KZN Government to Conduct Lifestyle Audits of Officials – Premier

[News24Wire] The KwaZulu-Natal government is to conduct lifestyle audits of officials in high-risk positions “starting with our supply chain management units”, Premier Willies Mchunu announced on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The KwaZulu-Natal government is to conduct lifestyle audits of officials in high-risk positions "starting with our supply chain management units", Premier Willies Mchunu announced on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

GHS Confirms One Lassa Fever Death

[Ghanaian Times] One person has been confirmed dead of Lassa fever (LF) at the Tema General Hospital in Accra, after his blood sample test by Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) proved positive of the disease.

[Ghanaian Times] One person has been confirmed dead of Lassa fever (LF) at the Tema General Hospital in Accra, after his blood sample test by Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) proved positive of the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

John Boadu – I Don’t Take Salary

[Ghanaian Times] The acting General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu says he does not receive salary or any allowance since he took over as the chief administrator of the party about two years ago.

[Ghanaian Times] The acting General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu says he does not receive salary or any allowance since he took over as the chief administrator of the party about two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

GCnet Paperless Exemption Takes Off – Stakeholders Sensitised to Engage New System

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has activated a paperless exemption module to allow all applications and approvals for trade exemptions from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to be done on its eMDA portal on the Ghana …

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has activated a paperless exemption module to allow all applications and approvals for trade exemptions from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to be done on its eMDA portal on the Ghana Customs Management System (GCMS) / GCNet system.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ramaphosa to Make Working Visits to Angola, Botswana and Namibia

[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will undertake working visits to three countries later this week, his spokesperson Tyrone Seale said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will undertake working visits to three countries later this week, his spokesperson Tyrone Seale said on Wednesday.

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4 Extremists Killed in Attack on French Embassy in Burkina Faso

[VOA] Burkina Faso’s information minister says four Islamic extremists have been killed in an attack on the French Embassy and French cultural center in the capital, Ouagadougou.

[VOA] Burkina Faso's information minister says four Islamic extremists have been killed in an attack on the French Embassy and French cultural center in the capital, Ouagadougou.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Military Kills Five Boko Haram, Loses Two Officers in Borno

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have engaged Boko Haram insurgents in the Sambisa forest, destroying their camps and killing five of them; while two military officers died a day after they sustained injuries from the battle.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have engaged Boko Haram insurgents in the Sambisa forest, destroying their camps and killing five of them; while two military officers died a day after they sustained injuries from the battle.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A State of Emergency in Four States?

[Guardian] While reacting to the escalating levels of violence unleashed by some herdsmen on some communities and farmers in some States of the Federation, a socio-political group, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called for a state of emergency …

[Guardian] While reacting to the escalating levels of violence unleashed by some herdsmen on some communities and farmers in some States of the Federation, a socio-political group, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called for a state of emergency to be declared in Benue, Taraba, Kaduna and Zamfara States. The Group also condemned calls for the establishment of State Police, claiming that 'it would be a recipe for disaster and an oppressive and manipulative tool in the hands of governors'. These are indeed some o

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The Seriake Dickson Phenomenon in Bayelsa (II)

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo helicoptered into Yenagoa on the morning of February 16 to participate in the events marking Governor Dickson’s sixth anniversary celebrations. His first official assignment at the Bayelsa Heliport was the …

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo helicoptered into Yenagoa on the morning of February 16 to participate in the events marking Governor Dickson's sixth anniversary celebrations. His first official assignment at the Bayelsa Heliport was the unveiling of a plaque renaming it King Alfred Papapreye Diete-Spiff Heliport.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria