We’re Still Not Talking About Poverty

[Vanguard] When will we, the people, free ourselves from our Stockholm syndrome and stop celebrating our captors? With the intensity of the debates surrounding the economy (debate is a big word, all we’re really saying is that something needs to be don…

[Vanguard] When will we, the people, free ourselves from our Stockholm syndrome and stop celebrating our captors? With the intensity of the debates surrounding the economy (debate is a big word, all we're really saying is that something needs to be done, very few solutions are ever truly proffered), it must be pointed out that yet again, we limit ourselves to surface issues and seemingly refuse to broaden the scope of our interrogations. I am not one of those who believes Buhari must stop blaming PDP or Jonathan for

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Where Are We Headed, President Buhari?

[Vanguard] The above question probably sounds very unfair and it’s probably in order to address what makes it so before going on any further. The first thing is that the question gives the impression we are under the control of a leader, a pilot or a d…

[Vanguard] The above question probably sounds very unfair and it's probably in order to address what makes it so before going on any further. The first thing is that the question gives the impression we are under the control of a leader, a pilot or a driver of a vehicle who has lost his sense of direction.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Meroro to Face Lerena At Emperors Palace

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s veteran cruiserweight boxer Vikapita ‘Beastmaster’ Meroro will look to redeem himself when he steps into the ring with the in-form Kevin Lerena from South Africa.

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's veteran cruiserweight boxer Vikapita 'Beastmaster' Meroro will look to redeem himself when he steps into the ring with the in-form Kevin Lerena from South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Court Reviews Akasha Sons Bond From Sh30 Million to Sh5 Million

[Nation] The two sons of slain drug baron Ibrahim Akasha and two foreigners got a reprieve Tuesday after the High Court in Mombasa reviewed their bond terms from Sh30 million to Sh5 million.

[Nation] The two sons of slain drug baron Ibrahim Akasha and two foreigners got a reprieve Tuesday after the High Court in Mombasa reviewed their bond terms from Sh30 million to Sh5 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mrs Ajimobi’s Sales Boy Docked Over Theft of Cash, Wallet, Key Ring

[Vanguard] A 24-year-old man was, yesterday, arraigned by police before an Iyaganku Senior Magistrate’s Court for allegedly disappearing with sales money from the shop of the wife of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State.

[Vanguard] A 24-year-old man was, yesterday, arraigned by police before an Iyaganku Senior Magistrate's Court for allegedly disappearing with sales money from the shop of the wife of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wilson’s Sports Commission Appointment Questioned

[New Era] Windhoek -It never rains but only pours for the troubled Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) as the dust refuses to settle in the aftermath of the mysterious exit of Walter Haseb, who was NSC interim chief administrator (AC) until his removal.

[New Era] Windhoek -It never rains but only pours for the troubled Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) as the dust refuses to settle in the aftermath of the mysterious exit of Walter Haseb, who was NSC interim chief administrator (AC) until his removal.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Gas Flaring – Govt Accuses Oil Firms of Fraud

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, yesterday, accused International Oil Companies, IOCs, operating in Nigeria of falsifying gas flare data to cut down on payment of penalties, as a result of which the country is losing between $500 million and $1 billi…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, yesterday, accused International Oil Companies, IOCs, operating in Nigeria of falsifying gas flare data to cut down on payment of penalties, as a result of which the country is losing between $500 million and $1 billion in revenues that would have accrued from the penalties.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari – Gambia’s Jammeh Receptive to Mediators

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh was receptive to a delegation of West African leaders who visited Gambia to urge the long-ruling leader to step aside following a poll defeat.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh was receptive to a delegation of West African leaders who visited Gambia to urge the long-ruling leader to step aside following a poll defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Yuletide – Hard Times As Another Christmas Beckons

[Vanguard] IMAGINE celebrating the Christmas year in Nigeria with many homes not able to afford the traditional rice dishes. Think about children celebrating Christmas in their old dresses instead of new colourful Christmas outfits.

[Vanguard] IMAGINE celebrating the Christmas year in Nigeria with many homes not able to afford the traditional rice dishes. Think about children celebrating Christmas in their old dresses instead of new colourful Christmas outfits.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria