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A judge on Monday ordered the South African government to pay $100,000 to each of the families of 144 psychiatric patients who died of neglect, as he detailed a “terrible tale of death and torture”.
South Africans were told on Sunday not to consume ready-to-eat processed meat as the government identified the source of a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people as a cold meat product made by the country’s biggest consumer foods group.
The South African government will compensate the families of more than 100 mentally-ill patients who died from neglect after they were moved from hospital and placed into unlicensed health facilities.
A South African minister has criticised African leaders who seek medical treatment abroad.
The Defence Headquarters has said the military were not involved in the negotiations leading to the release of 101 Girls out of the 110 Girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Dapchi, Yobe state.
The house of representatives has resolved to conduct a “comprehensive” probe of the presidential amnesty programme over alleged mismanagement of funds.
South Korea’s telecom authority is fining Facebook 396 million won (approximately $369,705) for slowing down user internet connections in 2016 and 2017.
Nigeria’s upper house of parliament will consider on Thursday President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the central bank’s interest rate-setting committee, the chairman of the Senate’s committee on banking told Reuters.
The landmark trial over a failed 2015 coup in Burkina Faso resumed in Ouagadougou on Wednesday after being suspended three weeks ago when defence lawyers staged a walkout, an AFP correspondent said.
Mr Donatius Dunu, the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals, has told the court that he was kidnapped, chained and held for 88 days by billionaire kidnap kingpin Evans.
A Palestinian teenager arrested after a viral video showed her hit two Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank has reached a plea deal with prosecutors to serve eight months in jail, her lawyer said Wednesday.
The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has warned Governor Ayodele Fayose against misinforming the beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme in the state, cautioning that it is too late to employ deceit to secure undeserved support of the people.
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) says the Ford Motor Company has initiated a recall in the US of about 1.4 million vehicles due to faults.
A group in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara; All Legacy Groups, has called on all APC members and other Nigerians to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo back to office come 2019.