4,281 Nigerians Deported From Europe, U.S., African Countries

[This Day] About 4,281 Nigerians were repatriated through various countries in Europe, the United States and even some African countries through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos in the first half of 2017.

[This Day] About 4,281 Nigerians were repatriated through various countries in Europe, the United States and even some African countries through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos in the first half of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Liqhobong Unearths 134-Carat Diamond

[Lesotho Times] FIRESTONE Diamonds has announced the recovery of a 134 carat gem-quality light yellow diamond from its Liqhobong Mine in Mokhotlong district- a development which the company believes could lead to similar or bigger finds in future.

[Lesotho Times] FIRESTONE Diamonds has announced the recovery of a 134 carat gem-quality light yellow diamond from its Liqhobong Mine in Mokhotlong district- a development which the company believes could lead to similar or bigger finds in future.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Police Minister ‘Basically Paid For’ Dubai Trip – Spokesperson

[News24Wire] Claims that Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s family holiday to Dubai last year were partly paid for by a sporting goods company are not true, his spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga says.

[News24Wire] Claims that Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's family holiday to Dubai last year were partly paid for by a sporting goods company are not true, his spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

World Bank Spotlights Youth Employment

[Lesotho Times] Ensuring the employment of young people after graduation from tertiary institutions is a top priority for the government, the Deputy Principal in the Ministry of Development Planning, Makhoabane Lelimo said during the World Bank’s Job-R…

[Lesotho Times] Ensuring the employment of young people after graduation from tertiary institutions is a top priority for the government, the Deputy Principal in the Ministry of Development Planning, Makhoabane Lelimo said during the World Bank's Job-Ready Graduates of Secondary Education workshop held in Maseru last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Police Watchdog Needs R50 Million From the People It Watches

[GroundUp] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has in recent months been in the media for allegations of “backstabbing”, child abuse and irregular expenditure. Last week MP Zakhele Mbhele (DA Shadow Minister of Police), citing a 739…

[GroundUp] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has in recent months been in the media for allegations of "backstabbing", child abuse and irregular expenditure. Last week MP Zakhele Mbhele (DA Shadow Minister of Police), citing a 739.5% increase in the "irregular" spending category during the 2016-2017 financial year, wrote that "the people ... need to urgently be reassured that their safety is not being risked by IPID's inability to keep its financial affairs in order and the department must imple

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘There Was No Conflict Between the Somali and Oromia People.’

[Addis Fortune] Lemma Megersa, president of the Oromia Regional State, said on Sendek, an Amharic weekly. He went on to explain that the incident should not be generalised as there are a number of cases where residents of both regional states have show…

[Addis Fortune] Lemma Megersa, president of the Oromia Regional State, said on Sendek, an Amharic weekly. He went on to explain that the incident should not be generalised as there are a number of cases where residents of both regional states have shown cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia