My Encounter With Morgan Tsvangirai

[Premium Times] In journalism, as in real life, the anticipated or the inevitable seldom make big headlines. But the unexpected, like someone once wrote, often does. So it was when I left Lagos on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, on a week tour of the South E…

[Premium Times] In journalism, as in real life, the anticipated or the inevitable seldom make big headlines. But the unexpected, like someone once wrote, often does. So it was when I left Lagos on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, on a week tour of the South East, specifically Anambra and Imo States. My main objective was to interview former Nigeria's Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who was then preparing for his 80th birthday celebration; his younger brother and traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, His Royal Majesty, Pro

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Environment Adopts Policies to Improve Sanitation

[ANGOP] Ndalatando -Environment Ministry will soon take joint action with the government of the northern Cuanza-Norte province to strengthen actions to improve basic sanitation and environmental preservation.

[ANGOP] Ndalatando -Environment Ministry will soon take joint action with the government of the northern Cuanza-Norte province to strengthen actions to improve basic sanitation and environmental preservation.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Arrisol in Landslide Win for Vacated National Assembly Seat in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Philip Arrisol has been elected to the Seychelles’ National Assembly for the western Mahe district of Anse Boileau by an overwhelming margin.

[Seychelles News Agency] Philip Arrisol has been elected to the Seychelles' National Assembly for the western Mahe district of Anse Boileau by an overwhelming margin.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

SAPS/Sita Capture – Supplier Threatened to Cripple SAPS It Infrastructure Over R11 Million Invoice

[Daily Maverick] Keith Keating’s Forensic Data Analysts (FDA), a supply company that features in a R5.1 billion investigation into irregular SAPS tenders procured through the State Information and Technology Agency, threatened to suspend services to SA…

[Daily Maverick] Keith Keating's Forensic Data Analysts (FDA), a supply company that features in a R5.1 billion investigation into irregular SAPS tenders procured through the State Information and Technology Agency, threatened to suspend services to SAPS. This would not only have compromised SAPS' IT infrastructure but the country's criminal justice system itself. Apart from the threat by Keating's lawyers, the ongoing mystery is also who exactly owns the high-end forensic equipment sold to SAPS as well as IT infrastructur

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judo Dusseldorf Grand Slam – Tunisian Nihel Cheikhrouhou Wins Silver Medal

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunisian Nihel Cheikhrouhou, on Sunday, won the silver medal at the Judo Dusseldorf Grand Slam (78 kg) held from February 23 to 25.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunisian Nihel Cheikhrouhou, on Sunday, won the silver medal at the Judo Dusseldorf Grand Slam (78 kg) held from February 23 to 25.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Buhari Urged to Take Corruption Index Ranking As ‘Wake-Up Call’

[Premium Times] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged “the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to see the Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI), published last week, as a wake-up call to re…

[Premium Times] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged "the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to see the Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index (CPI), published last week, as a wake-up call to renew its oft-expressed commitment and raise its game to fight both grand and petty corruption, as well as end the legacy of impunity rather than simply dismissing the survey as 'fiction'."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Engcobo Massacre a Lesson That ‘Should Never Happen Again’ – Popcru

[News24Wire] The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) has welcomed the arrests of 10 suspects involved in the murder of five policemen – who were Popcru members – and a retired soldier in eNgcobo in the Eastern Cape.

[News24Wire] The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) has welcomed the arrests of 10 suspects involved in the murder of five policemen - who were Popcru members - and a retired soldier in eNgcobo in the Eastern Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa