School Feeding Programme Reaches 17 States – Presidency

[Leadership] Abuja -Three more states have been added to the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, with an additional one million children now benefitting from it. They are Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Niger states.

[Leadership] Abuja -Three more states have been added to the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, with an additional one million children now benefitting from it. They are Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Niger states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Speaker Seeks Finnish Help in Tackling Gender-Based Violence

[New Era] Helsinki -Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi is concerned about increasing cases of gender-based violence in Namibia and has appealed to the top Finnish political leadership to help curb the calamity.

[New Era] Helsinki -Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi is concerned about increasing cases of gender-based violence in Namibia and has appealed to the top Finnish political leadership to help curb the calamity.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Divisive Polls Offer Kenya Democracy a Stern Test

[CAJ News] Nairobi -THURSDAY’S presidential election in Kenya is set to be another litmus test to the East African country’s democracy. The election rerun is set to proceed after what an analyst described as a series of controversies and false starts. …

[CAJ News] Nairobi -THURSDAY'S presidential election in Kenya is set to be another litmus test to the East African country's democracy. The election rerun is set to proceed after what an analyst described as a series of controversies and false starts. However, according to Rand Merchant Bank Africa strategist, Ronak Gopaldas, the poll would be tainted by major credibility and legitimacy issues, taking place amid a highly fractured political environment, which has seen the main opposition candidate, Raila Odinga, declare his i

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gender Divide Blights Ghana Digital Transformation

[CAJ News] Accra -THE private sector and government have been urged to collaborate and address the gender gap in mobile phone ownership and access to the internet in Ghana. There is a gender gap of approximately 16 percent in mobile phone ownership and…

[CAJ News] Accra -THE private sector and government have been urged to collaborate and address the gender gap in mobile phone ownership and access to the internet in Ghana. There is a gender gap of approximately 16 percent in mobile phone ownership and 17 percent in the use of mobile money services, with an even higher gap of 56 percent in use of the internet. There are 2,5 million fewer women online than men in the country of 28 million. Mobile Special Group Association (popularly known as GSMA), however, noted mobile oper

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Shell Caught in Fresh Controversy in Nigeria

[CAJ News] Lagos -SHELL, the global oil giant, has lurched into another controversy in Nigeria where it is blamed for the disastrous oil spills after 50 years of extraction. The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) alleged the firm’s s…

[CAJ News] Lagos -SHELL, the global oil giant, has lurched into another controversy in Nigeria where it is blamed for the disastrous oil spills after 50 years of extraction. The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) alleged the firm's subsidiary in the West African country, Shell Petroleum Development Company, had destroyed crops in the region with the backing of the army. The destruction is said to have commenced during the laying of pipelines in Ogoni, reportedly without the consent of the people. "MOSOP c

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Message to UN – ‘The Only Thing We Want Is Peace’

[UN News] It was once known as the ‘Bridge of Death,’ the frontline between warring factions in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR). Legendary tales were shared of the bridge being drenched in blood, with even Government security forces s…

[UN News] It was once known as the 'Bridge of Death,' the frontline between warring factions in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR). Legendary tales were shared of the bridge being drenched in blood, with even Government security forces scared to set foot on it.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Four Seasons in Seychelles Moves Up List of Global Resort Rankings By Condé Nast Traveler

[Seychelles News Agency] Four Seasons Resort Seychelles climbed 22 places in Condé Nast Traveler’s ranking of ‘The Best Resorts in the World’ and remained in fourth place as ‘Top Resorts in the Indian Ocean’ for 2017.

[Seychelles News Agency] Four Seasons Resort Seychelles climbed 22 places in Condé Nast Traveler's ranking of 'The Best Resorts in the World' and remained in fourth place as 'Top Resorts in the Indian Ocean' for 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Odinga Reveals Links With ‘Brave’ Akombe

[Nairobi News] Nasa leaders have toured Nyamira County, the rural home of Chief Justice David Maraga and former IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe, to market their opposition to the repeat presidential election due on Thursday.

[Nairobi News] Nasa leaders have toured Nyamira County, the rural home of Chief Justice David Maraga and former IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe, to market their opposition to the repeat presidential election due on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya