Polio – Global Leaders Pledge U.S.$1.2 Billion to Protect 450 Million Children – Unicef

[Premium Times] In its effort to completely eradicate polio, countries and partners have pledged $1.2 billion to protect 450 million children from the disease every year.

[Premium Times] In its effort to completely eradicate polio, countries and partners have pledged $1.2 billion to protect 450 million children from the disease every year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

VSF Provides Extra N20 Million for Treatment of Terror Victims in Borno Hospitals

[Premium Times] The Victims Support Fund on Sunday said it has provided additional N20 million to two main hospitals in Maiduguri, Borno State, to continue the free treatment of patients affected by Boko Haram violence.

[Premium Times] The Victims Support Fund on Sunday said it has provided additional N20 million to two main hospitals in Maiduguri, Borno State, to continue the free treatment of patients affected by Boko Haram violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Amosun Disowns Nigeria Break-Up Audio

[Premium Times] The Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has disowned an audio conversation circulating on social media purporting to be a phone call between him and his Borno State counterpart, Kashim Shettima.

[Premium Times] The Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has disowned an audio conversation circulating on social media purporting to be a phone call between him and his Borno State counterpart, Kashim Shettima.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Budget Padding – EFCC Invites Jibrin

[Premium Times] The suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumuni Jibrin, has been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

[Premium Times] The suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumuni Jibrin, has been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NGE, NUJ Condemn EFCC ‘Invasion’ of the Sun Newspapers, Demand Apology

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has condemned Monday’s “invasion” of the Lagos premises of The Sun Newspapers by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has condemned Monday's "invasion" of the Lagos premises of The Sun Newspapers by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lyantonde, Kiruhura Leaders Defy Minister’s Quarantine Order

[Monitor] Lyantonde -Officials in Lyantonde and Kiruhura districts have defied a ministerial directive on the closure of all cattle markets, following an outbreak of foot-and-month disease (FMD) in the area.

[Monitor] Lyantonde -Officials in Lyantonde and Kiruhura districts have defied a ministerial directive on the closure of all cattle markets, following an outbreak of foot-and-month disease (FMD) in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cops Turn Impounded Cars Into Offices

[New Zimbabwe] Goromonzi -Officers based at Juru Police Station are using vehicles impounded from the surrounding areas as offices due to lack of space while families stationed there are also forced to live under squalid conditions, sharing single rooms.

[New Zimbabwe] Goromonzi -Officers based at Juru Police Station are using vehicles impounded from the surrounding areas as offices due to lack of space while families stationed there are also forced to live under squalid conditions, sharing single rooms.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bad Teeth Plagued Agnes’s Confidence for Almost 27 Years

[Citizen] Weighed down by bad teeth, aches and lack of awareness, Agnes Tesha, a 28-year-old resident of Tabata, Dar es Salaam was at her wits’ end when she made the life-changing decision to do something about the condition.

[Citizen] Weighed down by bad teeth, aches and lack of awareness, Agnes Tesha, a 28-year-old resident of Tabata, Dar es Salaam was at her wits' end when she made the life-changing decision to do something about the condition.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Medical Aid Fraud Rife Globally’

[The Herald] CIMAS Medical Aid says health and medical aid fraud were a global phenomenon and by Southern African estimates, it would mean the company may have lost nearly $80 million over the last two years. The firm’s audit manager, Thando Kembo told…

[The Herald] CIMAS Medical Aid says health and medical aid fraud were a global phenomenon and by Southern African estimates, it would mean the company may have lost nearly $80 million over the last two years. The firm's audit manager, Thando Kembo told an insurance workshop for journalists that medical aid and health insurance frauds were a global problem and not reflection of the state of an economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Magufuli’s Second Mineral Sands Saga Report Exposes Corrupt Deals

[Daily News] The second report on the export of mineral concentrates, to be unveiled today, could put an end to a running saga and raises hopes that the authors could finally tell us how the mining sector could meaningfully contribute to this country’s…

[Daily News] The second report on the export of mineral concentrates, to be unveiled today, could put an end to a running saga and raises hopes that the authors could finally tell us how the mining sector could meaningfully contribute to this country's coffers.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania