Local Airlines Lose N39.2 Billion Yearly to Expatriates

[Guardian] Local airlines are weighed down by a yearly wage bill of N39.2 billion for expatriate pilots and engineers.Some of these domestic carriers which are already in distress parade no fewer than 682 foreign pilots with cumulative wage bill in exc…

[Guardian] Local airlines are weighed down by a yearly wage bill of N39.2 billion for expatriate pilots and engineers.Some of these domestic carriers which are already in distress parade no fewer than 682 foreign pilots with cumulative wage bill in excess of N3.27billion a month. Foreign maintenance engineers are also in the excess of 300 across the board.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Young Boxer Turns Professional

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Former SSKB boxing club boxer Onkarabile Mothibedi has decided to join the professional boxing ranks and prove his mettle in the paying ranks of the sport.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Former SSKB boxing club boxer Onkarabile Mothibedi has decided to join the professional boxing ranks and prove his mettle in the paying ranks of the sport.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

PM Vows to Root Out Corruption

[VOA] Somalia’s new prime minister, Hassan Ali-Khaire, said he is mobilizing his government to tackle corruption and vowed to make the fight against misconduct a non-negotiable principle in his administration.

[VOA] Somalia's new prime minister, Hassan Ali-Khaire, said he is mobilizing his government to tackle corruption and vowed to make the fight against misconduct a non-negotiable principle in his administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

ANC Top Leaders Working to ‘Divide’ the Party, Chairperson Says

[News24Wire] Chairperson of the ANC in Mpumalanga David Mabuza has accused top leaders in the party of setting a bad example after they expressed their disagreement with President Jacob Zuma over his recent Cabinet reshuffle.

[News24Wire] Chairperson of the ANC in Mpumalanga David Mabuza has accused top leaders in the party of setting a bad example after they expressed their disagreement with President Jacob Zuma over his recent Cabinet reshuffle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Helps Drought-stricken Farmers Grow More Maize

[VOA] In Zimbabwe, a tractor loaded with tobacco arrives at an auction floor in Harare driven by farmers from Hurungwe area, about 300 kilometers north of the capital. One of them is Felix Tarutsvira.

[VOA] In Zimbabwe, a tractor loaded with tobacco arrives at an auction floor in Harare driven by farmers from Hurungwe area, about 300 kilometers north of the capital. One of them is Felix Tarutsvira.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Outrage As Multichoice Hikes DStv Subscription Fee Again

[Premium Times] Nigerians have reacted with anger to the decision of satellite television provider, Multichoice Nigeria, to increase its Dstv and GOtv subscription fees by five percent.

[Premium Times] Nigerians have reacted with anger to the decision of satellite television provider, Multichoice Nigeria, to increase its Dstv and GOtv subscription fees by five percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Masquerades Attack Catholic Seminarian With Machetes

[Vanguard] Some masquerades in the university town of Nsukka, Enugu State have beaten up a Catholic seminarian attached to Nsukka diocese to a pulp, robbed him of cash and his mobile phone and left him with machete cuts.

[Vanguard] Some masquerades in the university town of Nsukka, Enugu State have beaten up a Catholic seminarian attached to Nsukka diocese to a pulp, robbed him of cash and his mobile phone and left him with machete cuts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria