Is Takura, the Zimbabwe Hip-Hop Messiah?

[263Chat] Without doubt Zimbabwe’s hip-hop sensation, Takura is at the peak of his career, smashing hit after hit and recently, typical to his trademark has just dropped a hot music video titled ‘Mai Mwana.’

[263Chat] Without doubt Zimbabwe's hip-hop sensation, Takura is at the peak of his career, smashing hit after hit and recently, typical to his trademark has just dropped a hot music video titled 'Mai Mwana.'

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Chooses Abiy Ahmed as Leader

[Deutsche Welle] After two years of unrest, the prime minister of second-most populous nation resigned. Activists hope Abiy Ahmed represents a new direction for the government, but some analysts aren’t so sure.

[Deutsche Welle] After two years of unrest, the prime minister of second-most populous nation resigned. Activists hope Abiy Ahmed represents a new direction for the government, but some analysts aren't so sure.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Six Killed, 20 Wounded in Rann Refugee Camp Fire Outbreak

[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday confirmed that six persons were killed in a fire outbreak at Rann Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno.

[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday confirmed that six persons were killed in a fire outbreak at Rann Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Your Apology Not Enough, Return Looted Fund, Govt Tells PDP

[Guardian] The Federal Government says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should complete its apology to Nigerians by returning all the funds looted from the public treasury during its 16 years in power.

[Guardian] The Federal Government says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should complete its apology to Nigerians by returning all the funds looted from the public treasury during its 16 years in power.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why I Was ‘Very Direct’ in Criticising Nigerian Govt – Bill Gates

[Premium Times] American billionaire and businessman, Bill Gates, has said that his criticism of the Nigerian government’s Economic Recovery & Growth Plan was to stir leaders to wake up to their responsibility and focus on human capital development.

[Premium Times] American billionaire and businessman, Bill Gates, has said that his criticism of the Nigerian government's Economic Recovery & Growth Plan was to stir leaders to wake up to their responsibility and focus on human capital development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New York Firm Halts $1 Billion Funding for Nigerian Bank

[Premium Times] Talks by private-equity firm, Milost Global Incorporated, to provide a recapitalisation fund of $1 billion to Unity Bank Plc have been stopped due to “threats of elimination”, an official said on Tuesday.

[Premium Times] Talks by private-equity firm, Milost Global Incorporated, to provide a recapitalisation fund of $1 billion to Unity Bank Plc have been stopped due to "threats of elimination", an official said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmakers to Extend 2017 Budget to May 31

[Premium Times] Nigerian lawmakers want to extend the 2017 budget spending to May 31, pending the passage as well as presidential assent of the 2018 budget.

[Premium Times] Nigerian lawmakers want to extend the 2017 budget spending to May 31, pending the passage as well as presidential assent of the 2018 budget.

2019 Election Sequence – Senate Probes Bribery Allegation Against Members

[Premium Times] The Senate on Tuesday resolved to mandate its committee on ethics and privileges to, within one week, investigate and find out if senators were indeed involved in a $50,000 bribery scandal.

[Premium Times] The Senate on Tuesday resolved to mandate its committee on ethics and privileges to, within one week, investigate and find out if senators were indeed involved in a $50,000 bribery scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dino Melaye Accuses Police of Plot to Kill Him

[Premium Times] The embattled senator, Dino Melaye, has said he has uncovered an alleged plan by the Nigerian Police and the Kogi State Government to assassinate him using lethal injection while travelling to Kogi State.

[Premium Times] The embattled senator, Dino Melaye, has said he has uncovered an alleged plan by the Nigerian Police and the Kogi State Government to assassinate him using lethal injection while travelling to Kogi State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tenure Elongation – APC NEC Meeting Ends, Party Yet to Decide On Buhari’s Call for Reversal

[Premium Times] The National Executive Committee (NEC) of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is yet to take a final decision on President Muhammadu Buhari’s call for a reversal of its earlier stance on tenure of party officials.

[Premium Times] The National Executive Committee (NEC) of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is yet to take a final decision on President Muhammadu Buhari's call for a reversal of its earlier stance on tenure of party officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria