Joint Meeting Today to Discuss Cape Town Water Crisis

[News24Wire] A joint meeting between various stakeholders is expected to be held within the next few days to discuss the work done thus far to assist Capetonians during the water crisis.

[News24Wire] A joint meeting between various stakeholders is expected to be held within the next few days to discuss the work done thus far to assist Capetonians during the water crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Petrol Crisis May Worsen As Depot Price Hits N165 Per Litre

[This Day] Despite what seems like its best efforts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to end the protracted petrol scarcity in the country, the fuel supply situation may worsen as the price has hit N165 per litre at the depots, agai…

[This Day] Despite what seems like its best efforts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to end the protracted petrol scarcity in the country, the fuel supply situation may worsen as the price has hit N165 per litre at the depots, against the official price of N133.28, THISDAY's investigation has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pap to Engage 1,000 Ex-Militants in Aquaculture Fishing, 10,000 Others As Farm Owners

[Guardian] Plans are underway by the Presidential Amnesty programme to empower ex-Niger Delta militants by creating 10,000 new farm owners and train 1,000 others in commercial aquaculture fish business in 2018.

[Guardian] Plans are underway by the Presidential Amnesty programme to empower ex-Niger Delta militants by creating 10,000 new farm owners and train 1,000 others in commercial aquaculture fish business in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Woos Investors With 40 Percent Stake in Discos

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government will use portions of its 40 per cent shares in the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to raise funds for the expansion of the distribution networks, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Baba…

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government will use portions of its 40 per cent shares in the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to raise funds for the expansion of the distribution networks, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

There Goes Senator Misau Again

[Daily Trust] With his latest outing in the wake of the unfortunate, sordid mayhem in Benue State, the Nation’s number one law enforcement officer, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has once again proved his metle as a competent professional justifying his lau…

[Daily Trust] With his latest outing in the wake of the unfortunate, sordid mayhem in Benue State, the Nation's number one law enforcement officer, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has once again proved his metle as a competent professional justifying his laurels and attendant confidence reposed in him by President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Politician Roy Bennett, Wife Cremated in the US

[New Zimbabwe] Friends and relatives of the late former MDC-T treasurer general Roy Bennett and his wife will not be able to view the couple’s bodies after close family members said the two were set to be cremated before their remains are flown back home.

[New Zimbabwe] Friends and relatives of the late former MDC-T treasurer general Roy Bennett and his wife will not be able to view the couple's bodies after close family members said the two were set to be cremated before their remains are flown back home.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Actress Seeks to Prevent Sex Trafficking to Italy

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -The Lagos-based Nollywood star hopes to raise awareness and so prevent more women and girls becoming victims of the global sex trafficking trade

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -The Lagos-based Nollywood star hopes to raise awareness and so prevent more women and girls becoming victims of the global sex trafficking trade

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram – Lake Chad Fish Traders Lament High Tariffs

[Premium Times] Fish traders in Borno State are accusing their union leaders of harming their trade by forcing them to fix prohibitive prices on the commodity from the Lake Chad area.

[Premium Times] Fish traders in Borno State are accusing their union leaders of harming their trade by forcing them to fix prohibitive prices on the commodity from the Lake Chad area.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Miss Malawi 2018 – Finals Attract 16 Competing to Be Next Beauty Queen

[Nyasa Times] After a nationwide search the next Malawi’s beauty queen, 16 girls will compete for the Miss Malawi crown in April this year after judges picked four contestants from the North, six from the South and another six from the Central Region.

[Nyasa Times] After a nationwide search the next Malawi's beauty queen, 16 girls will compete for the Miss Malawi crown in April this year after judges picked four contestants from the North, six from the South and another six from the Central Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Minister Attacks Obasanjo Over Buhari Statement

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of “churning out falsehood” against President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of "churning out falsehood" against President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria