Lagos Assembly, Stakeholders Differ On Proposed Re-Establishment of Tescom Bill

[Guardian] The Lagos State House of Assembly has stated that the re-introduction of the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) would validate the creation of six educational districts in the state.

[Guardian] The Lagos State House of Assembly has stated that the re-introduction of the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) would validate the creation of six educational districts in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP Wouldn’t Have Been Formed Without Ekwueme – Secondus

[Guardian] Enugu -Emotions took the centre stage yesterday as the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by its National Chairman, Uche Secondus, paid a condolence visit to the family of late former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ifean…

[Guardian] Enugu -Emotions took the centre stage yesterday as the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by its National Chairman, Uche Secondus, paid a condolence visit to the family of late former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Woman, 60, Arrested in Ogun for Chaining Grandson

[Premium Times] A 60-year-old woman, Yemi Kazeem, was arrested on Wednesday by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly chaining her grandson for over three months inside an apartment.

[Premium Times] A 60-year-old woman, Yemi Kazeem, was arrested on Wednesday by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly chaining her grandson for over three months inside an apartment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tourism Performs Well in Q3 Amidst Challenges

[New Era] Windhoek -The most recent tourism figures from the FNB/FENATA Travel Index indicate that during the third quarter of 2017 the index contracted by 5.7 percent in real terms. This decrease, however, was an improvement from -20 percent and -16.2…

[New Era] Windhoek -The most recent tourism figures from the FNB/FENATA Travel Index indicate that during the third quarter of 2017 the index contracted by 5.7 percent in real terms. This decrease, however, was an improvement from -20 percent and -16.2 percent recorded in the previous two quarters as the industry enjoyed its peak season, underpinned by strong increase in tourist numbers and higher seasonal demand.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition Welcomes Brian Molefe ‘Golden Handshake’ Judgement

[DA] The DA welcomes the judgement handed down this morning by the North Gauteng High Court, ordering Brian Molefe to pay back the R11 million pension pay-out he received from Eskom.

[DA] The DA welcomes the judgement handed down this morning by the North Gauteng High Court, ordering Brian Molefe to pay back the R11 million pension pay-out he received from Eskom.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Terms of Reference for #StateCapture Probe Into Gupta Corruption Claims Released

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has finally released the terms of reference for the commission of inquiry into State Capture. They mostly focus on corruption allegations against the Gupta family and their allies, creating another headache for the…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has finally released the terms of reference for the commission of inquiry into State Capture. They mostly focus on corruption allegations against the Gupta family and their allies, creating another headache for the Saxonwold clique. But there are caveats in the terms, possibly allowing further allegations of corruption to sneak into the inquiry. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Commercial Court to Open This Year – Chief Justice Malaba

[Financial Gazette] The Judicial Services Commission is finalising administrative mechanisms to ensure that the long-awaited Commercial Court (ComCourt) becomes operational this year, Chief Justice Luke Malaba has said.

[Financial Gazette] The Judicial Services Commission is finalising administrative mechanisms to ensure that the long-awaited Commercial Court (ComCourt) becomes operational this year, Chief Justice Luke Malaba has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Football Body Extends Audit to Affiliates

[The Herald] ZIFA are not taking chances in their bid to establish the true state of football in the country and have revealed that their forensic audit will not only be centred on the association’s headquarters, but will spread to all their affiliates.

[The Herald] ZIFA are not taking chances in their bid to establish the true state of football in the country and have revealed that their forensic audit will not only be centred on the association's headquarters, but will spread to all their affiliates.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Banks Come Together to Support Underprivileged Learners

[Namibia Economist] The Bankers Association of Namibia (BAN) has embarked on a nationwide collection campaign which will result in bank employees taking to the streets on 22 February 2018 in Windhoek and shaking tins in support of underprivileged learn…

[Namibia Economist] The Bankers Association of Namibia (BAN) has embarked on a nationwide collection campaign which will result in bank employees taking to the streets on 22 February 2018 in Windhoek and shaking tins in support of underprivileged learners in need of stationery and school gear.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia