Stepmother in Custody for Removal of Toddler’s Teeth, Fingernails

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -A stepmother, Amina Yakubu, has been remanded in the Kaduna Prison by an Upper Shari’a court, Kawo, Kaduna for removing a four-year-old toddlers’ teeth and fingernails, pending the hearing of the case which comes up on 29th Decemb…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -A stepmother, Amina Yakubu, has been remanded in the Kaduna Prison by an Upper Shari'a court, Kawo, Kaduna for removing a four-year-old toddlers' teeth and fingernails, pending the hearing of the case which comes up on 29th December, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We’re Not Broke – Finance Minister

[Ghana Star] As the Nana Akufo Addo administration prepares to come into office, Finance Minister Seth Terkper has insisted that Ghana is not broke since the nation has enough funds in stock to consolidate the economic gains of the outgoing Mahama admi…

[Ghana Star] As the Nana Akufo Addo administration prepares to come into office, Finance Minister Seth Terkper has insisted that Ghana is not broke since the nation has enough funds in stock to consolidate the economic gains of the outgoing Mahama administration. According to him, the country is not living on what he describes as "hand to mouth", since there are enough buffers to sustain the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Odinga Family’s Interest in Vying in 2017 Election Causes Anxiety in ODM

[Nation] Anxiety is growing in the Orange Democratic Movement over a host of candidates from party leader Raila Odinga’s family who want to vie in the 2017 elections.

[Nation] Anxiety is growing in the Orange Democratic Movement over a host of candidates from party leader Raila Odinga's family who want to vie in the 2017 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Law Will Help Tame Theft of Public Resources, Kiambu Senator Says

[Nation] A Bill tabled in the Senate, if enacted into law, will help tame theft of public resources by county officials, especially during transition, Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi has said.

[Nation] A Bill tabled in the Senate, if enacted into law, will help tame theft of public resources by county officials, especially during transition, Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwanda U-20 Team Crowned Ihf Africa Zone 5B Champions

[New Times] After seven years of waiting, Rwanda U-20 men’s handball team claimed their first ever regional title after defeating hosts Uganda in the final of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Africa Zone 5B Challenge tournament, yesterday.

[New Times] After seven years of waiting, Rwanda U-20 men's handball team claimed their first ever regional title after defeating hosts Uganda in the final of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Africa Zone 5B Challenge tournament, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Over $600m Invested in Industry Since July

[The Herald] Conrad Mwanawashe -MORE than $600 million was invested in industrial production in the last five months after Government introduced policy initiatives to restrict the importation of products that could be manufactured by local companies.Th…

[The Herald] Conrad Mwanawashe -MORE than $600 million was invested in industrial production in the last five months after Government introduced policy initiatives to restrict the importation of products that could be manufactured by local companies.The measures have also resulted in capacity utilisation rising to 47,4 percent from 34,3 percent in 2015, according to a Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries survey while employment levels gained and product availability improved.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chiefs, MPs and Faith Leaders Tussle Over Termination of Pregnancy Bill – Lunguzi ‘Clarify’ Her Stand

[Nyasa Times] Traditional authorities, Members of Parliament and leaders of political parties have been meeting in Salima to discuss on the way forward and current status of a bill that would change the law to allow women to terminate a pregnancy known…

[Nyasa Times] Traditional authorities, Members of Parliament and leaders of political parties have been meeting in Salima to discuss on the way forward and current status of a bill that would change the law to allow women to terminate a pregnancy known as Termination of Pregnancy or TOP.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi