Xenophobia – MTN ‘Shuts’ Offices in Nigeria, Police ‘On Guard’

[News24Wire] Police in Nigeria are reportedly guarding offices of the mobile phone giant MTN in the capital Abuja after protesters against xenophobic attacks in South Africa tried to storm it on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Police in Nigeria are reportedly guarding offices of the mobile phone giant MTN in the capital Abuja after protesters against xenophobic attacks in South Africa tried to storm it on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

It’s Never Too Late to Go to School

[Monitor] By now the excitement or otherwise at the UACE results has subsided for most of those with interests in the matter such as parents, guardians or students. The results showed that 65.8 per cent of the candidates who sat last year’s UACE examin…

[Monitor] By now the excitement or otherwise at the UACE results has subsided for most of those with interests in the matter such as parents, guardians or students. The results showed that 65.8 per cent of the candidates who sat last year's UACE examinations scored two principle passes thus became eligible to join university. An improvement from 2015 where the figure stood at 56.7 per cent. The number of students eligible to join tertiary institutions was reported as 88,659.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Region Should Table Debate On Protection of Indigenous Pastoralist Communities

[Monitor] Climate change is having an increasingly strong impact on pastoralists across East Africa causing recurrent droughts leading to scarcity of water and pasture. 2016 and 2017 have been devastating, with prolonged drought tearing deep into the v…

[Monitor] Climate change is having an increasingly strong impact on pastoralists across East Africa causing recurrent droughts leading to scarcity of water and pasture. 2016 and 2017 have been devastating, with prolonged drought tearing deep into the very existence of pastoralist communities in Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. However, it is how governments in these countries have responded to the situation that needs to be examined deeper. There is a dire need for leaders to combine efforts to mitigate the

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyan Airport to Get Non-Stop Direct Flights From U.S.

[East African] The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has achieved the Category One status that will allow for direct flights between Kenya and the US, bringing to an end the long search for express connection between the two countries.

[East African] The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has achieved the Category One status that will allow for direct flights between Kenya and the US, bringing to an end the long search for express connection between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

REG Defeat Espoir to Go Top of Basketball League

[New Times] Rwanda international Kami Kabange scored a game high 20 points on Wednesday night to help Rwanda Energy Group (REG) beat former champions Espoir to go top of the national basketball league table.

[New Times] Rwanda international Kami Kabange scored a game high 20 points on Wednesday night to help Rwanda Energy Group (REG) beat former champions Espoir to go top of the national basketball league table.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Universities Commission List Ignites Panic, Anxiety

[Daily News] Panic, uncertainties and anxiety have reigned among students at the risk of losing admission at higher learning institutions as the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) maintains that unqualified learners have to go.

[Daily News] Panic, uncertainties and anxiety have reigned among students at the risk of losing admission at higher learning institutions as the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) maintains that unqualified learners have to go.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania