Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe Sign Five Bilateral Agreements

[Rwanda Govt] Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe have inked five bilateral agreements. This was during a three-day visit to Rwanda of São Tomé’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities, Urbino Botelho.

[Rwanda Govt] Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe have inked five bilateral agreements. This was during a three-day visit to Rwanda of São Tomé's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities, Urbino Botelho.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

$115m – EFCC Tenders Diezani Funds Beneficiaries’ List

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till March 23, to rule on the admissibility of a list of beneficiaries of the sum of $115 million in the ongoing trial of Dele Belgore, SAN and a former Minister of National Plannin…

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till March 23, to rule on the admissibility of a list of beneficiaries of the sum of $115 million in the ongoing trial of Dele Belgore, SAN and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, charged with money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boris Johnson Makes a Surprise Visit to Mogadishu

[Shabelle] British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has made a surprise visit to Mogadishu, the conflict-recovering capital of the horn of Africa country. UK’s foreign minister met with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on drought, security and…

[Shabelle] British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has made a surprise visit to Mogadishu, the conflict-recovering capital of the horn of Africa country. UK's foreign minister met with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on drought, security and the London summit on Somalia in May, with presence of International donors.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Says Malaria Reaches Epidemic Proportions

[VOA] Health experts say more than 700 people have died of malaria so far this year in Burundi, prompting the government to declare the disease an epidemic. The determination was based on findings of a survey by Burundian and World Health Organization …

[VOA] Health experts say more than 700 people have died of malaria so far this year in Burundi, prompting the government to declare the disease an epidemic. The determination was based on findings of a survey by Burundian and World Health Organization experts, said Josiane Nijimbere, Burundi's Minister of Health.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

UK’s Youth Agenda – Unlocking Potential and Imparting Skills

[Nyasa Times] Today is an important day for Malawi’s Commonwealth Young Leaders in the UK and here in Malawi. Tonight the ‘Commonwealth Young Person of the Year’ will be announced in an award ceremony at Marlborough House, London. Just last week we hea…

[Nyasa Times] Today is an important day for Malawi's Commonwealth Young Leaders in the UK and here in Malawi. Tonight the 'Commonwealth Young Person of the Year' will be announced in an award ceremony at Marlborough House, London. Just last week we heard that Malawi's Charles Lipenga was in the running having been shortlisted as one of seventeen 15-29 year olds world-wide to receive a Commonwealth Youth Award for Excellence in Development work. He and his Maestro Leadership team were recognized for spearheading projects

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Detained Protestors Fight Remand

[New Zimbabwe] THE 73 protestors accused of burning a ZRP vehicle and looting shops, among them Choppies supermarket during last year’s anti-government demonstrations, appeared in court Tuesday challenging further remand.

[New Zimbabwe] THE 73 protestors accused of burning a ZRP vehicle and looting shops, among them Choppies supermarket during last year's anti-government demonstrations, appeared in court Tuesday challenging further remand.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Anti-Corruption Body Seizes Former Agriculture Minister’s Phones

[Nyasa Times] Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) seized mobile phones from former minister of Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda and investigators are analysing incriminating evidence.

[Nyasa Times] Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) seized mobile phones from former minister of Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda and investigators are analysing incriminating evidence.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Politician Biti Mocks VP Mnangagwa’s Command Economy Strategy

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti’s party has ridiculed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s push for a so-called command economy after the claimed success of a similar strategy in the agricultural sector.

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti's party has ridiculed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's push for a so-called command economy after the claimed success of a similar strategy in the agricultural sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nation On the Verge of Eliminating Trachoma With Help of UK

[Nyasa Times] Malawi with assistance from Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is on the verge of eliminating blinding trachoma, an eye infection that had affected 9.5 million people in the country as of 2014, British High Commissioner to Malawi, Holl…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi with assistance from Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is on the verge of eliminating blinding trachoma, an eye infection that had affected 9.5 million people in the country as of 2014, British High Commissioner to Malawi, Holly Tett has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Plastic Fibres Are Causing Major Harm to Marine Life

[The Conversation Africa] Next time you take a stroll along your favourite isolated beach, far from any city, take a moment to look down at the high tide mark. You’ll almost certainly see small plastic particles dotted along your route.

[The Conversation Africa] Next time you take a stroll along your favourite isolated beach, far from any city, take a moment to look down at the high tide mark. You'll almost certainly see small plastic particles dotted along your route.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa