Stop the Tragic Student’s Excursions

[Guardian] The death of 22 young students and their teacher in a ghastly auto crash in Kano last week once again raises questions about the wisdom of ferrying students on long inter-state excursions. This is not the first time students on such excursio…

[Guardian] The death of 22 young students and their teacher in a ghastly auto crash in Kano last week once again raises questions about the wisdom of ferrying students on long inter-state excursions. This is not the first time students on such excursions have perished in gory accidents. There is no official record of how many students and teachers have lost their lives on road crashes while on excursion. The Ministry of Education in each state should regulate the way and manner schools should transport students inclu

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Picture of the Mugabes and AU Commission Chair Goes Viral

[News24Wire] A picture of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe together with his wife Grace and the African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki has gone viral on social media.

[News24Wire] A picture of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe together with his wife Grace and the African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki has gone viral on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Togo Charity Wins Award for Improving Access to Safe Drinking Water

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rio De Janeiro -More than 60 percent of Togo’s population lives below the poverty line, and many people lack reliable access to drinking water, education, health and electricity

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rio De Janeiro -More than 60 percent of Togo's population lives below the poverty line, and many people lack reliable access to drinking water, education, health and electricity

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Buhari, Saraki, Adebanjo, Others Extol Oba Tejuoso At 80

[This Day] Abeokuta -President Mohammadu Buhari, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, among other eminent Nigerians, yesterday eulogised the Osile Oke Ona Egba, Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, as he clocked 80 years. They …

[This Day] Abeokuta -President Mohammadu Buhari, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, among other eminent Nigerians, yesterday eulogised the Osile Oke Ona Egba, Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, as he clocked 80 years. They all extolled the sterling qualities of the Egba monarch at the lavish reception held in his honour inside the expansive marquee of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Complex, Abeokuta. They appreciated his invaluable contributions to the growth and development of his peop

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shelve Your Protest, Police Boss Begs NBA

[Guardian] The Lagos State Police Command has appealed to the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by Adeshina Ogunlana, to shelve its planned mass protest scheduled for tomorrow. The protest is in response to alleged assault of a me…

[Guardian] The Lagos State Police Command has appealed to the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by Adeshina Ogunlana, to shelve its planned mass protest scheduled for tomorrow. The protest is in response to alleged assault of a member of the branch by a police officer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopia Searches for Renewal After Hailemariam Desalegn’s Resignation

[Deutsche Welle] Hailemariam Desalegn was seen as ineffectual prime minister, easily manipulated by Ethiopia’s political camps. He failed to stop violent political protests. His resignation could lead either to renewal or chaos.

[Deutsche Welle] Hailemariam Desalegn was seen as ineffectual prime minister, easily manipulated by Ethiopia's political camps. He failed to stop violent political protests. His resignation could lead either to renewal or chaos.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia