VP Mphoko Launches Appeal for Flood Victims

[The Herald] Zimbabwe yesterday launched a $200 million domestic and international appeal for humanitarian assistance for victims of flooding caused by Cyclone Dineo, which left a trail of destruction mainly in southern and western parts of the country…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe yesterday launched a $200 million domestic and international appeal for humanitarian assistance for victims of flooding caused by Cyclone Dineo, which left a trail of destruction mainly in southern and western parts of the country. Government said it was already raising $35 million for the same purpose and welcomed donors to chip in. The launch of the appeal was done by Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko at a function attended by several ambassadors accredited to Zimbabwe, local business executives

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Japan Gives U.S.$ 33.3 Million Grant to End Polio in Nigeria

[Daily Trust] In an effort to protect millions of children from polio in Nigeria, the Japanese government yesterday announced a grant of $33.3 million in humanitarian emergency funding to the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNIC…

[Daily Trust] In an effort to protect millions of children from polio in Nigeria, the Japanese government yesterday announced a grant of $33.3 million in humanitarian emergency funding to the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa Loses Legend Joe Mafela

[This is Africa] Veteran South African actor Joe Mafela died in a car accident on the 18th of March, and the nation is mourning the huge loss of a star, whose ineffable talent made him the darling of the country. South Africans who grew up in the ’80s …

[This is Africa] Veteran South African actor Joe Mafela died in a car accident on the 18th of March, and the nation is mourning the huge loss of a star, whose ineffable talent made him the darling of the country. South Africans who grew up in the '80s and '90s attribute part of the joys of their childhood to Mafela. Condolences messages continue to be posted on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Footballer ‘Accidentally’ Thanks Wife, Girlfriend After Scoring Twice

[Premium Times] A Ghanaian footballer playing for a South African team accidentally thanked both his wife and his girlfriend after scoring two goals, on a video posted on YouTube.

[Premium Times] A Ghanaian footballer playing for a South African team accidentally thanked both his wife and his girlfriend after scoring two goals, on a video posted on YouTube.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Launches New Immigration Policy

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has unveiled a new immigration policy known as “Immigration Regulations 2017” to check the entry of terrorists and other trans-border crimes in the country.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has unveiled a new immigration policy known as "Immigration Regulations 2017" to check the entry of terrorists and other trans-border crimes in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FIFA Bans Biased Ghanaian Referee for Life

[CAJ News] Accra -The Disciplinary Committee of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has imposed a life ban on Ghanaian match official, Joseph Odartei Lamptey, for his controversial handling of a the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifie…

[CAJ News] Accra -The Disciplinary Committee of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has imposed a life ban on Ghanaian match official, Joseph Odartei Lamptey, for his controversial handling of a the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal in November.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

2019 Election Results to Be Collated, Transmitted Electronically – INEC

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission has unveiled an electronic collation and results transmission system with a view to eliminating manual collation which the commission says enables malpractices.

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission has unveiled an electronic collation and results transmission system with a view to eliminating manual collation which the commission says enables malpractices.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protesters Want Amnesty International to Leave Nigeria

[Premium Times] A group of protesters on Monday barricaded the Abuja office of Amnesty International and asked the international organisation to quit Nigeria within 24 hours.

[Premium Times] A group of protesters on Monday barricaded the Abuja office of Amnesty International and asked the international organisation to quit Nigeria within 24 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria