External Auditor on K236 Billion Cashgate Hired – Finance Minister

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Finance, Economic Planninbg and Development, Goodall Gondwe has told parliament on Friday the government has hired an external auditor over the ‘granda corruption’ K236 billion cashgate spanning the administrations of Bingu wa…

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Finance, Economic Planninbg and Development, Goodall Gondwe has told parliament on Friday the government has hired an external auditor over the 'granda corruption' K236 billion cashgate spanning the administrations of Bingu wa Mutharika and Joyce Banda.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Minister, UK Envoy ‘Clash’ Over Continued Sanctions On Mugabes

[News24Wire] A Zimbabwean minister Supa Mandiwanzira has reportedly clashed with the United Kingdom ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing over the continued sanctions on the Mugabes.

[News24Wire] A Zimbabwean minister Supa Mandiwanzira has reportedly clashed with the United Kingdom ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing over the continued sanctions on the Mugabes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Security Council Strongly Condemns Continued Fighting

[UN News] The Security Council has strongly condemned continued fighting across South Sudan, particularly incidents in the country’s Equatoria and Upper Nile regions, and called on all parties to cease hostilities immediately.

[UN News] The Security Council has strongly condemned continued fighting across South Sudan, particularly incidents in the country's Equatoria and Upper Nile regions, and called on all parties to cease hostilities immediately.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Former Vice-President Mujuru Outwits Bigwigs

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former vice-president Joice Mujuru’s bid to retain control of her Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) party in the face of a spirited campaign to dislodge her by former Zanu PF heavyweights received a major boost yesterday when war vetera…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former vice-president Joice Mujuru's bid to retain control of her Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) party in the face of a spirited campaign to dislodge her by former Zanu PF heavyweights received a major boost yesterday when war veterans threw their weight behind her leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Anxiety Mounts Over Closure of Abuja Airport

[Guardian] With the planned closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) on March 8, air travelers to Abuja and environs may be in for tough times, as foreign airlines plying the route are pulling out of the plan to divert traffic to Kaduna a…

[Guardian] With the planned closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) on March 8, air travelers to Abuja and environs may be in for tough times, as foreign airlines plying the route are pulling out of the plan to divert traffic to Kaduna airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bribery – As the Fate of 23 INEC Officials Hangs in the Balance

[Daily Trust] The Conference Hall at the office of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) at the Force Headquarters located at the Louis Edet House, Abuja bore the trappings of a banking hall on Tuesday December 7, 2017 as heaps of Naira notes were on d…

[Daily Trust] The Conference Hall at the office of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) at the Force Headquarters located at the Louis Edet House, Abuja bore the trappings of a banking hall on Tuesday December 7, 2017 as heaps of Naira notes were on display when the panel that investigated activities surrounding the controversial December 10, 2016 parliamentary rerun elections in Rivers State submitted its report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria