Govs, Deputies to Earn Pension for Life in Enugu

[Vanguard] Governors and their deputies who governed Enugu State will never die paupers. This is because the Enugu State House of Assembly has passed a law amending the Gubernatorial Pensions Bill of 2015 and other matters connected therewith into law,…

[Vanguard] Governors and their deputies who governed Enugu State will never die paupers. This is because the Enugu State House of Assembly has passed a law amending the Gubernatorial Pensions Bill of 2015 and other matters connected therewith into law, thereby enabling governors and their deputies who are indigenes of Enugu State to take pensions for life.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

HIV Prevalence Rate Rises

[AIM] Maputo -Despite the many millions of dollars spent on preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the disease is continuing to advance in Mozambique.

[AIM] Maputo -Despite the many millions of dollars spent on preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the disease is continuing to advance in Mozambique.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Alleged N190 Million Fraud – Court Discharges Ex-HoS, Oronsaye

[Vanguard] A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama, yesterday, discharged former Head of Service of the Federation, HoS, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye, of the allegation that he diverted public funds to the tune of N190 million.

[Vanguard] A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama, yesterday, discharged former Head of Service of the Federation, HoS, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye, of the allegation that he diverted public funds to the tune of N190 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Blood Flowed Like a Waterfall – Paramedic On Van Breda Scene

[News24Wire] The aftermath of the attack on the Van Breda family was the worst thing paramedic Christiaan Koegelenberg had seen in his 39-year career, he told the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The aftermath of the attack on the Van Breda family was the worst thing paramedic Christiaan Koegelenberg had seen in his 39-year career, he told the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Union Submits ‘Selective Racism’ Probe Request to Human Rights Commission

[News24Wire] Trade union Solidarity wants the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to investigate “selective racism” in South Africa on the grounds that there are double standards in dealing with racism in the country.

[News24Wire] Trade union Solidarity wants the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to investigate "selective racism" in South Africa on the grounds that there are double standards in dealing with racism in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Invest Heavily in Agricuture – Govt

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has said massive investment is needed in agriculture for Tanzania to realise its dream of becoming a middle-income economy by 2025.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has said massive investment is needed in agriculture for Tanzania to realise its dream of becoming a middle-income economy by 2025.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Chronicle Short Film On Philippines to Premier At Encounters Documentary Festival

[Daily Maverick] The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has ravaged thousands of families and set a precedent for brutality and totalitarianism in the global fight to control the illicit trade. Chronicle’s SHAUN SWINGLER spent time do…

[Daily Maverick] The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has ravaged thousands of families and set a precedent for brutality and totalitarianism in the global fight to control the illicit trade. Chronicle's SHAUN SWINGLER spent time documenting the situation in Manila for South African audiences.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uproar, As Buhari Tags VP ‘Co-Ordinator’ in Letter to NASS

[Vanguard] There was uproar in the polity yesterday over wording of the letter President Muhammadu Buhari sent to the Senate on his medical vacation, in which the President said that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo “will co-ordinate the activities of the …

[Vanguard] There was uproar in the polity yesterday over wording of the letter President Muhammadu Buhari sent to the Senate on his medical vacation, in which the President said that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo "will co-ordinate the activities of the government."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Karatu – Untold Story of Foreign Medics

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Last weekend, as news of the Arusha bus tragedy involving school children began to spread on social media, most people’s focus was on the children, teachers and a driver who lost their lives–at that moment, it was all shock an…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Last weekend, as news of the Arusha bus tragedy involving school children began to spread on social media, most people's focus was on the children, teachers and a driver who lost their lives--at that moment, it was all shock and grief--and it did not matter to know who first rushed to the accident scene to rescue the victims who were trapped in the bus wreckage.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Veta College to Be Expanded in Lushoto

[Citizen] The government is currently planning to build more dormitories in the existing vocational training colleges in order to accommodate more students from different places across the country.

[Citizen] The government is currently planning to build more dormitories in the existing vocational training colleges in order to accommodate more students from different places across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania