Day of the Girl Child – ‘I’ve Come Back to School to Accomplish My Dream’

[Concord] As the world observes International Day of the Girl Child today (11 October), Mariama Fullah, an 18-year-old Class Six pupil of Roman Catholic Primary School in Sahn Malen chiefdom, Pujehun district, southern Sierra Leone, has said in an excl…

[Concord] As the world observes International Day of the Girl Child today (11 October), Mariama Fullah, an 18-year-old Class Six pupil of Roman Catholic Primary School in Sahn Malen chiefdom, Pujehun district, southern Sierra Leone, has said in an exclusive interview with Concord Times that she has returned to school in order to achieve her dream of becoming a nurse.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Huambo – Entrepreneurs to Join Agricultural Mechanisation Business

[ANGOP] Huambo -The project of preparing a good transition to an increased use of a mechanised system of agriculture, whose model is being implemented in a cultivation area of 300 hectares in Cachiungo Municipality, in the central Huambo Province, migh…

[ANGOP] Huambo -The project of preparing a good transition to an increased use of a mechanised system of agriculture, whose model is being implemented in a cultivation area of 300 hectares in Cachiungo Municipality, in the central Huambo Province, might be managed by entrepreneurial groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Hichilema Accused of Walking Back On Peace Dialogue

[Times of Zambia] The National Congress Party has accused United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema of reneging on his commitment to the process of dialogue under the aegis of the Commonwealth by insisting that the courts h…

[Times of Zambia] The National Congress Party has accused United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema of reneging on his commitment to the process of dialogue under the aegis of the Commonwealth by insisting that the courts hear his petition into the outcome of last year's general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

French Bob Sinclar to Perform in Angola On November 10

[ANGOP] Luanda -French DJ and producer Bob Sinclar heads the national and international music festival “Nocal SummerLand”, set for November 10 in Luanda Bay, Angop learnt from a source of the organizers.

[ANGOP] Luanda -French DJ and producer Bob Sinclar heads the national and international music festival "Nocal SummerLand", set for November 10 in Luanda Bay, Angop learnt from a source of the organizers.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

A Divided Presidency and the Road to 2019

[Guardian] Abuja -In two years time, Nigeria will go through another election process and the political atmosphere is already getting charged as aspirants to elective offices have started to signify their intentions across the political parties subtly …

[Guardian] Abuja -In two years time, Nigeria will go through another election process and the political atmosphere is already getting charged as aspirants to elective offices have started to signify their intentions across the political parties subtly or publicly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lack of Borrowing Will Limit Govt’s Ability to Execute Projects – Buhari

[Vanguard] Abuja -PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking approval for external loan of $5.5 billion to enable the Federal Government finance the 2017 budget.

[Vanguard] Abuja -PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking approval for external loan of $5.5 billion to enable the Federal Government finance the 2017 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lights Out

[Addis Fortune] The tree has collapsed upon an electric transmission line near Mesqel Square. Such incidents are exasperating the insufficient distribution of electricity in the country. The power shortage in Ethiopia is occurring despite the fact that…

[Addis Fortune] The tree has collapsed upon an electric transmission line near Mesqel Square. Such incidents are exasperating the insufficient distribution of electricity in the country. The power shortage in Ethiopia is occurring despite the fact that the nation has the potential to generate 45,000MW through hydropower alone. Nonetheless, Ethiopia makes do with a total of a little over 4000MW.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia