Premier Willies Mchunu Sends Condolences to Ncwane Family

[SA Govt] KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu and the entire executive council join millions of people across the country in paying condolences to the Ncwane family following the untimely passing on of Sfiso Ncwane.

[SA Govt] KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu and the entire executive council join millions of people across the country in paying condolences to the Ncwane family following the untimely passing on of Sfiso Ncwane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Unlicensed Firearm in Lavender Hill

[SAPS] On Monday, 5 December 2016 at approximately 11:00, the Crime Intelligence members of Steenberg SAPS received information about a person walking around with an unlicensed firearm. Upon their arrival at Depsiton Crescent, Lavender Hill, the member…

[SAPS] On Monday, 5 December 2016 at approximately 11:00, the Crime Intelligence members of Steenberg SAPS received information about a person walking around with an unlicensed firearm. Upon their arrival at Depsiton Crescent, Lavender Hill, the members observed the male as per description received.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gambia Keeps Dream of Deepening Democracy Alive

[The Conversation Africa] The year ends with a gust of transformational winds blowing over the Gambia and Angola, raising hopes that Africa’s democracy project is not as dead as it is feared to be.

[The Conversation Africa] The year ends with a gust of transformational winds blowing over the Gambia and Angola, raising hopes that Africa's democracy project is not as dead as it is feared to be.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Female Lawyers Urged to Pursue Gender Disparity Bill in National Assembly

[Daily Trust] A lecturer at the just concluded Africa Regional Conference of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in Nigeria has urged female lawyers to re-present the Gender Disparity Bill to the National Assembly.

[Daily Trust] A lecturer at the just concluded Africa Regional Conference of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in Nigeria has urged female lawyers to re-present the Gender Disparity Bill to the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Army Announces Dedicated Phone Lines for South East Operation

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Tuesday gave dedicated telephone lines for the general public to call for any information or request for help during the ongoing Exercise Python Dance in the South East.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Tuesday gave dedicated telephone lines for the general public to call for any information or request for help during the ongoing Exercise Python Dance in the South East.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Dept – No Visas From Fake Embassy in Ghana Used to Enter Us

[News24Wire] The US State Department has reportedly said that no one entered the United States on visas issued by a fake US embassy that operated for a decade in Accra, Ghana. According to Voice of America, the state department said that those who paid…

[News24Wire] The US State Department has reportedly said that no one entered the United States on visas issued by a fake US embassy that operated for a decade in Accra, Ghana. According to Voice of America, the state department said that those who paid thousands of dollars for the documents were "conned"

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

French Foreign Minister Calls for RFI Correspondent’s Release

[RFI] French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has appealed to Cameroon to release RFI’s Hausa-language correspondent Ahmed Abba, who has been in prison there for more than 16 months without being convicted. Abba was to appear before judges fo…

[RFI] French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has appealed to Cameroon to release RFI's Hausa-language correspondent Ahmed Abba, who has been in prison there for more than 16 months without being convicted. Abba was to appear before judges for the ninth time on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Police Arrest Alleged Killers of Strategist Employed by Aliko Dangote

[Guardian] Operatives of the Inspector General of Police’ (IGP) Intelligence Response Team have arrested suspected kidnappers, who allegedly murdered a senior strategist with Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello Gurama.

[Guardian] Operatives of the Inspector General of Police' (IGP) Intelligence Response Team have arrested suspected kidnappers, who allegedly murdered a senior strategist with Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello Gurama.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria