Govt Expresses Concern Over Spread of Tuberculosis in Nigeria

[Guardian] Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has expressed concern over the rate of tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria disclosing that the country has the highest rate of infection in Africa and fourth in the world.

[Guardian] Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has expressed concern over the rate of tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria disclosing that the country has the highest rate of infection in Africa and fourth in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Karamojong Community Cry Foul Over Tororo Cement Mining Site

[Oil in Uganda] About 25 kilometers outside Moroto Town, along the Moroto-Mukitale Road that leads to one of the Kenyan borders, is a limestone mining site located precisely in Katikitile Parish in Tapac Sub-County.

[Oil in Uganda] About 25 kilometers outside Moroto Town, along the Moroto-Mukitale Road that leads to one of the Kenyan borders, is a limestone mining site located precisely in Katikitile Parish in Tapac Sub-County.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FEC Approves N2.7 Trillion to Offset Contract Liabilities

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the validation of promissory notes and a debt issuance ?programme for payment to Federal Government contractors, its employees and state governments valued at N2.7 trillion.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the validation of promissory notes and a debt issuance ?programme for payment to Federal Government contractors, its employees and state governments valued at N2.7 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Puntland Journalist Jailed After Criticizing President

[PR Newswire] New York -Authorities in Puntland should immediately release journalist Ahmed Ali Kilwe, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces in Garowe, the administrative capital of the semi-autonomous region of Somalia, have…

[PR Newswire] New York -Authorities in Puntland should immediately release journalist Ahmed Ali Kilwe, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces in Garowe, the administrative capital of the semi-autonomous region of Somalia, have detained Ahmed, the founder of the news website Puntlandone.com, since July 2, according to media reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Biting Economy Not Sparing Sex Workers

Some sex workers in have complained the biting economic is not sparing their business. The workers have expressed sadness business was now tough on the streets and their shifts resulted in abuse from their clients. According to a survey by … Continued

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Some sex workers in have complained the biting economic is not sparing their business. The workers have expressed sadness business was now tough on the streets and their shifts resulted in abuse from their clients. According to a survey by Muvi TV, sex workers have narrated their challenge. They have offered to stop and engage in meaninful business provided they receive support. Meanwhile, a 30 year old woman of Makeni has accused with a juvenile of assaulting a prostitute. The juvenile appeared in a Lusaka magistrate court charged with assault yesterday. They juvenile is one of the women captured in a video that recently viral on social media. The post Biting Economy Not Sparing Sex Workers appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Nigeria to Resist Opec Oil Production Cap

[Guardian] Abuja -Nigeria will reject the attempt by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to reduce the crude oil quota granted it at its last Ordinary Meeting in Vienna, Austria.

[Guardian] Abuja -Nigeria will reject the attempt by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to reduce the crude oil quota granted it at its last Ordinary Meeting in Vienna, Austria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FG Approves N2.7trn for Pensioners, Contractors, Others

[Daily Trust] The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved the process to validate and pay inherited Federal Government contractor and employee liabilities totalling N2.7 trillion.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved the process to validate and pay inherited Federal Government contractor and employee liabilities totalling N2.7 trillion.

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Watershed Judgment Clarifies Limits of Religion in South Africa’s Public Schools

[The Conversation Africa] A High Court in South Africa recently handed down a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for religion in the country’s public schools. The court decided that a school may not promote a single religion, or brand itsel…

[The Conversation Africa] A High Court in South Africa recently handed down a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for religion in the country's public schools. The court decided that a school may not promote a single religion, or brand itself as such. This means that a school cannot, for example, call itself a Christian school.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

World Bank President Explains Role in Abacha Loot Spending

[Guardian] President of World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, is insisting that it played only a limited role in the spending of recovered loot from late Gen. Sani Abacha, as “the funds were returned directly from Switzerland to the Nigerian government.”

[Guardian] President of World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, is insisting that it played only a limited role in the spending of recovered loot from late Gen. Sani Abacha, as "the funds were returned directly from Switzerland to the Nigerian government."

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