Abductors Demand N100 Million Ransom for DPO Kidnapped in Delta

[Guardian] Asaba -Abductors of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of C Division Police Station in Asaba, Delta State, Mr. Valentine Mbalu, have opened negotiation with his family members and are demanding N100 million ransom to secure the co…

[Guardian] Asaba -Abductors of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of C Division Police Station in Asaba, Delta State, Mr. Valentine Mbalu, have opened negotiation with his family members and are demanding N100 million ransom to secure the cop's release.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

County Ordered to Respond to Case Opposing Sh200bn Project

[Nation] The Mombasa government has been directed to file a response to a petition by residents of an estate earmarked for demolition and reconstruction in a Sh200 billion housing project.

[Nation] The Mombasa government has been directed to file a response to a petition by residents of an estate earmarked for demolition and reconstruction in a Sh200 billion housing project.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Government Urged to Ensure Pastoral Children Access Education

[Nation] The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut ) has accused the government of failing to put in place a compressive strategy that will see pastoral children access education.

[Nation] The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut ) has accused the government of failing to put in place a compressive strategy that will see pastoral children access education.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

EACC Detectives in Surprise Raid At Kitui County Offices

[Nation] Payments for infrastructure contracts worth Sh1.3 billion in Kitui County now hang in the balance after detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission carted away crucial documents in surprise raid.

[Nation] Payments for infrastructure contracts worth Sh1.3 billion in Kitui County now hang in the balance after detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission carted away crucial documents in surprise raid.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Trevor Noah Named a Time Magazine ‘Next Generation Leader’

[This is Africa] South African comedian Trevor Noah has been in the news of late and it’s been for all the good reasons. From a New York Bestselling book, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, to his recent swanky acquisition, a $10 mil…

[This is Africa] South African comedian Trevor Noah has been in the news of late and it's been for all the good reasons. From a New York Bestselling book, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, to his recent swanky acquisition, a $10 million house, The Daily Show host is now a TIME magazine 'next generation leader.'

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lira Set to Perform Live At 16th Edition of Koroga Festival

[Capital FM] Last year in June, Capital Lifestyle published an exclusive interview with South African songstress LIRA; well now, on the heels of her sixth studio album Born Free, the award-winning musician will be delighting Kenyan fans at the 16th Edi…

[Capital FM] Last year in June, Capital Lifestyle published an exclusive interview with South African songstress LIRA; well now, on the heels of her sixth studio album Born Free, the award-winning musician will be delighting Kenyan fans at the 16th Edition of Koroga Festival in Nairobi, Kenya on 19th of March 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

14 Illegal Miners Found Dead

[Nation] Pretoria -At least 14 bodies of suspected illegal miners have been found dumped in the last two days in Benoni on the East Rand in South Africa’s Gauteng Province.

[Nation] Pretoria -At least 14 bodies of suspected illegal miners have been found dumped in the last two days in Benoni on the East Rand in South Africa's Gauteng Province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Millionaire ‘Sir Wicknell’ Chivayo Turns Self In

[The Herald] Businessman Wicknell Chivayo accused of insulting Sunday Mail Features and Opinions Editor Garikai Mazara yesterday handed himself over to Harare Central Police Station on his return from London. Chivayo, who was accompanied by his lawyers…

[The Herald] Businessman Wicknell Chivayo accused of insulting Sunday Mail Features and Opinions Editor Garikai Mazara yesterday handed himself over to Harare Central Police Station on his return from London. Chivayo, who was accompanied by his lawyers Advocate Thabani Mpofu and Advocate Sylvester Hashiti, denied the charges levelled against him and signed a warned and cautioned statement before being discharged. The businessman yesterday confirmed handing himself over saying he had nothing against the Sunday Mail staf

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