The Beginning of the Campaign Period

[Foroyaa] Today marks the beginning of the campaign period for the 6th April 2017 National Assembly elections. There are 53 constituencies which are hotly contested. All constituencies are contested by more than three candidates. Only one is being cont…

[Foroyaa] Today marks the beginning of the campaign period for the 6th April 2017 National Assembly elections. There are 53 constituencies which are hotly contested. All constituencies are contested by more than three candidates. Only one is being contested by less than four candidates. Apparently the election laws have specified how a campaign should be conducted.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

MPs Hold Sudan Ministers Accountable for Low Sorghum Price

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -Sudanese Members of Parliament are collecting signatures to hold the Ministers of Finance and Agriculture to accountable for the government’s refusal to increase the focus price of sorghum.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -Sudanese Members of Parliament are collecting signatures to hold the Ministers of Finance and Agriculture to accountable for the government's refusal to increase the focus price of sorghum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

SPLM-N Head – ‘Are Chemical Weapons Allegations Being Ignored in Sudan?’

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Yasir Arman, Secretary-General of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), has issued a statement asking whether allegations by Amnesty International on the usage of chemical weapons in Sudan are “being ignored deli…

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Yasir Arman, Secretary-General of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), has issued a statement asking whether allegations by Amnesty International on the usage of chemical weapons in Sudan are "being ignored deliberately."

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Crisis – FUT Minna Requires N70 Million to Fix Damaged Structures

[Daily Trust] Minna -About N70 million is required to fix part of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna in Niger state torched during the recent protest by some of the students.

[Daily Trust] Minna -About N70 million is required to fix part of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna in Niger state torched during the recent protest by some of the students.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IFC Official Faults Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Plan

[This Day] An official of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Ms. Essien Lore yesterday faulted the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, which the federal government formally unveiled penultimate week, describing it as ambitious and its timefram…

[This Day] An official of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Ms. Essien Lore yesterday faulted the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, which the federal government formally unveiled penultimate week, describing it as ambitious and its timeframe as relatively short.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Universities May Close Again Soon, ASUU Warns

[This Day] Bauchi -The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed that it members nationwide may go on strike soon if the federal and state governments fail to redeem their promises bordering on the welfare of lecturers and re-positioning pu…

[This Day] Bauchi -The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed that it members nationwide may go on strike soon if the federal and state governments fail to redeem their promises bordering on the welfare of lecturers and re-positioning public universities to meet international standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria