Somalia Pays Last Respect to Minister Abass Siraji in State Burial

[Dalsan Radio] Slain Minister Adam Siraji was on Thursday accorded a state burial attended by his colleagues in cabinet and led by PM Hassan Khayre. The burial took place at the Medina Hospital Cemetery in Mogadishu. A coffin draped with the Somalia fl…

[Dalsan Radio] Slain Minister Adam Siraji was on Thursday accorded a state burial attended by his colleagues in cabinet and led by PM Hassan Khayre. The burial took place at the Medina Hospital Cemetery in Mogadishu. A coffin draped with the Somalia flag was carried on the shoulders to the cemetery before he was buried.@

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Auditor General Sacked as Probe Into Minister’s Killing Launched

[Dalsan Radio] Prime Minister Hassan Khayre on Thursday evening sacked Auditor General Nur Farah Jimale to allow for investigation into the Wednesday shooting of Public Works and Reconstruction Minister Abass Siraj.

[Dalsan Radio] Prime Minister Hassan Khayre on Thursday evening sacked Auditor General Nur Farah Jimale to allow for investigation into the Wednesday shooting of Public Works and Reconstruction Minister Abass Siraj.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Githu Muigai Launches Bid for UN Job

[Nation] Attorney General Githu Muigai has formally launched his bid seeking election as a judge in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

[Nation] Attorney General Githu Muigai has formally launched his bid seeking election as a judge in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Told How 16-Year-Old Girl Lured Her Friend Into a Gang-Rape

[Daily Trust] Lagos -An Ikeja chief magistrate’s court in Lagos yesterday listened to a narration from a prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, of how a 16-year-old girl (names withheld) allegedly lured her friend to an hotel where she was gang-raped.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -An Ikeja chief magistrate's court in Lagos yesterday listened to a narration from a prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, of how a 16-year-old girl (names withheld) allegedly lured her friend to an hotel where she was gang-raped.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ministers, MPs Disagree Over Rice Tax

[Monitor] Parliament -A paper trail from the Finance ministry shows that the plot to exempt husked rice from tax has stirred disagreements and back and forth exchanges between the ministry and interested parties that wanted the tax waived.

[Monitor] Parliament -A paper trail from the Finance ministry shows that the plot to exempt husked rice from tax has stirred disagreements and back and forth exchanges between the ministry and interested parties that wanted the tax waived.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Legislators Endorse Huge Pay for Electoral Commission Officials

[Monitor] Kampala -Parliament’s Budget Committee has endorsed a proposal to triple the salaries of Electoral Commission (EC) employees across-the-board, a move that will increase the body’s wage bill from Shs8b to Shs41b.

[Monitor] Kampala -Parliament's Budget Committee has endorsed a proposal to triple the salaries of Electoral Commission (EC) employees across-the-board, a move that will increase the body's wage bill from Shs8b to Shs41b.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ruling On Zuma’s Cabinet Reshuffle Was Correct – Law Experts

[News24Wire] A ruling by Judge Bashier Vally that President Jacob Zuma hand over all records explaining the reason why he reshuffled the Cabinet was the correct one to make, law experts have said.

[News24Wire] A ruling by Judge Bashier Vally that President Jacob Zuma hand over all records explaining the reason why he reshuffled the Cabinet was the correct one to make, law experts have said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt’s Penchant for Foreign Airlines

[This Day] Aviation industry experts posit that despite the fact that Nigeria has a renowned aviation college established in 1964, Nigeria is nowhere, near Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa in terms of the number of citizens employed in the aviation sec…

[This Day] Aviation industry experts posit that despite the fact that Nigeria has a renowned aviation college established in 1964, Nigeria is nowhere, near Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa in terms of the number of citizens employed in the aviation sector both locally and abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Transferred Workers Must Be Paid’

[Daily News] Dodoma -If you transfer any employee in either District or Regional Authority without paying the requisite transfer dues, then you are in trouble, the minister of State in the President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Governmen…

[Daily News] Dodoma -If you transfer any employee in either District or Regional Authority without paying the requisite transfer dues, then you are in trouble, the minister of State in the President's Office (Regional Administration and Local Government (RALG), George Simbachawene has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania