Locals Pioneer Safer Fishing Alternatives to Protect Seas Off Madagascar

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Antananarivo -In a small boat off the coast of Madagascar, Idrissa Tsirvelo struggled with a spanner on his rusted dive cylinder, then put a regulator in his mouth and disappeared under the water, risking death illegally ha…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Antananarivo -In a small boat off the coast of Madagascar, Idrissa Tsirvelo struggled with a spanner on his rusted dive cylinder, then put a regulator in his mouth and disappeared under the water, risking death illegally harvesting sea cucumbers from the ocean floor.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Conduct of Lagos Congresses in 37 LCDAs Valid, Say APC Leaders

[This Day] The Chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Olawale Oshun and Prince Tajudeen Olusi yesterday faulted the decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) for not approving the results of congresses conducted on the basis of 20 l…

[This Day] The Chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Olawale Oshun and Prince Tajudeen Olusi yesterday faulted the decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) for not approving the results of congresses conducted on the basis of 20 local government areas (LGAs) and 37 local council development areas (LCDAs) in Lagos State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Seven in Benue

[This Day] Makurdi -Seven people have been reported killed in Tseadough, a village in Mbachom, Yaav Ward of Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State as suspected Fulani militias invaded the settlement.

[This Day] Makurdi -Seven people have been reported killed in Tseadough, a village in Mbachom, Yaav Ward of Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State as suspected Fulani militias invaded the settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We’il Resist Buhari’s Water Resources Bill With Last Drop of Our Blood, IYC Vows

[This Day] Warri -Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) led by Pereotubo Oweilaemi has vowed to resist with the last drop of their blood the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Water Resources Management Bill recently sent to the National Assembly for passage.

[This Day] Warri -Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) led by Pereotubo Oweilaemi has vowed to resist with the last drop of their blood the President Muhammadu Buhari's Water Resources Management Bill recently sent to the National Assembly for passage.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Equity Investors Extend Losses

[This Day] Investors in the nation’s equities market will not forget last week in a hurry as it was a week that their investments suffered the heaviest value erosion in recent times. Although the market has remained bearish for three consecutive weeks,…

[This Day] Investors in the nation's equities market will not forget last week in a hurry as it was a week that their investments suffered the heaviest value erosion in recent times. Although the market has remained bearish for three consecutive weeks, investors lost N908.2 billion last week as the market capitalisation fell from N14.2 trillion to N13.3 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SERAP Urges Buhari to Prosecute Beneficiaries of N17 Billion Election Expenses

[This Day] A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP), has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malam…

[This Day] A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP), has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN), or the appropriate anti-corruption agencies to investigate the alleged payment of N17 billion to members of the National Assembly as 'election expenses' to pass the 2015 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gauteng Sports MEC’s Hijacked Vehicle Recovered, Four Arrested

[News24Wire] Four suspects have been arrested and a Mercedes-Benz ML 500 that was hijacked from the bodyguard of the Gauteng MEC for sports, arts, culture and recreation Faith Mazibuko on Saturday has been recovered, police said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Four suspects have been arrested and a Mercedes-Benz ML 500 that was hijacked from the bodyguard of the Gauteng MEC for sports, arts, culture and recreation Faith Mazibuko on Saturday has been recovered, police said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa