Christmas – Buhari Approves N72 Billion for Salaries

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved additional N71.8 billion to augment shortfall in the 2016 budgetary allocation for payment of delayed workers salaries, Daily Trust gathered.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved additional N71.8 billion to augment shortfall in the 2016 budgetary allocation for payment of delayed workers salaries, Daily Trust gathered.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Battle for Top Position as APR and Police Clash

[New Times] It will be a battle for the top position in the national football league when APR host Police FC at Kigali Regional Stadium today. Police will be seeking to win and leapfrog archrivals Rayon Sports at the top of the table-Rayon take on Musa…

[New Times] It will be a battle for the top position in the national football league when APR host Police FC at Kigali Regional Stadium today. Police will be seeking to win and leapfrog archrivals Rayon Sports at the top of the table-Rayon take on Musanze FC on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Spinal Cord Patients Helped Through New Exercises

[News24Wire] Through an eight-week programme focused on physical activity, Doctor Candace Vermaak has been able to restore a certain degree of independence to individuals suffering from spinal cord injuries.

[News24Wire] Through an eight-week programme focused on physical activity, Doctor Candace Vermaak has been able to restore a certain degree of independence to individuals suffering from spinal cord injuries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Murder and Suicide At Diphini Area, Fredville – Inchanga

[SAPS] It is alleged that yesterday, 21 December 2016 at about 14:20 Busisiwe Nqayi (28) visited her boyfriend at Diphini area. While they were seated in the room the boyfriend, Lindokuhle Shange (31) asked their child (3) to go get the pen and paper f…

[SAPS] It is alleged that yesterday, 21 December 2016 at about 14:20 Busisiwe Nqayi (28) visited her boyfriend at Diphini area. While they were seated in the room the boyfriend, Lindokuhle Shange (31) asked their child (3) to go get the pen and paper from the other room for him to write his life history up to the day. The child went to get the pen and paper as required but the child further informed the family members what the father said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ruling Alliance, Opposition Resume Talks

[VOA] In the Democratic Republic of Congo, members of the presidential alliance and the country’s main opposition coalition met again Thursday to try to hammer out a deal on delayed elections. Mediators from the Catholic Church say the two sides need t…

[VOA] In the Democratic Republic of Congo, members of the presidential alliance and the country's main opposition coalition met again Thursday to try to hammer out a deal on delayed elections. Mediators from the Catholic Church say the two sides need to reach an agreement before Christmas, but so far neither side is showing signs of compromise.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Wike’s Judicial Commission Laughable – Peterside

[Daily Trust] Dr Dakuku Peterside, Rivers APC governorship candidate in the 2015 general elections, says the constitution of Judicial Commission of Inquiry on alleged electoral violence by Gov. Nyesom Wike is laughable.

[Daily Trust] Dr Dakuku Peterside, Rivers APC governorship candidate in the 2015 general elections, says the constitution of Judicial Commission of Inquiry on alleged electoral violence by Gov. Nyesom Wike is laughable.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Day I Was Arrested for Shopping in the Night

[Monitor] I was recently a guest of the state. It was quite the interaction. Nice as is the state, they picked me up in a double cabin pickup and seeing my fatigue, offered me a place to lie at the bottom of the back carriage, under feet. Whereas one m…

[Monitor] I was recently a guest of the state. It was quite the interaction. Nice as is the state, they picked me up in a double cabin pickup and seeing my fatigue, offered me a place to lie at the bottom of the back carriage, under feet. Whereas one might think this rude, the other persons that we picked up after were forcefully persuaded. This called for the use of "solidos" which are stick-like objects made of metallic fibre wrapped in rubber packaging. Top end stuff.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda