Nine Nigerian Widows Sue Shell Over Hanging of Husbands By Abacha

[Vanguard] Four Nigerian women are taking legal action in the Dutch courts against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell accusing it of complicity in the 1990s executions of their husbands by the Nigerian military, Amnesty International said Thursday.

[Vanguard] Four Nigerian women are taking legal action in the Dutch courts against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell accusing it of complicity in the 1990s executions of their husbands by the Nigerian military, Amnesty International said Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Water Body Works to Supply Water to At Least 95% of Dar es Salaam Residents

[Daily News] NINETY-five per cent of Dar es Salaam residents will have access to potable water by 2020, a senior official of the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA) has said.

[Daily News] NINETY-five per cent of Dar es Salaam residents will have access to potable water by 2020, a senior official of the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bettering Old People’s Homes Would Be Great

[Daily News] We believe that whoever would write off a nation that doesn’t cherish its elderly citizens as utterly thankless wouldn’t risk being branded an exaggerator. For the segment of people in that category are generally considered to be a reposit…

[Daily News] We believe that whoever would write off a nation that doesn't cherish its elderly citizens as utterly thankless wouldn't risk being branded an exaggerator. For the segment of people in that category are generally considered to be a repository of wisdom, onto which younger generation members regularly tap.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Football Federation Top Officials in Anti-Corruption Body’s Hands

[Daily News] The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) is holding the top officials with the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) — President Jamal Malinzi and Secretary General Mwesigwa Selestine over bribery charges, presumably abuse of…

[Daily News] The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) is holding the top officials with the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) -- President Jamal Malinzi and Secretary General Mwesigwa Selestine over bribery charges, presumably abuse of office.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S. Accuses Nigeria of Using Child Soldiers

[Vanguard] A United States 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report has accused Nigeria of involving children under the age of 18 in its military operations in “hostile environments.”

[Vanguard] A United States 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report has accused Nigeria of involving children under the age of 18 in its military operations in "hostile environments."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Meet Evans Lawyer, Ogungbeje, Known for ‘Unpopular Cases’

[Vanguard] Just when Nigerians thought no lawyer will step out to defend notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, Voice Olukoya Ogungbeje has proven an exception.

[Vanguard] Just when Nigerians thought no lawyer will step out to defend notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, Voice Olukoya Ogungbeje has proven an exception.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Activists, Political Leaders Call for Abolishment of Maltreatment of Widows

[Vanguard] Human rights activists and political leaders in Nigeria have called for a concerted action aimed at abolishing all cultural and behavioural practices militating against the full exercise of the rights and privileges of widows in Nigeria. The…

[Vanguard] Human rights activists and political leaders in Nigeria have called for a concerted action aimed at abolishing all cultural and behavioural practices militating against the full exercise of the rights and privileges of widows in Nigeria. They spoke at the African Widows' Summit in commemoration of second International Widows Day, pioneered by the Felix King Foundation at the Best Western Hotel, Benin City, Edo State Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chinese Funded Ethio-Djibouti Water Project to Be Launched

[Focac] Addis Ababa -The Ethiopia-Djibouti cross border potable water project will be finalized and commence operation in about three months, according to Demelash Mulu, project manager.

[Focac] Addis Ababa -The Ethiopia-Djibouti cross border potable water project will be finalized and commence operation in about three months, according to Demelash Mulu, project manager.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia