GEORGE WEAH has usually had luck on his side. To be sure, skill and hard work propelled him from a west African slum to playing for the top teams of European football. But fortune also smiled on him
SUNLIGHT POURS onto yellowing cloth in the Gaskiya textile factory in Kano, northern Nigeria’s largest city, through gaping holes in its tin roof.
AFTER DISCOVERING that one of his employees had embezzled $800,000, Saif took him to a court in Baghdad and won. When the thief still did not return the cash, he was thrown in jail. But he was soon released, probably after paying a bribe.
IT WAS NOT even two months ago that Binyamin Netanyahu declared “a great victory” after his Likud party took 35 seats in a hard-fought election.
[FrontPageAfrica] PRESIDENT GEORGE Manneh Weah finally got his chance to face the Liberian people, who for most of the past few months have been growing weary over the rapidly declining and dismal fate of the country’s economy.
[Nation] The National Treasury has confirmed that it is seeking a Sh75 billion loan from the World Bank for budget support, but insists the government is not broke.
[Nyasa Times] Newly elected members of parliament take their oath of office from June 17 to 18 in readiness for the election of Speaker of National Assembly and two deputies.
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Government will get in touch with the family of former UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi over delivery of his remains kept in a military unit in Andulo, central Bie province.
[Guardian] The Anambra State police command said on Wednesday it had uncovered a child-stealing syndicate, arrested two female suspects and reunited a child identified as Mmerichukwu, who was stolen at the aged of seven in 2012 with his parents.
[New Zimbabwe] HUMANITARIAN aid organisations are demanding for the removal of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) officers, in tropical Cyclone Idai affected areas, amid reports of an increase in sexual-related offences.