Why Foreign Reinsurers Dominate Nigeria’s Insurance Market

[Vanguard] THE prevalence of foreign reinsurers, mostly European, that are presently taking about 65 per cent share of the Nigerian reinsurance market has been attributed to low underwriting capacity and shareholders’ funds of local reinsurers which ar…

[Vanguard] THE prevalence of foreign reinsurers, mostly European, that are presently taking about 65 per cent share of the Nigerian reinsurance market has been attributed to low underwriting capacity and shareholders' funds of local reinsurers which are not sufficient to carter for the size of risk exposures.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Survivors of Sex Abuse Say UN Neglected Them

[IPS] United Nations -Several survivors who were sexually abused by peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic (CAR) continue to be neglected by the UN, an investigative team has found.

[IPS] United Nations -Several survivors who were sexually abused by peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic (CAR) continue to be neglected by the UN, an investigative team has found.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Gasenyi I – Residents Denounce ‘Spoliation’

[Iwacu] Owners of 23 houses located within the perimeter of the presidential palace site did not meet the set deadline (7 April) to leave the places. The reason is that they have not been compensated. A bulldozer went into action on Tuesday, 11 April.

[Iwacu] Owners of 23 houses located within the perimeter of the presidential palace site did not meet the set deadline (7 April) to leave the places. The reason is that they have not been compensated. A bulldozer went into action on Tuesday, 11 April.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Taming Road Carnage a Collective Duty

[The Herald] The number of people killed in road accidents countrywide so far during Easter Holidays had by late yesterday, doubled compared to the same period last year. Surely this calls for robust interventions if the country is to stop road carnage.

[The Herald] The number of people killed in road accidents countrywide so far during Easter Holidays had by late yesterday, doubled compared to the same period last year. Surely this calls for robust interventions if the country is to stop road carnage.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Three Arrested for ‘Underworld’ Camps Bay Club Shooting

[News24Wire] Three suspects have been arrested for attempted murder following a shooting inside an upmarket Camps Bay club early on Monday morning, in which two people were wounded.

[News24Wire] Three suspects have been arrested for attempted murder following a shooting inside an upmarket Camps Bay club early on Monday morning, in which two people were wounded.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nation’s Crisis – Calling Things By Their True Name

[The Conversation Africa] Frustrated by the promiscuous use of the accusation of “corruption” to cover all sins, in recent days some scholars of contemporary South African politics have offered alternative framings. Indeed, it is helpful to look beyond…

[The Conversation Africa] Frustrated by the promiscuous use of the accusation of "corruption" to cover all sins, in recent days some scholars of contemporary South African politics have offered alternative framings. Indeed, it is helpful to look beyond the details of venality, and identify some deeper patterns. But there is a risk that the result could be to inadvertently and wrongly take the edge off a sense of urgency.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gov. Shettima Vs Borno Christians

[Vanguard] NORTHERN Nigeria is now blest with some well-educated, patriotic, modernised and progressive-minded leaders like former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State, the Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Sh…

[Vanguard] NORTHERN Nigeria is now blest with some well-educated, patriotic, modernised and progressive-minded leaders like former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State, the Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima (who has borne the main brunt of the Boko Haram insurgency), the reformist Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi and renowned human rights activist, Senator Shehu Sani. These are some of the progressive Muslims and products of a Region which is ravenously in need

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Names Team for 2017 ITTF World Championships

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has named a strong seven-man team for this year’s ITTF World Championships holding in Dusseldorf, Germany on May 29 to June 5.

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has named a strong seven-man team for this year's ITTF World Championships holding in Dusseldorf, Germany on May 29 to June 5.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria