Siasia Wants NBC to Ban Olamide’s Science Student

[Daily Trust] The Chairman of the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, Mr. Moses Siloko Siasia has berated YBNL boss, Olamide Adedeji, known by his stage name Olamide for his latest song ‘science song’ which promote drug abuse, especially among youth.

[Daily Trust] The Chairman of the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, Mr. Moses Siloko Siasia has berated YBNL boss, Olamide Adedeji, known by his stage name Olamide for his latest song 'science song' which promote drug abuse, especially among youth.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Williams Top Performer in Swakop

[Namibian] Ryan Williams from the Windhoek Hochland Sport Club (WHSC) was the best performer at the Coca-Cola Athletics Club Challenge in Swakopmund over the weekend.

[Namibian] Ryan Williams from the Windhoek Hochland Sport Club (WHSC) was the best performer at the Coca-Cola Athletics Club Challenge in Swakopmund over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Tycoon Ntaganda to Spend Night At Wandegeya Police Station

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Prominent businessman Dr. Ephraim Ntaganda was detained on Tuesday on orders of the Land Probe Commission Chairperson Justice Catherine Bamugemereire to explain how he convinced the Commissioner Land Registrar to acquir…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Prominent businessman Dr. Ephraim Ntaganda was detained on Tuesday on orders of the Land Probe Commission Chairperson Justice Catherine Bamugemereire to explain how he convinced the Commissioner Land Registrar to acquire what she said were illegal titles in wetlands and forest reserve land owned by government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Diamond Firms Destroy Over 100 000 Hectares of Land

[New Zimbabwe] Former diamond mining firms which operated in Chiadzwa before the consolidation exercise by government last year destroyed close to 100 000 hectares of land, an executive has said.

[New Zimbabwe] Former diamond mining firms which operated in Chiadzwa before the consolidation exercise by government last year destroyed close to 100 000 hectares of land, an executive has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

State Capture Inquiry – Waiting for Zuma’s Terms of Reference – Zondo

[Daily Maverick] Announcing the State Capture inquiry, President Jacob Zuma said the allegations were of paramount importance. Two weeks later, he is yet to release the inquiry’s terms of reference, which will probably draw legal challenges if he decid…

[Daily Maverick] Announcing the State Capture inquiry, President Jacob Zuma said the allegations were of paramount importance. Two weeks later, he is yet to release the inquiry's terms of reference, which will probably draw legal challenges if he decides it should investigate issues outside of former public protector Thuli Madonsela's State of Capture report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Parliamentary Committee Sitting Turns Chaotic Over Abdulllah Kitatta

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A committee meeting between the parliamentary committee on Defence and Intenal affairs and officials from the defence ministry Tuesday turned chaotic as Mps questioned the involvement of the army in police work.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A committee meeting between the parliamentary committee on Defence and Intenal affairs and officials from the defence ministry Tuesday turned chaotic as Mps questioned the involvement of the army in police work.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Parliament Committee Recalls Auditor General

[Nyasa Times] Auditor General Stepheson Kamphasa has been summoned to appear again before the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to explain his endorsement over a K567 million interest payout controversy involving Pioneer Investment and with …

[Nyasa Times] Auditor General Stepheson Kamphasa has been summoned to appear again before the Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to explain his endorsement over a K567 million interest payout controversy involving Pioneer Investment and with Malawi Police Service (MPS).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Things We Lost in the Fire, Zum’ing Into History

[Daily Maverick] Did our silence do any harm, did our indifference leave a stain in the clean cloth of progress of the land? I think it did. Did our patience allow the Gupta episode to come into effect? To an extent I think it did. All is not lost thou…

[Daily Maverick] Did our silence do any harm, did our indifference leave a stain in the clean cloth of progress of the land? I think it did. Did our patience allow the Gupta episode to come into effect? To an extent I think it did. All is not lost though, the new era is here. We must crush corruption right off the bat.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Retired Officers Alarmed By Police’s ‘Criminal Links’

[Observer] A former deputy inspector general of police has made scathing comments on his former employer, observing that under the watch of Gen Kale Kayihura, the police has been reduced to a protector of criminal gangs.

[Observer] A former deputy inspector general of police has made scathing comments on his former employer, observing that under the watch of Gen Kale Kayihura, the police has been reduced to a protector of criminal gangs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda