Fair Called Off At School After 7 ‘Drunk’ Children Taken to Hospital

[News24Wire] A food fair at a Cape Town school was called off on Saturday after children, suspected to be drunk, were found passed out on the pavement and in taxis by law enforcement officers.

[News24Wire] A food fair at a Cape Town school was called off on Saturday after children, suspected to be drunk, were found passed out on the pavement and in taxis by law enforcement officers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Juliet Ibrahim-Iceberg Slim Love Affair – Who Pulled the Plug?

[Vanguard] Nigeria-based Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim and Nigerian rapper Iceberg Slim have been an enviable item set for the altar. The lovebirds never hid their love for each other as they celebrated it at every given opportunity; social media, a…

[Vanguard] Nigeria-based Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim and Nigerian rapper Iceberg Slim have been an enviable item set for the altar. The lovebirds never hid their love for each other as they celebrated it at every given opportunity; social media, at events, or wherever.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jackie Mgido Launches in Kenya, Heads for Uganda

[The Herald] Hollywood based make-up artist and founder of Vault Cosmetics, Jackie Mgido, is inspiring women all over the continent. She aspires that women feel comfortable and look beautiful in make-up that makes them all natural and comfortable.

[The Herald] Hollywood based make-up artist and founder of Vault Cosmetics, Jackie Mgido, is inspiring women all over the continent. She aspires that women feel comfortable and look beautiful in make-up that makes them all natural and comfortable.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Featured – KPMG Rwanda Pays Tribute Genocide Victims Buried at Nyanza Memorial

[New Times] Staff members and the management of KPMG Rwanda last week visited Nyanza Genocide Memorial in Kicukiro District to pay tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.Their visit to the memorial was in line with the national wide …

[New Times] Staff members and the management of KPMG Rwanda last week visited Nyanza Genocide Memorial in Kicukiro District to pay tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.Their visit to the memorial was in line with the national wide 24th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

BBC Hausa Service Opens 2018 Women’s Writing Contest

[Guardian] The BBC Hausa short story writing competition is calling for entries. The competition is open to women writing in Hausa, irrespective of their nationality or experience.

[Guardian] The BBC Hausa short story writing competition is calling for entries. The competition is open to women writing in Hausa, irrespective of their nationality or experience.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

At 10, Lagos Int’l Jazz Festival Remembers ‘Uncle’ Hugh Masekela

[Guardian] As part of activities to celebrate this year’s International Jazz Day, as well as mark the 10th year anniversary of Nigeria’s premiere jazz event, the Lagos International Jazz Festival (LIJF), Inspiro Productions this year’s event to the lat…

[Guardian] As part of activities to celebrate this year's International Jazz Day, as well as mark the 10th year anniversary of Nigeria's premiere jazz event, the Lagos International Jazz Festival (LIJF), Inspiro Productions this year's event to the late jazz icon Hugh Masekela, who recently passed. Described as the father of South African jazz, the master trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer and singer, died on January 23 in Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Miguna to Blame for His Woes – Odinga

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that embattled lawyer Miguna Miguna is to blame for his woes, after failing to cooperate with immigration officials who deported him a second time recently.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that embattled lawyer Miguna Miguna is to blame for his woes, after failing to cooperate with immigration officials who deported him a second time recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Buhari’s Fight to Recover Nigeria’s Stolen Assets

[Deutsche Welle] For quite some time now, Nigeria has been intensifying efforts to recover stolen state assets from abroad. President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has won some recent battles — but it is fighting a losing war.

[Deutsche Welle] For quite some time now, Nigeria has been intensifying efforts to recover stolen state assets from abroad. President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has won some recent battles — but it is fighting a losing war.

Boko Haram Islamists Still Control Parts of North-East

[Deutsche Welle] People in two of northeastern Nigeria’s six states say militants with ties to Boko Haram are still in control of areas despite the federal government’s unwavering stance that it has defeated the Jihadist militant group.

[Deutsche Welle] People in two of northeastern Nigeria's six states say militants with ties to Boko Haram are still in control of areas despite the federal government's unwavering stance that it has defeated the Jihadist militant group.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria