Outrage As Premium Times Journalists Return to Police Station After Arrests

[Premium Times] Two PREMIUM TIMES staff arrested but later released Thursday by the Nigerian police returned to the Abuja headquarters of the force early Friday, amid widespread outrage that followed the raid.

[Premium Times] Two PREMIUM TIMES staff arrested but later released Thursday by the Nigerian police returned to the Abuja headquarters of the force early Friday, amid widespread outrage that followed the raid.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kano Emir Calls Out Parents, Leaders on Girl Education

[Daily Trust] The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II, has added his voice to other prominent stakeholders’ to push for legislation mandating that girls remain in school up until they turn 18.

[Daily Trust] The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II, has added his voice to other prominent stakeholders' to push for legislation mandating that girls remain in school up until they turn 18.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mpwapwa Council Told to Earmark Fertile Valleys

[Daily News] Dodoma -Dodoma Regional Commissioner (RC) Jordan Rugimbana has directed Mpwapwa District Council to identify valleys suitable for agricultural activities and involve government institutions to produce sufficient food substance in the area.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Dodoma Regional Commissioner (RC) Jordan Rugimbana has directed Mpwapwa District Council to identify valleys suitable for agricultural activities and involve government institutions to produce sufficient food substance in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Work On Terminal III At Julius Nyerere International Airport 65 Per Cent Ready

[Daily News] Construction of Terminal Three at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) has been completed by 65 per cent and the government has promised to use funds from domestic revenue sources to complete construction work of Phase II of the…

[Daily News] Construction of Terminal Three at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) has been completed by 65 per cent and the government has promised to use funds from domestic revenue sources to complete construction work of Phase II of the project which will cost about 290bn/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Calling President ‘Passive’ Is Impudece – Information Minister

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information and Communications Technology Nicholas Dausi has appealed to Malawians to desist from hurling insults on President Peter Mutharika.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information and Communications Technology Nicholas Dausi has appealed to Malawians to desist from hurling insults on President Peter Mutharika.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Milk Production Shoots Up in 2016

[Zimbabwe Independent] MILK production increased by 13% to 65 million litres last year compared to 58 million litres recorded in the prior year due to import restrictions and a dairy revitalisation project, businessdigest has learnt.

[Zimbabwe Independent] MILK production increased by 13% to 65 million litres last year compared to 58 million litres recorded in the prior year due to import restrictions and a dairy revitalisation project, businessdigest has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Death Penalty for Kidnappers

[Daily Trust] The Lagos State House of Assembly recently okayed death penalty for offenders under a new anti-kidnapping law. Tagged “A bill for a law to provide for the prohibition of the act of kidnapping and for other connected purposes,” it will bec…

[Daily Trust] The Lagos State House of Assembly recently okayed death penalty for offenders under a new anti-kidnapping law. Tagged "A bill for a law to provide for the prohibition of the act of kidnapping and for other connected purposes," it will become law after Governor Akinwunmi Ambode's assent. The bill prescribes death sentence for kidnappers whose victims die in their custody. Kidnappers whose victims did not die in their custody will get life jail. The bill was passed following the adoption of a report presente

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

End of the Road for Algeria at #AFCON2017?

[allAfrica] Algeria stand on the brink of another failure at the African Nations Cup finals after gifting Tunisia a 2-1 victory in their second Group B clash at in Franceville on Tuesday.

[allAfrica] Algeria stand on the brink of another failure at the African Nations Cup finals after gifting Tunisia a 2-1 victory in their second Group B clash at in Franceville on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

U.S. Transition – Trump Did Not Snub Buhari, Says Presidency

[Vanguard] The Presidency has dismissed insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari was snubbed by the President-Elect of the United States, Donald Trump by not inviting him to his inauguration today but invited former President Goodluck Jonathan.

[Vanguard] The Presidency has dismissed insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari was snubbed by the President-Elect of the United States, Donald Trump by not inviting him to his inauguration today but invited former President Goodluck Jonathan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria