New State of Emergency Risks Renewed Abuses

[HRW] Ethiopia’s newly proclaimed state of emergency risks further closing the space for peaceful political activity, Human Rights Watch said today. The action dashed hopes that the release of key political prisoners days earlier was a first step towar…

[HRW] Ethiopia's newly proclaimed state of emergency risks further closing the space for peaceful political activity, Human Rights Watch said today. The action dashed hopes that the release of key political prisoners days earlier was a first step toward more widespread political reforms. The government should promptly repeal or revise restrictions that violate the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, association, and expression protected under international human rights law.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Obaseki Orders Arrest of Killers of Five Persons in Edo

[This Day] Benin City -Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of the bandits responsible for the death of three persons, two adults and a minor, in Ugboha, Esan South East and Odiguete Ovia North East Local Government Councils o…

[This Day] Benin City -Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of the bandits responsible for the death of three persons, two adults and a minor, in Ugboha, Esan South East and Odiguete Ovia North East Local Government Councils of the state at the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Health Minister Assesses Sector in Zaire

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -The Health minister, Sílvia Paula Lutucuta, is since Monday paying a two-day working visit to the northern Zaire province, aimed at learning about the conditions of the sector in that region of the country.

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -The Health minister, Sílvia Paula Lutucuta, is since Monday paying a two-day working visit to the northern Zaire province, aimed at learning about the conditions of the sector in that region of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Mangochi Police Arrest Man for Suspected Drug Theft

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -A 23-year-old man, Razak Masina, is in police custody at Namwera Police Post for being found in possession of assorted medical drugs without license.

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -A 23-year-old man, Razak Masina, is in police custody at Namwera Police Post for being found in possession of assorted medical drugs without license.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

NIBSS – Nigerian Lenders Lost Two Million Customers in Two Years

[This Day] Despite the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) effort to promote financial inclusion, Nigerian banks lost over two million customers between 2016 and 2017, with several customers abandoning their accounts due to the introduction of the Bank Ver…

[This Day] Despite the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) effort to promote financial inclusion, Nigerian banks lost over two million customers between 2016 and 2017, with several customers abandoning their accounts due to the introduction of the Bank Verification Number (BVN) which would have linked them to illicit funds flows/transfers tied to corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nasarawa Commences Installation of Imported Fertilizer Blending Plants

[This Day] Lafia -The Nasarawa State Government has commenced installation of the four modern fertilizer blending plants it imported last year from China to boost agricultural development of the state.

[This Day] Lafia -The Nasarawa State Government has commenced installation of the four modern fertilizer blending plants it imported last year from China to boost agricultural development of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Angola’s Commitment to Fighting Environmental Crimes Hailed

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan government’s commitment to combat environmental crime, with emphasis on the capture and burning of ivory, was recognized by the International Giants Summit, held from 15 to 17 March this year in Gaberone, capital of Botswana.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan government's commitment to combat environmental crime, with emphasis on the capture and burning of ivory, was recognized by the International Giants Summit, held from 15 to 17 March this year in Gaberone, capital of Botswana.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Limpopo Commemorates Human Rights Day in Giyani, 21 Mar

[Govt of SA] The call in this year’s centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is to continue to honour his memory through celebrating Human Rights Day to promote unity, peace, equality and social cohesion.

[Govt of SA] The call in this year's centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is to continue to honour his memory through celebrating Human Rights Day to promote unity, peace, equality and social cohesion.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Angola and Mali Keen to Boost Bilateral Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -Mali is interested in cooperating with Angola in the socio-economic and scientific sectors, among others, aimed at bolstering the existing friendship and solidarity relations between the two countries.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Mali is interested in cooperating with Angola in the socio-economic and scientific sectors, among others, aimed at bolstering the existing friendship and solidarity relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali