U.S. Warns Citizens to Avoid Travel to Somali-Kenyan Border

[Shabelle] The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to the border area between Somalia and Kenya because of threats by the terrorist group al-Shabaab.

[Shabelle] The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to the border area between Somalia and Kenya because of threats by the terrorist group al-Shabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Training Programme Aims to Boost Rice Output

[Citizen] Moshi -The Kilimanjaro Agricultural Training Centre (KATC) has offered to train agricultural experts in East Africa on improved production of rice, one of the staple food crops in the region.

[Citizen] Moshi -The Kilimanjaro Agricultural Training Centre (KATC) has offered to train agricultural experts in East Africa on improved production of rice, one of the staple food crops in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Experts Push for Use of Mother Tongue in Early Learning

[New Times] African countries should switch to use of local languages, especially in early childhood education, in part, to boost learning of other languages and quality of education, educationists have said.

[New Times] African countries should switch to use of local languages, especially in early childhood education, in part, to boost learning of other languages and quality of education, educationists have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Citizens to Enjoy First Floodlit Game for 30 Years

[CAF] Somalia are set to see its first floodlit football in three decades, taking place at the country’s oldest stadium which enjoyed redevelopment through FIFA’s Win in Africa with Africa programme.

[CAF] Somalia are set to see its first floodlit football in three decades, taking place at the country's oldest stadium which enjoyed redevelopment through FIFA's Win in Africa with Africa programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Orange Rolls Out Mobile Tax Payment Platform

[Observer] Orange Liberia has entered into a new partnership with the Liberian Revenue Authority (LRA) for the roll out of a mobile tax payment platform. The new service, according to a statement from Orange Liberia, provides an easy, affordable and co…

[Observer] Orange Liberia has entered into a new partnership with the Liberian Revenue Authority (LRA) for the roll out of a mobile tax payment platform. The new service, according to a statement from Orange Liberia, provides an easy, affordable and convenient way for hundreds of thousands of Liberian individuals and businesses to pay their taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

It’s ‘Home, Sweet Home’ for Returning Burundi Refugees

[Daily News] SOME seven hundred refugees from Burundi who have volunteered to return home are expected to depart this week, the second such ‘home going’ after the first batch which left Tanzania on September 7, 2017.

[Daily News] SOME seven hundred refugees from Burundi who have volunteered to return home are expected to depart this week, the second such 'home going' after the first batch which left Tanzania on September 7, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Operation Python Dance II – IPOB, MASSOB, ECA, Others Kick Against Military Deployment

[Vanguard] THE South Eastern polity was awash, yesterday, with condemnation for the planned deployment of combat-ready personnel for a special operation, code-named Egwu-Eke 11 (Python Dance 11) in the five states of the zone.

[Vanguard] THE South Eastern polity was awash, yesterday, with condemnation for the planned deployment of combat-ready personnel for a special operation, code-named Egwu-Eke 11 (Python Dance 11) in the five states of the zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Brumskine Envisions First Round Victory

[Observer] In his third-time bid for the Liberian presidency, Liberty Party standard bearer, Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine, says he is now convinced that a first round victory for the party at the October 10 presidential and representative elections i…

[Observer] In his third-time bid for the Liberian presidency, Liberty Party standard bearer, Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine, says he is now convinced that a first round victory for the party at the October 10 presidential and representative elections is certain.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Niger Delta Not Supporting Biafra – Ijaw Leader

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -A prominent Ijaw leader and a member of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Anabs Sara Igbe said that Niger Delta region is not in support of Biafra agitation or any struggle to break up Nigeria.

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -A prominent Ijaw leader and a member of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Anabs Sara Igbe said that Niger Delta region is not in support of Biafra agitation or any struggle to break up Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

H1’17 Corporate Performance – Tier-1 Banks Drive Up Combined Revenue to N5.2 Trn

[Vanguard] Full results of leading companies quoted on the Nigeria Stock Exchange, NSE, in the first half of 2017, H1’17, point to real recovery in corporate performance reflecting positive developments in the economic environment within the period. Fi…

[Vanguard] Full results of leading companies quoted on the Nigeria Stock Exchange, NSE, in the first half of 2017, H1'17, point to real recovery in corporate performance reflecting positive developments in the economic environment within the period. Financial analysts say second half would be even more impressive, if the positive macroeconomic environment is sustained.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria