Govt Ready to Send Extra Troops to South Sudan

[New Times] Rwanda is prepared to send more peacekeepers to be part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the acting Defence and Military Spokesperson, Lt Col René Ngendahimana, has confirmed.

[New Times] Rwanda is prepared to send more peacekeepers to be part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the acting Defence and Military Spokesperson, Lt Col René Ngendahimana, has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Awards 12 Road Contracts for N80 Billion

[Daily Trust] The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved N80 billion for contracts for the construction of 12 roads and bridges across states and the Federal Capital Territory.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved N80 billion for contracts for the construction of 12 roads and bridges across states and the Federal Capital Territory.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Borno Suicide Attack Survivor Cries Over N300 Potatoes

[Vanguard] A 90-year-old internally-displaced person, IDP, Zahrah Musa, yesterday, rushed to save her N300 potatoes, minutes after she escaped a bomb attack in Maiduguri, Borno State.

[Vanguard] A 90-year-old internally-displaced person, IDP, Zahrah Musa, yesterday, rushed to save her N300 potatoes, minutes after she escaped a bomb attack in Maiduguri, Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Postpones Probe of SGF Lawal, Rholavision Over Grass-Cutting Scandal

[Premium Times] The Shehu Sani-led Senate ad-hoc committee on humanitarian crisis in the north-east has postponed its investigative hearing slated for Thursday, after the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and his company, R…

[Premium Times] The Shehu Sani-led Senate ad-hoc committee on humanitarian crisis in the north-east has postponed its investigative hearing slated for Thursday, after the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and his company, Rholavision Ltd, said they would not appear.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Safeguard $20 Billion Remitted By Nigerians in Diaspora

[Premium Times] Dominic Offiong, 54, had one thing in mind when he relocated to the United States of America, USA in 1998. Although he was looking for greener pastures, he promised himself he would one day return home to settle down.

[Premium Times] Dominic Offiong, 54, had one thing in mind when he relocated to the United States of America, USA in 1998. Although he was looking for greener pastures, he promised himself he would one day return home to settle down.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘No Driver Has Died Over Kintampo Disaster’

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Sunyani. -The authorities at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital say they have not referred any of the Kintampo Waterfalls accident victims to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, and that no such person died on the way to the h…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Sunyani. -The authorities at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital say they have not referred any of the Kintampo Waterfalls accident victims to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, and that no such person died on the way to the hospital, as is being rumoured.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

NLA to Clamp Down On Illegal Lottery Operators

[Ghana Star] The Director General of National Lottery Authority (NLA), Honorable Kofi Osei-Ameyaw says NLA will soon clamp down heavily on illegal lottery operators, popularly referred to as Banker to Banker, whose activities are depriving the state of…

[Ghana Star] The Director General of National Lottery Authority (NLA), Honorable Kofi Osei-Ameyaw says NLA will soon clamp down heavily on illegal lottery operators, popularly referred to as Banker to Banker, whose activities are depriving the state of much needed revenue for national development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana