Mixed Reactions Trail NASS’ Threats to Rise Against Buhari

[Vanguard] Mixed reactions, yesterday, trailed Tuesday’s National Assembly’s threats to invoke constitutional measures against President Muhammadu Buhari should he fail to safeguard the lives of the citizenry or further endanger the country’s democracy.

[Vanguard] Mixed reactions, yesterday, trailed Tuesday's National Assembly's threats to invoke constitutional measures against President Muhammadu Buhari should he fail to safeguard the lives of the citizenry or further endanger the country's democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Escape of Over 200 From Minna Prison Not ‘Jail Break’, NPS Claims

[Premium Times] Francis Enobore, the public relations officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service, has claimed that the incident at Minna Medium Security Prison in which over 200 inmates escaped was an attack, not jail break.

[Premium Times] Francis Enobore, the public relations officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service, has claimed that the incident at Minna Medium Security Prison in which over 200 inmates escaped was an attack, not jail break.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Oceans Day – 5 Ways Seychelles Works Year Round to Protect Its Waters

[Seychelles News Agency] Friday, June 8 is World Oceans Day, a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. Every year, World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity to honour, help protect, and conserve the world’s shared oc…

[Seychelles News Agency] Friday, June 8 is World Oceans Day, a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. Every year, World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity to honour, help protect, and conserve the world's shared ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

‘Recognise World No Tobacco Day As World No Smoking Day’

[This Day] As Philip Morris International (PMI) joined the rest of the globe to mark World No Tobacco Day, it has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) to recognise the day as “World No Smoking Day.”

[This Day] As Philip Morris International (PMI) joined the rest of the globe to mark World No Tobacco Day, it has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) to recognise the day as "World No Smoking Day."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ombud Cites ‘Unforseen Family Emergency’ After Parliamentary No-Show

[Daily Maverick] Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane answers tough questions related to the Vrede dairy project investigation by Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services in Parliament, 6 March 2018. Photo by Leila Dougan

[Daily Maverick] Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane answers tough questions related to the Vrede dairy project investigation by Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services in Parliament, 6 March 2018. Photo by Leila Dougan

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethiopia’s Health System As Example to Other African Countries

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has achieved a significant improvement in the health sector. Citizens’ health status in the meantime has also improved. The country successfully reduced infant and maternal mortality rate before the Millennium Development Go…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has achieved a significant improvement in the health sector. Citizens' health status in the meantime has also improved. The country successfully reduced infant and maternal mortality rate before the Millennium Development Goals deadline.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Call for Implementation of Algiers Agreement

[Ethiopian Herald] The governing Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Executive Committee’s decision to unconditionally implement the Algiers Agreement is decisive move in normalizing the tension between Ethiopian and Eritrea as we…

[Ethiopian Herald] The governing Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Executive Committee's decision to unconditionally implement the Algiers Agreement is decisive move in normalizing the tension between Ethiopian and Eritrea as well as maintaining regional peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Do Reforms Ensure Healthy Economic Prospect?

[Ethiopian Herald] Following the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Executive Committee’s decision to allow domestic investors secure shares in mega projects and transfer public enterprises to the private sector, economists are u…

[Ethiopian Herald] Following the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Executive Committee's decision to allow domestic investors secure shares in mega projects and transfer public enterprises to the private sector, economists are urging the government to implement the new reform carefully as it would ensure healthy economic prospect.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia