Borno Bans Sale of Charcoal, Firewood On Streets

[Premium Times] The Borno State Government said on Sunday that it had banned the sale of charcoal and firewood on major streets in the metropolis to prevent pollution in the city.

[Premium Times] The Borno State Government said on Sunday that it had banned the sale of charcoal and firewood on major streets in the metropolis to prevent pollution in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Muyiwa Ademola’s Car Gift, Chiwetalu Agu’s Outburst, Other Top 5 Trending Nollywood Stories

[Premium Times] Several Nollywood actors are in the news today for so many reasons. With so many goofs and cheers, our Nigerian movie stars never cease to entertain fans both on-screen and off-screen. From scandals, to controversies, and landmark achie…

[Premium Times] Several Nollywood actors are in the news today for so many reasons. With so many goofs and cheers, our Nigerian movie stars never cease to entertain fans both on-screen and off-screen. From scandals, to controversies, and landmark achievements, here, we round up the top 5 stories making the rounds in Nollywoood today.

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Form Two Assessment Rate Go Up

[Daily News] The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) yesterday released results for the 2016 National Form Two Assessment, which saw the pass rate going up by about two per cent in comparison to previous results. The results, released in D…

[Daily News] The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) yesterday released results for the 2016 National Form Two Assessment, which saw the pass rate going up by about two per cent in comparison to previous results. The results, released in Dar es Salaam, also indicated that nine schools out of 10 with poor performance were from Mtwara Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Girls Outshine Boys in Form 2, Class IV

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Girls have taken the lead in last years’ Form Two Secondary Education Examinations (FTSEE) and Standard Four National Assessment (SFNA) results released yesterday by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (Necta).

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Girls have taken the lead in last years' Form Two Secondary Education Examinations (FTSEE) and Standard Four National Assessment (SFNA) results released yesterday by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (Necta).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Opposition Vows to Table Vote of No Confidence Against Magufuli

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Alliance for Democratic Change (ACT-Wazalendo) has said it would table in Parliament a motion of no confidence against President John Magufuli in the event of some Tanzanians dying of hunger.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Alliance for Democratic Change (ACT-Wazalendo) has said it would table in Parliament a motion of no confidence against President John Magufuli in the event of some Tanzanians dying of hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Prophet Blames Economic Woes On Past Leaders

[Leadership] Ado Ekiti -A retired Lieutenant Colonel and Prophet of God, Lawrence Adewusi, has attributed Nigeria’s economic woes since 1999 to the failure of her leaders refused to do proper and genuine restitution of their sins and misdeeds.

[Leadership] Ado Ekiti -A retired Lieutenant Colonel and Prophet of God, Lawrence Adewusi, has attributed Nigeria's economic woes since 1999 to the failure of her leaders refused to do proper and genuine restitution of their sins and misdeeds.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Contraceptive Use Among Nigerian Women On Increase

[Premium Times] The Federal Government’s advocacy on the use of contraceptive among sexually active women in Nigeria for the prevention of unwanted pregnancy and abortion is beginning to yield positive results as more women are recorded to be embracing…

[Premium Times] The Federal Government's advocacy on the use of contraceptive among sexually active women in Nigeria for the prevention of unwanted pregnancy and abortion is beginning to yield positive results as more women are recorded to be embracing the method.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Some Government Entities Are Not Audited By Auditor General

[Monitor] Kampala -On December 20, 2016, the management and board of Uganda Telecom (UTL) appeared before the Select Committee of parliament set-up to investigate why the telecom company was struggling.

[Monitor] Kampala -On December 20, 2016, the management and board of Uganda Telecom (UTL) appeared before the Select Committee of parliament set-up to investigate why the telecom company was struggling.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Besigye Must Apologise, Insists Otto

[Monitor] I am told in her anger she forgot that during an attempt to probe Mbabazi, then PM, over oil kickback issues, the speaker respected another ‘stupid’ injunction by court to stop Parliament from debating the Mbabazi oil kickback case.

[Monitor] I am told in her anger she forgot that during an attempt to probe Mbabazi, then PM, over oil kickback issues, the speaker respected another 'stupid' injunction by court to stop Parliament from debating the Mbabazi oil kickback case.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda