In Kano – We Don’t Have Control Over Underage Voters – INEC

[Vanguard] Abuja -The fidelity of the outcome of last Saturday’s local government elections in Kano State is now in question, following the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to dissociate itself from incidences of underag…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The fidelity of the outcome of last Saturday's local government elections in Kano State is now in question, following the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to dissociate itself from incidences of underage voting, which was allegedly a prominent feature in the exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

OPL 245 Ownership Dispute – Abacha Has No Case With Us, EFCC Tells Court

[Vanguard] Abuja -Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday persuaded the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to strike out its name from a suit the eldest son of late military head of state, Mohammed Abacha, filed to reclaim owner…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday persuaded the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to strike out its name from a suit the eldest son of late military head of state, Mohammed Abacha, filed to reclaim ownership of disputed Oil Prospecting License, OPL, 245.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Women Club Together to Leave Slum Life Behind

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kisumu -Today, across the globe, nearly one billion people live in slums and informal settlements in about 100,000 cities – about a quarter of the urban population.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kisumu -Today, across the globe, nearly one billion people live in slums and informal settlements in about 100,000 cities - about a quarter of the urban population.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Need Valentine’s Day Plans? Reggae Artist Judy Boucher Is Performing in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] A well-known reggae and R&B singer from St Vincent — Judy Boucher — will be performing in Seychelles for the first time on Valentine’s Day.

[Seychelles News Agency] A well-known reggae and R&B singer from St Vincent -- Judy Boucher -- will be performing in Seychelles for the first time on Valentine's Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Obasanjo, Babangida Told to Join Retirees’ Club

[Daily Trust] National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Military President Ibrahim Babangida to leave the political space and join the club of retirees.

[Daily Trust] National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Military President Ibrahim Babangida to leave the political space and join the club of retirees.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UDSM Academic Staff Query Arrears Pay List

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -After Tanzania President John Magufuli recently pledged to allocate at least Sh200 billion for clearing arrears owed by the government to public servants, a list of public servants who will be the first to be paid their dues ha…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -After Tanzania President John Magufuli recently pledged to allocate at least Sh200 billion for clearing arrears owed by the government to public servants, a list of public servants who will be the first to be paid their dues has been released.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

After Angola Disaster Mapeza Still Confident

[New Zimbabwe] FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza refuses to throw in the towel says his team can still progress to the next round of the CAF Champions League despite a humiliating defeat to Desportivo De Agosto of Angola.

[New Zimbabwe] FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza refuses to throw in the towel says his team can still progress to the next round of the CAF Champions League despite a humiliating defeat to Desportivo De Agosto of Angola.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Govt Faces Backlash Over SIM Cards Registration

[Nyasa Times] The announcement by Minister of Information and Civic Education, Nicholas Dausi, in Parliament that telecommunication companies should forthwith stop the mandatory SIM card and generic numbers registration exercise has dominated headlines…

[Nyasa Times] The announcement by Minister of Information and Civic Education, Nicholas Dausi, in Parliament that telecommunication companies should forthwith stop the mandatory SIM card and generic numbers registration exercise has dominated headlines in the Malawi press on Wednesday and attracted criticism in the leader pages of the two daily newspapers.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi