Peace Requires Justice for Military Crimes Not Just Boko Haram Atrocities

[IRIN] Abuja -One day the Boko Haram insurgency will come to an end. When it does, there will be a painful time of reckoning. But for lasting peace to come to northeastern Nigeria, one important fact must be acknowledged from the start: there are perpe…

[IRIN] Abuja -One day the Boko Haram insurgency will come to an end. When it does, there will be a painful time of reckoning. But for lasting peace to come to northeastern Nigeria, one important fact must be acknowledged from the start: there are perpetrators and victims on many sides.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

African Carriers Recorded 7.5% Traffic Growth in 2017

[Guardian] International Air Transport Association (IATA), has announced global passenger traffic results for 2017, with Nigerian, South African, Ethiopian, and other African carriers pooling a 7.5 per cent rise in passenger traffic compared to 2016.

[Guardian] International Air Transport Association (IATA), has announced global passenger traffic results for 2017, with Nigerian, South African, Ethiopian, and other African carriers pooling a 7.5 per cent rise in passenger traffic compared to 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

DPR Urges NNPC to Increase Fuel Supply to Northern States

[Guardian] Officials of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Kaduna Zone have appealed to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to increase fuel supply to seven states under the zone.

[Guardian] Officials of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Kaduna Zone have appealed to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to increase fuel supply to seven states under the zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Phahlane, Wife, Car Dealer Appear in Court for Corruption

[News24Wire] Former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane, his wife Beauty Phahlane and car dealer Durand Snyman appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Pretoria this morning after handing themselves to the Independent Police Inves…

[News24Wire] Former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane, his wife Beauty Phahlane and car dealer Durand Snyman appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Pretoria this morning after handing themselves to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sack Police Chief Idris Now, Reps Tell President Buhari

[Guardian] The House of Representatives yesterday unanimously called for the immediate sacking of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion by Abubakar Nuhu Danburam (APC, Kano) at a plenary …

[Guardian] The House of Representatives yesterday unanimously called for the immediate sacking of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion by Abubakar Nuhu Danburam (APC, Kano) at a plenary presided over by Speaker Yakubu Dogara.Danburam had alleged that the IGP, in cahoots with the Kano State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, turned a blind eye to the spate of thuggery in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Minister Mzembi in Court Over Fresh Fraud Allegations

[New Zimbabwe] Embattled former cabinet minister Walter Mzembi was Wednesday dragged to court answering to two $1, 6 million theft charges after he allegedly squandered the money which was meant for United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 2013.

[New Zimbabwe] Embattled former cabinet minister Walter Mzembi was Wednesday dragged to court answering to two $1, 6 million theft charges after he allegedly squandered the money which was meant for United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Miniter Tweya Discredits ‘Malicious’ IPPR Report

[New Era] Windhoek -The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Tjekero Tweya has labelled the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) report entitled ‘Access Denied,’ as a ‘malicious, vexatious and irresponsible’ publication cra…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Tjekero Tweya has labelled the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) report entitled 'Access Denied,' as a 'malicious, vexatious and irresponsible' publication crafted to portray the country in bad light.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Heavy Workload Burdens Defence Lawyers

[New Era] Windhoek -During his annual legal year opening speech, Chief Justice Peter Shivute yesterday said the overbooking of defence lawyers for trials in the High Court is a worrying trend as fewer new criminal cases are now being finalised compared…

[New Era] Windhoek -During his annual legal year opening speech, Chief Justice Peter Shivute yesterday said the overbooking of defence lawyers for trials in the High Court is a worrying trend as fewer new criminal cases are now being finalised compared to previous years.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Over U.S.$3 Billion FDI Attracted in 7 Weeks – President

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has attracted over $3 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) in the past seven weeks, President Mnangagwa has said. Addressing thousands of Zanu-PF supporters from four districts of Mashonaland Central Province at Siyalima Primar…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has attracted over $3 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) in the past seven weeks, President Mnangagwa has said. Addressing thousands of Zanu-PF supporters from four districts of Mashonaland Central Province at Siyalima Primary School here yesterday at his inaugural provincial rally, the President said it was no longer business as usual and the country should move forward and create jobs. The bumper crowd was drawn from Guruve, Mazowe, Muzarabani and Mbire districts.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe