Govt Shops for Replacements As 16 Permanent Secretaries Retire

[Daily Trust] Sixteen Federal Permanent Secretaries are due for retirement this year, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF) Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita told Daily Trust yesterday in Abuja.

[Daily Trust] Sixteen Federal Permanent Secretaries are due for retirement this year, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF) Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita told Daily Trust yesterday in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU Urges Govt to Respect Young People’s ‘Dissident’ Opinions

[New Zimbabwe] The  European Union (EU) head of delegation in Zimbabwe, Philippe Van Damme, says Harare should respect young Zimbabwe’s aspirations and views even if they express “dissident opinions” while at the same time creating employment opportunities for them.

[New Zimbabwe] The  European Union (EU) head of delegation in Zimbabwe, Philippe Van Damme, says Harare should respect young Zimbabwe's aspirations and views even if they express "dissident opinions" while at the same time creating employment opportunities for them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Accuses Zanu-PF of Smuggling 365 Vehicles

[New Zimbabwe] The procurement by Zanu PF of 365 vehicles has once again raised controversy with the MDC-T saying their investigations show that the ruling party did not pay duty for the cars.

[New Zimbabwe] The procurement by Zanu PF of 365 vehicles has once again raised controversy with the MDC-T saying their investigations show that the ruling party did not pay duty for the cars.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stonebwoy, Mr. Eazi Nominated for BET Awards 2017

[Ghana Star] Ghanaian dancehall singer Livingstone Satekla (Stonebwoy), and Leg Over hitmaker Mr Eazi are among shortlisted acts for the award of BET Best International Act: Africa.

[Ghana Star] Ghanaian dancehall singer Livingstone Satekla (Stonebwoy), and Leg Over hitmaker Mr Eazi are among shortlisted acts for the award of BET Best International Act: Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Carlsberg Urban Music Legacy Unites Fans and Artists – Mzuzu, Lilongwe Next

[Nyasa Times] To label it as just a mare music event will be an understatement. It was epic. 12 artists sung their lungs out to the delight of the youthful audience. It was a display of talent, fashion and swag.

[Nyasa Times] To label it as just a mare music event will be an understatement. It was epic. 12 artists sung their lungs out to the delight of the youthful audience. It was a display of talent, fashion and swag.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Politics Through Entertainment

[Addis Fortune] Music is entertainment on the main. However, it is also a powerful medium through which different messages can be conveyed. In the Ethiopian tradition, we also have musical works (songs) with double-edged puns accompanied by Masinko, a …

[Addis Fortune] Music is entertainment on the main. However, it is also a powerful medium through which different messages can be conveyed. In the Ethiopian tradition, we also have musical works (songs) with double-edged puns accompanied by Masinko, a traditional Ethiopian single-stringed bowed lute.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

ZIFA Donate to Air Force of Zimbabwe

[The Herald] ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday urged the Air Force of Zimbabwe to transform into a strong football force after donating equipment to be used by the organisation’s 21 teams.

[The Herald] ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday urged the Air Force of Zimbabwe to transform into a strong football force after donating equipment to be used by the organisation's 21 teams.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NSCDC Joins Fight Against Human Trafficking

[Daily Trust] The area commander of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC) Keffi area command, Kalu Ndukwe, has said that human trafficking has been on the increase and motor cyclist and drivers play an active role to aid it.

[Daily Trust] The area commander of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC) Keffi area command, Kalu Ndukwe, has said that human trafficking has been on the increase and motor cyclist and drivers play an active role to aid it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria