Usman – Improved Facilities, Competitive Fares Will Boost Air Travel

[This Day] Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Muhtar Usman says efficiency in airline operations, sustained safety and modernsiation of airport facilities will attract more air passengers. Excerpts:

[This Day] Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Muhtar Usman says efficiency in airline operations, sustained safety and modernsiation of airport facilities will attract more air passengers. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Set to Honour Fela Anikulapo-Kuti

[Guardian] The Lagos State government has announced plans to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, as the weeklong activities marking his 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death draw to a close.

[Guardian] The Lagos State government has announced plans to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, as the weeklong activities marking his 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death draw to a close.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eastern Cape Man Arrested After Rape of Girlfriend’s Friend

[News24Wire] A man accused of raping a friend of his girlfriend in Willowvale on Tuesday is behind bars waiting to appear in court, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A man accused of raping a friend of his girlfriend in Willowvale on Tuesday is behind bars waiting to appear in court, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA Weather Service Battered By Faulty Equipment, Decries CEO

[News24Wire] The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has blamed the poor state of their equipment for failing to warn citizens earlier of the stormy weather that devastated parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

[News24Wire] The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has blamed the poor state of their equipment for failing to warn citizens earlier of the stormy weather that devastated parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Royal Honour for Oshiomhole

[This Day] Adibe Emenyonu writes on the recent reception organised by the Oba of Benin to celebrate Adams Oshiomhole’s outstanding achievements as governor of Edo State for eight years.

[This Day] Adibe Emenyonu writes on the recent reception organised by the Oba of Benin to celebrate Adams Oshiomhole's outstanding achievements as governor of Edo State for eight years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kipsang Added to New York Marathon Field

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former World Record holder Wilson Kipsang is determined to delete the bad memories from last month’s Berlin Marathon after being confirmed for the 2017 New York Marathon to be held on November 5.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former World Record holder Wilson Kipsang is determined to delete the bad memories from last month's Berlin Marathon after being confirmed for the 2017 New York Marathon to be held on November 5.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Judge’s Murder Ruling for Anti-Apartheid Activist Hailed As Milestone

[RFI] South Africa’s High Court has ruled that an anti-apartheid activist who died in police custody, was murdered by officers and did not commit suicide as was claimed at the time. Ahmed Timol died in 1971 after falling from the city’s police headquar…

[RFI] South Africa's High Court has ruled that an anti-apartheid activist who died in police custody, was murdered by officers and did not commit suicide as was claimed at the time. Ahmed Timol died in 1971 after falling from the city's police headquarters.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa