Benue Moves to Implement Anti-Open Grazing Law

[Guardian] Makurdi -Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has inaugurated a livestock special taskforce to execute implementation of the anti-open grazing law aimed at ensuring peaceful co-existence between cattle-rearers and farmers in the state.

[Guardian] Makurdi -Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has inaugurated a livestock special taskforce to execute implementation of the anti-open grazing law aimed at ensuring peaceful co-existence between cattle-rearers and farmers in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NITDA Laments Nigeria’s N720 Billion Yearly Loss to IT Importation

[Guardian] The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is seeking concerted efforts that will help the country reduce or stop the $2 billion (about N720 billion) yearly losses to Information Technology (IT) importations.

[Guardian] The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is seeking concerted efforts that will help the country reduce or stop the $2 billion (about N720 billion) yearly losses to Information Technology (IT) importations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Immigration Officer in the Dock

[The Herald] An immigration officer appeared in court last Friday for allegedly taking a bribe and issuing a fake work permit to a desperate refugee. Duncan Munyanyi (42) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande facing charges of criminal a…

[The Herald] An immigration officer appeared in court last Friday for allegedly taking a bribe and issuing a fake work permit to a desperate refugee. Duncan Munyanyi (42) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande facing charges of criminal abuse of office as a public worker.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer – Nomads Double Game Bonuses for Players

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Sunday hiked game bonuses for its players with an additional K30, 000 as a motivator to their quest for the 2017 title challenge of the Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) Super League.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Sunday hiked game bonuses for its players with an additional K30, 000 as a motivator to their quest for the 2017 title challenge of the Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) Super League.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt, Angola Maintain Ties

[The Herald] Angola government has pledged to maintain cordial relations that are based on mutual respect and non-interference in internal relations with Zimbabwe. Speaking during a Defence Attachee’s Intervention at the 26th anniversary of the Angolan…

[The Herald] Angola government has pledged to maintain cordial relations that are based on mutual respect and non-interference in internal relations with Zimbabwe. Speaking during a Defence Attachee's Intervention at the 26th anniversary of the Angolan Armed Forces in Harare yesterday, the First Secretary of the Embassy of Angola, Colonel Edwardo Kwendwa, who was representing Angolan Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Pedro Hendrik Vaal Neto, said relations between the two countries were crucially linked by high-ranking recipro

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Sedie JSS Remembers Fallen Heroes

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Sedie Junior Secondary School head, Senatla Mokobela has urged relevant authorities to consider her school as a centre for sports excellence to honour and remember the late athletes who lost their lives in a road accident.

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Sedie Junior Secondary School head, Senatla Mokobela has urged relevant authorities to consider her school as a centre for sports excellence to honour and remember the late athletes who lost their lives in a road accident.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Interview – Military Tortured Civilians

[HRW] Rwanda’s military has repeatedly tortured detainees, beating them, asphyxiating them, using electric shocks and even staging mock executions. Most of the people detained were civilians suspected of working with armed groups. Some were former figh…

[HRW] Rwanda's military has repeatedly tortured detainees, beating them, asphyxiating them, using electric shocks and even staging mock executions. Most of the people detained were civilians suspected of working with armed groups. Some were former fighters. Audrey Wabwire speaks with Lewis Mudge, a Human Rights Watch researcher, about the years of research that went into the new report, "We Will Force You to Confess," and what we learned of Rwanda's illegal military detention centers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda