‘Lost City’ Used 500 Years of Soil Erosion to Benefit Crop Farming

[University of York] Researchers at the University of York working on a 700-year old abandoned agricultural site in Tanzania have shown that soil erosion benefited farming practices for some 500 years.

[University of York] Researchers at the University of York working on a 700-year old abandoned agricultural site in Tanzania have shown that soil erosion benefited farming practices for some 500 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Judiciary Spokesman Mvula Released On Court Bail

[Nyasa Times] Judiciary spokesperson Mlenga Mvula who was arrested by Anti Corruptiob Bureau (ACB) last week on allegation that he corruptly solicited sums of money and other favours from the United Methodist Church in the names of High Court Judges an…

[Nyasa Times] Judiciary spokesperson Mlenga Mvula who was arrested by Anti Corruptiob Bureau (ACB) last week on allegation that he corruptly solicited sums of money and other favours from the United Methodist Church in the names of High Court Judges and the Attorney General's office has been released on by Blantyre Chief Resident Magistrate's Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

UN Investigators ‘Struck By Scale’ of Crimes in Burundi

[Deutsche Welle] A team of UN investigators has urged the International Criminal Court to open an inquiry into ongoing crimes against humanity in Burundi “as soon as possible.” They also slammed Burundi government for not cooperating.

[Deutsche Welle] A team of UN investigators has urged the International Criminal Court to open an inquiry into ongoing crimes against humanity in Burundi "as soon as possible." They also slammed Burundi government for not cooperating.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Police Justify Former Presidential Hopeful’s Arrest

[Deutsche Welle] Rwanda police justified the arrest of the former presidential hopeful, saying Diane Shima Rwigara had failed to respond to previous summonses. She had been barred from standing in the August elections.

[Deutsche Welle] Rwanda police justified the arrest of the former presidential hopeful, saying Diane Shima Rwigara had failed to respond to previous summonses. She had been barred from standing in the August elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Finally, Nigeria Exits Recession, Reports 0.55 Percent GDP Growth in Q2

[This Day] After contracting for five consecutive quarters, the Nigerian economy has finally exited the recession, as data on the country’s gross domestic product growth rate to be released at 10 a.m. today by the National Bureau of Statistics has show…

[This Day] After contracting for five consecutive quarters, the Nigerian economy has finally exited the recession, as data on the country's gross domestic product growth rate to be released at 10 a.m. today by the National Bureau of Statistics has shown that the economy grew at 0.55 per cent in the second quarter of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Credit to Private Sector Rises to N22.2 Trillion

[This Day] Banking sector credit to the private sector increased year-on-year to N22.172 trillion at the end of July 2017, compared with the N21.978 trillion it stood at the end of June 2017.

[This Day] Banking sector credit to the private sector increased year-on-year to N22.172 trillion at the end of July 2017, compared with the N21.978 trillion it stood at the end of June 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Patients Stranded As Doctors Ground Govt Hospitals

[This Day] Many Nigerians who reported sick at federal government-owned medical facilities nationwide yesterday were stunned to find out that doctors had embarked on an indefinite strike, leaving them stranded and at the mercy of private hospitals.

[This Day] Many Nigerians who reported sick at federal government-owned medical facilities nationwide yesterday were stunned to find out that doctors had embarked on an indefinite strike, leaving them stranded and at the mercy of private hospitals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Japanese FM Reiterates Country’s Non-Recognition of So-called SADR

[Government of Morocco] Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister, Kono Taro, reiterated that his country does not recognize the so-called SADR and expressed his deep regrets about the incidents that marked a TICAD meeting in Maputo.

[Government of Morocco] Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister, Kono Taro, reiterated that his country does not recognize the so-called SADR and expressed his deep regrets about the incidents that marked a TICAD meeting in Maputo.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Strike – Govt Accuses Resident Doctors of Violating Deal

[Premium Times] The federal government said on Monday that it was disappointed that resident doctors commenced a nationwide strike despite reaching “a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Federal Ministry of Health on its 6-points demand.”

[Premium Times] The federal government said on Monday that it was disappointed that resident doctors commenced a nationwide strike despite reaching "a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Federal Ministry of Health on its 6-points demand."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram Attacks Kill 223 in North-East Nigeria Since April – Amnesty

[Premium Times] At least 223 people have been killed in Boko Haram attacks in North-east Nigeria since April, according to data compiled by Amnesty International.

[Premium Times] At least 223 people have been killed in Boko Haram attacks in North-east Nigeria since April, according to data compiled by Amnesty International.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria