Telecoms Giant Boss Masiyiwa Names His Heroes

[New Zimbabwe] “MY heroes are people like Wangari Maathai, Jody Williams, Martin Luther King Jnr, William Willberforce, who showed extraordinary leadership without ever stepping into a State House or Parliament,” says telecoms entrepreneur Strive Masiy…

[New Zimbabwe] "MY heroes are people like Wangari Maathai, Jody Williams, Martin Luther King Jnr, William Willberforce, who showed extraordinary leadership without ever stepping into a State House or Parliament," says telecoms entrepreneur Strive Masiyiwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Moves to Close Displacement Camps

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government is currently fine-tuning plans to close internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in the North-east and consequently help the IDPs to return to their various homes to begin a new life.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government is currently fine-tuning plans to close internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in the North-east and consequently help the IDPs to return to their various homes to begin a new life.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zille, Tweeting and Inanity – More Reasons for White South Africans to Shut Up

[The Conversation Africa] It’s remarkable how much of a shitstorm Twitter creates when in the hands of politicians – with serious costs for the rest of us.

[The Conversation Africa] It's remarkable how much of a shitstorm Twitter creates when in the hands of politicians - with serious costs for the rest of us.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

I Have Killed 18 Civilians, 17-Year-Old Boko Haram Member Confesses

[This Day] Maiduguri -A 17-year-old suspected Boko Haram member, Ali Mustapha, yesterday confessed that he killed 18 civilians in various deadly attacks the terrorist group carried out in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State recently

[This Day] Maiduguri -A 17-year-old suspected Boko Haram member, Ali Mustapha, yesterday confessed that he killed 18 civilians in various deadly attacks the terrorist group carried out in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State recently

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sex Workers’ Executive Committee Named

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -Sex Workers in Phalombe have elected a committee which is going to look into the welfare of sex workers in the district for the next three years.

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -Sex Workers in Phalombe have elected a committee which is going to look into the welfare of sex workers in the district for the next three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Court Strikes Out Yakubu’s Human Rights Suit

[This Day] The Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out the breach of fundamental human rights suit instituted by former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, against the Economic and Financial …

[This Day] The Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out the breach of fundamental human rights suit instituted by former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Activist Wants Chebukati Cited for Contempt of Court Over Voter Listing

[Nation] An activist sued the Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission (IEBC) protesting against a decision by the electoral agency to close continuous voter registration contrary to the law.

[Nation] An activist sued the Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission (IEBC) protesting against a decision by the electoral agency to close continuous voter registration contrary to the law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Migrants Appeal to South Africa Home Affairs Minister

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Special Permit (ZSP) holders in South Africa have appealed for a chance to be heard before Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba decides on their fate.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Special Permit (ZSP) holders in South Africa have appealed for a chance to be heard before Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba decides on their fate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe