On a New Tor Tiv

[Guardian] When the late Tor Tiv IV, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Alfred Akawe Torkula died, a vacuum was created to be filled by the Tiv whose population is ranked as the fourth largest in Nigeria. Although the agitation to replace the Tor Tiv who until his…

[Guardian] When the late Tor Tiv IV, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Alfred Akawe Torkula died, a vacuum was created to be filled by the Tiv whose population is ranked as the fourth largest in Nigeria. Although the agitation to replace the Tor Tiv who until his death occupied the throne of the supreme traditional ruler of the Tivs began after his death a replacement is yet to be made. The throne of Tor Tiv is in the traditional headquarters of Tiv land, that is Gboko in Benue State, a state with the highest indigeneous Tiv po

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘We Either Succeed or Live With Boko Haram Atrocities’

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has declared that it is either the Nigerian Army succeeds in clearing the remnants of Boko Haram or the troops continue to contend perpetually with atrocities of the insurgents in t…

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has declared that it is either the Nigerian Army succeeds in clearing the remnants of Boko Haram or the troops continue to contend perpetually with atrocities of the insurgents in the North East geo-political axis of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Village Officer Fired Over Beer Drinking

[Citizen] Handeni -The government’s directive that prohibits consumption of alcohol during office hours continues to bite and a village executive officer has been suspended, allgedly for ignoring the drinking hour order.

[Citizen] Handeni -The government's directive that prohibits consumption of alcohol during office hours continues to bite and a village executive officer has been suspended, allgedly for ignoring the drinking hour order.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Emmanuel Kipsang, Emmaculate Jebet Triumph in Iten

[Nation] Emmanuel Kipsang and Emmaculate Jebet on Saturday won men and women’s 10km races in fourth leg of Athletics Kenya Cross Country series in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County.

[Nation] Emmanuel Kipsang and Emmaculate Jebet on Saturday won men and women's 10km races in fourth leg of Athletics Kenya Cross Country series in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Birdi Puts Up Sterling Display to Win Uluguru Rally Crown

[Citizen] Morogoro -Dar es Salaam’s Randeep Birdi put up a brave show to win the 2016 Mount Uluguru Rally title after a dramatic finish in the yesterday’s last stage at Dakawa, Morogoro.

[Citizen] Morogoro -Dar es Salaam's Randeep Birdi put up a brave show to win the 2016 Mount Uluguru Rally title after a dramatic finish in the yesterday's last stage at Dakawa, Morogoro.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bot50 Skeletons Tumble Out

[The Patriot] Preparations for the country’s 50th celebrations were controversy-ridden, with some suspecting maladministration. Appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises this week, officials from Botswana Na…

[The Patriot] Preparations for the country's 50th celebrations were controversy-ridden, with some suspecting maladministration. Appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises this week, officials from Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) Falcon Sedimo, BOT50 coordinator Charity Kgotlafela and Deputy Permanent Secretary Peter Mongwaketse all admitted that some transactions were done properly. The main issue during the hearing chaired by the MP for Tati West Samson Moyo Guma w

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Country to Get Diaspora Policy Soon

[Leadership] Nigeria has commenced the process of joining the league of countries with national diaspora policies, following the setting up of a technical team saddled with the task of coming up with final draft of the policy in January 2017.

[Leadership] Nigeria has commenced the process of joining the league of countries with national diaspora policies, following the setting up of a technical team saddled with the task of coming up with final draft of the policy in January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

United Nations Organises Knowledge Sharing Workshop

[Daily News] The United Nations and its agencies in Tanzania in collaboration with the Prime Minister’s Office has organized a three-day knowledge sharing workshop in Dodoma beginning tomorrow.

[Daily News] The United Nations and its agencies in Tanzania in collaboration with the Prime Minister's Office has organized a three-day knowledge sharing workshop in Dodoma beginning tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Arusha’s Esami Acquires ‘Centre of Excellence’ Status

[Daily News] The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has awarded the Arusha-based Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) the status of an African Centre of Management Excellence.

[Daily News] The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has awarded the Arusha-based Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) the status of an African Centre of Management Excellence.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania