APC Chieftain Lambasts Jonathan Over $23bn Greenfield Refineries

[Vanguard] A CHIEFTAIN of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Chief Perekeme Kpodoh, has criticised former President Goodluck Jonathan for allegedly failing to construct three Greenfield refineries in Bayelsa, Lagos and Kogi states.

[Vanguard] A CHIEFTAIN of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Chief Perekeme Kpodoh, has criticised former President Goodluck Jonathan for allegedly failing to construct three Greenfield refineries in Bayelsa, Lagos and Kogi states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Pledges to Work Closely With Somalis to Rebuild Country

[Shabelle] The United Nations staff in Somalia marked the UN Day in Mogadishu on Tuesday with a pledge to continue their support for Somalis in their quest for lasting peace and security.

[Shabelle] The United Nations staff in Somalia marked the UN Day in Mogadishu on Tuesday with a pledge to continue their support for Somalis in their quest for lasting peace and security.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

PM Hassan Ali Khayre to Visit Turkey

[Shabelle] Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre is set to visit Turkey on Wednesday and meet Somalis who are being treated there after being wounded in a massive truck bomb attack in Mogadishu last week.

[Shabelle] Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre is set to visit Turkey on Wednesday and meet Somalis who are being treated there after being wounded in a massive truck bomb attack in Mogadishu last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Congolese Refugees Population Doubles

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE number people displaced internally by the conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo has doubled to 3,9 million in the past two years. Some 428 000 of these having been displaced in the past three months alone while over the…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE number people displaced internally by the conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo has doubled to 3,9 million in the past two years. Some 428 000 of these having been displaced in the past three months alone while over the past year, some 100 000 Congolese have fled to neighbouring countries as refugees. With widespread militia activities as well as unrest and violence fuelled by ethnic and political conflict affecting many areas, the risk of further displacement is high, the United Nations High C

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Journalists Jailed for Exposing Presidential Graft

[CAJ News] Khartoum -SUDANESE authorities have been urged to release a newspaper editor and reporter jailed for publishing articles accusing President Omar al-Bashir and his family of corruption. Osman Mirgani has been jailed for six months for “violating the journalism code of ethics” and “threatening public order” for publishing an article in the privately owned daily al-Tayar. The criminal court ordered Mirgani to pay a fine of Sudanese £10 000 Sudanese (R19 600) alternatively for the article published in 2012. Zine a

[CAJ News] Khartoum -SUDANESE authorities have been urged to release a newspaper editor and reporter jailed for publishing articles accusing President Omar al-Bashir and his family of corruption. Osman Mirgani has been jailed for six months for "violating the journalism code of ethics" and "threatening public order" for publishing an article in the privately owned daily al-Tayar. The criminal court ordered Mirgani to pay a fine of Sudanese £10 000 Sudanese (R19 600) alternatively for the article published in 2012. Zine a

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Government Vows to Secure Food Self-Sufficiency

[ANGOP] Luanda -Agriculture and Cattle Breeding sector is committed to raise the production of eggs, poultry, goats and pork with a view to strengthening the families’ food diet and achieve self-sufficiency of essential goods and reduce imports of the …

[ANGOP] Luanda -Agriculture and Cattle Breeding sector is committed to raise the production of eggs, poultry, goats and pork with a view to strengthening the families' food diet and achieve self-sufficiency of essential goods and reduce imports of the products.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Why We Have Not Kick Started NNPC GMD Probe – Marafa

[Vanguard] Abuja -TWENTY – one days into the announcement by the Senate to begin probe into the accusation of the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru of insubordination and abuse of due process as…

[Vanguard] Abuja -TWENTY - one days into the announcement by the Senate to begin probe into the accusation of the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru of insubordination and abuse of due process as raised by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, members of the committee, yesterday gave insight into why the assignment was yet kick start.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Somalis Repatriated After Dreadful Spell in Yemen

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -SOME 134 Somalians, including 61 children, have been repatriated from Yemen after a horrific stay in the war-torn country. The Somalis, fleeing terror and starvation, come to Yemen searching for a better life and found themselves …

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -SOME 134 Somalians, including 61 children, have been repatriated from Yemen after a horrific stay in the war-torn country. The Somalis, fleeing terror and starvation, come to Yemen searching for a better life and found themselves caught up in conflict and often subjected to abuse by smugglers. Among the group returning home are families, who had been living in Khares refugee camp and others, who had been living in the city of Aden. The International Office of Migration (IOM) facilitated the repatriation th

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Young Mauritian engineer proud of her contribution to A350 aircraft

[L’Express] The first flight of the A350-900 earlier this week was a seminal moment for Air Mauritius as it seeks to revamp its fleet and compete with the best airlines in the world.

[L'Express] The first flight of the A350-900 earlier this week was a seminal moment for Air Mauritius as it seeks to revamp its fleet and compete with the best airlines in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius