Shrinkage of Lake Chad Contributes to Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes – – Buhari

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buahri, yesterday, in Abuja said the dwindling fortunes of the Lake Chad have contributed to the upsurge of terrorist activities as well as the constant clashes between farmers and herdsmen.

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buahri, yesterday, in Abuja said the dwindling fortunes of the Lake Chad have contributed to the upsurge of terrorist activities as well as the constant clashes between farmers and herdsmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

How Electricity Changes Lives – Case Study

[The Conversation Africa] More than 1.1 billion people in developing countries lack access to electricity. Some 590 million live in Africa, where the rural electrification rate is particularly low at only 14%.

[The Conversation Africa] More than 1.1 billion people in developing countries lack access to electricity. Some 590 million live in Africa, where the rural electrification rate is particularly low at only 14%.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

NIA Deputy Director of Internal Security Continues Testimony

[Foroyaa] Mr. Samba, the eleventh prosecution witness (PW11) and the Deputy Director of Internal Security at NIA, yesterday 26thFebruary 2018, continued with his testimony in the trial of former officials of NIA. The accused persons are: Yankuba Badjie…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Samba, the eleventh prosecution witness (PW11) and the Deputy Director of Internal Security at NIA, yesterday 26thFebruary 2018, continued with his testimony in the trial of former officials of NIA. The accused persons are: Yankuba Badjie, Louis Gomez, former Deputy Director, Saikou Omar Jeng, former director of Operations, Haruna Susso, Yusupha Jammeh, Tamba Masireh, Lamin Darboe and Baboucarr Sallah, and Lamin Lang Sanyang.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Govt Charged On Rising Cases of Out-of-School Female Children

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE wife of the Governor of Kebbi State, Mrs. Zainab Bagudu, disclosed that the rising cases of out-of-school female children would not reduce if common issues like personal hygiene and general learning condition remain a challenge in…

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE wife of the Governor of Kebbi State, Mrs. Zainab Bagudu, disclosed that the rising cases of out-of-school female children would not reduce if common issues like personal hygiene and general learning condition remain a challenge in school environments.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Turning Promises Into Action – Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda

[Vanguard] In the countdown to the International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018, UN Women has released its flagship report which demonstrates through evidence, new data and analysis how women and girls are faring across the world, and what it will take to …

[Vanguard] In the countdown to the International Women's Day, March 8, 2018, UN Women has released its flagship report which demonstrates through evidence, new data and analysis how women and girls are faring across the world, and what it will take to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

KWS Captures Two Lions in Isiolo

[Nation] Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officers in Isiolo County have captured two lionesses in Sericho and Baasa that have been killing livestock.

[Nation] Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officers in Isiolo County have captured two lionesses in Sericho and Baasa that have been killing livestock.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Independence Day Wish – For a credible police department

[L’Express] On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Independence of Mauritius, my wish is to see a credible police department. I also wish to see an end to political nominations. Both are doing enormous harm to Mauritius.

[L'Express] On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Independence of Mauritius, my wish is to see a credible police department. I also wish to see an end to political nominations. Both are doing enormous harm to Mauritius.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Sanef Condemns the Harassment of Jacques Pauw

[SANEF] The South African National Editors’ (SANEF) notes with alarm an event that unfolded yesterday afternoon and evening that threatened media freedom. Investigative journalist and author, Jacques Pauw, had his house raided by a terrorist-fighting ‘…

[SANEF] The South African National Editors' (SANEF) notes with alarm an event that unfolded yesterday afternoon and evening that threatened media freedom. Investigative journalist and author, Jacques Pauw, had his house raided by a terrorist-fighting 'Crimes against the state' unit of the Hawks. Pauw is the author of the book 'The President's Keepers', a book that uncovered explosive information about ex-President Jacob Zuma and allegation of state capture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Regional Army Chiefs Meet to Discuss Somalia Security Situation

[Shabelle] Army chiefs from African Union troop contributing countries to Somalia have today met to discuss the security situation in Somalia. The meeting took place at the Commonwealth Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo, in Kampala.

[Shabelle] Army chiefs from African Union troop contributing countries to Somalia have today met to discuss the security situation in Somalia. The meeting took place at the Commonwealth Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo, in Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia