Three Wounded, Vehicles Destroyed As Rival Groups Protest Edo Assembly’s Pension Bill Amendment

[Vanguard] Three persons were injured while two vehicles were destroyed, yesterday, when two rival groups protesting for and against the recent bill passed by Edo State House of Assembly, amending the Pension bill which gave N200 million and N100 milli…

[Vanguard] Three persons were injured while two vehicles were destroyed, yesterday, when two rival groups protesting for and against the recent bill passed by Edo State House of Assembly, amending the Pension bill which gave N200 million and N100 million worth of houses to past governors of the state and their deputies including Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and his Deputy, Dr Pius Odubu, clashed at the popular Oba Ovonramwe Square, Benin City.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cairo Governor Raises Taxi Fares Following Increase in Fuel Prices

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Cairo Governor announced on Tuesday that taxi fares’ initial charge will increase from EGP 3 to EGP 4, along with an increase in the rate per kilometer from EGP 1.4 to EGP 1.75, in the wake of a surge in the prices of fuel.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Cairo Governor announced on Tuesday that taxi fares' initial charge will increase from EGP 3 to EGP 4, along with an increase in the rate per kilometer from EGP 1.4 to EGP 1.75, in the wake of a surge in the prices of fuel.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Third Largest Tobacco Merchant Takes Over Local Firm Tribac

[The Herald] PREMIUM Tobacco International, the world’s third largest tobacco merchant has acquired the assets of Tribac, a local tobacco contracting firm for an undisclosed amount.Tribac is owned by a consortium of local businessmen compromising Kenne…

[The Herald] PREMIUM Tobacco International, the world's third largest tobacco merchant has acquired the assets of Tribac, a local tobacco contracting firm for an undisclosed amount.Tribac is owned by a consortium of local businessmen compromising Kenneth Butchart, Victor Brown and Pete Chilvers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Reverses Acting Harare Town Clerk Ncube Suspension

[The Herald] Elita Chikwati -Government has reversed Harare City Council’s decision to suspend Acting Town Clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube on corruption allegations. He said council did not follow the correct procedures in suspending Mrs Ncube. This is the t…

[The Herald] Elita Chikwati -Government has reversed Harare City Council's decision to suspend Acting Town Clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube on corruption allegations. He said council did not follow the correct procedures in suspending Mrs Ncube. This is the third time Government has had to intervene on behalf of the Acting Town Clerk. Mrs Ncube was sent on forced leave by Harare Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni on November 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Indigenous Church to Invest in Education

[The Herald] Lionel Depute -GOVERNMENT has pledged to support indigenous churches keen on investing in education after Johane Masowe Vadzidzi VaJeso officially informed Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora that they were building …

[The Herald] Lionel Depute -GOVERNMENT has pledged to support indigenous churches keen on investing in education after Johane Masowe Vadzidzi VaJeso officially informed Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora that they were building a school.Dr Dokora said there was need for Government to support churches to realise their dreams.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Academics Urged to Publish More Books

[The Herald] Beaven Tapureta -There is no more reason for University of Zimbabwe academics to restrain from writing and publishing their works of scholarship as resources have been made available to them.

[The Herald] Beaven Tapureta -There is no more reason for University of Zimbabwe academics to restrain from writing and publishing their works of scholarship as resources have been made available to them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Folly of Hashtag Activism

[The Herald] A FEW months ago, July to be precise, Blessing-Miles Tendi wrote an article for the Foreign Policy magazine titled “Why a hashtag isn’t enough for revolution in Zimbabwe”.Tendi, an acclaimed academic, was commenting on the wave of activism…

[The Herald] A FEW months ago, July to be precise, Blessing-Miles Tendi wrote an article for the Foreign Policy magazine titled "Why a hashtag isn't enough for revolution in Zimbabwe".Tendi, an acclaimed academic, was commenting on the wave of activism and protests happening at the time spurred on by the #ThisFlag Movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer – Rollers Women Start League On High

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Township Rollers started the league on a top gear when they beat South East Girl 2-0 in a Women Super League game played at Mma Masire Ground on Sunday.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Township Rollers started the league on a top gear when they beat South East Girl 2-0 in a Women Super League game played at Mma Masire Ground on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Declared By Proclamation in Liberia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared Friday, November 25, through December 10, 2016, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence to be observed throughout the country as Working Holidays.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared Friday, November 25, through December 10, 2016, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence to be observed throughout the country as Working Holidays.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia