Banks Seek Investigation of Etisalat Nigeria Over $1.2 Billion Loan

[Premium Times] Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that a consortium of 13 banks, involved in Etisalat Nigeria’s 1.2 billion dollars loan is seeking the Federal Government’s intervention to investigate the management.

[Premium Times] Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that a consortium of 13 banks, involved in Etisalat Nigeria's 1.2 billion dollars loan is seeking the Federal Government's intervention to investigate the management.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Probe Recommends Oil Cash Beneficiaries Refund the Money

[Observer] The Parliament’s committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) that probed into the Shs 6 billion oil cash, bonanza has recommended that all beneficiaries refund the money.

[Observer] The Parliament's committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) that probed into the Shs 6 billion oil cash, bonanza has recommended that all beneficiaries refund the money.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Daliso Chaponda to Be At Malawi Achievers Awards UK

[Nyasa Times] Malawian top comedian Daliso Chaponda who recently made his mark in the Britain’s Got Talent finals and has landed his own stand-up comedy show on BBC Radio 4 will attend the Malawi Achievers Awards UK to take place on June 24, 2017 at Ma…

[Nyasa Times] Malawian top comedian Daliso Chaponda who recently made his mark in the Britain's Got Talent finals and has landed his own stand-up comedy show on BBC Radio 4 will attend the Malawi Achievers Awards UK to take place on June 24, 2017 at Marriot Hotel in Leicester City, organisers have announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kidnap Kingpin May Get Death Penalty or Life Imprisonment

[Vanguard] The Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has signed into law, the state kidnapping prohibition bill, 2016 which prescribes Life Imprisonment or death penalty for the offence of Kidnapping and forceful extortion in Lagos State, meaning …

[Vanguard] The Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has signed into law, the state kidnapping prohibition bill, 2016 which prescribes Life Imprisonment or death penalty for the offence of Kidnapping and forceful extortion in Lagos State, meaning that the recently arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans may get a life imprisonment or death penalty sentence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Let’s Pledge to Help South Sudan Refugees in Uganda

[Monitor] As refugees from South Sudan arrive in Uganda in increasing numbers – more than 2,000 a day according to the UN – the international community’s willingness and ability to respond remains essential to saving lives. Widespread and intense viole…

[Monitor] As refugees from South Sudan arrive in Uganda in increasing numbers - more than 2,000 a day according to the UN - the international community's willingness and ability to respond remains essential to saving lives. Widespread and intense violence in South Sudan over the last few years has forced thousands of refugees to seek refuge in northern Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan