Gas Flaring Penalty – Senate Turns Back Kachikwu’s Rep

[Vanguard] For not appearing in person to address the Senate Committee, yesterday, the Senate Committee on Finance turned back the representative of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu.

[Vanguard] For not appearing in person to address the Senate Committee, yesterday, the Senate Committee on Finance turned back the representative of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former First Lady Acquitted of Crimes Against Humanity

[VOA] A court in Ivory Coast found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty Tuesday of crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 2011 post-election violence.

[VOA] A court in Ivory Coast found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty Tuesday of crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 2011 post-election violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

President Jacob Zuma Postpones Cabinet for Mr Kathrada Burial

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has postponed the start of today’s Cabinet meeting to later this afternoon to enable members to attend the funeral of struggle stalwart Mr Ahmed Kathrada.

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has postponed the start of today's Cabinet meeting to later this afternoon to enable members to attend the funeral of struggle stalwart Mr Ahmed Kathrada.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senior Lawyer’s ‘Bribe’ to Judge Was for Library Upgrade, Mother’s Treatment – Witness

[Premium Times] A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, on Tuesday told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court that the funds transferred by the lawyer into the bank account of a serving federal ju…

[Premium Times] A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, on Tuesday told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court that the funds transferred by the lawyer into the bank account of a serving federal judge were meant for purposes which included a library upgrade.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minister Defends Zuma Over Finance Minister Recall

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has defended President Jacob Zuma’s decision to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an overseas investor roadshow.

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has defended President Jacob Zuma's decision to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an overseas investor roadshow.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa