Locals Excited About Independence, But Still Feel Left Out

[Namibian] RESIDENTS of Rundu’s informal settlements say Independence Day celebrations held in the town on Tuesday show that they are now also being considered part of the country.

[Namibian] RESIDENTS of Rundu's informal settlements say Independence Day celebrations held in the town on Tuesday show that they are now also being considered part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Air Force Men Land in ‘Hot Soup’

[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM special police zone are holding two air-wing soldiers and an officer with the Moku Company security firm on suspicions of stealing jet fuel at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA).

[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM special police zone are holding two air-wing soldiers and an officer with the Moku Company security firm on suspicions of stealing jet fuel at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Cheapest Manyuchi Boxing Ticket is U.S.$45

[The Herald] CHARLES MANYUCHI’S battle against Qudratillo Abduqaxorov in Singapore this Saturday is such a high-profile event the promoter of the event, Alexander Shah of Cartel Promotions, has pegged the cheapest admission tickets at $45 for the show….

[The Herald] CHARLES MANYUCHI'S battle against Qudratillo Abduqaxorov in Singapore this Saturday is such a high-profile event the promoter of the event, Alexander Shah of Cartel Promotions, has pegged the cheapest admission tickets at $45 for the show. Others will have to pay $100 for premium and while for the ringside, the VIPs will part with $150. Manyuchi still owes a date with Dmitry Mikhaylenko of Russia who was given the chance to fight as an interim champion after the Zimbabwean didn't defend his title within th

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Ready to Send Extra Troops to South Sudan

[New Times] Rwanda is prepared to send more peacekeepers to be part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the acting Defence and Military Spokesperson, Lt Col René Ngendahimana, has confirmed.

[New Times] Rwanda is prepared to send more peacekeepers to be part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the acting Defence and Military Spokesperson, Lt Col René Ngendahimana, has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Awards 12 Road Contracts for N80 Billion

[Daily Trust] The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved N80 billion for contracts for the construction of 12 roads and bridges across states and the Federal Capital Territory.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved N80 billion for contracts for the construction of 12 roads and bridges across states and the Federal Capital Territory.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Borno Suicide Attack Survivor Cries Over N300 Potatoes

[Vanguard] A 90-year-old internally-displaced person, IDP, Zahrah Musa, yesterday, rushed to save her N300 potatoes, minutes after she escaped a bomb attack in Maiduguri, Borno State.

[Vanguard] A 90-year-old internally-displaced person, IDP, Zahrah Musa, yesterday, rushed to save her N300 potatoes, minutes after she escaped a bomb attack in Maiduguri, Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Postpones Probe of SGF Lawal, Rholavision Over Grass-Cutting Scandal

[Premium Times] The Shehu Sani-led Senate ad-hoc committee on humanitarian crisis in the north-east has postponed its investigative hearing slated for Thursday, after the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and his company, R…

[Premium Times] The Shehu Sani-led Senate ad-hoc committee on humanitarian crisis in the north-east has postponed its investigative hearing slated for Thursday, after the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and his company, Rholavision Ltd, said they would not appear.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Safeguard $20 Billion Remitted By Nigerians in Diaspora

[Premium Times] Dominic Offiong, 54, had one thing in mind when he relocated to the United States of America, USA in 1998. Although he was looking for greener pastures, he promised himself he would one day return home to settle down.

[Premium Times] Dominic Offiong, 54, had one thing in mind when he relocated to the United States of America, USA in 1998. Although he was looking for greener pastures, he promised himself he would one day return home to settle down.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria