Govt Should Probe Bakassi Killings

[Vanguard] News that no fewer than 97 Nigerian fishermen were killed in the Bakassi Peninsula by suspected Cameroon gendarmes outraged many Nigerians, more so as such sad events had been taking place even before the area was ceded to Cameroon following…

[Vanguard] News that no fewer than 97 Nigerian fishermen were killed in the Bakassi Peninsula by suspected Cameroon gendarmes outraged many Nigerians, more so as such sad events had been taking place even before the area was ceded to Cameroon following a World Court ruling in its favour. Giving credibility to the report, the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, UNOWAS, issued a statement regretting the killings.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Bananas Used in Attempted Smuggling of R600 Into Mpumalanga Prison

[News24Wire] Three men were arrested after they allegedly tried to smuggle R600 into the Barberton Maximum Correctional Centre using bananas, the Department of Correctional Services said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Three men were arrested after they allegedly tried to smuggle R600 into the Barberton Maximum Correctional Centre using bananas, the Department of Correctional Services said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FIFA Names Referees for Super Eagles/Indomitable Lions Clash

[Vanguard] World football-ruling body, FIFA, has released appointments of officials for the Matchdays 3 and 4 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race (Africa series), with Egyptian top official Gehad Grisha and respected Gambian Papa Gassama to take…

[Vanguard] World football-ruling body, FIFA, has released appointments of officials for the Matchdays 3 and 4 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race (Africa series), with Egyptian top official Gehad Grisha and respected Gambian Papa Gassama to take charge of the two potentially-explosive encounters between Nigeria's Super Eagles and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

‘No Fall My Hand’ Is UK-Based Shady Blue’s New Joint

[Leadership] Lagos -Nigerian UK-based Afrocentric soulful Jazz queen, Folashade Aboderin popularly known as Shady Blue, is back after a long hiatus with a new single titled ‘No Fall my Hand’ from her upcoming EP.

[Leadership] Lagos -Nigerian UK-based Afrocentric soulful Jazz queen, Folashade Aboderin popularly known as Shady Blue, is back after a long hiatus with a new single titled 'No Fall my Hand' from her upcoming EP.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Not Too Young to Run Bill – Youths to Meet Govs, State Assemblies

[Daily Trust] A coalition of youth groups has said that it will meet with state governors and the 36 states’ assemblies to pass the Not Too Young to Run bill, which was passed by both chambers of the National Assembly, last week.

[Daily Trust] A coalition of youth groups has said that it will meet with state governors and the 36 states' assemblies to pass the Not Too Young to Run bill, which was passed by both chambers of the National Assembly, last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

73 Percent of MPs Say No to Land Bill – Survey

[Observer] The proposed amendment of article 26 of the Constitution to allow government take possession of private land without prior compensation continues to fiercely divide opinion in parliament.

[Observer] The proposed amendment of article 26 of the Constitution to allow government take possession of private land without prior compensation continues to fiercely divide opinion in parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Confident Athletics Team Ready for World Championships

[Daily News] CONFIDENT Tanzania Athletics team which will represent the country in the 16th edition of the IAAF World Championships scheduled to take place from Friday to August 13 in London, UK jetted off yesterday.

[Daily News] CONFIDENT Tanzania Athletics team which will represent the country in the 16th edition of the IAAF World Championships scheduled to take place from Friday to August 13 in London, UK jetted off yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania