World Bank Faults FG’s Optimism On Economic Recovery

[Vanguard] The World Bank yesterday faulted the federal government’s optimism about the nation’s recovery from economic recession, saying Nigeria’s economic recovery remains fragile with a high degree of risk.

[Vanguard] The World Bank yesterday faulted the federal government's optimism about the nation's recovery from economic recession, saying Nigeria's economic recovery remains fragile with a high degree of risk.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Women Are Revolutionizing the Face of Enterpreneurship in Africa – Just Omomo Ibe

[Guardian] Just Omomo Ibe is a business strategist and a work life balance expert. She help individuals especially women identify the various opportunities in their business to make more profit and create a balance between their work and personal life …

[Guardian] Just Omomo Ibe is a business strategist and a work life balance expert. She help individuals especially women identify the various opportunities in their business to make more profit and create a balance between their work and personal life so they can chase their dreams and make money while at it. The business coach who is also a banker is living her dreams despite been an employee. The young catalyst is living solely on the principle of defying the normal to achieve extraordinary results. She talks about

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

African Universities Must Take a Critical View of Knowledge and How It’s Made

[The Conversation Africa] Most universities boast “centres” or “institutes” designed to announce their strengths in a certain field. But there’s more to it than that: when a university establishes a new centre, it is making a statement of intent. It’s …

[The Conversation Africa] Most universities boast "centres" or "institutes" designed to announce their strengths in a certain field. But there's more to it than that: when a university establishes a new centre, it is making a statement of intent. It's saying that it perceives a need for more work in that area, and that it intends to drive that work.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kids On Social Grants Are Less Likely to Be Obese. They Also Go to School Earlier

[The Conversation Africa] Children whose parents or caregivers receive South Africa’s child support grant are less likely to be overweight or suffer from obesity. They’re also more likely to attend pre-school than those whose households don’t get a grant.

[The Conversation Africa] Children whose parents or caregivers receive South Africa's child support grant are less likely to be overweight or suffer from obesity. They're also more likely to attend pre-school than those whose households don't get a grant.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rice Now Being Smuggled Through Creeks – Customs

[Vanguard] Abeokuta -The Ogun Area Command Controller, Nigeria Customs Service, Sani Madugu, said smugglers now use the creeks along the border communities at Idiroko, Ipokia Local Government Area, to smuggle bags of rice and other prohibited products …

[Vanguard] Abeokuta -The Ogun Area Command Controller, Nigeria Customs Service, Sani Madugu, said smugglers now use the creeks along the border communities at Idiroko, Ipokia Local Government Area, to smuggle bags of rice and other prohibited products into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rukwa Residents Cautioned Over Ebola Outbreak

[Daily News] REGIONAL authorities in Rukwa and Katavi regions have allayed fear over the outbreak of Ebola reported in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), insisting that so far there are no reported cases in the country.

[Daily News] REGIONAL authorities in Rukwa and Katavi regions have allayed fear over the outbreak of Ebola reported in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), insisting that so far there are no reported cases in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa