We’re Not Planning to Destroy Police Stations – IPOB

[Vanguard] The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, denied yesterday that its members were planning to destroy some police stations in Aba, Abia State, saying the allegation was part of a plan hatched to arrest and detain more members of the group.

[Vanguard] The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, denied yesterday that its members were planning to destroy some police stations in Aba, Abia State, saying the allegation was part of a plan hatched to arrest and detain more members of the group.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Recovered Loot Yet to Make Impact in Nigeria’s Economy – Cleric

[Vanguard] Oleh -General Overseer of Christ Chosen Deliverance Church, Apostle Thompson Oki, has said that the loot recovered from corrupt political office holders had not made positive impact on the Nigerian economy, noting that the country had lost f…

[Vanguard] Oleh -General Overseer of Christ Chosen Deliverance Church, Apostle Thompson Oki, has said that the loot recovered from corrupt political office holders had not made positive impact on the Nigerian economy, noting that the country had lost focus after 57 years of independence due to greed and bad leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Impact of Climate Change On Health in Nigeria

[This Day] Climate change has become a great challenge to our generation and its impact is felt in almost every society in the world. Nigeria, as a developing country with a population of about 180 million, has been adversely impacted by climate change…

[This Day] Climate change has become a great challenge to our generation and its impact is felt in almost every society in the world. Nigeria, as a developing country with a population of about 180 million, has been adversely impacted by climate change due to its vulnerability and low coping capability. Evidences have shown that climate change impacts on Nigeria arise from various climate change-related causes such as increase in temperature, rainfall, sea level rise, impact on fresh water resources, extreme weather

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Could This Be Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s Year to Win the Nobel Prize in Literature?

[This is Africa] Celebrated Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o has been tipped to win the Nobel Prize in Literature this year at the odds of 4/1. Last year the Nobel Prize committee awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan, leaving many shocked. We are rooting for Ngugi wa Thiong’o to win the coveted Nobel Prize for literature. Could this be Ngugi’s year to win the award?

[This is Africa] Celebrated Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o has been tipped to win the Nobel Prize in Literature this year at the odds of 4/1. Last year the Nobel Prize committee awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan, leaving many shocked. We are rooting for Ngugi wa Thiong'o to win the coveted Nobel Prize for literature. Could this be Ngugi's year to win the award?

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Harare to Roll Out Prepaid Water Meters

[The Herald] The Harare city council on Thursday said it would begin rolling out prepaid water meters starting with residential areas by year- end, following a successful pilot project. City director of Finance Tendai Kwenda told a 2018 pre-budget busi…

[The Herald] The Harare city council on Thursday said it would begin rolling out prepaid water meters starting with residential areas by year- end, following a successful pilot project. City director of Finance Tendai Kwenda told a 2018 pre-budget business community consultative meeting that the pilot phase of the prepaid water metering project saw 2 000 meters being installed.

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Court Decision a Victory for Asylum Seekers

[GroundUp] The ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal that the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office must be opened is a victory for asylum seekers. The court found that the director-general of the Department of Home Affairs had used his power unlawfully.

[GroundUp] The ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal that the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office must be opened is a victory for asylum seekers. The court found that the director-general of the Department of Home Affairs had used his power unlawfully.

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Rights Group Threatens to Occupy UK Embassy If Kanu Is Not Extradited

[This Day] Abuja -Following the recent revelation by the former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, in a recent interview that the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is presently in London, a rights group, Advocate of Social…

[This Day] Abuja -Following the recent revelation by the former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, in a recent interview that the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is presently in London, a rights group, Advocate of Social Justice for All (ASJA), has threatened to occupy the British High Commission in Nigeria if the IPOB leader is not extradited to Nigeria.

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Govt Blames Veld Fires On Behavioural Rigidity

[The Herald] One million hectares of land are destroyed by fire every year, a situation Government blames on negative attitude and lack of behaviour change by some people. Delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament last week, Environment, Water a…

[The Herald] One million hectares of land are destroyed by fire every year, a situation Government blames on negative attitude and lack of behaviour change by some people. Delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament last week, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said there was need to intensify awareness campaigns to protect the environment.

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Nigeria Enraged By Mass Deportations From Cameroon

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIA has decried the alleged maltreatment of refugees from the country during forced deportations by neighbouring Cameroon. Since early 2015, Cameroonian soldiers have allegedly tortured, assaulted and sexually exploited Nigerian a…

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIA has decried the alleged maltreatment of refugees from the country during forced deportations by neighbouring Cameroon. Since early 2015, Cameroonian soldiers have allegedly tortured, assaulted and sexually exploited Nigerian asylum seekers in remote border areas. They have denied them access to the United Nations refugee agency and summarily deported, often violently, tens of thousands to Nigeria. More than 100 000 Nigerians have been deported in recent months after initially fleeing the deadly Bok

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Drugs Shortage Fuels Deadly Cholera

[CAJ News] Kampala -AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines. The outbreak in the landlocked East African country has hit the Kasese district with more than 80 people admitted. Patients are admitted at…

[CAJ News] Kampala -AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines. The outbreak in the landlocked East African country has hit the Kasese district with more than 80 people admitted. Patients are admitted at the Bwera general hospital, some five kilometres from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo where it is feared the disease emanates from. The Bwera and Nyakiyumbu sub counties are the worst hit. Dr Alphose Gatare, the medical superintendent, lamented the hospital was gr

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda