Etisalat, Banks Reach Agreement Over U.S.$1.2 Billion Debt

[Guardian] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Etisalat and its creditors have successfully reached an amicable resolution of key issues pertaining to the 1.2 billion dollars indebtedness.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Etisalat and its creditors have successfully reached an amicable resolution of key issues pertaining to the 1.2 billion dollars indebtedness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Senior Lawyer Allegedly Bribed Court Clerks

[Premium Times] The prosecuting team of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday in Lagos confronted Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, with various text messages he allegedly sent to court officials to unduly influence…

[Premium Times] The prosecuting team of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday in Lagos confronted Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, with various text messages he allegedly sent to court officials to unduly influence cases he was handling.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Mourns Johnny Mekoa, Music Legend

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of world-renowned trumpeter and Head of the Gauteng Music Academy, Johnny Mekoa, who died on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of world-renowned trumpeter and Head of the Gauteng Music Academy, Johnny Mekoa, who died on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pandemonium As Thousands Bid Farewell to Maitama Sule

[Premium Times] There was pandemonium Tuesday in Kano as thousands of mourners paid their last respects to the late former minister and Nigeria UN representative, Yusuf Sule, as he was buried.

[Premium Times] There was pandemonium Tuesday in Kano as thousands of mourners paid their last respects to the late former minister and Nigeria UN representative, Yusuf Sule, as he was buried.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bobi Wine and His Sensational Victory – What Did Museveni Lose?

[Monitor] As it should, the victory of musician Bobi Wine (Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu) in the Kyadondo East by-election has caused a lot of excitement. Running as an Independent, Bobi Wine, the president of the ‘Ghetto Republic’, beat the ruling NRM ju…

[Monitor] As it should, the victory of musician Bobi Wine (Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu) in the Kyadondo East by-election has caused a lot of excitement. Running as an Independent, Bobi Wine, the president of the 'Ghetto Republic', beat the ruling NRM juggernaut, and the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), which tends to be the political powerhouse in and around Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Safaricom Digs in Over Plan to Tap Phones

[Nation] Leading mobile phone service provider Safaricom has explained its discomfort with the Communications Authority of Kenya’s (CA) plan to introduce a system that will see third party access phone details.

[Nation] Leading mobile phone service provider Safaricom has explained its discomfort with the Communications Authority of Kenya's (CA) plan to introduce a system that will see third party access phone details.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya