10.5 Million Out-of-School Children Ticking Time-Bomb, Says Saraki

[Guardian] The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has described as “alarming and a ticking time bomb” the no fewer than 10.5 million children in the country believed to be out of school.

[Guardian] The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has described as "alarming and a ticking time bomb" the no fewer than 10.5 million children in the country believed to be out of school.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Recession Slowed My Performance As Sokoto Governor – Tambuwal

[Premium Times] Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State said the current recession in the country had hindered his zeal to deliver more dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

[Premium Times] Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State said the current recession in the country had hindered his zeal to deliver more dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Taraba Speaker Hails Buhari, Drums Support for Anti-Open Grazing Bill

[This Day] Jalingo -The Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Abel Peter Diah, has hailed the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari since assuming office particularly his stance against corruption.

[This Day] Jalingo -The Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Abel Peter Diah, has hailed the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari since assuming office particularly his stance against corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram Strikes Again in Borno – Two Killed

[Premium Times] Two local vigilante personnel were left dead on Saturday night after gunmen believed to be Boko Haram members attacked Yale village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, officials said.

[Premium Times] Two local vigilante personnel were left dead on Saturday night after gunmen believed to be Boko Haram members attacked Yale village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, officials said.

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Why Major General Tinyefuza Attempted to Leave the Army Over Harassment

[Monitor] The surprise resignation had sparked a war of words between the petitioner and his bosses who were angered by his testimony to the parliamentary committee. When he appeared before court, junior Defence minister Amama Mbabazi said the petition…

[Monitor] The surprise resignation had sparked a war of words between the petitioner and his bosses who were angered by his testimony to the parliamentary committee. When he appeared before court, junior Defence minister Amama Mbabazi said the petitioner remained a member of the armed forces even after his appointment to the public service in 1993.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Don’t Call Dlamini-Zuma An Ex-Wife – ANC Youth League

[News24Wire] eThekweini ANC Youth Leauge secretary Thinta Cibane has lashed out at those referring to ANC presidential candidate, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as the ‘ex-wife’ of Jacob Zuma, saying critics were using the term to discredit her.

[News24Wire] eThekweini ANC Youth Leauge secretary Thinta Cibane has lashed out at those referring to ANC presidential candidate, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as the 'ex-wife' of Jacob Zuma, saying critics were using the term to discredit her.

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Independent Candidate Rwigara Speaks About Her Plans for Rwanda

[Monitor] Rwanda elections. Thirty five-year-old Diane Shima Rwigara recently made headlines when she announced plans to run against Rwandan president Paul Kagame who has been in power since 2000. The August 4 elections will be the third since the Rwan…

[Monitor] Rwanda elections. Thirty five-year-old Diane Shima Rwigara recently made headlines when she announced plans to run against Rwandan president Paul Kagame who has been in power since 2000. The August 4 elections will be the third since the Rwandan Patriotic Front took over power in 1994. Sunday Monitor's Emmanuel Ainebyoona sounded out Ms Rwigara on what motivated her to stand, her little known leadership track record and the political environment in Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Highs, Lows of the 10th Parliament’s First Session

[Monitor] Less than average. Of the 1,500 planned committee meetings, only 815 were managed; and 46 out of 107 planned plenary sittings were held, reflecting a less than average report card, Ibrahim A. Manzil writes.

[Monitor] Less than average. Of the 1,500 planned committee meetings, only 815 were managed; and 46 out of 107 planned plenary sittings were held, reflecting a less than average report card, Ibrahim A. Manzil writes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda