Two Oil Workers Injured As Fire Engulfs Consolidated Oil Platform in Bayelsa

[Premium Times] A least two oil workers were injured in an early morning fire outbreak at an oil rig operated by Consolidated Oil, an indigenous oil firm at Akassa, Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.

[Premium Times] A least two oil workers were injured in an early morning fire outbreak at an oil rig operated by Consolidated Oil, an indigenous oil firm at Akassa, Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eviction Notice for Residents of Taf Brufut Gardens Cuban Doctors Included

[Foroyaa] A notice has been issued by the Solicitor General conveying a directive from the office of the President asking residents of Taf Brufut Garden Estate to vacate the premises. The eviction notice which is said to have been sent since last week …

[Foroyaa] A notice has been issued by the Solicitor General conveying a directive from the office of the President asking residents of Taf Brufut Garden Estate to vacate the premises. The eviction notice which is said to have been sent since last week Saturday, includes Cuban Doctors resident within the premises.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Need for Press Conference After Presidential Visits

[Foroyaa] According to Section 79 of the Constitution, the President has power to sign international agreements but they could only come into force, when ratified by the National Assembly.

[Foroyaa] According to Section 79 of the Constitution, the President has power to sign international agreements but they could only come into force, when ratified by the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia College Lecturers Continue Sit Down Strike

[Foroyaa] Lecturers of the National College of the Gambia, have continued with their sit-down strike until the authorities meet their demands. This strike has been going on for more than one week now. The reason for the strike by the lecturers was amon…

[Foroyaa] Lecturers of the National College of the Gambia, have continued with their sit-down strike until the authorities meet their demands. This strike has been going on for more than one week now. The reason for the strike by the lecturers was amongst others, for their deplorable working condition at the College to be improved, necessitating their association to write letters to MoHERST, the Gambia College Governing Council and the College Administration for these demands to be addressed, but to no avail.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Stakeholder Convergence On Cross-Border Capacity Building Kicks Off

[Foroyaa] Tango in partnership with “Enda Diapol”, a Senegalese based organization, commenced a two-day stakeholders meeting for the support and promotion of cross-border multi-stakeholder approach to conflict prevention and sustainable peace-building …

[Foroyaa] Tango in partnership with "Enda Diapol", a Senegalese based organization, commenced a two-day stakeholders meeting for the support and promotion of cross-border multi-stakeholder approach to conflict prevention and sustainable peace-building in southern Senegambia. The stakeholder meeting took place yesterday, Monday 25th September 2017. The 24-month project aims to build the capacities of non-state actors as well as enhance the quality of their partnership with local authorities, regarding the definition,

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

3 Million Children Need Emergency Education Support in North-East – UN

[Vanguard] The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said over 57 per cent of schools in Borno State remained closed, in spite the new school year, due to the Boko Haram insurgency in North-East Nigeria.

[Vanguard] The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said over 57 per cent of schools in Borno State remained closed, in spite the new school year, due to the Boko Haram insurgency in North-East Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chief Justice Delivers Keynote at Apartheid Museum

[News24Wire] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has called out the lack of commitment to the value of human life by South Africans who choose to glorify material possessions and harbour hate.

[News24Wire] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has called out the lack of commitment to the value of human life by South Africans who choose to glorify material possessions and harbour hate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nock Elections – End of an Era

[Nation] The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants its Kenyan affiliate to conclude the on-and-off elections Friday “in the sole interest of the Olympic movement and athletes in Kenya.”

[Nation] The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants its Kenyan affiliate to conclude the on-and-off elections Friday "in the sole interest of the Olympic movement and athletes in Kenya."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Blatant Racism Brings Shame to Cosatu March

[Daily Maverick] An open letter to Cosatu: It is time to stop this façade of being a trade union that has the best interests of working class South Africans at heart. Your sole mission is to play politics and ensure that the ANC maintains its control of the state purse.

[Daily Maverick] An open letter to Cosatu: It is time to stop this façade of being a trade union that has the best interests of working class South Africans at heart. Your sole mission is to play politics and ensure that the ANC maintains its control of the state purse.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mismanagement at Broadcaster ‘Terrifying’ – Interim Chair

[News24Wire] Chairperson of the interim SABC board Khanyisile Kweyama didn’t beat around the bush in her frank overview of the SABC’s annual report for 2016-17, saying there was financial mismanagement of “terrifying magnitudes”.

[News24Wire] Chairperson of the interim SABC board Khanyisile Kweyama didn't beat around the bush in her frank overview of the SABC's annual report for 2016-17, saying there was financial mismanagement of "terrifying magnitudes".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa