Politicians Must Stop Using the Poor for Selfish Gains – General Akpa

[Daily Trust] Major General Patrick Adamu Akpa (Rtd) is the National Leader of Ukomu Igala, a socio-cultural group in Kogi East. In this interview, General Akpa discusses several contemporary issues, among them the Biafra agitation, continuous voters’ …

[Daily Trust] Major General Patrick Adamu Akpa (Rtd) is the National Leader of Ukomu Igala, a socio-cultural group in Kogi East. In this interview, General Akpa discusses several contemporary issues, among them the Biafra agitation, continuous voters' registration, national identity card, 2018 census, among others. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nema Confirms 16 Killed in Maiduguri Suicide Attacks

[Premium Times] At least 16 people were killed in two suicide attacks on a community on the outskirts of Maiduguri on Sunday night, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said on Monday.

[Premium Times] At least 16 people were killed in two suicide attacks on a community on the outskirts of Maiduguri on Sunday night, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Amavubi Keep Stars On Chan 2018 Alert

[Daily News] National football team, Taifa Stars need to be on their guard as their 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers opponent Rwanda have turned full focus into the game.

[Daily News] National football team, Taifa Stars need to be on their guard as their 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers opponent Rwanda have turned full focus into the game.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Electricity Firm On the Spot Over Breach of Contract

[Monitor] A report seen by Saturday Monitor has revealed that Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL) is not living up to the terms of the 20-year concession it signed with Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) about 15 years ago.

[Monitor] A report seen by Saturday Monitor has revealed that Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL) is not living up to the terms of the 20-year concession it signed with Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) about 15 years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Presidential BEE Workshop to Focus On Economic Transformation

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma is set to convene the Presidential Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council (BEEAC) workshop which will focus on radical socio-economic transformation in Pretoria on Tuesday.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma is set to convene the Presidential Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council (BEEAC) workshop which will focus on radical socio-economic transformation in Pretoria on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MPs Get Extra Shs100 Million Each for Cars

[Monitor] Parliament -MPs are smiling all the way to the bank after the government authorised the release of an extra Shs45b to Parliament, with each of the 449 lawmakers set to get an additional Shs100m, ostensibly to buy cars for constituency travels.

[Monitor] Parliament -MPs are smiling all the way to the bank after the government authorised the release of an extra Shs45b to Parliament, with each of the 449 lawmakers set to get an additional Shs100m, ostensibly to buy cars for constituency travels.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cleric Hails Magufuli’s Crusade to Safeguard Country’s Resources

[Daily News] Arusha -The International Evangelism Church has called upon all Tanzanians to rally behind President John Magufuli in the crusade he has ignited to safeguard the country’s resources and have Tanzanians benefit from the same.

[Daily News] Arusha -The International Evangelism Church has called upon all Tanzanians to rally behind President John Magufuli in the crusade he has ignited to safeguard the country's resources and have Tanzanians benefit from the same.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania