President Buhari’s New Year Broadcast Not a Surprise, Says Don

[Guardian] A lecturer at the Lagos State University (LASU), Dr. Sylvester Odion Akhaine, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s new year broadcast did not come as a surprise to most Nigerians.

[Guardian] A lecturer at the Lagos State University (LASU), Dr. Sylvester Odion Akhaine, has said President Muhammadu Buhari's new year broadcast did not come as a surprise to most Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Biggest and Best Gigs of the Year 2017

[Nairobi News] 2017 was the year Kenya had a heavy political cloud hanging above. But despite all that, fun lovers were kept entertained as several big artistes come to perform in town.

[Nairobi News] 2017 was the year Kenya had a heavy political cloud hanging above. But despite all that, fun lovers were kept entertained as several big artistes come to perform in town.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari’s Ministers’ Scorecard After Two Years

[Premium Times] From left: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; President Muhammadu Buhari; Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN); Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe and Minister of Stste for Agriculture, Sen Heinekaen Lokpobiri during the Federal …

[Premium Times] From left: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; President Muhammadu Buhari; Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN); Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe and Minister of Stste for Agriculture, Sen Heinekaen Lokpobiri during the Federal Executive Council Meeting in Abuja on Wednesday (20/12/17) /20/12/2017/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

After a Bleak 2017, What Hope for Nigeria in 2018?

[Guardian] 2017 was bleak; blighted by inflation, recession, government prevarication on important decisions, an insincere war on corruption, uptick in Boko Haram attacks (mostly on soft targets) and needless pastoral conflicts.

[Guardian] 2017 was bleak; blighted by inflation, recession, government prevarication on important decisions, an insincere war on corruption, uptick in Boko Haram attacks (mostly on soft targets) and needless pastoral conflicts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2017 – Sad Year in Nigeria’s Health Sector – Over 1,000 Die From Preventable Diseases

[Premium Times] Nigeria started 2017 with the news of outbreak of Meningitis which lasted for months and was followed by other rare and uncommon diseases.

[Premium Times] Nigeria started 2017 with the news of outbreak of Meningitis which lasted for months and was followed by other rare and uncommon diseases.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gold Alone Can Solve Sudan’s Economic Problems – Minister

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -If the gold produced in Sudan were not sold but used as a guarantee for financing, the country’s financial problems would be solved, says Minister of Minerals Dr Hashem Ali Salem. Meanwhile, the economic situation continues to…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -If the gold produced in Sudan were not sold but used as a guarantee for financing, the country's financial problems would be solved, says Minister of Minerals Dr Hashem Ali Salem. Meanwhile, the economic situation continues to deteriorate, with the country's reserves of cooking gas almost depleted, and soaring prices of consumer goods.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Museveni Was Ready for ‘Complicated Paths’ Over Age Limit

[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni has hailed parliament for passing the controversial age limit bill on December 20, saying in doing so, the MPs had saved Ugandans from “the more complicated paths” that would have been required.

[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni has hailed parliament for passing the controversial age limit bill on December 20, saying in doing so, the MPs had saved Ugandans from "the more complicated paths" that would have been required.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda