Gunmen Kill 69 in Zamfara, Southern Kaduna

[This Day] Gusau and Kaduna -Gruesome attacks continued unabated in the country with the slaughter of 69 persons by unidentified gunmen in separate incidents in Zamfara and Kaduna States within a space of 72 hours.

[This Day] Gusau and Kaduna -Gruesome attacks continued unabated in the country with the slaughter of 69 persons by unidentified gunmen in separate incidents in Zamfara and Kaduna States within a space of 72 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zanu-PF Sets Primary Polls Date

[The Herald] Zanu -PF will hold primary elections on May 5 to elect council and National Assembly candidates, who will represent the party in the forthcoming harmonised polls expected in July, and has called for prospective candidates to start submitti…

[The Herald] Zanu -PF will hold primary elections on May 5 to elect council and National Assembly candidates, who will represent the party in the forthcoming harmonised polls expected in July, and has called for prospective candidates to start submitting their curriculums vitae.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Warrant of Arrest Issued As Topbet ‘Strip-Search’ Rape Accused Skips Court

[News24Wire] The Germiston Magistrate’s Court issued a warrant of arrest after one of the two women accused of “strip-searching” cleaners at Topbet gambling failed to appear in court.

[News24Wire] The Germiston Magistrate's Court issued a warrant of arrest after one of the two women accused of "strip-searching" cleaners at Topbet gambling failed to appear in court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ex-Militants to Protest Non-Payment of Stipends

[This Day] Yenagoa -Ex-militants from the Niger Delta thursday said they had concluded arrangements to march on Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, if the payment of their stipends is not effected soon.

[This Day] Yenagoa -Ex-militants from the Niger Delta thursday said they had concluded arrangements to march on Abuja, Nigeria's capital, if the payment of their stipends is not effected soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hospitals Adopt Global Best Practice on TB

[East African] Before March 24, 2016, tuberculosis patients in Kenya who interrupted their medication were confined in prison by the government for up to eight months. But that changed when the High Court of Kenya declared such confinement unlawful and…

[East African] Before March 24, 2016, tuberculosis patients in Kenya who interrupted their medication were confined in prison by the government for up to eight months. But that changed when the High Court of Kenya declared such confinement unlawful and unconstitutional.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Portfolio Committee to Summon CPUT Council to Parliament

[News24Wire] The Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, it said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The Cape Peninsula University of Technology's council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, it said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Illegal Refineries With 4 Million Barrels Per Day Capacity Discovered in Rivers

[This Day] The Nigerian Navy has said it has discovered six new illegal refineries with combined capacity to refine four million litres of crude oil daily in Alakiri, Asari Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

[This Day] The Nigerian Navy has said it has discovered six new illegal refineries with combined capacity to refine four million litres of crude oil daily in Alakiri, Asari Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protesters Prevent PE Clinic From Closing

[News24Wire] A small group of people claiming to be Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members used a vehicle to block the gates at New Brighton Clinic in Port Elizabeth on Thursday, demanding that staff members continue to provide medical services.

[News24Wire] A small group of people claiming to be Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members used a vehicle to block the gates at New Brighton Clinic in Port Elizabeth on Thursday, demanding that staff members continue to provide medical services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Rights Commission Slams ‘Medical Xenophobia’

[Daily Maverick] Gauteng public hospital denies migrants health care services due to their nationality or legal status revealed the South African Human Rights Commission. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

[Daily Maverick] Gauteng public hospital denies migrants health care services due to their nationality or legal status revealed the South African Human Rights Commission. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Invites Tenders in Readiness for Early Oil Export

[East African] Preparations for Kenya’s planned early export of crude oil have begun in earnest with invitation of tenders for the upgrade of the existing pipeline that connects Mombasa’s onshore storage tanks to the ship-loading facility in the Indian…

[East African] Preparations for Kenya's planned early export of crude oil have begun in earnest with invitation of tenders for the upgrade of the existing pipeline that connects Mombasa's onshore storage tanks to the ship-loading facility in the Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya