Africa Security Forum Opens in Ethiopia, Natural Resources Tops Agenda

[East African] The sixth Tana High-level Forum on Security in Africa opened today in the Bahir Dar city of Ethiopia, where the management of the continent’s natural resources tops the agenda.

[East African] The sixth Tana High-level Forum on Security in Africa opened today in the Bahir Dar city of Ethiopia, where the management of the continent's natural resources tops the agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Juba Takes First Steps to New Constitution

[East African] South Sudan is racing against time to draw up a new constitution in line with the 2015 Peace Agreement, even as the security situation in the country degenerates.

[East African] South Sudan is racing against time to draw up a new constitution in line with the 2015 Peace Agreement, even as the security situation in the country degenerates.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Why Rwandans Have Interest in French Polls

[East African] As the French go to the ballot to elect a new president, thousands of kilometers away in Rwanda, attention is focused on what a change of tenants at the Elysee Palace could mean for the frosty relations between the two countries.

[East African] As the French go to the ballot to elect a new president, thousands of kilometers away in Rwanda, attention is focused on what a change of tenants at the Elysee Palace could mean for the frosty relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

I Didn’t Sabotage Buhari, Senator Wakil Insists

[This Day] Bauchi -Senator representing Bauchi south, Malam Ali Wakili has debunked an insinuation that he and other senators from the state sabotaged President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing their ‘political foes’ of fabricating such allegation against th…

[This Day] Bauchi -Senator representing Bauchi south, Malam Ali Wakili has debunked an insinuation that he and other senators from the state sabotaged President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing their 'political foes' of fabricating such allegation against them just to besmirch their reputation in the eyes of the public who hold the president in high esteem.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ugo Ehiogu – Celebrating Late England International of Nigerian Descent

[Premium Times] Former England and Aston Villa defender of Nigerian descent, Ugo Ehiogu, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Spurs training centre on Thursday.

[Premium Times] Former England and Aston Villa defender of Nigerian descent, Ugo Ehiogu, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Spurs training centre on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt’s Policy On Tomato – an Appraisal

[This Day] Through its recent policy, the federal government has banned the importation of tomato paste, powder, or concentrate for retail sales, as well as of preserved tomatoes. It also increased tariff for tomato concentrate, presumably for commerci…

[This Day] Through its recent policy, the federal government has banned the importation of tomato paste, powder, or concentrate for retail sales, as well as of preserved tomatoes. It also increased tariff for tomato concentrate, presumably for commercial use from five to 50 per cent in order to revive the tomato sector in addition to $1,500 per metric tonne. Ndubuisi Francis appraises the new policy

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC Slams ‘Climate of Intimidation’ Against Politicians, Journalists

[News24Wire] The African National Congress says it is concerned about at what appears to be a “climate of intimidation steadily encroaching into South Africa’s body politic”.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress says it is concerned about at what appears to be a "climate of intimidation steadily encroaching into South Africa's body politic".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

With IMF Projection, Hope Rises for Nigeria Exiting Recession

[This Day] Indications that the Nigerian economy would exit recession soon became rife with the confirmation by the International Monetary Fund that the economic growth would be positive this year.

[This Day] Indications that the Nigerian economy would exit recession soon became rife with the confirmation by the International Monetary Fund that the economic growth would be positive this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria