80% of Farmers Old, Slow in Technology Compliance – CFI

[Vanguard] Nigeria’s agriculture needs more involvement of the youth as the majority of farmers are old and slow in technology compliance, Cooperate Farmers International (CFI) has said.

[Vanguard] Nigeria's agriculture needs more involvement of the youth as the majority of farmers are old and slow in technology compliance, Cooperate Farmers International (CFI) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Listeriosis – Vendors Struggle to Maintain Standards in a Time of Drought

[Daily Maverick] Some vendors have raised concerns about how they are to prevent the spread of listeriosis with limited access to water in a time of drought. This follows a visit by MEC for Health in the Western Cape, Nomafrench Mbombo to the Wynberg T…

[Daily Maverick] Some vendors have raised concerns about how they are to prevent the spread of listeriosis with limited access to water in a time of drought. This follows a visit by MEC for Health in the Western Cape, Nomafrench Mbombo to the Wynberg Taxi Rank to raise awareness about the disease to commuters, food vendors and food shop personnel. By HLUMELA DYANTYI.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dana Air Flies Us-Based Doctors On Free Medical Mission to A’ibom

[Daily Trust] Lagos -As part of its corporate social responsibility, Dana Air said it will partner Global Image Foundation, a non-governmental organisation based in the US, on free medical surgical-dental mission for the underprivileged in Uyo, from Ma…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -As part of its corporate social responsibility, Dana Air said it will partner Global Image Foundation, a non-governmental organisation based in the US, on free medical surgical-dental mission for the underprivileged in Uyo, from March 5 to 9, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Industrialists Hail Nuisance Taxes Reduction

[Daily News] Local industrialists and economists have welcomed a move by President John Magufuli to lower nuisance taxes to owners of industries; a move they say will help to boost the country’s industrial economy.

[Daily News] Local industrialists and economists have welcomed a move by President John Magufuli to lower nuisance taxes to owners of industries; a move they say will help to boost the country's industrial economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bruwer Resigns As Omaheke U20 Coach

[Namibian] Omaheke u20 regional team head coach, Danzyl Bruwer on Monday resigned with immediate effect from the position due to “circumstances beyond his control”.

[Namibian] Omaheke u20 regional team head coach, Danzyl Bruwer on Monday resigned with immediate effect from the position due to "circumstances beyond his control".

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

“I Will Also Fight With You” – President Kagame, Rwanda’s Berater-in-Chief

[African Arguments] President Paul Kagame of Rwanda may divide opinion, but both his friends and foes agree on certain things — that he is tough, wants things done his way, and hates being contradicted. In power for almost 24 years and counting, he is…

[African Arguments] President Paul Kagame of Rwanda may divide opinion, but both his friends and foes agree on certain things -- that he is tough, wants things done his way, and hates being contradicted. In power for almost 24 years and counting, he is often described as the "CEO of Rwanda Inc".

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nigeria – Govt to Negotiate Release of Students

[Cameroon Tribune] Nigeria on March 12, 2018 announced it will negotiate the release of 110 abducted female students rather than use military force. The students were seized last month from their school in Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram militants. P…

[Cameroon Tribune] Nigeria on March 12, 2018 announced it will negotiate the release of 110 abducted female students rather than use military force. The students were seized last month from their school in Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram militants. President Muhammadu Buhari said government chose negotiations over military option and was working with international organisations and negotiators to ensure the girls are released unharmed. Dozens of female students from Chibok in Borno State were freed in exchange for the rele

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria