Pirates Kill Two Soldiers in Bayelsa

[Daily Trust] Two soldiers attached to the Joint Military Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, died in a gun duel with sea pirates yesterday, an official has confirmed.

[Daily Trust] Two soldiers attached to the Joint Military Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, died in a gun duel with sea pirates yesterday, an official has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hydroelectric Power Station Project Critical

[Financial Gazette] A fortnight ago, the governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe jointly held an investors’ conference to promote the Batoka Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station project, which was first conceived in 1904.

[Financial Gazette] A fortnight ago, the governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe jointly held an investors' conference to promote the Batoka Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station project, which was first conceived in 1904.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Officer Who Came Up With ‘Pair of Buttocks’ Charge Speaks

[Observer] When Henry Kayiza prepared the charge sheet that the state used in court against Makerere University researcher Stella Nyanzi on Monday, he barely had any inkling that his word choice would spark an international mockery storm.

[Observer] When Henry Kayiza prepared the charge sheet that the state used in court against Makerere University researcher Stella Nyanzi on Monday, he barely had any inkling that his word choice would spark an international mockery storm.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UN Envoy Encourages Authorities to Restore Internet in English-Speaking Areas

[UN News] The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa, François Louncény Fall, urged today Cameroonian authorities to examine with diligence the difficulties of the populations and entrepreneurs of the English-speaking regions of the north-west and south-west, which have been deprived of Internet since mid-January 2017.

[UN News] The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa, François Louncény Fall, urged today Cameroonian authorities to examine with diligence the difficulties of the populations and entrepreneurs of the English-speaking regions of the north-west and south-west, which have been deprived of Internet since mid-January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nation Needs New Leadership – Munyeza

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe Independent Business Editor Chris Muronzi (CM) this week caught up with former African Sun chief executive Shingi Munyeza (SM) at his Sam Levy’s Village offices in Harare. He spoke about his exit from the hotel group and…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe Independent Business Editor Chris Muronzi (CM) this week caught up with former African Sun chief executive Shingi Munyeza (SM) at his Sam Levy's Village offices in Harare. He spoke about his exit from the hotel group and the need for leadership renewal in all facets of society to rescue the country from the doldrums. Below are excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Aya Boss Hamid – Unveiling the Man Who Fixed a Minister

[Observer] Some people who have dealt closely with Mohammed Hamid, the man at the centre of the sexual harassment and bribery cases that led to the arrest of labour state minister Herbert Kabafunzaki, cringe when you mention the Sudan-born businessman’…

[Observer] Some people who have dealt closely with Mohammed Hamid, the man at the centre of the sexual harassment and bribery cases that led to the arrest of labour state minister Herbert Kabafunzaki, cringe when you mention the Sudan-born businessman's name.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Tetfund Introduced Stringent Conditions

[Daily Trust] The inability of some tertiary institutions to execute befitting projects with funds allocated to them was reason the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) introduced stringent conditions in accessing the fund

[Daily Trust] The inability of some tertiary institutions to execute befitting projects with funds allocated to them was reason the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) introduced stringent conditions in accessing the fund

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Independence Day Preps Hot Up

[The Herald] Preparations for this year’s 37th Independence Day celebrations to be held next Tuesday are at an advanced stage and Government has urged Zimbabweans to come and celebrate the day in their numbers.

[The Herald] Preparations for this year's 37th Independence Day celebrations to be held next Tuesday are at an advanced stage and Government has urged Zimbabweans to come and celebrate the day in their numbers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Wike to INEC – Stick to Card Readers in 2019 Elections

[Vanguard] Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure it sticks to card readers for the 2019 general election, saying that where it fails in any ward, elections for that area should…

[Vanguard] Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure it sticks to card readers for the 2019 general election, saying that where it fails in any ward, elections for that area should be postponed for the card reader to be fixed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria