Ebay Founder to Give Kenyans Free Money in Universal Basic Income Study

[Nation] A charity organisation is planning to give low-income people in selected Kenyan rural villages free money with no strings attached to supplement their earnings and improve their living conditions.

[Nation] A charity organisation is planning to give low-income people in selected Kenyan rural villages free money with no strings attached to supplement their earnings and improve their living conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Congo Reacts to Tshisekedi’s Death

[Deutsche Welle] The death of DRC’s most prominent opposition figure Etienne Tshisekedi at 84 should come as no surprise. However it comes at a crucial political moment and many Congolese are in shock.

[Deutsche Welle] The death of DRC's most prominent opposition figure Etienne Tshisekedi at 84 should come as no surprise. However it comes at a crucial political moment and many Congolese are in shock.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Opposition Will Face Uphill Battle in Constitutional Court – Legal Expert

[News24Wire] The EFF will face an uphill battle in asking the Constitutional Court to force Parliament to discipline President Jacob Zuma, a constitutional law expert says.

[News24Wire] The EFF will face an uphill battle in asking the Constitutional Court to force Parliament to discipline President Jacob Zuma, a constitutional law expert says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opioids – Sierra Leone’s Newest Public Health Emergency

[Al Jazeera] Freetown -The dark street corner would have been silent if not for the grumble of a motorbike. It was nearing midnight, but for Ibrahim Sesay – a 27-year-old motorbike taxi driver in Freetown – the evening had just begun. He pulled four sm…

[Al Jazeera] Freetown -The dark street corner would have been silent if not for the grumble of a motorbike. It was nearing midnight, but for Ibrahim Sesay - a 27-year-old motorbike taxi driver in Freetown - the evening had just begun. He pulled four small pills from his breast pocket, gulped them down without water and set off into the night.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Potato Growers Urged to Go Mechanic Now

[Daily News] IN a bid to increase yields of Irish potatoes production in the country, Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzanians (SAGCOT) has introduced a new system where its growers are encouraged to use modern tilling tractors in its pilot …

[Daily News] IN a bid to increase yields of Irish potatoes production in the country, Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzanians (SAGCOT) has introduced a new system where its growers are encouraged to use modern tilling tractors in its pilot study areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senegal’s Health Minister Wins World Minister of 2016 Award

[IPS] Rome -Speaking at the opening of the two-day World Government Summit in Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said economic openness is a ground reality.

[IPS] Rome -Speaking at the opening of the two-day World Government Summit in Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said economic openness is a ground reality.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Army Currently Deployed in 32 States, Says Buratai

[This Day] Abuja -Officers and men of the Nigerian Army are currently engaged in 32 states of the federation, battling terrorism, kidnapping, cattle rustling, pipeline vandalism, communal clashes, and other forms of insecurity.

[This Day] Abuja -Officers and men of the Nigerian Army are currently engaged in 32 states of the federation, battling terrorism, kidnapping, cattle rustling, pipeline vandalism, communal clashes, and other forms of insecurity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo Blames Current Hardship On Corruption

[This Day] The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has said the hard times currently faced by Nigerians is a result of the corruption that took place in the country for so many years.

[This Day] The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has said the hard times currently faced by Nigerians is a result of the corruption that took place in the country for so many years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Forfeiture of $9.8m Recovered From Andrew Yakubu

[This Day] A Federal High Court sitting in Kano yesterday ordered the forfeiture of $9,772,000 and £74,000 recovered from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu to the federal government.

[This Day] A Federal High Court sitting in Kano yesterday ordered the forfeiture of $9,772,000 and £74,000 recovered from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu to the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency – Buhari Needs Support to Fight Powerful Corrupt Elements

[This Day] Abuja -The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said President Muhammadu Buhari requires all the support and goodwill he can get to confront the enemies of the people who are sitting on their res…

[This Day] Abuja -The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said President Muhammadu Buhari requires all the support and goodwill he can get to confront the enemies of the people who are sitting on their resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria