Ministry Closes 100 Private Schools

[Monitor] Mbale -A total of 111 private owned schools in Manafwa District have been closed over failure to meet minimum standards required, leaving hundreds of learners stranded.

[Monitor] Mbale -A total of 111 private owned schools in Manafwa District have been closed over failure to meet minimum standards required, leaving hundreds of learners stranded.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Darfur – UNAMID Welcomes JEM Order Against Child Soldiers

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Unamid has welcomed the welcomes the renewed Command Order issued by the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) on 25 January 2017, prohibiting the recruitment and use of children in its ranks, along with other violations agains…

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Unamid has welcomed the welcomes the renewed Command Order issued by the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) on 25 January 2017, prohibiting the recruitment and use of children in its ranks, along with other violations against children.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Police Ban Tuface From Protesting in Lagos

[Guardian] The Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Fatai Owoseni, has disclosed that popular hip-hop star, Innocent Idibia, also known as Tuface, would not be allowed to embark on any protest in the metropolis.

[Guardian] The Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Fatai Owoseni, has disclosed that popular hip-hop star, Innocent Idibia, also known as Tuface, would not be allowed to embark on any protest in the metropolis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Schools to Lower S5 Entry Points

[Monitor] Secondary schools across the country are likely to drop their entry cut-off points for Senior Five following poor performance in the 2016 Uganda Certificate of Education [UCE] exams.

[Monitor] Secondary schools across the country are likely to drop their entry cut-off points for Senior Five following poor performance in the 2016 Uganda Certificate of Education [UCE] exams.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Malawi to Explore Nigeria’s Oil, Gas Transparency Initiative

[Guardian] A high-ranking delegation from Malawi is expected to arrive in Abuja this week on a study of Nigeria’s implementation of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

[Guardian] A high-ranking delegation from Malawi is expected to arrive in Abuja this week on a study of Nigeria's implementation of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2face Is Right This Protest Isn’t About Politics or Politicians, but Let’s Not Make It About Him

[Guardian] With back to back protests all over the world, it was probably inevitable that one would spring up in Nigeria, but rather than being a straightforward affair it’s threatening to derail before the first placard hits the street.

[Guardian] With back to back protests all over the world, it was probably inevitable that one would spring up in Nigeria, but rather than being a straightforward affair it's threatening to derail before the first placard hits the street.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Spy Boss’ Son Charged With Girlfriend’s Murder

[Monitor] A son of the new Director General of Internal Security Organisation (ISO) was yesterday charged with the murder of his 22-year-old university girlfriend and remanded to Luzira Prison.

[Monitor] A son of the new Director General of Internal Security Organisation (ISO) was yesterday charged with the murder of his 22-year-old university girlfriend and remanded to Luzira Prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Urges NASS to Approve $30 Billion Rail Loan Request

[Leadership] The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has called on members of the National Assembly to quickly approve the $30 billion loan request of president Mohammadu Buhari, saying it will facilitate the completion of many on going projects.

[Leadership] The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has called on members of the National Assembly to quickly approve the $30 billion loan request of president Mohammadu Buhari, saying it will facilitate the completion of many on going projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria