Police Arrest Uzodinma’s Aide, Others Over Alleged Possession of Electoral Materials

[Guardian] Abuja and Owerri -The police have announced the arrest of four suspects over unlawful possession of electoral materials meant for Imo State congress.In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, the suspects were picke…

[Guardian] Abuja and Owerri -The police have announced the arrest of four suspects over unlawful possession of electoral materials meant for Imo State congress.In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, the suspects were picked up at one Faraji hotel in Wuse 2 area in Abuja.Among those arrested were a Special Assistant to Senator Hope Uzodinma on Electoral Matters, Ipanesie Innocent, and Kelechi Alfonne from Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of Abia State.Others were Lawrence Archibong, from Akpabuyo Lo

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Currie Cup Slashed to Single Round Action

[News24Wire] Every game will be vital when the Currie Cup Premier Division kicks off on Friday, August 17 with South Africa’s top teams taking each other on in a single round of action-packed rugby.

[News24Wire] Every game will be vital when the Currie Cup Premier Division kicks off on Friday, August 17 with South Africa's top teams taking each other on in a single round of action-packed rugby.

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Court Grants Lamoer and Co a Weekend Away From Jail

[News24Wire] Retired Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer, his longstanding businessman friend Saleem Dawjee and two former police officials, will spend their first weekend after being given jail terms for corruption, at home.

[News24Wire] Retired Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer, his longstanding businessman friend Saleem Dawjee and two former police officials, will spend their first weekend after being given jail terms for corruption, at home.

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Experts Explore Benefits of Smart Construction Tech

[Guardian] With smart buildings gaining momentum – and as the technology behind them becomes more sophisticated and prevalent, built environment experts have called for the adoption of smart buildings in line with global best practices.

[Guardian] With smart buildings gaining momentum - and as the technology behind them becomes more sophisticated and prevalent, built environment experts have called for the adoption of smart buildings in line with global best practices.

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Those Who Want Buhari’s Job

[Daily Trust] No president is unbeatable. Ask the Malaysians who recently elected Mahathir Mohamad, a 92-year-old former prime minister who had teamed up in an unlikely alliance with his political opponents, some of whom he had jailed. So many factors …

[Daily Trust] No president is unbeatable. Ask the Malaysians who recently elected Mahathir Mohamad, a 92-year-old former prime minister who had teamed up in an unlikely alliance with his political opponents, some of whom he had jailed. So many factors seemed to be loaded against Grandpa Mohamad, not least of which was his advanced age. He was on overtime as the life expectancy in his country is 74.9 years.

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Workshop Focuses On Promoting Green Industry in Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] Promoting green industry in Mauritius was at the fore of discussions during a workshop held on 11 May 2018 in Port Louis, at the initiative of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection in collaboration with th…

[Government of Mauritius] Promoting green industry in Mauritius was at the fore of discussions during a workshop held on 11 May 2018 in Port Louis, at the initiative of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection in collaboration with the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and the UN Resident Coordinator's Office. The objective was to develop a sustainable manufacturing sector with green industry policies and practices for Mauritius.

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Diamond, Platinum Miners Lobby for the Scrapping of 51-49% Law

[New Zimbabwe] The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe says it is engaging government with a view to pushing for the scraping of the 51-49 percent shareholding structure in the Platinum and Diamond sector.

[New Zimbabwe] The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe says it is engaging government with a view to pushing for the scraping of the 51-49 percent shareholding structure in the Platinum and Diamond sector.

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Venture Into Business, Women Urged

[The Herald] Women must grab the vast business opportunities presenting themselves in various sectors of the economy in order to empower themselves, a Government minister has said.

[The Herald] Women must grab the vast business opportunities presenting themselves in various sectors of the economy in order to empower themselves, a Government minister has said.

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