Court Criticises John Githongo for Skipping Session

[Nation] The anti-corruption court expressed disappointment with former Ethics and Governance permanent secretary John Githongo, for his failure to appear and testify in the ongoing trial of suspects linked to the controversial Anglo Leasing E-cops pro…

[Nation] The anti-corruption court expressed disappointment with former Ethics and Governance permanent secretary John Githongo, for his failure to appear and testify in the ongoing trial of suspects linked to the controversial Anglo Leasing E-cops project.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Multi-Pronged Approach to Tackle Xenophobic, Gang-Related Violence

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is deploying a number of strategies to respond to the recent wave of civil unrest linked to xenophobia and drug and gang-related violence.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is deploying a number of strategies to respond to the recent wave of civil unrest linked to xenophobia and drug and gang-related violence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senators Reassure County Bosses of Partiality in Spending Review

[Nation] Senators have assured governors set to appear before its Public Accounts and Investment Committee to account for funds allocated to counties that they will be impartial when scrutinising the records.

[Nation] Senators have assured governors set to appear before its Public Accounts and Investment Committee to account for funds allocated to counties that they will be impartial when scrutinising the records.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UAE Drops Charges Against Couple For Pre-Marital Sex

[News24Wire] The charges against a South African man and his fiancée, who were detained in Abu Dhabi, were dropped earlier this week, the Department of International Relations and Co-operation said on Friday.

[News24Wire] The charges against a South African man and his fiancée, who were detained in Abu Dhabi, were dropped earlier this week, the Department of International Relations and Co-operation said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Treat Kidnapping Like Boko Haram – Catholic Bishops

[Daily Trust] The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the Federal Government to take decisive action against rising wave of kidnapping and banditry the way it handled the Boko Haram insurgency.

[Daily Trust] The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the Federal Government to take decisive action against rising wave of kidnapping and banditry the way it handled the Boko Haram insurgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Building a Competitive Economy for the Future

[Daily Trust] Nigeria’s GDP performance improved slightly in the 4th quarter of 2016, and showed us a route to recovery. The current recession has affected all of us. But the root causes of it are deep, and they must be addressed if we are to build a m…

[Daily Trust] Nigeria's GDP performance improved slightly in the 4th quarter of 2016, and showed us a route to recovery. The current recession has affected all of us. But the root causes of it are deep, and they must be addressed if we are to build a more sustainable and competitive economy. We must understand the causes of our economic malaise in order to implement solutions that are sustainable.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria