2face Donates N3.5 Million to Help Persons Displaced By Boko Haram

[Premium Times] Nigerian music star, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as “2Face,” on Monday presented a cheque of N3.5million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR.

[Premium Times] Nigerian music star, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as "2Face," on Monday presented a cheque of N3.5million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tshisekedi Place Hard to Fill

[AfricaFocus] “The death of prominent opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has deprived the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of a unique political figure who was at the forefront of the fight for democracy for over three decades. … Coming just a mo…

[AfricaFocus] "The death of prominent opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has deprived the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of a unique political figure who was at the forefront of the fight for democracy for over three decades. ... Coming just a month after the signing of a political agreement, which would have put him at the head of an important follow-up committee, his departure robs the opposition of a leader able to combine genuine street-level popularity with an ability to squeeze out political deals." - Intern

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Rating Osinbajo Above Buhari Is ‘Mischievous’ – Presidency

[Premium Times] Comparing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari, and concluding that Mr. Osinbajo is doing better as he acts on behalf of the president who travelled on medical leave, is mischievous, the presidency has said.

[Premium Times] Comparing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari, and concluding that Mr. Osinbajo is doing better as he acts on behalf of the president who travelled on medical leave, is mischievous, the presidency has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Price Crash – Worst Days for Nigeria Over – Opec

[Vanguard] Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Mr. Mohammed Barkindo, yesterday, disclosed that the worst days for Nigeria due to the low price of crude oil were over.

[Vanguard] Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Mr. Mohammed Barkindo, yesterday, disclosed that the worst days for Nigeria due to the low price of crude oil were over.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three More Gold Diggers Die in Buhemba Pits

[Daily News] Mara -Three artisanal miners are believed to have died in a gold pit at the Buhemba mining area in Butiama District of Mara Re gion, the police force in Mara Region confirmed on Monday afternoon.

[Daily News] Mara -Three artisanal miners are believed to have died in a gold pit at the Buhemba mining area in Butiama District of Mara Re gion, the police force in Mara Region confirmed on Monday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tycoon Manji Loses Appeal in Tigo Share Case

[Daily News] Efforts by Quality Group Limited and Golden Globe International Service to challenge revision proceedings on the disputed 13bn/- transaction in the sale of 34,479 shares in Mic Tanzania Limited, trading as Tigo, flopped yesterday.

[Daily News] Efforts by Quality Group Limited and Golden Globe International Service to challenge revision proceedings on the disputed 13bn/- transaction in the sale of 34,479 shares in Mic Tanzania Limited, trading as Tigo, flopped yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Muridzo Makes Peace With Maselo

[The Herald] Fast-rising musician Andy Muridzo, who sparked controversy over his decision to join the Jah Prayzah-led Military Touch Movement ditching his producer Tapiwa Jera in the middle of a project, has made peace with the latter ahead of his albu…

[The Herald] Fast-rising musician Andy Muridzo, who sparked controversy over his decision to join the Jah Prayzah-led Military Touch Movement ditching his producer Tapiwa Jera in the middle of a project, has made peace with the latter ahead of his album launch on March 22.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hip-Hop Artist Lady Pace Raps Against Child Marriages, Albino Killings

[Nyasa Times] Call it music with purpose. The country’s rising Hip-Hop female artist Lady Pace has joined forces with Chief Kachindamoto of Dedza district in rescuing young girls from early marriages.

[Nyasa Times] Call it music with purpose. The country's rising Hip-Hop female artist Lady Pace has joined forces with Chief Kachindamoto of Dedza district in rescuing young girls from early marriages.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tich Mataz Trial Deferred to March 13

[The Herald] The trial of radio personality Tichafa Augustine Matambanadzo, popularly known as Tich Mataz in entertainment circles, who is accused of trying to smuggle clothes and shoes from China into Zimbabwe, was yesterday postponed to March 13.

[The Herald] The trial of radio personality Tichafa Augustine Matambanadzo, popularly known as Tich Mataz in entertainment circles, who is accused of trying to smuggle clothes and shoes from China into Zimbabwe, was yesterday postponed to March 13.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe