Nigeria, El-Rufai and the Teachers

[Guardian] Governor Nasir El-Rufai deserves understanding, even sympathy, no doubt. But the decision by his government in Kaduna State to sack more than 21,000 primary school teachers who failed competency test, informed by righteous outrage as that ma…

[Guardian] Governor Nasir El-Rufai deserves understanding, even sympathy, no doubt. But the decision by his government in Kaduna State to sack more than 21,000 primary school teachers who failed competency test, informed by righteous outrage as that may be, is hasty and should be reviewed. Already, the action has provoked the pupils to go on street protests in some local government areas, and the state branches of both the National Union of Teachers (NUT), and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have held protest ralli

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electoral Impasse Leading to Scarcity As Economy Suffers Blow

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The current political deadlock has not only left Liberians in suspense over whether or not there will a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf when her tenure officially expires in January, as it is also hard hitting t…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The current political deadlock has not only left Liberians in suspense over whether or not there will a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf when her tenure officially expires in January, as it is also hard hitting the country's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Spy Chief’ Guilty of Fraud

[Nyasa Times] High Court has found guilty the director general of the National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) Elvis Thodi over fraud-related charges , according to published reports on Wednesday.

[Nyasa Times] High Court has found guilty the director general of the National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) Elvis Thodi over fraud-related charges , according to published reports on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Reps PDP Caucus Allege Plot By APC to Muzzle Opposition

[Guardian] Abuja and Ibadan -Members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus of the House of Representatives yesterday rose from an emergency meeting insisting that there were moves by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to muzzl…

[Guardian] Abuja and Ibadan -Members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus of the House of Representatives yesterday rose from an emergency meeting insisting that there were moves by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to muzzle opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Respect Outcome of NEC’s Probe’

[NEWS] The Technical Working Group on Peace Building and Reconciliation in Liberia is calling on political parties and their supporters to uphold the rule of law in the ongoing stalemate surrounding the run-off election.

[NEWS] The Technical Working Group on Peace Building and Reconciliation in Liberia is calling on political parties and their supporters to uphold the rule of law in the ongoing stalemate surrounding the run-off election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Musician Jah Prayzah Set to Perform in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Current Africa and Zimbabwean hot musician Jah Prayzah of ‘Mdhara Vachauya’ hit will for the first time come to Malawi where he is expected to have two performances on December 23 and 24 at Civo stadium in Lilongwe and Blantyre Sports Clu…

[Nyasa Times] Current Africa and Zimbabwean hot musician Jah Prayzah of 'Mdhara Vachauya' hit will for the first time come to Malawi where he is expected to have two performances on December 23 and 24 at Civo stadium in Lilongwe and Blantyre Sports Club respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Malawi Parliament Takes Over Chidanti Contempt Case – MPs Forces House to Be Suspended

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Parliament, through its Business Committee, has resolved to take over the case in which Chairperson for Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture Joseph Chidanti Malunga is facing contempt of court charges issued by Transglobe Export …

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Parliament, through its Business Committee, has resolved to take over the case in which Chairperson for Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture Joseph Chidanti Malunga is facing contempt of court charges issued by Transglobe Export Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Italian Laser Technology for Sudanese Dentists – First Diplomas From University of Genoa in Khartoum

[SNA] Khartoum, 15 November 2017 – In a press release issued by Italian embassy in Khartoum ” last Saturday 11 November, at Corinthia Hotel, graduation certificates in “Laser dentistry” issued from University of Genoa were awarded to 52 Sudanese studen…

[SNA] Khartoum, 15 November 2017 - In a press release issued by Italian embassy in Khartoum " last Saturday 11 November, at Corinthia Hotel, graduation certificates in "Laser dentistry" issued from University of Genoa were awarded to 52 Sudanese students. The participants, mostly girls, coming from all over the country and the region, have been awarded a diploma after one year course of study designed to provide evidence-based core knowledge in laser use in dentistry and to refine practical skills".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Escom to Disconnect Electricity At-Risk Slum Dwellers in Mzuzu

[Nyasa Times] Mzuzu City Council (MCC) chief executive officer Mcloud Kadam’manja has warned residents who are refusing to move out of disaster-prone settlement that there homes will be disconnected from essential utilities like electricity grid and wa…

[Nyasa Times] Mzuzu City Council (MCC) chief executive officer Mcloud Kadam'manja has warned residents who are refusing to move out of disaster-prone settlement that there homes will be disconnected from essential utilities like electricity grid and water.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi