2017 Admission – JAMB Releases Cut-Off Marks Today

[Vanguard] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,JAMB,is expected to release cut-off points for this year’s admission into universities,polytechnics,colleges of education and monotechnics today.

[Vanguard] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,JAMB,is expected to release cut-off points for this year's admission into universities,polytechnics,colleges of education and monotechnics today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wike, Fayose Talk Tough On Primaries

[Vanguard] Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State who are in Anambra State to supervise the ward congress of the PDP, yesterday, threatened to disqualify any aspirant found to be fomenting trouble in any part of the state.

[Vanguard] Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State who are in Anambra State to supervise the ward congress of the PDP, yesterday, threatened to disqualify any aspirant found to be fomenting trouble in any part of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Germany Lauded for Extraditing Genocide Suspect

[New Times] The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has commended Germany for extraditing Jean Twagiramungu to stand trial for his alleged role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

[New Times] The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has commended Germany for extraditing Jean Twagiramungu to stand trial for his alleged role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nigeria Yet to Transform 2.8bn Metric Tonnes of Coal in 17 Fields Into Wealth

[Vanguard] A study by Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc. subdivided the areas of coal deposits in the country, which include the Anambra Coal Basin; this basin was into seven coal mining districts, out of which three of the basins have been explored to an appreciable level, and they are the Kogi, Benue and Enugu Coal Districts and they further have two or more coal resource centres.

[Vanguard] A study by Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc. subdivided the areas of coal deposits in the country, which include the Anambra Coal Basin; this basin was into seven coal mining districts, out of which three of the basins have been explored to an appreciable level, and they are the Kogi, Benue and Enugu Coal Districts and they further have two or more coal resource centres.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Food Insecurity, Poverty Force Girls Into ‘Survival Sex’

[VOA] Women and girls as young as 12 from Kenya’s countryside are being forced into sex work to support families affected by prolonged drought. They have little or no education and travel at least 50 kilometers (30 miles) to reach urban areas, working …

[VOA] Women and girls as young as 12 from Kenya's countryside are being forced into sex work to support families affected by prolonged drought. They have little or no education and travel at least 50 kilometers (30 miles) to reach urban areas, working in unsafe conditions far from their homes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hospitality Sector Embraces Technology to Ensure Safety

[New Times] The local hospitality sector has moved to embrace advanced technologies to ensure security and safety at their facilities. Nsengiyumva Barakabuye, the chairman of the Rwanda Hospitality Association, noted that new technologies are essential…

[New Times] The local hospitality sector has moved to embrace advanced technologies to ensure security and safety at their facilities. Nsengiyumva Barakabuye, the chairman of the Rwanda Hospitality Association, noted that new technologies are essential to safeguard the industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Unam Students Glad Over Re-Opening of Wellness Centre

[New Era] The University of Namibia (Unam) closed its clinic at the main campus in Windhoek for renovations in August 2012, and five years later, the new student wellness centre which cost at least N$5.8 million opened last week. New Era’s Alvine Kapit…

[New Era] The University of Namibia (Unam) closed its clinic at the main campus in Windhoek for renovations in August 2012, and five years later, the new student wellness centre which cost at least N$5.8 million opened last week. New Era's Alvine Kapitako spoke to students on how life was without a clinic and the difference now that there is a wellness centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia