Donation in Support of Families of Martyrs

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in Canada and employees of the Micro-Credit and Saving Program have donated around 40 thousand US Dollars and 38 thousand Nakfa respectively towards martyrs trust fund.

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in Canada and employees of the Micro-Credit and Saving Program have donated around 40 thousand US Dollars and 38 thousand Nakfa respectively towards martyrs trust fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Athletes for 2017 IAAF World X-Country Championship Named

[New Times] Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has released the final list of the athletes that will represent the country at the forthcoming 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships slated for March 26 in Uganda.

[New Times] Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has released the final list of the athletes that will represent the country at the forthcoming 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships slated for March 26 in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sheikh Farah Wad Taktuk – Iconic Figure of Sennar Kingdom

[SudaNow] Khartoum –Sheikh Farah was a unique Sudanese character in which the legend mingled with the truth and his biography is still widely circulated by the people over ages as he was knowledgeable Muslim jurist, a wise reformist and an eloquent po…

[SudaNow] Khartoum --Sheikh Farah was a unique Sudanese character in which the legend mingled with the truth and his biography is still widely circulated by the people over ages as he was knowledgeable Muslim jurist, a wise reformist and an eloquent poet whose verses, proverbs and insights are still being repeated by the people as if he is a contemporary character.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

50 Coaches Attend Special Olympics Coaching Clinic

[New Times] Up to 50 coaches from different local sports federations and officials from the Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) and Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) are currently attending a coaching clinic at Hotel La Palisse, Nyandungu.

[New Times] Up to 50 coaches from different local sports federations and officials from the Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) and Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) are currently attending a coaching clinic at Hotel La Palisse, Nyandungu.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘Let Us Be Tolerant of Each Other’ – Nigerians in SA

[News24Wire] Nigerians living in South Africa no longer feel safe following attacks on foreigners in Pretoria West, the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Nigerians living in South Africa no longer feel safe following attacks on foreigners in Pretoria West, the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Taxpayers Foot Bill for Largest Revenue Shortfall in 8 Years

[News24Wire] Wednesday’s budget confirmed the largest revenue shortfall relative to budgeted estimates since 2009/10, necessitating tax hikes bringing in an additional R28bn. The tax proposals increase the tax burden from 26% of gross domestic product …

[News24Wire] Wednesday's budget confirmed the largest revenue shortfall relative to budgeted estimates since 2009/10, necessitating tax hikes bringing in an additional R28bn. The tax proposals increase the tax burden from 26% of gross domestic product in 2016/17 to 26.7%. The tax-free threshold will go up from R75 000 to R75 750.The October 2016 mini budget already noted that revenue collection would fall well below estimates. According to the Budget Review, the 2016 Budget estimated government would receive total tax

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NDLEA Arrests 19 IDPs for Illegal Drugs

[Vanguard] The Borno command of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 19 Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) for alleged drug abuse and sale in camps.

[Vanguard] The Borno command of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 19 Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) for alleged drug abuse and sale in camps.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘On Becoming’ – Makinwa On Book Tour to UK in Spite Legal Threat

[Vanguard] Embattled Nigerian on-air-personality Toke Makinwa has proceeded to the United kingdom to promote her controversial book “On Becoming”, despite the threat to sue by her estranged husband, Maje Ayida, for continuous circulation.

[Vanguard] Embattled Nigerian on-air-personality Toke Makinwa has proceeded to the United kingdom to promote her controversial book "On Becoming", despite the threat to sue by her estranged husband, Maje Ayida, for continuous circulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria