Kampala -Parliament’s Budget Committee has endorsed a proposal to triple the salaries of Electoral Commission (EC) employees across-the-board, a move that will increase the body’s wage bill from Shs8b to Shs41b.

[Monitor] Kampala -Parliament's Budget Committee has endorsed a proposal to triple the salaries of Electoral Commission (EC) employees across-the-board, a move that will increase the body's wage bill from Shs8b to Shs41b.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ruling On Zuma’s Cabinet Reshuffle Was Correct – Law Experts

[News24Wire] A ruling by Judge Bashier Vally that President Jacob Zuma hand over all records explaining the reason why he reshuffled the Cabinet was the correct one to make, law experts have said.

[News24Wire] A ruling by Judge Bashier Vally that President Jacob Zuma hand over all records explaining the reason why he reshuffled the Cabinet was the correct one to make, law experts have said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt’s Penchant for Foreign Airlines

[This Day] Aviation industry experts posit that despite the fact that Nigeria has a renowned aviation college established in 1964, Nigeria is nowhere, near Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa in terms of the number of citizens employed in the aviation sec…

[This Day] Aviation industry experts posit that despite the fact that Nigeria has a renowned aviation college established in 1964, Nigeria is nowhere, near Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa in terms of the number of citizens employed in the aviation sector both locally and abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Transferred Workers Must Be Paid’

[Daily News] Dodoma -If you transfer any employee in either District or Regional Authority without paying the requisite transfer dues, then you are in trouble, the minister of State in the President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Governmen…

[Daily News] Dodoma -If you transfer any employee in either District or Regional Authority without paying the requisite transfer dues, then you are in trouble, the minister of State in the President's Office (Regional Administration and Local Government (RALG), George Simbachawene has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Press Under Threat From ‘Authoritarian Interventions’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Journalists Network says that the Sudanese press is still facing real problems, most importantly by the state’s prior and pre-censorship of newspapers and violations of journalists’ rights.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Journalists Network says that the Sudanese press is still facing real problems, most importantly by the state's prior and pre-censorship of newspapers and violations of journalists' rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UN, EU Call for Protection of Journalists On World Press Freedom Day

[Radio Dabanga] New York / Brussels -The United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) both issued statements yesterday to mark World Press Freedom Day, calling on governments and world leaders to defend and promote freedom of the press, and to protect j…

[Radio Dabanga] New York / Brussels -The United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) both issued statements yesterday to mark World Press Freedom Day, calling on governments and world leaders to defend and promote freedom of the press, and to protect journalists around the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

PCP Expects Three Ministers and Seven Seats in New Govt.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s Popular Congress Party says its participation in the new National Reconciliation Government to be announced today is expected to include two ministers, a state minister, five seats in the Parliament and two seats in th…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Popular Congress Party says its participation in the new National Reconciliation Government to be announced today is expected to include two ministers, a state minister, five seats in the Parliament and two seats in the States Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan