4-Year-Old in Seychelles Author of Book Warning of Dangers of Junk Food

[Seychelles News Agency] A 4-year old Sri-Lankan boy living in Seychelles has set a new Guinness World Record for being the youngest author to ever publish a book.

[Seychelles News Agency] A 4-year old Sri-Lankan boy living in Seychelles has set a new Guinness World Record for being the youngest author to ever publish a book.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture of U.S.$4.760 Million Penthouses Linked to Alison-Madueke

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that two penthouses linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and valued at $4.760million, be temporarily forfeited to the federal government.

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that two penthouses linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and valued at $4.760million, be temporarily forfeited to the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What the Army Has Been Contributing to the Economy

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s Foreign Affairs and National Security Policy and Strategy dictates that the economy and defense sectors should benefit one another and thus factories which are designed for military purposes should also be geared to produc…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's Foreign Affairs and National Security Policy and Strategy dictates that the economy and defense sectors should benefit one another and thus factories which are designed for military purposes should also be geared to produce commodities that are needed by the civilian community.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Blackout Disrupts Malawi Parliament Again – MPs Say ‘Just Give Us Candles’

[Nyasa Times] Business in the National Assembly was disrupted on Tuesday as the House was thrown into darkness by a power outage with leading to jeers from the opposition as some members of Parliament (MPs) flipped open their mobile phones to use as fl…

[Nyasa Times] Business in the National Assembly was disrupted on Tuesday as the House was thrown into darkness by a power outage with leading to jeers from the opposition as some members of Parliament (MPs) flipped open their mobile phones to use as flashlights.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Government Speaks Tough On Bid Rigging

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Government says efficient public procurement system remains key to fostering the country’s economic development as such it (government) would continue to fight against unfair trade practices that continue to derail effort…

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Government says efficient public procurement system remains key to fostering the country's economic development as such it (government) would continue to fight against unfair trade practices that continue to derail efforts to the country's socio- economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘In Batangafo, People Are Afraid for Their Lives. It’s the Only Thing They Have Left’

[MSF] Since late July 2017 fighting between ex-Seleka and Anti-balaka factions has once again set Batangafo and its surroundings on fire. The fighting in the area, in the north of the Central African Republic, has forced tens of thousands of people to …

[MSF] Since late July 2017 fighting between ex-Seleka and Anti-balaka factions has once again set Batangafo and its surroundings on fire. The fighting in the area, in the north of the Central African Republic, has forced tens of thousands of people to abandon the temporary shelters where they had been seeking refuge since the crisis began in 2013-2014. Many have found refuge in the compound of the hospital supported by MSF.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Morocco Unveils Its Experience in Developing Waste-to-Energy Systems

[MAP] Nairobi -Secretary of state for Sustainable Development, Nezha El Ouafi, presented, Thursday in Nairobi, Morocco’s experience in developing waste-to-energy systems.

[MAP] Nairobi -Secretary of state for Sustainable Development, Nezha El Ouafi, presented, Thursday in Nairobi, Morocco's experience in developing waste-to-energy systems.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Marine Protected Areas Secure Fish Production

[ANGOP] Luanda -The creation of marine protected areas aims at ensuring energetic processes crucial for the maintenance of food chains, protection of biodiversity and fish production.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The creation of marine protected areas aims at ensuring energetic processes crucial for the maintenance of food chains, protection of biodiversity and fish production.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola