PDP to Boycott Edo Council Poll, Accuses Edsiec of Partisanship

[Guardian] Benin City -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said the party would boycott the local council poll following a case it instituted against the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) over election matters.

[Guardian] Benin City -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said the party would boycott the local council poll following a case it instituted against the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) over election matters.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sassagate Reloaded (Again) – Black Sash and Sapo Sound the Alarm On Social Grants

[Daily Maverick] The South African Post Office, scheduled to partner with Sassa in the payment of social grants come April 2018, as well as lobby group the Black Sash, have sounded the alarm, claiming that the agency is delaying the process and that Sa…

[Daily Maverick] The South African Post Office, scheduled to partner with Sassa in the payment of social grants come April 2018, as well as lobby group the Black Sash, have sounded the alarm, claiming that the agency is delaying the process and that Sassa's reports to the Constitutional Court lacked detail and specifics. All of this is taking place in the slipstream of Treasury's refusal to approve a deviation for R11-million, requested by Sassa, to reappoint a workstream found irregular in the first place.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Update – Kitata Court-Martialed, Could Face Death Penalty

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The patron of Boda boda 2010 association also Rubaga NRM Chairman Abdalla Kitata could face the death penalty if he is found guilty in a Uganda court-martial.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The patron of Boda boda 2010 association also Rubaga NRM Chairman Abdalla Kitata could face the death penalty if he is found guilty in a Uganda court-martial.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Boda Boda 2010 Boss Kitata Appears in Military Court

[Independent (Kampala)] The Military Court (Unit Disciplinary Committee UDC), sitting at the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) headquarters in Mbuya, has produced Boda Boda 2010 patron Abdalla Kitata and 12 others for mention of charges labell…

[Independent (Kampala)] The Military Court (Unit Disciplinary Committee UDC), sitting at the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) headquarters in Mbuya, has produced Boda Boda 2010 patron Abdalla Kitata and 12 others for mention of charges labelled against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Agric Sector Records 3% Growth Despite Recession

[Guardian] The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has revealed that despite the economic downturn fuelled by recession, the agricultural sector of the economy grew by three per cent.

[Guardian] The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has revealed that despite the economic downturn fuelled by recession, the agricultural sector of the economy grew by three per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Deports Cameroonian Separatist Leaders

[This Day] Indications have emerged that the federal government has deported the 12 Cameroonian separatist leaders who were arrested earlier this month, their lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), told Premium Times yesterday.

[This Day] Indications have emerged that the federal government has deported the 12 Cameroonian separatist leaders who were arrested earlier this month, their lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), told Premium Times yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon