Latest News December 11, 2015

news From All Africa

  • Kenya: Kenyan Innovations to Be Awarded At Climate Change Forum
    [Nation] Three of the innovations used in Kenya will on Friday be feted with awards at the ongoing climate change conference in Paris.
  • Zimbabwe: City to Roll Out Prepaid Water Meter Campaign
    [The Herald] Municipal Reporter Harare City Council has set aside $31 000 for an aggressive prepaid smart water meter awareness campaign and consultations to raise awareness on the benefits of the new technology to ensure acceptability of the concept.
  • Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala Must Be Prosecuted, Oshiomhole Insists
    [This Day] Abuja -Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday insisted that former Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and others found to be involved in the mismanagement of funds meant for the purchase of arms for the military under the previous administration of President Goodluck Jonathan be prosecuted.
  • Nigeria: Govt Probes 10 Varsities Over Fraud, Sex Scandals
    [Daily Trust] Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu yesterday in Abuja inaugurated committees to investigate the managements of 10 universities and polytechnics over allegations of abuse of due process, financial mismanagement and sexual harassment.
  • Mozambique: Renamo Tells Lies About the Budget
    [AIM] Maputo -Contrary to claims by the former rebel movement Renamo, the Mozambican government spends much more on education, health and agriculture than it does on defence and security, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Adriano Maleiane, told the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic on Thursday.
  • Rwanda: Genocide Fugitive Ladislas Ntaganzwa Arrested in DR Congo
    [New Times] One of the nine fugitives sought by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) for their involvement in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, has been arrested in the DR Congo, the Tribunal Prosecutor announced yesterday.
  • Nigeria: Anti-Corruption Boss Talks Tough, Vows to Recover All Stolen Arms Money
    [Premium Times] The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has vowed that his commission would recover all public funds stolen in the guise of arms procurement in Nigeria.
  • Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala Owes Nigerians Apology – SERAP
    [Premium Times] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked a former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to “apologise to Nigerians for claiming recently that recovered Abacha loot was transparently spent while she knew that $322m (about N63billion) recovered Abacha funds were inappropriately released to finance the fight against Boko Haram.”
  • Nigeria: Wife of Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead
    [Premium Times] Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi has confirmed the sudden death of his wife, Kate, in the United States.

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