Mental Scars Deepen As Fear Rules

[IRIN] Bujumbura -She’s watching the road just outside her house, sitting on a tree trunk used as a barricade during anti-government protests last year against President Pierre Nkurunziza. And she’s talking to herself.

[IRIN] Bujumbura -She's watching the road just outside her house, sitting on a tree trunk used as a barricade during anti-government protests last year against President Pierre Nkurunziza. And she's talking to herself.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

N-Power – 23 States, FCT Yet to Verify Graduates – Presidency

[Daily Trust] The Presidency said 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are yet to complete verification of the 200,000 graduates recently selected for the Federal Government N-power scheme.

[Daily Trust] The Presidency said 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are yet to complete verification of the 200,000 graduates recently selected for the Federal Government N-power scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

One Building Collapse Too Many

[Daily Trust] Scores of people were killed and many others suffered injuries when the building of the Reigners Bible Church International collapsed in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday December 10, 2016 during the consecration of the church’s founder as…

[Daily Trust] Scores of people were killed and many others suffered injuries when the building of the Reigners Bible Church International collapsed in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday December 10, 2016 during the consecration of the church's founder as Bishop. Among worshipers and guests who narrowly escaped unhurt was Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, who was the special guest. The man being honoured, Apostle Akan Weeks, also rescued unhurt. Eye witnesses said the hall was full to capacity when the roof came c

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

TNM Mpamba Builds K11 Million School Block in Chileka

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s premier mobile network provider TNM through its mobile money service, Mpamba has come to the rescue of M’didi Primary School in Chileka by building two classrooms worth K11 million to help address the problem of lack of pupil she…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's premier mobile network provider TNM through its mobile money service, Mpamba has come to the rescue of M'didi Primary School in Chileka by building two classrooms worth K11 million to help address the problem of lack of pupil shelter at the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

CBN and the Missed Blessing of Federal Allocations

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria the other day denied the charge by its immediate past governor that the Buhari administration owed the apex bank sums that exceeded the permissible limit. That denial read in part thus, “In line with practices tha…

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria the other day denied the charge by its immediate past governor that the Buhari administration owed the apex bank sums that exceeded the permissible limit. That denial read in part thus, "In line with practices that even the Emir Sanusi presided over, the FG has overdrawn another account at the CBN by about N1.47 trillion (debt) as at 2nd December 2016... the net balance of the FG at the CBN is over N1.19 trillion (credit)."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Quenching Thirsty Masvingo

[The Herald] Zimbabweans have a penchant to draw humour out of misery; hence the joke that women in rural Masvingo are balding because they carry water buckets over long distances.

[The Herald] Zimbabweans have a penchant to draw humour out of misery; hence the joke that women in rural Masvingo are balding because they carry water buckets over long distances.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Edna Molewa Approves the Rezonation of the Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area

[SA Govt] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr BEE Molewa, has approved the rezonation of the Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area (MPA) to allow limited fishing by members of local communities.

[SA Govt] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr BEE Molewa, has approved the rezonation of the Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area (MPA) to allow limited fishing by members of local communities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Masvingo Indaba a Huge Success’

[The Herald] The just-ended 16th Zanu-PF Annual National People’s Conference was a huge success and gives the party and country positive energy going into 2017, the ruling party’s main organs have said.

[The Herald] The just-ended 16th Zanu-PF Annual National People's Conference was a huge success and gives the party and country positive energy going into 2017, the ruling party's main organs have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Zuma Accepts Resignation of SABC Board Chairperson

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has received and accepted the resignation of the Chairperson of the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Professor Mbulaheni Obert Maguvhe.

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has received and accepted the resignation of the Chairperson of the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Professor Mbulaheni Obert Maguvhe.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa