Labour Federation Embarks on National Strike to ‘Shut Down the Country’

[News24Wire] South Africa’s largest labour federation, Cosatu, and alliance partner SACP are embarking on a protest to “shut down the country” on Wednesday in what they’ve called post-apartheid South Africa’s largest protest.

[News24Wire] South Africa's largest labour federation, Cosatu, and alliance partner SACP are embarking on a protest to "shut down the country" on Wednesday in what they've called post-apartheid South Africa's largest protest.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria’s Tricks Won’t Stop Zambia From World Cup – Coach Nyirenda

[Vanguard] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is now talking tough ahead of next month’s crucial World Cup qualifier in Nigeria – saying no trick by Nigeria will stop his team from qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia.

[Vanguard] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is now talking tough ahead of next month's crucial World Cup qualifier in Nigeria - saying no trick by Nigeria will stop his team from qualifying for next year's World Cup in Russia.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

‘Biafra- Things Are Now Happening As If We Were in 1967’

[Vanguard] The panel at the Vanguard Conference Hall yesterday gave varied definitions of Hate Speech. Today the panel articulates the justification or otherwise of the proposal by the federal administration to push forward a law to regulate Hate Speech

[Vanguard] The panel at the Vanguard Conference Hall yesterday gave varied definitions of Hate Speech. Today the panel articulates the justification or otherwise of the proposal by the federal administration to push forward a law to regulate Hate Speech

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Produce Our Son, Kanu’s Family Tells Army

[Vanguard] The family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the Nigeria Army to produce him, saying that his whereabouts remain unknown weeks after the raid on their Afaraukwu Umuahia family house.

[Vanguard] The family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the Nigeria Army to produce him, saying that his whereabouts remain unknown weeks after the raid on their Afaraukwu Umuahia family house.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fida Condemns Attacks On Women

[Nation] The Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida) has condemned continued belittling of women and asked the government to take tough action against the culprits.

[Nation] The Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida) has condemned continued belittling of women and asked the government to take tough action against the culprits.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Government, FKF Ensured Hosting 2018 CHAN Remained a Pipe Dream

[Nation] “We have the hotels, the road network, security, what we do not have are the stadiums.” Those are the words from Sports Principal Secretary Ambassador Kirimi Kaberia.

[Nation] "We have the hotels, the road network, security, what we do not have are the stadiums." Those are the words from Sports Principal Secretary Ambassador Kirimi Kaberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Embakasi East MP Spends Second Night in Police Cell

[Nation] Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili, also known as Babu Owino, spends a second night in police custody, as he awaits a ruling on Wednesday on whether he will be released on bail.

[Nation] Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili, also known as Babu Owino, spends a second night in police custody, as he awaits a ruling on Wednesday on whether he will be released on bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

FIFA 2018 WCQ – I’m Not Interested in Zambia Mind Games – Ighalo

[Vanguard] Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is resisting the temptation of playing mind games ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia October 7 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

[Vanguard] Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is resisting the temptation of playing mind games ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia October 7 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Independence Day – CAN Urges Churches to Pray for Nigeria

[Leadership] Abuja -The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed all churches and Christian faithfuls in the country to dedicate October 1, 2017 which marks the nation independence day as a ‘Day of Prayers for the Salvation…

[Leadership] Abuja -The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed all churches and Christian faithfuls in the country to dedicate October 1, 2017 which marks the nation independence day as a 'Day of Prayers for the Salvation of the Nation.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

INEC Officials Storm NASS to Serve Melaye Recall Notice

[Leadership] Abuja -Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday stormed the National Assembly complex with a bag full of petitions to serve as notice of recall on the embattled Senator represent Kogi West senatorial dist…

[Leadership] Abuja -Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday stormed the National Assembly complex with a bag full of petitions to serve as notice of recall on the embattled Senator represent Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria