Prof Wole Soyinka Urges Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption Body to Arrest Corrupt Leaders

[This is Africa] Nigeria’s anti-corruption body has been criticised by the public for its perceived soft stance on political actors. Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka recently addressed the 8th Commonwealth Conference for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agenci…

[This is Africa] Nigeria's anti-corruption body has been criticised by the public for its perceived soft stance on political actors. Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka recently addressed the 8th Commonwealth Conference for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies, and urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to arrest corrupt leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

4 Matches to Watch – Nigeria Hosts Guinea Bissau

[Premium Times] The Paul Aigbogun-tutored U-20 side were cruising in Bissau last Saturday courtesy of two first half goals from Enyimba’s Wasiu Alalade hosts scored two quick goals in the 54th and 63rd minutes to give themselves a lifeline, coming into…

[Premium Times] The Paul Aigbogun-tutored U-20 side were cruising in Bissau last Saturday courtesy of two first half goals from Enyimba's Wasiu Alalade hosts scored two quick goals in the 54th and 63rd minutes to give themselves a lifeline, coming into the second leg in Calabar.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau

Thomas Mapfumo and the Language of Zimdancehall

[This is Africa] Thomas Mapfumo says Zimdancehall artists need the Queen’s grammar book or else they will forever be stuck in the ghetto of the music world. But Stanely Mushava says, the Chimurenga guru might want to nuance his criticism of young dance…

[This is Africa] Thomas Mapfumo says Zimdancehall artists need the Queen's grammar book or else they will forever be stuck in the ghetto of the music world. But Stanely Mushava says, the Chimurenga guru might want to nuance his criticism of young dancehallers a bit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UNICEF mobilizing Community workers to fight Ebola outbreak

[Unicef] Scaling up in response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, UNICEF, with the DRC Government and partners, is mobilizing hundreds of community workers to raise awareness among children and families of how to protect th…

[Unicef] Scaling up in response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, UNICEF, with the DRC Government and partners, is mobilizing hundreds of community workers to raise awareness among children and families of how to protect themselves against the disease. The community workers will also play a crucial role in providing communities with information on the Ebola vaccination campaign, planned to start next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Odinga Urges Films Board to Let People Watch Gay Film ‘Rafiki’

[Nairobi News] Nasa leader Raila Odinga has urged the Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) to allow Kenyans to watch whatever they, like including banned gay film Rafiki.

[Nairobi News] Nasa leader Raila Odinga has urged the Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) to allow Kenyans to watch whatever they, like including banned gay film Rafiki.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mosquito Nets Mass Distribution Begins September

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhotakota -National Malaria Control Programme has said the countrywide door-to-door distribution of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) begins in September this year (2018).

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhotakota -National Malaria Control Programme has said the countrywide door-to-door distribution of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) begins in September this year (2018).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Man Murdered in Cold Blood

[The Herald] A 37-year-old Gokwe man was murdered in cold blood by an unknown assailant who wanted to rob him at Machakata Business Centre last Friday.

[The Herald] A 37-year-old Gokwe man was murdered in cold blood by an unknown assailant who wanted to rob him at Machakata Business Centre last Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Committed to Occupational Safety

[The Herald] Government will continue ensuring that workers are protected through enacting responsive legislation and seeking to improve safety and health standards in the workplace, the Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Owen Ncube has …

[The Herald] Government will continue ensuring that workers are protected through enacting responsive legislation and seeking to improve safety and health standards in the workplace, the Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Owen Ncube has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe