Rwanda, China in Joint Research to Spur Productivity

[New Times] Experts from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have inked a new deal with local researchers to help increase agricultural productivity through improved environmental conservation.

[New Times] Experts from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have inked a new deal with local researchers to help increase agricultural productivity through improved environmental conservation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Deadly Malnutrition Soars Among Children in Lake Chad Amid Boko Haram Resurgence

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The number of children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition across the Lake Chad Basin – about 800,000 – has soared since last year, and could spiral further as Boko Haram ramps up attacks in the region, an …

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The number of children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition across the Lake Chad Basin - about 800,000 - has soared since last year, and could spiral further as Boko Haram ramps up attacks in the region, an aid agency said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Former Public Broadcaster Chief to Appear in Labour Court

[News24Wire] Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Labour Court on Wednesday to explain why he should not be held personally liable for the wrongful dismissal of the SABC 8.

[News24Wire] Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Labour Court on Wednesday to explain why he should not be held personally liable for the wrongful dismissal of the SABC 8.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

15 Contracted, One Under Surveillance After Lassa Fever Outbreak in Kogi

[This Day] Lokoja -The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Audu has disclosed that the late Aisha Jimoh, who died of Lassa fever contacted 15 persons, adding that out of the number, one person is under surveillance.

[This Day] Lokoja -The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Audu has disclosed that the late Aisha Jimoh, who died of Lassa fever contacted 15 persons, adding that out of the number, one person is under surveillance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Again, FEC Meeting Cancelled Over Public Holiday

[This Day] This week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting will not hold due to inadequate time to prepare the documents for the meeting, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced.

[This Day] This week's Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting will not hold due to inadequate time to prepare the documents for the meeting, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Makes Waves At Edinburgh

[This Day] Edinburgh being the city it is, standing ovations are rare even at its Book Festival, and handed out as sparingly as its university doles out honorary degrees. So when, at 10:45p.m. on Saturday night, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s audience stoo…

[This Day] Edinburgh being the city it is, standing ovations are rare even at its Book Festival, and handed out as sparingly as its university doles out honorary degrees. So when, at 10:45p.m. on Saturday night, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's audience stood to applaud her, at the end of a day on which she'd been made an honorary DLitt, it was a rare double indeed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fresh Fears Over Ekwueme’s Home As Construction Company Vacates Erosion Site

[This Day] Awka -There are fresh fears for the safety of the homes of some residents of Oko community in Orumba North Local Government Area, Anambra State, including the home of the former Nigerian Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

[This Day] Awka -There are fresh fears for the safety of the homes of some residents of Oko community in Orumba North Local Government Area, Anambra State, including the home of the former Nigerian Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

El-Rufai Orders Reopening of Tertiary Institutions in Southern Kaduna

[This Day] Kaduna -The Kaduna State Government has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions in the southern part of the state about nine months after they were closed down.

[This Day] Kaduna -The Kaduna State Government has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions in the southern part of the state about nine months after they were closed down.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Despite Exiting Recession, Govt Admits Growth Remains Fragile

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government’s reaction Tuesday to the news of Nigeria’s emergence from the economic recession was subdued, as the government admitted that the country’s economic growth remained fragile and vulnerable, despite the cheering …

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government's reaction Tuesday to the news of Nigeria's emergence from the economic recession was subdued, as the government admitted that the country's economic growth remained fragile and vulnerable, despite the cheering news from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that the economy grew by 0.55 per cent in the second quarter of 2017, after five consecutive quarters of contraction.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt, NARD Meet Wednesday to Resolve Doctors’ Strike

[This Day] The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said the federal government will meet with the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) today to resolve the ongoing industrial action.

[This Day] The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said the federal government will meet with the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) today to resolve the ongoing industrial action.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria