How Barcoding Is Helping South Africa Track Its Precious Pollinators

[The Conversation Africa] Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production. Almost one third of the food eaten comes from animal pollination. Animal pollinated foods also contain nutrients and minerals essential to human diets and they maintain nat…

[The Conversation Africa] Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production. Almost one third of the food eaten comes from animal pollination. Animal pollinated foods also contain nutrients and minerals essential to human diets and they maintain natural areas by pollinating wild plants.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

If I See President Jonathan Today, I Will Kneel Down to Thank Him – Waziri

[Vanguard] Lagos -Former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs Farida Waziri, said weekend that the decision of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to set up special courts for trial of corruption cases…

[Vanguard] Lagos -Former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs Farida Waziri, said weekend that the decision of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to set up special courts for trial of corruption cases has vindicated her and laud the CJN for initiatives aimed at strengthening the war against graft in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Civil Society Condemns Criminalising of HIV Transmission

[Namibian] Civil society organisations working on HIV and human rights in Africa recently condemned the enactment of repressive laws which often include provisions that criminalise HIV transmission, non-disclosure and exposure.

[Namibian] Civil society organisations working on HIV and human rights in Africa recently condemned the enactment of repressive laws which often include provisions that criminalise HIV transmission, non-disclosure and exposure.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Oshodi/Apapa Traffic Lockdown – Stakeholders Kick As Govt Approves New Tank Farm

[Vanguard] The perennial traffic crisis in and around Apapa area of Lagos, not withstanding, the Federal government has approved the construction of a new tank farm on Creek Road.

[Vanguard] The perennial traffic crisis in and around Apapa area of Lagos, not withstanding, the Federal government has approved the construction of a new tank farm on Creek Road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Considers 13 Licenses for Modular Refineries

[Vanguard] In what may be seen as a determined effort to avert another round of crisis in the Niger Delta region following the recent threat by one of the militant groups, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to resume attacks on oil installations, the federal g…

[Vanguard] In what may be seen as a determined effort to avert another round of crisis in the Niger Delta region following the recent threat by one of the militant groups, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to resume attacks on oil installations, the federal government Sunday, released plans for the development of the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maina – I Want Open Trial or Nothing – Malami

[Vanguard] Abuja -Buoyed by rising confidence that he breached no laws in the reinstatement of wanted ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubaka…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Buoyed by rising confidence that he breached no laws in the reinstatement of wanted ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has rejected the idea of a secret probe by the Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency Welcomes the Viewing of President Zuma’s Declaration of Interests

[Govt of SA] The Presidency welcomes the visit to the Union Buildings today by the leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance, Mr Mmusi Maimane, to view the public part of President Jacob Zuma’s declaration of interests in line with the provisions of…

[Govt of SA] The Presidency welcomes the visit to the Union Buildings today by the leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance, Mr Mmusi Maimane, to view the public part of President Jacob Zuma's declaration of interests in line with the provisions of the Executive Ethics Code.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South African President’s Last Ditch Effort to Ram Through a Nuclear Power Deal

[The Conversation Africa] University of Johannesburg -South African President Jacob Zuma’s term of office has been characterised by an absence of vision and associated initiatives. Zuma is instead known for his inaction and overt stalling tactics. Exam…

[The Conversation Africa] University of Johannesburg -South African President Jacob Zuma's term of office has been characterised by an absence of vision and associated initiatives. Zuma is instead known for his inaction and overt stalling tactics. Examples include delays in setting up the State Capture Commission of Inquiry, announcing a new board for the state broadcaster, and delaying the release of a report on the future of university fees.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Benue Govt Debunks Alleged Death of Fulani Herdsman

[This Day] Makurdi -Benue state government has refuted claims in a section of the media that a herdsman reportedly committed suicide a few days ago, by jumping into River Benue as a result of the alleged loss of some of his cows in Logo local governmen…

[This Day] Makurdi -Benue state government has refuted claims in a section of the media that a herdsman reportedly committed suicide a few days ago, by jumping into River Benue as a result of the alleged loss of some of his cows in Logo local government area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria