Zuma Heckled – Alliance Leaders to Blame, ANC Spokesperson Says

[News24Wire] The African National Congress has blamed alliance leaders’ early pronouncements on leadership preferences as a reason for President Jacob Zuma being booed, heckled and prevented from addressing Cosatu’s main May Day rally in Bloemfontein.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress has blamed alliance leaders' early pronouncements on leadership preferences as a reason for President Jacob Zuma being booed, heckled and prevented from addressing Cosatu's main May Day rally in Bloemfontein.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two Nursing Gunshot Wounds After Bar Fight

[Nation] Two people are nursing serious gunshot wounds at the Lamu King Fahad County Hospital after they were involved in a fight and allegedly shot by a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier.

[Nation] Two people are nursing serious gunshot wounds at the Lamu King Fahad County Hospital after they were involved in a fight and allegedly shot by a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Labour Congress Demands Huge Hike in Sokoto’s Minimum Pension

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC), has demanded a review of pension to a minimum of N25,000, per month, in Sokoto State, as against the N4,000 being paid for the past 12 years.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC), has demanded a review of pension to a minimum of N25,000, per month, in Sokoto State, as against the N4,000 being paid for the past 12 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Provincial Detectives Probing Ravensmead Double Murder

[SAPS] Provincial detectives are working around the clock combing for clues following the murder of two people in Ravensmead late yesterday. Two males aged 40 and 23 were shot dead on the corner of Firdale and Douglas streets in Ravensmead. The suspect…

[SAPS] Provincial detectives are working around the clock combing for clues following the murder of two people in Ravensmead late yesterday. Two males aged 40 and 23 were shot dead on the corner of Firdale and Douglas streets in Ravensmead. The suspect/s sped off in a grey Toyota Tazz. Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or the investigating officer Capt Alfred Barker on 078 312 3173.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gombe Govt ‘Ready to Implement N56, 000 Minimum Wage’

[Premium Times] Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has assured the state’s civil servants that his government would immediately implement the proposed N56, 000 national minimum wage, if the federal government approves it.

[Premium Times] Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has assured the state's civil servants that his government would immediately implement the proposed N56, 000 national minimum wage, if the federal government approves it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Africa Rejects Europe’s ‘Dirty Diesel’

[Deutsche Welle] Ghana and Nigeria are the first countries to respond to reports of European companies exploiting weak fuel standards in Africa. Stricter limits on the sulfur content of diesel will come into force on July 1.

[Deutsche Welle] Ghana and Nigeria are the first countries to respond to reports of European companies exploiting weak fuel standards in Africa. Stricter limits on the sulfur content of diesel will come into force on July 1.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Call for Govt to Review Oil Assets Transfer

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, on Monday asked the federal government to immediately revisit and re-evaluate the transfer of some federation oil assets by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, N…

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, on Monday asked the federal government to immediately revisit and re-evaluate the transfer of some federation oil assets by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to its upstream industry subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

May Day – Workers Reject Ngige’s Representative

[Premium Times] There was confusion on Monday at the Eagle Square, Abuja, as workers disallowed the acting permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Biola Bawa, from standing in for the minister, Chris Ngige.

[Premium Times] There was confusion on Monday at the Eagle Square, Abuja, as workers disallowed the acting permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Biola Bawa, from standing in for the minister, Chris Ngige.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria