Between Biafra and Restructuring Nigeria

[Vanguard] Nation-building is hard, but it need not be as difficult as we make it in Nigeria. Nation-building is also intentional. It doesn’t happen by accident. The real test is in the leadership and the actions that create a real spirit of nationhood…

[Vanguard] Nation-building is hard, but it need not be as difficult as we make it in Nigeria. Nation-building is also intentional. It doesn't happen by accident. The real test is in the leadership and the actions that create a real spirit of nationhood, and the willingness of every stakeholder to build a united, stable and cohesive nation. Fifty years after Biafra, we are confronted with the imperative of defining a future for Nigeria that escapes our country's past.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FNB Parade Bus In Near Road Mishap; Vehicle Abandoned At Airport

The highly publicised parade for the heroic Zambia under-20 national soccer team returning from South Korea stumbled at Kenneth Kaunda International Aiport shortly after taking off for the road show on the First National Bank (FNB) bus. Eyewitnesses are reporting … Continued

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The highly publicised parade for the heroic Zambia under-20 national soccer team returning from South Korea stumbled at Kenneth Kaunda International Aiport shortly after taking off for the road show on the First National Bank (FNB) bus. Eyewitnesses are reporting that the bus mulfunctioned and nearly hit a police escort but ended at ramming into a roadside pole before coming to a standstill. Members of the Zambia under-20 team, officials and gatecrashers were ushered out of the bus for a standby 28 seater Rosa that now oddly carried on with the parade. According to a program released earlier, FNB announced a schedule of activities to go with the parade for the team that was eliminated in the quarter finals. FNB Corporate Affairs Executive Luke Njobvu outlined that the team would proceed from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport into Great East road on the parade bus The procession through Great East Road went through Kabwe Round About flowing into Cairo Road. FNB are the official sponsors of the Zambia U-20 National team. Zambia beat Portugal 2-1 before thumping Iran 4-2 and wound up their group matches with a 1-0 loss to Costa Rica. In the knockout stage the team beat Germany 4-3 before Italy overcame them through a 3-2 extra-time result. The team arrived at 14:30 hours aboard Ethiopian Airlines. The post FNB Parade Bus In Near Road Mishap; Vehicle Abandoned At Airport appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Opposition Party Suspends Former Leader Helen Zille

[DA] This morning, the Federal Executive (FedEx) of the Democratic Alliance (DA) decided by an overwhelming majority to officially suspend Ms Helen Zille from party related activities until such time as her disciplinary hearing is concluded. The suspen…

[DA] This morning, the Federal Executive (FedEx) of the Democratic Alliance (DA) decided by an overwhelming majority to officially suspend Ms Helen Zille from party related activities until such time as her disciplinary hearing is concluded. The suspension is effective immediately.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Nominates Naa Torshie Addo As Dacf Administrator

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated a former Member of Parliament for Tema West constituency, Madam Irene Naa Torshie Addo, as administrator of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF).

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated a former Member of Parliament for Tema West constituency, Madam Irene Naa Torshie Addo, as administrator of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Volta Regional Minister Tours Bece Centres

[Ghana Govt.] The Volta Regional Minister, Dr Archibald Letsa, has urged candidates writing this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to justify Government’s Free Senior High Education Policy by performing creditably in the exams.

[Ghana Govt.] The Volta Regional Minister, Dr Archibald Letsa, has urged candidates writing this year's Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to justify Government's Free Senior High Education Policy by performing creditably in the exams.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Mogcsp/ Direct Aid Ghana Support Muslims

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Madam Afisah Otiko Djabah, has called on all Muslims to pray for the nation and ask for peace, and forgiveness for the country.

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Madam Afisah Otiko Djabah, has called on all Muslims to pray for the nation and ask for peace, and forgiveness for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Giving Recognition to Ethiopia’s Exemplary Handling of Refugees

[Ethiopian Herald] June 20 is internationally commemorated as ‘Refugee Day’, and Ethiopia is chosen to congregate to mark the 2017 edition. Thus, the United Nations High Commission for Refugee UNHCR has finalized its programs to celebrate the date in E…

[Ethiopian Herald] June 20 is internationally commemorated as 'Refugee Day', and Ethiopia is chosen to congregate to mark the 2017 edition. Thus, the United Nations High Commission for Refugee UNHCR has finalized its programs to celebrate the date in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nation Eyeing U.S.$12 Million From Ramadan Meat Export – Institute

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Meat and Dairy Industry Development Institute (EM- DIDI) said it has been working to secure over 12 million USD from meat exports to United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia during this Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Meat and Dairy Industry Development Institute (EM- DIDI) said it has been working to secure over 12 million USD from meat exports to United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia during this Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Farm Workers Get $3 Salary Increment

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Farm workers and employers have agreed on a salary increment of 4.2 percent or $3 for 2017, which will see the lowest earner being paid $75 per month effective this month.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Farm workers and employers have agreed on a salary increment of 4.2 percent or $3 for 2017, which will see the lowest earner being paid $75 per month effective this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe