Kidnappers Abduct Delta Lawmaker’s Octogenarian Mother

[Vanguard] There was confusion at Kpakiama, Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, weekend, as gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers in camouflage uniform, invaded the riverine community, abducting Mrs. Ekpongbolo Preyor, the octogenarian mother of …

[Vanguard] There was confusion at Kpakiama, Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, weekend, as gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers in camouflage uniform, invaded the riverine community, abducting Mrs. Ekpongbolo Preyor, the octogenarian mother of the Deputy Majority Leader of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Kenneth Preyor (Bomadi Constituency).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Motšomotšo Assassins Were Not Alone’

[Lesotho Times] Last week’s assassination of Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander Lieutenant-General Khoantle Motsomotso by his subordinates plunged Lesotho into yet another security crisis.

[Lesotho Times] Last week's assassination of Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander Lieutenant-General Khoantle Motsomotso by his subordinates plunged Lesotho into yet another security crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Tanzanian City Gets New Sewage Scheme to Curb Disease, Ocean Pollution

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Wastewater treatment plants, to be built in a $600-million project backed by the World Bank and other donors, are intended to improve human and marine health

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Wastewater treatment plants, to be built in a $600-million project backed by the World Bank and other donors, are intended to improve human and marine health

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mining Sector Contributed Billions in 2016

[New Era] Swakopmund -The Namibian mining sector contributed N$3.2 billion in corporate taxes and royalties to government in 2016. The figure excludes the Pay-As-You-Earn Tax (PAYE) and Value Added Tax (VAT).

[New Era] Swakopmund -The Namibian mining sector contributed N$3.2 billion in corporate taxes and royalties to government in 2016. The figure excludes the Pay-As-You-Earn Tax (PAYE) and Value Added Tax (VAT).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

’48 Persons Die of Cholera in Borno State’

[Daily Trust] A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last month in Borno state.

[Daily Trust] A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last month in Borno state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Herbalist in Police Net Over Alleged Murder in Enugu

[Daily Trust] The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested two men, Onyekachi Idoko and Felix Akor, for alleged murder of three persons in Udenu Local Government Area of the state.

[Daily Trust] The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested two men, Onyekachi Idoko and Felix Akor, for alleged murder of three persons in Udenu Local Government Area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Governor Samuel Ortom Says Benue Not Part of Secessionist Agitation

[Daily Trust] Benue Governor Samuel Ortom says the state was committed to building a strong and indivisible Nigerian nation and would never support any secessionist agitation.

[Daily Trust] Benue Governor Samuel Ortom says the state was committed to building a strong and indivisible Nigerian nation and would never support any secessionist agitation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Road Construction – Stakeholders Brainstorm On Economics of Innovative Solutions

[Vanguard] Against the background of the need for adequate road infrastructure which is central to Nigeria’s economic growth and core of good governance and public welfare, stakeholders in the nation’s construction industry, weekend, gathered at the Ro…

[Vanguard] Against the background of the need for adequate road infrastructure which is central to Nigeria's economic growth and core of good governance and public welfare, stakeholders in the nation's construction industry, weekend, gathered at the Road Construction Summit 2017, put together by cement giant, Lafarge Africa Plc, in partnership with BusinessDay newspaper to find practical and innovative solutions to construction of roads in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Did Historic Court Ruling Wipe Out Nearly U.S.$1 Billion From Stock Exchange?

[Africa Check] The surprise decision by Kenya’s top court to annul the presidential election cost the stock market billions of shillings, deputy president William Ruto said.

[Africa Check] The surprise decision by Kenya's top court to annul the presidential election cost the stock market billions of shillings, deputy president William Ruto said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya