[Premium Times] The seven-day warning strike ordered by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has paralysed activities at federal secretariat, Abuja, on Thursday, being the first day.
THE Syrian regime and its Russian backers may soon launch one of the biggest battles of the war. The signs are ominous
[News24Wire] As former US president Barack Obama prepares to return to South Africa – and the continent – for the first time since he left office, ahead of next week’s annual Nelson Mandela lecture, he has paid homage to some of Africa’s best writers.
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, sitting at a Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd challenging the imposition of $3.6billion fine on it by the Federal Government.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Researchers looking to steal a march on a maize-eating pest that has infested millions of hectares of crops in Africa over the past two years are deploying an app as part of their efforts to combat it.
[News24Wire] North West ANC chairperson Supra Mahumapelo says he is confident his province’s preferred presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will emerge victorious in the party’s leadership race.
[Namibian] A penalty shootout decided the bronze medals in favour of Tanzania at the Cosafa Castle Cup while hosts South Africa took the Plate final after Friday’s double header at the Moruleng Stadium.
[GroundUp] South African National AIDS Council did not include decriminalising sex work in its HIV strategy plan
[Daily News] DEPUTY Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Tulia Ackson has urged the public to join efforts in the battle against violence on women.
[Daily News] Loliondo -LIVESTOCK keepers living in villages surrounding Serengeti National Park have hatched new methods of trespassing into the conserved area by driving their large herds of cattle into the game park during the night.