Kaduna Market Fire Destroys 700 Shops

[Premium Times] The Friday fire incident at Old Panteka Market, Tudun Wada, Kaduna, consumed about 700 shops and affected the jobs of about 30,000 youth, the chairman of the market, Suleiman Shehu, has said.

[Premium Times] The Friday fire incident at Old Panteka Market, Tudun Wada, Kaduna, consumed about 700 shops and affected the jobs of about 30,000 youth, the chairman of the market, Suleiman Shehu, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soccer – Simba, Yanga, Ura for Mapinduzi Cup

[Citizen] Ugandan giants URA are among 10 teams that have confirmed their participation in the Mapinduzi Cup tournament, which kicks off on December 31 at the Amaan Stadium in Zanzibar. Also on the list are the country’s football heavyweights Simba and…

[Citizen] Ugandan giants URA are among 10 teams that have confirmed their participation in the Mapinduzi Cup tournament, which kicks off on December 31 at the Amaan Stadium in Zanzibar. Also on the list are the country's football heavyweights Simba and Young Africans, according to the Zanzibar Football Association (ZFA) secretary general, Mohammed Ally. (Majuto Omary)

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Court Refuses to Adjourn Metuh’s Trial Until Jonathan Is Served Subpoena

[Premium Times] An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has refused a request by former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, to adjourn his trial until a subpoena is served on former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as hi…

[Premium Times] An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has refused a request by former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, to adjourn his trial until a subpoena is served on former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as his witness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya, Libya Draw as Zanzibar Edge Rwanda in Cecafa Ties

[Nation] Guest team Libya held hosts Harambee Stars to a barren draw in the second Group A Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup encounter played at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos County on Tuesday afternoon.

[Nation] Guest team Libya held hosts Harambee Stars to a barren draw in the second Group A Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup encounter played at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos County on Tuesday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Tanesco Should Address Power Outages Soonest

[Citizen] Tanzania has been experiencing intermittent power supply for close to a month now. This is ostensibly due to problems that the relevant authorities say have something to do with ongoing repairs at the Kinyerezi power plant in Dar es Salaam.

[Citizen] Tanzania has been experiencing intermittent power supply for close to a month now. This is ostensibly due to problems that the relevant authorities say have something to do with ongoing repairs at the Kinyerezi power plant in Dar es Salaam.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Man Imprisoned Seven Years Without Trial Freed

[Premium Times] The Chief Judge of Anambra, Peter Umeadi, on Tuesday discharged a 31-year-old prison inmate, Chukwujekwu Ifejika, who had been in Onitsha Prison for seven years without trial.

[Premium Times] The Chief Judge of Anambra, Peter Umeadi, on Tuesday discharged a 31-year-old prison inmate, Chukwujekwu Ifejika, who had been in Onitsha Prison for seven years without trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria