NNPC Returns Full Force to Explore Lake Chad Oil After Kidnap

[Daily Trust] Barely two weeks after the release of some lecturers prospecting for oil in the Chad Basin, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has concluded arrangement to recommence exploration activities at the basin, Group Managing Dire…

[Daily Trust] Barely two weeks after the release of some lecturers prospecting for oil in the Chad Basin, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has concluded arrangement to recommence exploration activities at the basin, Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Zapiro ‘Really Sad’ As Sunday Times Contract Comes to an End

[News24Wire] Well-known cartoonist Jonathan “Zapiro” Shapiro’s contract with the Sunday Times has been terminated and his long stint at the newspaper is coming to an end soon.

[News24Wire] Well-known cartoonist Jonathan "Zapiro" Shapiro's contract with the Sunday Times has been terminated and his long stint at the newspaper is coming to an end soon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

University of Rwanda Says Budget Increase a Big Boost

[New Times] Officials from the University of Rwanda (UR) have welcomed a recent decision by the Government to increase its funding by 40 per cent effective next financial year.

[New Times] Officials from the University of Rwanda (UR) have welcomed a recent decision by the Government to increase its funding by 40 per cent effective next financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Concourt Reserves Judgment in NPA Boss Saga

[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court on Wednesday reserved judgment in the matter involving former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Mxolisi Nxasana and incumbent head, Shaun Abrahams, whose future hangs in the balance.

[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court on Wednesday reserved judgment in the matter involving former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Mxolisi Nxasana and incumbent head, Shaun Abrahams, whose future hangs in the balance.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Diamond’s ‘Ratchet’ Videos Banned in Tanzania

[Nairobi News] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz’s troubles seem to be getting worse. Just days after being dumped by his longtime partner Zari Hassan over continuous infidelity, two of his hit singles have now been banned in Tanzania.

[Nairobi News] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz's troubles seem to be getting worse. Just days after being dumped by his longtime partner Zari Hassan over continuous infidelity, two of his hit singles have now been banned in Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ministers, Heads of MDAs Delaying Passage of 2018 Budget – Senate

[Premium Times] The Senate says it may take a major legislative decision as majority of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have refused to either submit details of their 2018 budget proposal or their amendments as requested by Senate commi…

[Premium Times] The Senate says it may take a major legislative decision as majority of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have refused to either submit details of their 2018 budget proposal or their amendments as requested by Senate committees.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria