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Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

The Federal Government is reportedly making plans to disburse $322 million fund repatriated from the accounts of former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha in Switzerland to Nigerians. DailyTrust reports that the National Coordinator of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Nigeria and Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reforms, Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu disclosed this recently in […]

How 12-year-old girl stopped train from killing over 300 people in Zimbabwe

How 12-year-old girl stopped train from killing over 300 people in Zimbabwe

A 13-year-old girl has been rewarded by the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) for averting a train disaster that could have killed at least 300 people when she was only 12. Nozipho Sibanda, a form one pupil of Entumbane High School in Zimbabwe, saw a broken railway line in Sawmills last September, an hour before a […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

#WeKnowYourSalary: Kenyans expose politicians, tycoons ‘graft wealth’

Barely a week after Kenya’s President Kenyatta announced that a lifestyle audit will be conducted on all public servants, including himself, tongues have started wagging as Kenyans reacted on Twitter by spitting out names of leaders they believe have illegal wealth. The trending hashtag since Monday has been #WeKnowYourSalary and Kenyans, in  enthusiastic fashion, have […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

Kenya says no to Trump request to seize South Sudan assets

Kenya is rejecting fresh pressure from the United States to seize Kenya-based properties of South Sudanese leaders.  The U.S. says many of those properties were purchased with proceeds from corruption, money laundering and war profits. Officials from Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs say the country is happy to share intelligence with the US on illicit […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

Mugabe Demands Salary In Cash… ‘he’s Been Getting $20 000 A Month’

Former president Robert Mugabe doesn’t want to join cash-starved Zimbabwe’s bank queues: he wants to get his money out in cash – just like he’s always done. It’s emerged that the 94-year-old was getting $20 000 a month in cash while he was president – while telling ordinary citizens they should adopt plastic money. Lump […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Auxillia Mnangagwa Appointed Ambassador

The Health and Child Care ministry has appointed First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa as ambassador for child and maternal health in recognition of her work in advocating for access to health for women and children. Speaking during the conferment ceremony in Harare yesterday, Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa applauded the First Lady for her dedication towards improving lives of marginalised […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

University Chancellor Arrested Over Grace Mugabe’s ‘Fake’ PHD

Levi Nyagura, the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, was arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission following an investigation into the PhD. It emerged that Grace was awarded the degree by the university in 2014 after just months of study. Doctorates typically require several years of full-time research and writing. “Nyagura has been arrested. […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

Ex-zambian President’s Son Jailed For Stealing Phone To Buy Weed

A court in Zambia has sentenced the son of former President Frederick Chiluba to eight months imprisonment with hard labour for stealing a mobile phone. Frederick Chiluba Jr was convicted of stealing a Samsung S7 edge, valued at $843 (£626), last year. The court heard that Chiluba Jr stole the device from a woman, Brenda […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

China Is Rapidly Expanding Its Inevitable And Growing Military Footprint In Africa

The primary focus of the defence and security forum between China and Africa will border on regional security issues, financing and upgrading Africa’s security capacities, and improving defense cooperation. Diplomatic relations across the world have always been dominated by the powerful countries. The United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, China and many other European states. […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens

Congo cancels passport of exiled opposition leader

Congolese authorities have cancelled the passport of opposition leader Moise Katumbi, his office said in a statement on Friday, just days after the exiled politician gathered thousands for an opposition rally in the capital Kinshasa Katumbi, a millionaire businessman and former governor of Democratic Republic of Congo’s copper-producing Katanga province, is seen as the leading […]

Nigerian government to disburse $322m Abacha loot to poor citizens