Sokoto Introduces Education Levy

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The Sokoto State Government says it will start deduction of Education Levy from January 2017 from the salaries of public and civil servants in the state.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The Sokoto State Government says it will start deduction of Education Levy from January 2017 from the salaries of public and civil servants in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Burundian Trade Union Confederation Leader Arrested

[Iwacu] Tharcisse Gahungu, Chairman of the Burundian trade union confederation (COSYBU), was arrested yesterday in Ijenda area of Mugongo-Manga commune in Bujumbura province. A police source says he would have been arrested by agents of the National In…

[Iwacu] Tharcisse Gahungu, Chairman of the Burundian trade union confederation (COSYBU), was arrested yesterday in Ijenda area of Mugongo-Manga commune in Bujumbura province. A police source says he would have been arrested by agents of the National Intelligence Service.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Boko Haram- Nigerians Urged to be Vigilant

[This Day] Abuja -The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has called on Nigerians to be vigilant and cautious in order to ensure that fleeing members of the Boko Haram sect are not allowed to regroup following the capture of Sam…

[This Day] Abuja -The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has called on Nigerians to be vigilant and cautious in order to ensure that fleeing members of the Boko Haram sect are not allowed to regroup following the capture of Sambisa forest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Suspected Drug Overdose Death Sparks Violent Clash in Cape Town CBD

[News24Wire] Violence broke out on the Grand Parade in the Cape Town city centre on Thursday after a suspected drug user died of a possible overdose, and bystanders turned on Metro Police officers responding to the incident.

[News24Wire] Violence broke out on the Grand Parade in the Cape Town city centre on Thursday after a suspected drug user died of a possible overdose, and bystanders turned on Metro Police officers responding to the incident.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shocking Drop in 2016 KCSE Results as Only 141 Students Score A

[Nation] Only 141 candidates managed a mean grade of A Plain during this year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), a shocking drop from 2,636, candidates who attained the grade last year.

[Nation] Only 141 candidates managed a mean grade of A Plain during this year's Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), a shocking drop from 2,636, candidates who attained the grade last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hiker Injures Back in Table Mountain Fall

[News24Wire] A hiker fell three metres from a track near Maclear’s Beacon on Table Mountain and sustained a possible back injury, Wilderness Search and Rescue (WSAR) said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A hiker fell three metres from a track near Maclear's Beacon on Table Mountain and sustained a possible back injury, Wilderness Search and Rescue (WSAR) said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City Fails Govt in Land – Shaningwa

[Namibian] The City of Windhoek has failed government in its quest to address the national backlog in land and housing, said minister of urban and rural development Sophia Shaningwa.

[Namibian] The City of Windhoek has failed government in its quest to address the national backlog in land and housing, said minister of urban and rural development Sophia Shaningwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Housebreaking Serious Concern – City Police

[Namibian] City Police last week recorded 56 cases of housebreaking in the capital. Spokesperson Edmund Khoeseb told Nampa on Wednesday that housebreaking is a serious concern during the festive season. “Houses that are left unattended are the targeted…

[Namibian] City Police last week recorded 56 cases of housebreaking in the capital. Spokesperson Edmund Khoeseb told Nampa on Wednesday that housebreaking is a serious concern during the festive season. "Houses that are left unattended are the targeted ones," he said.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Two Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed for Mandrax Worth Over R4 Million

[News24Wire] Two suspected drug dealers were arrested in the Southern Cape after they were found with more than R4m worth of Mandrax tablets, the Hawks said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Two suspected drug dealers were arrested in the Southern Cape after they were found with more than R4m worth of Mandrax tablets, the Hawks said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Missing Swakopmund Boy Found

[Namibian] The police on Wednesday found the one-year-and-11-month-old boy that went missing from his Swakopmund home last week, and arrested two persons for alleged kidnapping.

[Namibian] The police on Wednesday found the one-year-and-11-month-old boy that went missing from his Swakopmund home last week, and arrested two persons for alleged kidnapping.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia