Internet Users Reduced By 536,346 in December 2016 – NCC

[Premium Times] The number of internet users in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks declined to 91,910,341 in December 2016, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said.

[Premium Times] The number of internet users in Nigeria's telecommunications networks declined to 91,910,341 in December 2016, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Witness – “I Will Not Let This Happen Again”

[HRW] When Moud Gohwa Taremeredzwa lost her first husband at the age of 26, she faced a stark choice: move in with her deceased husband’s elder brother as his new wife, or lose everything she had worked and lived for -including her children. Moud opted…

[HRW] When Moud Gohwa Taremeredzwa lost her first husband at the age of 26, she faced a stark choice: move in with her deceased husband's elder brother as his new wife, or lose everything she had worked and lived for -including her children. Moud opted for the latter. With nothing but a blanket and her last newborn baby boy, she moved back to her parents' homestead in rural Zimbabwe. It was 1962, and at the time a young widow stood little chance of challenging customary law that entitled a husband's family membe

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Addis-Based WHO Board Members Briefed On Dr. Tedros’s Bid

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a briefing session over the week to 19 WHO Executive Board members Ambassadors based in Addis Ababa. The topic was Dr. Tedros Adhanom’s bid to lead WHO.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a briefing session over the week to 19 WHO Executive Board members Ambassadors based in Addis Ababa. The topic was Dr. Tedros Adhanom's bid to lead WHO.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Femi Kuti Urges Stars, Fans to Focus On Boko Haram Victims

[Vanguard] Renowned Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti has urged celebrities and their fans to work with the government to help millions of people struggling to survive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria.

[Vanguard] Renowned Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti has urged celebrities and their fans to work with the government to help millions of people struggling to survive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Says Vagabond Law Requires Modification

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Police has hinted the need to modify the Rogue and Vagabond law that was recently declared unconstitutional by the high court saying it helps maintain law and order in the country.

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Police has hinted the need to modify the Rogue and Vagabond law that was recently declared unconstitutional by the high court saying it helps maintain law and order in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Again, Court Orders Release of Ex-NSA Dasuki

[Premium Times] An Abuja High Court has again reaffirmed the bail granted former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and five others in the arm deal trial involving $2.1 billion.

[Premium Times] An Abuja High Court has again reaffirmed the bail granted former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and five others in the arm deal trial involving $2.1 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Parliamentary Inquiry On Maizegate Misleading?

[Nyasa Times] Heated arguments ensued between Consumers Association of Malawi (CAMA) and the joint-committee of Parliament currently probing the procurement of maize from Zambia by the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) when co…

[Nyasa Times] Heated arguments ensued between Consumers Association of Malawi (CAMA) and the joint-committee of Parliament currently probing the procurement of maize from Zambia by the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) when committee members delved their questions on speculations.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Asset Manager Now Eyes EAC Market

[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -UNIT Trust of Tanzania (UTT) Asset Management and Investor Services commonly known as UTT AMIS has now crossed the borders to international markets as the firm is eyeing the East African Community (EAC) market.

[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -UNIT Trust of Tanzania (UTT) Asset Management and Investor Services commonly known as UTT AMIS has now crossed the borders to international markets as the firm is eyeing the East African Community (EAC) market.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania