Fulani Herdsmen Attacking Nigerians Are From Senegal, Mali – Northern Governors

[Premium Times] The Northern Governor’s Forum, NGF, says it has resolved to work with relevant stakeholders to secure Nigeria’s borders and register Fulani immigrants entering into the country to rear cattle.

[Premium Times] The Northern Governor's Forum, NGF, says it has resolved to work with relevant stakeholders to secure Nigeria's borders and register Fulani immigrants entering into the country to rear cattle.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Information Bill Aids Mining Communities

[HRW] Lilongwe -Malawi’s recently passed information bill could help communities affected by the extractive industries get information about related environmental, health, and safety risks, Human Rights Watch, Malawi’s Natural Resources Justice Network…

[HRW] Lilongwe -Malawi's recently passed information bill could help communities affected by the extractive industries get information about related environmental, health, and safety risks, Human Rights Watch, Malawi's Natural Resources Justice Network, and the Centre for Law and Democracy said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri

[Premium Times] At least three persons were confirmed dead in two separate suicide bomb attacks that occurred in Maiduguri on Wednesday morning, security sources said.

[Premium Times] At least three persons were confirmed dead in two separate suicide bomb attacks that occurred in Maiduguri on Wednesday morning, security sources said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lecturers Reject 3% Pay Hike, Continue With Strike

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Universities’ Academic Staff Union (UASU) has dismissed claims that the national strike by lecturers has been called off after the Inter-Public University Council Consultative Forum (IPUCCF) offered them a three percent pay hike.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Universities' Academic Staff Union (UASU) has dismissed claims that the national strike by lecturers has been called off after the Inter-Public University Council Consultative Forum (IPUCCF) offered them a three percent pay hike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Sirleaf Receives President of Guinea’s National Assembly

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday received the President of the Guinean National Assembly, H. E. Claude Kory Kondiano at her Foreign Ministry Office in Monrovia. Other members of the delegation included the Guinean Ambassador to…

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday received the President of the Guinean National Assembly, H. E. Claude Kory Kondiano at her Foreign Ministry Office in Monrovia. Other members of the delegation included the Guinean Ambassador to Liberia; Honorable Mamady Kande, Head of the Law Commission and member of parliament; Honorable Dembo Sylla, 1st Parliament Secretary and member of parliament among others. They were led to the office of the President by Bong County Representative George S. Mulbah and Lofa

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

City Mulls Concrete Roads

[The Herald] HARARE is migrating to concrete roads arguing that the traditional asphalt ones are prone to cracks and potholes. The city’s road network is in bad shape with potholes making life difficult for motorists.Efforts by council to repair the ro…

[The Herald] HARARE is migrating to concrete roads arguing that the traditional asphalt ones are prone to cracks and potholes. The city's road network is in bad shape with potholes making life difficult for motorists.Efforts by council to repair the roads have failed as the potholes emerge soon after maintenance work. Acting Town Clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube yesterday told The Herald they were moving to concrete roads. She said they will start with Arcturus Road before spreading to other areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

HRW – Widows Left Homeless, Penniless by Relatives

[VOA] Opportunistic relatives in Zimbabwe routinely trample the property and inheritance rights of widows, and the government lets it happen, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.

[VOA] Opportunistic relatives in Zimbabwe routinely trample the property and inheritance rights of widows, and the government lets it happen, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Accountant Arrested Over Lira Hospital Fire

[Monitor] Lira -Police have arrested the accountant of Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Mr Simon Odepe, to help with investigation into the circumstances under which his office caught fire on Monday evening.

[Monitor] Lira -Police have arrested the accountant of Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Mr Simon Odepe, to help with investigation into the circumstances under which his office caught fire on Monday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda