Kenyans Face Bleak Year After Poor Maize, Wheat Harvests

[Nation] The country is staring at a food shortage following declined maize and wheat production in the North Rift region – the country’s grain basket this season caused by disease outbreaks and erratic weather.

[Nation] The country is staring at a food shortage following declined maize and wheat production in the North Rift region - the country's grain basket this season caused by disease outbreaks and erratic weather.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Uganda Coach Desabre Set to Meet President Museveni

[Independent (Kampala)] Hours after Uganda Cranes entered residential camp at the African Bible University (ABU) in Lubowa to prepare for the TOTAL 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Morocco, the team headed to Masaka for the night ahea…

[Independent (Kampala)] Hours after Uganda Cranes entered residential camp at the African Bible University (ABU) in Lubowa to prepare for the TOTAL 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Morocco, the team headed to Masaka for the night ahead of a meeting Tuesday with President Yoweri Museveni.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rwanda’s Open Border Policy Comes Into Force

[New Times] Effective Monday January 1, 2018, all visitors to Rwanda started to get a 30-day visa upon arrival without prior application, the Rwandan Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration announced.

[New Times] Effective Monday January 1, 2018, all visitors to Rwanda started to get a 30-day visa upon arrival without prior application, the Rwandan Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt to Review NNPC’s $6bn Oil Swaps – Kachikwu

[This Day] Apparently scandalised by the acute petrol scarcity, which marred the Yuletide celebrations, the federal government is set to review the $6 billion Direct Sale-Direct Purchase (DSDP) contracts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (…

[This Day] Apparently scandalised by the acute petrol scarcity, which marred the Yuletide celebrations, the federal government is set to review the $6 billion Direct Sale-Direct Purchase (DSDP) contracts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria