State Capture – ‘Coup Plotter’ Faces Psych Observation

[Daily Maverick] Elvis Ramosebudi, the “coup plotter” who allegedly planned to assassinate high-profile South Africans, appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Friday. The state maintains it has a case, but the details only got more bizarre. …

[Daily Maverick] Elvis Ramosebudi, the "coup plotter" who allegedly planned to assassinate high-profile South Africans, appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Friday. The state maintains it has a case, but the details only got more bizarre. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lagos Rescues 237 Abandoned Babies in One Year

[Guardian] The Lagos State government said it rescued 237 abandoned babies from across the metropolis in the last one year. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, disclosed this yesterday while briefing journalists in Alausa.

[Guardian] The Lagos State government said it rescued 237 abandoned babies from across the metropolis in the last one year. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, disclosed this yesterday while briefing journalists in Alausa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Farmers Form 90 Percent 2017 Intending Taraba Pilgrims – Official

[Premium Times] Farmers constitute more than 90 per cent of the 1,260 intending pilgrims from Taraba that have so far deposited fare for the 2017 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, an official of the state pilgrims board has said.

[Premium Times] Farmers constitute more than 90 per cent of the 1,260 intending pilgrims from Taraba that have so far deposited fare for the 2017 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, an official of the state pilgrims board has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari, If Ill, Hand Over to Osinbajo, Recover and Finish Your Term – Makarfi

[Vanguard] Senator Ahmed Makarfi, factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, has told president Muhammadu Buhari to resign and hand over to his Vice president who is fit to work and return after full recovery.

[Vanguard] Senator Ahmed Makarfi, factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, has told president Muhammadu Buhari to resign and hand over to his Vice president who is fit to work and return after full recovery.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kanu Fulfils Bail Condition

[Vanguard] Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Friday, fulfilled the bail conditions granted by the Federal High Court, Abuja.

[Vanguard] Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Friday, fulfilled the bail conditions granted by the Federal High Court, Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dubai Islamic Bank Gets Nod to Operate in Kenya

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has licensed the Dubai Islamic Bank – owned by the United Arab Emirates’ largest Shariah lender Dubai Islamic Bank – to carry out operations in the country.

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has licensed the Dubai Islamic Bank - owned by the United Arab Emirates' largest Shariah lender Dubai Islamic Bank - to carry out operations in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bishop Wanjiru Challenges Court Decision to Detain Her

[Nation] Bishop Margaret Wanjiru has moved to the High Court to challenge the decision to deny her bond and detain her in custody for five days until after Labour Day celebrations.

[Nation] Bishop Margaret Wanjiru has moved to the High Court to challenge the decision to deny her bond and detain her in custody for five days until after Labour Day celebrations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya