UK Minister for Africa Visits Rwanda

[New Times] The United Kingdom’s minister for Africa, Rory Stewart is in Rwanda for his first official visit to the country, according to the kingdom’s High Commission.

[New Times] The United Kingdom's minister for Africa, Rory Stewart is in Rwanda for his first official visit to the country, according to the kingdom's High Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Chantel Dartnall Named Best Female Chef in the World

[This is Africa] The Best Chef Awards were launched last year in Poland. South African Chef, Chantel Dartnall has won the Best Chef Lady Awards. She owns the Restaurant Mosaic in Pretoria, where she’s the Head Chef. Chantel has indeed enhanced South Af…

[This is Africa] The Best Chef Awards were launched last year in Poland. South African Chef, Chantel Dartnall has won the Best Chef Lady Awards. She owns the Restaurant Mosaic in Pretoria, where she's the Head Chef. Chantel has indeed enhanced South Africa's status as a gourmet destination on the international culinary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Recuperating Echiejile Sure Super Eagles Will Beat Algeria, Argentina

[Guardian] Recuperating Super Eagles’ first choice left back, Elderson Echiejile believes that Nigeria has the quality to beat Algeria and Argentina in the forthcoming international matches despite his absence from the squad.

[Guardian] Recuperating Super Eagles' first choice left back, Elderson Echiejile believes that Nigeria has the quality to beat Algeria and Argentina in the forthcoming international matches despite his absence from the squad.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Nigerians, Condemn Govt’s Silence On Death of 26 Girls On Mediterranean Sea

[Guardian] As Italian prosecutors begin investigation into the death of 26 teenage Nigerian girls who died in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Italy on Sunday, Nigerians while reacting to the incident on social media, expressed outrage at the se…

[Guardian] As Italian prosecutors begin investigation into the death of 26 teenage Nigerian girls who died in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Italy on Sunday, Nigerians while reacting to the incident on social media, expressed outrage at the seemingly loud silence of the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can a Referendum Solve the Age Limit Question?

[Observer] As the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee enters its second week of scrutinizing Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi’s private member’s bill that seeks to remove presidential age limits, leader of the opposition People’s Development Party (…

[Observer] As the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee enters its second week of scrutinizing Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi's private member's bill that seeks to remove presidential age limits, leader of the opposition People's Development Party (PDP) Abed Bwanika wants the highly divisive issue put to a referendum vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lagos Is the 8th Most Dangerous City in the World for Women, Now What?

[Guardian] The day I arrived in Lagos after deciding to move here, I felt a mixture of exhaustion, excitement and disbelief; I still couldn’t quite believe I’d decided to do it. As I started unpacking, my dad came into my room and we started chatting. …

[Guardian] The day I arrived in Lagos after deciding to move here, I felt a mixture of exhaustion, excitement and disbelief; I still couldn't quite believe I'd decided to do it. As I started unpacking, my dad came into my room and we started chatting. As I started taking my clothes out of my suitcase, he looked at me in all seriousness, paused and said: "Yemisi, you're a woman and this is Lagos, this is Nigeria. Things are different here." As I eventually learned, he was right. Things are different here.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Under Siege as Doctors, Prosecutors Strike

[Observer] When President Museveni met representatives of medical workers at State House last week, he reportedly sounded a clear warning: he would declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they went on strike.

[Observer] When President Museveni met representatives of medical workers at State House last week, he reportedly sounded a clear warning: he would declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they went on strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Anti-Graft Agency Arraigns 29 Beninese Over Alleged Oil Bunkering

[Leadership] Lagos -Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded 29 citizens of Benin Republic in prison custody for allegedly dealing in petroleum products in Nigeria, without licence.

[Leadership] Lagos -Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded 29 citizens of Benin Republic in prison custody for allegedly dealing in petroleum products in Nigeria, without licence.