Number of Kenyans Going Hungry Doubles to 3m – Red Cross

[Monitor] The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens.

[Monitor] The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens.

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Most States Would Have Collapsed Without Buhari’s Bailout – Masari

[Daily Trust] Katsina -Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari has said most states in Nigeria would have collapsed if not for the bailout funds from the federal government.

[Daily Trust] Katsina -Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari has said most states in Nigeria would have collapsed if not for the bailout funds from the federal government.

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Details of 72 ‘Suspicious’ Transactions Struck From Record in Gupta Case

[Daily Maverick] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Gupta-owned companies each made concessions in court on Tuesday in a case in which the minister seeks a declaratory order stating he cannot interfere in the decision by major banks to close Gupta-own…

[Daily Maverick] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Gupta-owned companies each made concessions in court on Tuesday in a case in which the minister seeks a declaratory order stating he cannot interfere in the decision by major banks to close Gupta-owned accounts. The big win went to the Guptas as the court struck out a Financial Intelligence Centre certificate detailing 72 suspicious transactions. By GREG NICOLSON.

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Bogus Colleges to Be Dealt With Sternly

[The Patriot] The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology is moving with speed to tighten screws on tertiary institutions that offer courses that are not recognised by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA). This follows t…

[The Patriot] The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology is moving with speed to tighten screws on tertiary institutions that offer courses that are not recognised by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA). This follows the completion of the ministry's five-year strategic plan. "The strategy is focused on transforming the country's economy into a knowledge-based one," said the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Theophilus Mooko.

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Appeal Judges to Retire At 80

[The Patriot] A protracted legal battle is in the offing after Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) MPs on Friday morning unanimously passed the amendment of the Court of Appeal Bill, 2017 tabled by Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi on u…

[The Patriot] A protracted legal battle is in the offing after Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) MPs on Friday morning unanimously passed the amendment of the Court of Appeal Bill, 2017 tabled by Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi on urgency. Parliament suspended all other business to focus on the tabling and debate of the CoA amendment bill, which Kgathi said should be passed to comply with a recent court order made by Justice Abednigo Tafa of Lobatse High court. Attempts to block the Bill by MP for Fr

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Alleged Abduction – Traditional Ruler to Remain in Prison Till April 27

[Daily Trust] A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court on Monday adjourned the case involving Mr Damina Ishaku, the Chief of Kurama in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State, to April 27 for further mention.

[Daily Trust] A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court on Monday adjourned the case involving Mr Damina Ishaku, the Chief of Kurama in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State, to April 27 for further mention.

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