Three in Court for Abducting 15-Year-Old and Forcing Her Into Marriage

[News24Wire] Three men appeared in the Mthatha Magistrate’s Court on Monday for allegedly forcefully marrying a 15-year-old girl to a man 11 years her senior, the Eastern Cape Hawks said.

[News24Wire] Three men appeared in the Mthatha Magistrate's Court on Monday for allegedly forcefully marrying a 15-year-old girl to a man 11 years her senior, the Eastern Cape Hawks said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Buhari Leads Ecowas Delegation to the Gambia Tomorrow

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari would tomorrow lead another delegation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) leaders to The Gambia to discuss with President Yahya Jammeh on the need to respect the constitution and step …

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari would tomorrow lead another delegation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) leaders to The Gambia to discuss with President Yahya Jammeh on the need to respect the constitution and step aside.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Go Well Ba Nkandu – We’ll Miss You

[Zambia Reports] Many tributes from journalists are pouring in about the late Fackson Nkandu. Naturally those without any interest in journalism would have been wondering what the fuss is all about this Nkandu especially that journalists die a little t…

[Zambia Reports] Many tributes from journalists are pouring in about the late Fackson Nkandu. Naturally those without any interest in journalism would have been wondering what the fuss is all about this Nkandu especially that journalists die a little too frequently everywhere else.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Civil Servants Housing Trust Fund On Cards

[The Herald] Government and civil servants have agreed to establish a Trust Fund that will administer contributions made by workers towards a residential stands scheme being worked on by the employer.

[The Herald] Government and civil servants have agreed to establish a Trust Fund that will administer contributions made by workers towards a residential stands scheme being worked on by the employer.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ambode Signs N812.998 Billion Budget, Promises Fiscal Discipline

[Guardian] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has stated that the state government was committed to a prudent management of resources as well as fiscal discipline.

[Guardian] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has stated that the state government was committed to a prudent management of resources as well as fiscal discipline.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

City Service Station Faces Closure

[The Herald] A Total service station along Simon Mazorodze Road in Harare faces closure if it fails to comply with a directive from the City of Harare to refurbish the drainage system within its vicinity.

[The Herald] A Total service station along Simon Mazorodze Road in Harare faces closure if it fails to comply with a directive from the City of Harare to refurbish the drainage system within its vicinity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fuel Scarcity Looms As Nation’s Marketers Fail to Repay Loans

[Guardian] The inability of petroleum marketers to pay or service banks loans in the last two years is threatening further importation and could worsen the financial position of banks.

[Guardian] The inability of petroleum marketers to pay or service banks loans in the last two years is threatening further importation and could worsen the financial position of banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Probe Into Whether Devastating Cape Fires Were Started Deliberately

[News24Wire] Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen said on Monday that the devastating wildfires that had spread around Somerset West last week, stretching firefighting resources, destroying a luxury lodge and causing …

[News24Wire] Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen said on Monday that the devastating wildfires that had spread around Somerset West last week, stretching firefighting resources, destroying a luxury lodge and causing around R60m damages, were started by people.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Khwela Eyes Improvement At Drak Challenge

[News24Wire] As the recent rains in the Drakensberg get paddlers excited for the upcoming Drak Challenge, Sbonelo Khwela has decided to go about his business in a more discreet way as he eyes an improvement on his previous results with his marker set t…

[News24Wire] As the recent rains in the Drakensberg get paddlers excited for the upcoming Drak Challenge, Sbonelo Khwela has decided to go about his business in a more discreet way as he eyes an improvement on his previous results with his marker set to break into the top ten at the popular two-day race from 21-22 January.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa