Obasanjo’s Son Asks Mother to Stop Declaring Him Missing

[This Day] Abeokuta -Olujowon, one of the sons of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has debunked the claim by his mother, Taiwo Martins, that he was missing and described the alleged search for him by the police as ridiculous.

[This Day] Abeokuta -Olujowon, one of the sons of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has debunked the claim by his mother, Taiwo Martins, that he was missing and described the alleged search for him by the police as ridiculous.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three in Court Over U.S.$83,000 Theft From Air Namibia

[Namibian] THREE Air Namibia employees implicated in a failed attempt to steal over N$1,4 million from the airline in October last year made another appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

[Namibian] THREE Air Namibia employees implicated in a failed attempt to steal over N$1,4 million from the airline in October last year made another appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Lalong Defies Criticism, Budgets N250m for Cattle Ranches in Plateau

[This Day] Jos -In spite of several waves of criticisms across the country and Plateau State against government’s sponsorship of cattle ranches, the state Governor, Simon Lalong, has taken the bull by the horns by budgeting the sum of N250 million for …

[This Day] Jos -In spite of several waves of criticisms across the country and Plateau State against government's sponsorship of cattle ranches, the state Governor, Simon Lalong, has taken the bull by the horns by budgeting the sum of N250 million for the establishment and management of cattle ranches in his state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

1,400 Kilos of Narcotics Seized Within 2 Months

[Daily News] NEARLY 1,400 kilogrammes of narcotics were intercepted in the Indian Ocean in January and February, this year, part of it, about 1000 kilogrammes, were en-route to Tanzania, it has been learnt.

[Daily News] NEARLY 1,400 kilogrammes of narcotics were intercepted in the Indian Ocean in January and February, this year, part of it, about 1000 kilogrammes, were en-route to Tanzania, it has been learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ex-Guard Waits for Murder Trial Verdict

[Namibian] A FORMER security guard accused of having robbed, raped and murdered a young barlady in Windhoek more than six years ago is set to hear the verdict in his trial in the High Court next week.

[Namibian] A FORMER security guard accused of having robbed, raped and murdered a young barlady in Windhoek more than six years ago is set to hear the verdict in his trial in the High Court next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cape Town Television Crew Robbed, Assaulted By 4 Armed Men

[News24Wire] Crew members of the Cape Town Television (CTV) community channel were robbed and physically assaulted by four armed men at their studio in Observatory Industrial Park on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Crew members of the Cape Town Television (CTV) community channel were robbed and physically assaulted by four armed men at their studio in Observatory Industrial Park on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethiopia: Freedom for Journalist Eskinder Nega Must Lead to Freedom for All Prisoners of Conscience

[AI London] Commenting on breaking news from Ethiopia that journalist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Eskinder Nega will be among 746 prisoners released as part of a government pardon, Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regi…

[AI London] Commenting on breaking news from Ethiopia that journalist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Eskinder Nega will be among 746 prisoners released as part of a government pardon, Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said: "It is wonderful news that this brave journalist will soon walk to freedom after seven years spent in jail simply for doing his job. He should not have spent a single day behind bars.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Budget Cuts Should Not Affect Education, Health – Teachers Union

[Namibian] THE Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) yesterday said the cuts initiated by the Office of the Prime Minister should not affect the education and health sectors.

[Namibian] THE Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) yesterday said the cuts initiated by the Office of the Prime Minister should not affect the education and health sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia