Lagos Govt’s ‘Forced Evictions’ Must Stop – Amnesty International

[Premium Times] Human rights group, Amnesty International, has condemned the recent wave of evictions of residents of waterfront communities by the Lagos State government.

[Premium Times] Human rights group, Amnesty International, has condemned the recent wave of evictions of residents of waterfront communities by the Lagos State government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria to Rely On Hit-and-Run Immunisation Tactics in North-East

[This Day] Abuja -As Nigeria joins the rest of the African continent on immunisation against polio, the Nigerian government would have to rely on hit-and-run tactics to immunise children in the North-east against the virus.

[This Day] Abuja -As Nigeria joins the rest of the African continent on immunisation against polio, the Nigerian government would have to rely on hit-and-run tactics to immunise children in the North-east against the virus.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prioritise Garbage Collection, Harare Urged

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Environment, Water and Climate Change and the Environmental Management Agency has urged Harare City Council to capacitate its waste management department to ensure timely collection of garbage. Coun…

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Environment, Water and Climate Change and the Environmental Management Agency has urged Harare City Council to capacitate its waste management department to ensure timely collection of garbage. Council has been failing to collect garbage for sometime, resulting in the outbreak of waterborne diseases in suburbs like Mbare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Melaye Wears Academic Gown to Senate After Abu Certificate Controversy

[Premium Times] Apparently still basking in the euphoria of being confirmed a university graduate after his academic credential was questioned, Dino Melaye, on Monday appeared in the Senate wearing a purple academic gown.

[Premium Times] Apparently still basking in the euphoria of being confirmed a university graduate after his academic credential was questioned, Dino Melaye, on Monday appeared in the Senate wearing a purple academic gown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pope, Kagame Meeting Marks Reconciliation

[East African] The meeting between Pope Francis and Rwandan President Paul Kagame last week, in which the Pope acknowledged the church’s failures in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, has ended more than two decades of disagreement.

[East African] The meeting between Pope Francis and Rwandan President Paul Kagame last week, in which the Pope acknowledged the church's failures in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, has ended more than two decades of disagreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ex-Civil Servants Told to Vacate Govt Houses

[The Herald] Thirteen former civil servants will now leave the Government houses they have been occupying in Highfield after the High Court confirmed their eviction. The 13 were refusing to leave on the basis that they had legitimate expectation to buy…

[The Herald] Thirteen former civil servants will now leave the Government houses they have been occupying in Highfield after the High Court confirmed their eviction. The 13 were refusing to leave on the basis that they had legitimate expectation to buy the houses or offered alternative accommodation, given the service they had rendered to the State as per the then Government policy, which was later changed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Suspends Licensing of New Forex Bureaus

[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda has announced indefinite suspension of licensing of new forex bureaus, in a move the bank said would ensure a vibrant and dynamic foreign exchange market in line with current economic developments.

[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda has announced indefinite suspension of licensing of new forex bureaus, in a move the bank said would ensure a vibrant and dynamic foreign exchange market in line with current economic developments.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda