Minister Probes Roads Authority Staff Party

[Namibian] PUBLIC enterprises minister Leon Jooste says he will institute an investigation into how the Roads Authority (RA) recently spent approximately N$176 000 on four year-end staff functions.

[Namibian] PUBLIC enterprises minister Leon Jooste says he will institute an investigation into how the Roads Authority (RA) recently spent approximately N$176 000 on four year-end staff functions.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

After UN Report, 12 Osun Communities Renounce Female Circumcision

[Premium Times] Efforts at eradicating the female genital mutilation, FGM, in Osun received a boost on Tuesday as 12 communities across four local governments declared their intentions to completely stop the practice.

[Premium Times] Efforts at eradicating the female genital mutilation, FGM, in Osun received a boost on Tuesday as 12 communities across four local governments declared their intentions to completely stop the practice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya’s Under-20 Lads Dismiss Ligi Ndogo in Friendly Tie

[Nation] Kenya Under 20 football team thrashed Ligi Ndogo Under 17 side 4-1 in a warm up match at Safaricom Stadium Kasarani on Tuesday in preparation for their friendly matches against Cameroon.

[Nation] Kenya Under 20 football team thrashed Ligi Ndogo Under 17 side 4-1 in a warm up match at Safaricom Stadium Kasarani on Tuesday in preparation for their friendly matches against Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Veteran Musician Mankhamba Releases Song On Corruption, Blackouts

[Nyasa Times] It’s the return of award winning veteran music icon Ben Micheal Mankhamba who has wasted no time but to give corrupt government officials and football administrators a dose of their own medicine.

[Nyasa Times] It's the return of award winning veteran music icon Ben Micheal Mankhamba who has wasted no time but to give corrupt government officials and football administrators a dose of their own medicine.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

HIV, TB Patients Worst Hit By Medics’ Strike in Kisii

[Nation] HIV and tuberculosis patients are suffering most from the ongoing medics’ strike, says Enock Ondari, the Chief Executive Office at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.

[Nation] HIV and tuberculosis patients are suffering most from the ongoing medics' strike, says Enock Ondari, the Chief Executive Office at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MTN Urges Senate to Approve NCC’s Data Price Floor

[Vanguard] The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, Mr Ferdinand Moolman yesterday appealed to the senate to consider the Data price floor as set by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, saying that data price is among the lowest in the conti…

[Vanguard] The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, Mr Ferdinand Moolman yesterday appealed to the senate to consider the Data price floor as set by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, saying that data price is among the lowest in the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Arrests Follow Allegations of Rape in Displacement Camps

[Vanguard] Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said, yesterday, that following the investigation ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari into alleged human rights abuses against internally displaced persons, IDPs, in the North-East, two Army offi…

[Vanguard] Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said, yesterday, that following the investigation ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari into alleged human rights abuses against internally displaced persons, IDPs, in the North-East, two Army officers and an Air Force officer have been indicted.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lungu Will Undertake Foreign Trips to Woo Investment – Report

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will undertake foreign trips and attend high-level summits as that gives Zambia an opportunity to woo foreign investment to enhance her economic diversification agenda, Parliament heard yesterday.

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will undertake foreign trips and attend high-level summits as that gives Zambia an opportunity to woo foreign investment to enhance her economic diversification agenda, Parliament heard yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Bid for Second Appeal Against Teek Acquittal

[Namibian] THE state should be allowed to appeal against the acquittal of retired Supreme Court judge Pio Teek on four of the charges on which he stood trial in the High Court between 2006 and the end of 2010, a senior prosecutor argued in the Windhoek…

[Namibian] THE state should be allowed to appeal against the acquittal of retired Supreme Court judge Pio Teek on four of the charges on which he stood trial in the High Court between 2006 and the end of 2010, a senior prosecutor argued in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia