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Lagos Community Decries Two Months Power Outage, Accuses IKEDC Of Insensitivity

Lagos Community Decries Two Months Power Outage, Accuses IKEDC Of Insensitivity

Residents of Alaguntan Community in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos have decried two months’ power outage in the area due to a faulty transformer, saying the outage was causing untold hardship to residents of the community. A resident of the community and system analyst operating at Omopelumi Street, Mr. Ayodeji Alade, said the management […]

Zimbabwe: ‘Sexual Harassment Rife In Workplace’

Zimbabwe: ‘Sexual Harassment Rife In Workplace’

SEXUAL harassment is prevalent in many Zimbabwean workplaces, with the vice being most dominant in the transport and logistics sector, businessdigest has learnt. According to a survey report by Industrial Psychology Consultants titled Sexual Harassment in Zimbabwean Workplaces, the transport and logistics sector and non-governmental organisations have the highest prevalence rates of sexual harassment in […]

Uganda: Elephant Kills Woman In Queen Elizabeth National Park

Uganda: Elephant Kills Woman In Queen Elizabeth National Park

Residents of Nyamuhika I cell Nyabubare parish, Nyamuhika I cell in Bwambara Sub-county in Rukungiri District were left in shock after their colleagues was killed by an elephant. Hadija Tumuhirwe, 45, was attacked by the elephant on April 12, 2017 in Queen Elizabeth National park. The Rukungiri District police commander Richard Emuna said the woman […]

On Third Anniversary, Buhari Restates Pledge To Rescue Chibok Girls

On Third Anniversary, Buhari Restates Pledge To Rescue Chibok Girls

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday encouraged the parents of the remaining female pupils of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State who were abducted on April 14, 2014 by Boko Haram insurgents not to lose hope, saying as a parent, “I feel what you feel”. Buhari in a message he personally signed in commemoration of the […]

Rant Of The Day – This Money!

Rant Of The Day – This Money!

Welcome to the rant column. I am wondering if I am the only that really feels this way. Why? I mean why would one person carry over 10 thousand persons money and keep in a building somewhere when some persons can hardly eat and sleep well. Why? would we scream dollar rate when some people […]

Three Police Officers Killed, Four Civilians Kidnapped

Three Police Officers Killed, Four Civilians Kidnapped

Four days after three four police officers and an army captain were killed by armed persons in Lagos, another three police officers have been killed in a different Lagos community. The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the killing of three of its officers and two community leaders by unidentified gunmen at Oko-Asagun village […]

Gender Ministry Launches Girls Ebola Support Project

Gender Ministry Launches Girls Ebola Support Project

The Ministry of Gender Children Social Protection with funding from the World Bank has for the first time launched the Girls Ebola Recovery Livelihood Support or (GERLS) project in the country. The project will benefit 200 adolescent girls and young women in the three counties including Montserrado, Margibi, and Grand Bassa that are interested in […]

Kenya: Senate To Appeal Gender Rule Verdict

Kenya: Senate To Appeal Gender Rule Verdict

The Senate will appeal against a recent verdict in which the High Court said Parliament risks being dissolved by June if it fails yet again to legislate the gender rule principle. In a notice of appeal filed on April 6, the Senate said it will move to the Court of Appeal to challenge the verdict […]

Nigeria re-elected Chair, UN Peacekeeping Committee

Nigeria re-elected Chair, UN Peacekeeping Committee

Nigeria has been re-elected, for the 45th time, to chair the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, regarded as UN’s most strategic committee, newsmen report. The UN Correspondent of Newsmen report that Nigeria was re-elected in spite of some hesitations by some countries to let Nigeria continue to lead the most critical committee. Nigeria has […]

South Africa : Spanish Doctor Accuses Ex-Wife Of Killing Their Twins

South Africa : Spanish Doctor Accuses Ex-Wife Of Killing Their Twins

A Spanish dentist called his ex-wife to a rented holiday home in Hout Bay, told her he had killed their 3-year-old twins and then threatened to kill her, the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court heard on Wednesday. This version of events was presented by prosecutor Benito Adonis. Mario-César Deus Yela, 48, did not appear in court on […]