Seychelles Court Remands Tanzanian On Heroin Charges

[Citizen] The Seychelles’ Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday remanded a Tanzanian man arrested by authorities last week in possession of 1.4 kg of what is suspected to be heroin, the Anti-Narcotics Bureau said.

[Citizen] The Seychelles' Magistrate's Court on Tuesday remanded a Tanzanian man arrested by authorities last week in possession of 1.4 kg of what is suspected to be heroin, the Anti-Narcotics Bureau said.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Court Orders Police to Pay N10m Compensation for Unlawful Killing

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court in Ibadan on Thursday ordered the Nigerian Police Force to pay N10 million as compensation to the family of Alidu Hakeem, a commercial driver shot dead by a policeman at Saki.

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court in Ibadan on Thursday ordered the Nigerian Police Force to pay N10 million as compensation to the family of Alidu Hakeem, a commercial driver shot dead by a policeman at Saki.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Farmers Lose 188,000 Hectares to Weather and Pests

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican farmers lost 188,000 hectares of crops to pests and the vagaries of climate in the first quarter of this year, according to Agriculture Minister Higino de Marrule.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican farmers lost 188,000 hectares of crops to pests and the vagaries of climate in the first quarter of this year, according to Agriculture Minister Higino de Marrule.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Red Tape Holding Up Military Pensions

[AIM] Maputo -Boane (Mozambique), 31 May (AIM) – The Mozambican minister of Veterans’ Affairs, Eusebio Lambo, on Wednesday expressed his concern at red tape which was holding up the fixing of pensions for former soldiers.

[AIM] Maputo -Boane (Mozambique), 31 May (AIM) - The Mozambican minister of Veterans' Affairs, Eusebio Lambo, on Wednesday expressed his concern at red tape which was holding up the fixing of pensions for former soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

CNE Alters Electoral Timetable

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s National Elections Commission (CNE) announced on Thursday that it is delaying the registration of political parties for the 10 October municipal elections by a fortnight.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) announced on Thursday that it is delaying the registration of political parties for the 10 October municipal elections by a fortnight.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Security Guards Caught Rifling Through Luggage

[AIM] Maputo -The company MHS, which operates baggage handling and other ground support servuices at Mozambican airports, has announced that it is cancelling its contract with a private security firm, Macro Seguranca, after two of its agents were filme…

[AIM] Maputo -The company MHS, which operates baggage handling and other ground support servuices at Mozambican airports, has announced that it is cancelling its contract with a private security firm, Macro Seguranca, after two of its agents were filmed in Maputo International Airport opening passengers' bags and rifling through their contents.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

World No Tobacco Day – Tobacco Companies’ Messages Infuriate Activists

[Premium Times] As the world marks the World No Tobacco Day on May 31, a flurry of messages from tobacco companies claiming a commitment to a healthy, tobacco-free future has been condemned by anti-tobacco activists.

[Premium Times] As the world marks the World No Tobacco Day on May 31, a flurry of messages from tobacco companies claiming a commitment to a healthy, tobacco-free future has been condemned by anti-tobacco activists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria