Dogara Seeks Probe Into Death of Football Fans in Calabar

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident which led to the death of football fans in a viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River State.

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident which led to the death of football fans in a viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Union Federation Launched

[GroundUp] Nearly 700,000 workers from 24 trade unions have joined to form a new trade union federation. The new federation, named the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), held its inaugural congress in Boksburg on Friday.

[GroundUp] Nearly 700,000 workers from 24 trade unions have joined to form a new trade union federation. The new federation, named the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), held its inaugural congress in Boksburg on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament Extends Condolences to Families of Pupils Killed in Horror Taxi Crash

[News24Wire] Parliament has extended condolences to the families of 19 school children who died in a horror taxi accident on the R25 near the border of Gauteng and Mpumalanga on Friday.

[News24Wire] Parliament has extended condolences to the families of 19 school children who died in a horror taxi accident on the R25 near the border of Gauteng and Mpumalanga on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Killed in Cape Town Fire

[News24Wire] A man was killed and 50 others were displaced following an early morning fire that destroyed wood- and iron structures in Mnandi Road in Du Noon, the City of Cape Town said.

[News24Wire] A man was killed and 50 others were displaced following an early morning fire that destroyed wood- and iron structures in Mnandi Road in Du Noon, the City of Cape Town said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Escapes Crocodile By Shoving Reed Down Its Throat

[News24Wire] Officials have warned villagers living near the Save River in southeastern Zimbabwe to move around in pairs for their own safety after a man was savaged by a crocodile, a report says.

[News24Wire] Officials have warned villagers living near the Save River in southeastern Zimbabwe to move around in pairs for their own safety after a man was savaged by a crocodile, a report says.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fake News Is Big Business

[This Day] In those days at Guardian Newspapers, Rutam House, if reporter was lucky to have his story on the front page of the paper, he perhaps had to look it well to confirm it was his, even with his by-line fully emboldened on it. It would have surv…

[This Day] In those days at Guardian Newspapers, Rutam House, if reporter was lucky to have his story on the front page of the paper, he perhaps had to look it well to confirm it was his, even with his by-line fully emboldened on it. It would have survived rigorous scrutiny in the news chain and been rewritten to perfection. Then, the head of his desk would have checked it to be sure of what he had, and defended it at the editorial meeting. The story had to survive the scrutiny of the news editor and his team, a stro

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