Sassa Grants – While Pressure Mounts From All Quarters for a Solution, Bathabile Dlamini Remains Silent

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, Corruption Watch and Cosatu have called for Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini to be sacked for her role in the self-manufactured emergency with regard to the payout of social grants from April 1 while Scopa …

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, Corruption Watch and Cosatu have called for Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini to be sacked for her role in the self-manufactured emergency with regard to the payout of social grants from April 1 while Scopa has summoned her to appear next week to account for the crisis. Meanwhile, officials in her department are scrambling to put an emergency Plan B in place, saying if needs be, trucks transporting cash would be dispatched across the country should negotiations with CPS deadlock

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Museveni – There Is No Reason for Conflict Over River Nile

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda has not yet ratified the “Nile Agreement” on the use of the River Nile waters, as it is pursuing a maximum consensus on the issue. He said the disagreement between Egypt and other nation…

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda has not yet ratified the "Nile Agreement" on the use of the River Nile waters, as it is pursuing a maximum consensus on the issue. He said the disagreement between Egypt and other nations on the River Nile is either due to misinformation or not enough discussion.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

School Heads Divided Over Fees Directive

[Monitor] Jinja -Following a directive by the Ministry of Education mandating both private and government schools to submit their fees structures by March 10, head teachers in Busoga region have expressed mixed reaction over the move.

[Monitor] Jinja -Following a directive by the Ministry of Education mandating both private and government schools to submit their fees structures by March 10, head teachers in Busoga region have expressed mixed reaction over the move.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Malabu Oil – FG Files Fresh Charges Against Adoke, IOCs

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has filed two separate charges against former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, former Petroleum Minister, Dan Etete and three oil companies over alleged $801 million bribe. Three oil compani…

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has filed two separate charges against former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, former Petroleum Minister, Dan Etete and three oil companies over alleged $801 million bribe. Three oil companies: Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company (SNEPCO) Ltd, AGIP Exploration Ltd and ENI SPA and their directors were also charged separately over the grant of Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 245.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N4.7 Billion Fraud – How Ladoja Gave Lawmakers Cars to Evade Impeachment – Witness

[Leadership] A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja on Thursday told the Federal High Court in Lagos how the former governor brought 22 cars as gift for members of the State House of Assembly …

[Leadership] A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja on Thursday told the Federal High Court in Lagos how the former governor brought 22 cars as gift for members of the State House of Assembly to stop his Impeachment in 2005.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

St Mary’s Stadium Finally Gets Seal of Approval From CAF

[Monitor] Kampala -All the ifs, but and would-be were put to bed yesterday as Vipers got the endorsement of Caf to host their continental games at the St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.

[Monitor] Kampala -All the ifs, but and would-be were put to bed yesterday as Vipers got the endorsement of Caf to host their continental games at the St. Mary's Stadium, Kitende.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kidnap Kingpin ‘Vampire’ Killed Over 200 People – Police

[Premium Times] The Nigerian police have provided more information on the activities of the late kidnap and armed robbery kingpin, Henry Chibueze, otherwise known as “Vampire”.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian police have provided more information on the activities of the late kidnap and armed robbery kingpin, Henry Chibueze, otherwise known as "Vampire".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How I Fought Corruption in Lagos Judiciary – Osinbajo

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has given insight into how he successfully fought endemic corruption when he served as the Attorney general and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State.

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has given insight into how he successfully fought endemic corruption when he served as the Attorney general and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Declares Free Primary, Junior Secondary Education an Enforceable Right

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Abuja presided by John Tsoho on Thursday declared that the every Nigerian child has the constitutional right to free and compulsory primary education, and free junior secondary education.

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Abuja presided by John Tsoho on Thursday declared that the every Nigerian child has the constitutional right to free and compulsory primary education, and free junior secondary education.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria