Court Remands Jumoke Akinjide in EFCC Custody

[Guardian] Ibadan -A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Thursday ordered that a former Minister of Federal Capital Territory ( FCT), Oloye Jumoke Akinjide and another chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo state , Chief Olanrewaju …

[Guardian] Ibadan -A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Thursday ordered that a former Minister of Federal Capital Territory ( FCT), Oloye Jumoke Akinjide and another chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo state , Chief Olanrewaju Otiti be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) over the N650 million fraud allegedly collected to fund the 2015 election in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Formal Homeowners Fight Informal Settlement Neighbours Over Electricity

[GroundUp] Fights have broken out over electricity supply in Mfuleni. On the one side are RDP house owners from Phase Two and on the other are residents of Nyakathisa informal settlement.

[GroundUp] Fights have broken out over electricity supply in Mfuleni. On the one side are RDP house owners from Phase Two and on the other are residents of Nyakathisa informal settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cop Batters Wife for Giving Birth to Child With Albinism

[New Zimbabwe] A police officer stationed at Tomlison Depot is in trouble after he whacked his wife for giving birth to an albino. Mike Ndlovu, 33, appeared before Harare magistrate Anniah Ndiraya facing two physical abuse charges.

[New Zimbabwe] A police officer stationed at Tomlison Depot is in trouble after he whacked his wife for giving birth to an albino. Mike Ndlovu, 33, appeared before Harare magistrate Anniah Ndiraya facing two physical abuse charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Traffic Cops Correct On Torn Seats Fines, Says Minister

[New Zimbabwe] Home Affairs Deputy Minister Obedingwa Mguni says there is everything correct with police stopping motorists and fining them for driving vehicles with torn seats.

[New Zimbabwe] Home Affairs Deputy Minister Obedingwa Mguni says there is everything correct with police stopping motorists and fining them for driving vehicles with torn seats.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Seychelles Puts Climate Change Higher On National Agenda

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is putting climate change issues higher on the national agenda through strengthened cooperation and increased involvement with all partners in the process, a top official said.

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is putting climate change issues higher on the national agenda through strengthened cooperation and increased involvement with all partners in the process, a top official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Secret Ballot for What? Why Zuma Can Still Laugh It Off

[Daily Maverick] Thursday, 22 June, 2017: A spectacular moment in time that brought together the three arms of the South African government in a triumph of constitutionalism and a sham of political accountability. While the Constitutional Court again s…

[Daily Maverick] Thursday, 22 June, 2017: A spectacular moment in time that brought together the three arms of the South African government in a triumph of constitutionalism and a sham of political accountability. While the Constitutional Court again shone as the nation's true north, President Jacob Zuma used the platform of Parliament to display his invincibility. "Sit in peace," Zuma told the opposition on the same day the Chief Justice eloquently spelt out the constitutional obligations on the president, the Speaker and

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Amends Law to Allow Access to Initial Public Offerings

[Citizen] Dodoma -In an unprecedented move, the government is amending the Electronic and Postal Communications Act (Epoca), 2010 with a view to allowing investors to take part in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) for telecommunication companies.

[Citizen] Dodoma -In an unprecedented move, the government is amending the Electronic and Postal Communications Act (Epoca), 2010 with a view to allowing investors to take part in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) for telecommunication companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania