Football Body, Warriors Stand-Off

[The Herald] JUST when it seemed all was in place for a strong final leg of preparations, chaos has once again rocked the Warriors camp with ZIFA and the players involved in a nasty fall out over accommodation.

[The Herald] JUST when it seemed all was in place for a strong final leg of preparations, chaos has once again rocked the Warriors camp with ZIFA and the players involved in a nasty fall out over accommodation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Venues to Cough Up for Extra ANC Bash Booze Sales

[News24Wire] Alcohol-selling venues planning to extend their trading hours to cater for the ANC’s 105th anniversary this weekend will have to cough up thousands of rand to do so.

[News24Wire] Alcohol-selling venues planning to extend their trading hours to cater for the ANC's 105th anniversary this weekend will have to cough up thousands of rand to do so.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Somerset West Fire Out of Control

[News24Wire] Strong winds continue to fan veld fires on the upper slopes of the mountain in Somerset West, with emergency services now classifying the fire as “out of control”.

[News24Wire] Strong winds continue to fan veld fires on the upper slopes of the mountain in Somerset West, with emergency services now classifying the fire as "out of control".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lagos Assembly Passes N812.9b 2017 Budget

[Guardian] The Lagos House of Assembly yesterday passed the state’s 2017 budget of N812.9 billion.As stated in the document, N305.1 billion was earmarked for recurrent expenditure and N507.8 billion for capital projects. There was no adjustment to thes…

[Guardian] The Lagos House of Assembly yesterday passed the state's 2017 budget of N812.9 billion.As stated in the document, N305.1 billion was earmarked for recurrent expenditure and N507.8 billion for capital projects. There was no adjustment to these figures as presented by the executive, though the House did a realignment of allocations to some ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Akwa Ibom Church Tragedy – Commission of Inquiry Orders Release of Architect

[Guardian] The commission of inquiry set up by the Akwa Ibom State government to unravel the circumstances surrounding the collapse of the Reigners’ Bible Church building along Uyo Village Road in Uyo on December 10 has ordered the state Commissioner o…

[Guardian] The commission of inquiry set up by the Akwa Ibom State government to unravel the circumstances surrounding the collapse of the Reigners' Bible Church building along Uyo Village Road in Uyo on December 10 has ordered the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Murtala Mani, to release the architect, Mr. Anietie Augustine, from custody.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mixed Reactions Greet Lagos 2017 Health Budget Proposal

[Vanguard] THE sharp decrease in the amount appropriated for the health sector in the 2017 Lagos State budget proposal, has been greeted with mixed reactions from Civil Society members in the State.

[Vanguard] THE sharp decrease in the amount appropriated for the health sector in the 2017 Lagos State budget proposal, has been greeted with mixed reactions from Civil Society members in the State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria