Niger Make History in Kochi

[CAF] History was made in Kochi on Saturday evening as Niger made a winning debut in a FIFA competition with a 1-0 victory over Korea DPR in Group D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. Salim Abdourahmane was the hero with the only goal of the match.

[CAF] History was made in Kochi on Saturday evening as Niger made a winning debut in a FIFA competition with a 1-0 victory over Korea DPR in Group D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. Salim Abdourahmane was the hero with the only goal of the match.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Iran Find Extra Gear to Beat Guinea

[CAF] Allahyar Sayyad’s hammered long-range opener was the pick of four second-half goals in Goa, as Iran moved to the top of the table after the opening matchday in Group C at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

[CAF] Allahyar Sayyad's hammered long-range opener was the pick of four second-half goals in Goa, as Iran moved to the top of the table after the opening matchday in Group C at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

Fire Consumes 60 000 Hectares of Pastures, Vegetation

[The Herald] Over 60 000 hectares of pastures and vegetation have been destroyed by veld fires in Mashonaland East Province since the beginning of the 2017 fire season. In a speech read on his behalf by the director of affairs in his office, Mr Muchemw…

[The Herald] Over 60 000 hectares of pastures and vegetation have been destroyed by veld fires in Mashonaland East Province since the beginning of the 2017 fire season. In a speech read on his behalf by the director of affairs in his office, Mr Muchemwa Mugwisi, in a meeting with the National Ministerial Committee on fire last week, Minister of State for Mashonaland East Provincial Affairs Retired Brigadier-General Ambrose Mutinhiri said veld fires had become a perennial environmental challenge.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Youth League Questions Barclays Deal

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Youth League continues to question the acquisition of Barclays Zimbabwe by a foreign firm, saying this is not in the best economic interests of the country. Reiterating the same point he made at the Youth League national assemb…

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Youth League continues to question the acquisition of Barclays Zimbabwe by a foreign firm, saying this is not in the best economic interests of the country. Reiterating the same point he made at the Youth League national assembly in the capital on Saturday, the wing's secretary Cde Kudzanai Chipanga told The Herald yesterday that the country was doing itself a major disservice by handing over such an asset to a foreign company. He questioned the conspiracy of silence surrounding the deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Redefining Government Role

[SudaNow] One of the arguments usually raised against imposing sanctions is that it provides a scapegoat for targeted governments with an excuse to blame every failure on sanctions and not on its ill-devised or executed policies.

[SudaNow] One of the arguments usually raised against imposing sanctions is that it provides a scapegoat for targeted governments with an excuse to blame every failure on sanctions and not on its ill-devised or executed policies.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

IPI to Hold World Congress in Nigeria in June 2018

[This Day] The International Press Institute (IPI) has stated that it will hold its annual World Congress in Abuja from June 21 to 23, 2018, under the theme, ‘Why Good Journalism Matters.’

[This Day] The International Press Institute (IPI) has stated that it will hold its annual World Congress in Abuja from June 21 to 23, 2018, under the theme, 'Why Good Journalism Matters.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria