Kogi CP Reinstated, ‘Wanted’ Melaye Storms State for Jibrin’s Fidau Prayer

[This Day] Lokoja -Embattled Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ali Janga, who was recalled to Abuja last week and replaced with Sunday Ogbu has been reinstated as the state’s police commissioner.

[This Day] Lokoja -Embattled Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ali Janga, who was recalled to Abuja last week and replaced with Sunday Ogbu has been reinstated as the state's police commissioner.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Once a Hostage, Sri Lankan Sailor Now Helps Battle Somali Pirates

[VOA] In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics.The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia’s Galmudug state, onc e the epicenter of piracy…

[VOA] In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics.The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia's Galmudug state, onc e the epicenter of piracy that paralyzed Indian Ocean shipping lanes a decade ago, and a place Surasena knows all too well.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Backlash as Ambassador Godec Defends Tenure

[Nation] Outgoing American Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has defended his five and half-year tenure in Kenya, saying he performed within his ability in a very tense environment.

[Nation] Outgoing American Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has defended his five and half-year tenure in Kenya, saying he performed within his ability in a very tense environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hang On, What the Hell Is a Social Media Influencer? Visa Bae Got Me Thinking

[Financial Gazette] So yes there is Visa Bae, the lovely lady in the UK who spoke for 30 minutes with tears and all talking about how hard life is and how it was so difficult for her since she could not go to Barbados or France for school trips etc whe…

[Financial Gazette] So yes there is Visa Bae, the lovely lady in the UK who spoke for 30 minutes with tears and all talking about how hard life is and how it was so difficult for her since she could not go to Barbados or France for school trips etc when she was a kid. Life is hard isn't it? The video of course ends with Visa Bae asking for donations towards her visa application fee.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Posh’ Media Personality in the UK Begs for Visa Money On Social Media

[Financial Gazette] Rutendo Tichiwangani, now popularly known as VisaBae has gained public attention for raising Visa application money on the internet on the background of being known to live a lavish lifestyle defined by wearing designer clothes, goi…

[Financial Gazette] Rutendo Tichiwangani, now popularly known as VisaBae has gained public attention for raising Visa application money on the internet on the background of being known to live a lavish lifestyle defined by wearing designer clothes, going to fancy restaurants and using trendy phones.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EC Sets May 31 for Rukungiri By-Election

[Observer] The Electoral Commission (EC) has today released the electoral programme for the by-election of the district woman representative to parliament for Rukungiri district.

[Observer] The Electoral Commission (EC) has today released the electoral programme for the by-election of the district woman representative to parliament for Rukungiri district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oulanyah Blocks MPs From Tabling List of Dead UPDF Soldiers

[Observer] The deputy speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah on Wednesday blocked shadow defence minister and Kilak South MP Gilbert Olanya from tabling a list of the dead Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) fighters that were killed during the Easter …

[Observer] The deputy speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah on Wednesday blocked shadow defence minister and Kilak South MP Gilbert Olanya from tabling a list of the dead Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) fighters that were killed during the Easter holiday double attack by the al-shabaab militia in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Fails to Punish 50 Corrupt Officials – Watchdog

[Observer] The inspector general of government, Irene Mulyagonja, has warned that the fight against corruption today is being frustrated by individuals across government departments colluding to loot from ordinary Ugandans.

[Observer] The inspector general of government, Irene Mulyagonja, has warned that the fight against corruption today is being frustrated by individuals across government departments colluding to loot from ordinary Ugandans.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda