Groups Blame Govt for Illegal Importation of GM Food

[Premium Times] The Health of Mother Earth Foundation has attributed the illegal shipment of 25,750 metric tons of genetically modified maize worth an estimated $3.7 million into Nigeria to the attitude of the federal government towards genetically mod…

[Premium Times] The Health of Mother Earth Foundation has attributed the illegal shipment of 25,750 metric tons of genetically modified maize worth an estimated $3.7 million into Nigeria to the attitude of the federal government towards genetically modified foods.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

As Kigali Coach Salutes Players After Rayon Win

[New Times] As Kigali head coach Eric Nshimiyimana has saluted his players after beating ten-man Rayon Sports 1-0 in their second game of this year’s Agaciro Development Fund tournament on Wednesday at Amahoro National Stadium.

[New Times] As Kigali head coach Eric Nshimiyimana has saluted his players after beating ten-man Rayon Sports 1-0 in their second game of this year's Agaciro Development Fund tournament on Wednesday at Amahoro National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Could Zweli Mkhize Take the Number One Spot? and If He Did… Then What?

[Daily Maverick] Reports emerged this week that the ANC in Mpumalanga was going to support ANC Treasurer Zweli Mkhize for the position of party leader in December. Coming in a week in which the party’s KwaZulu-Natal leadership lost a crucial court case…

[Daily Maverick] Reports emerged this week that the ANC in Mpumalanga was going to support ANC Treasurer Zweli Mkhize for the position of party leader in December. Coming in a week in which the party's KwaZulu-Natal leadership lost a crucial court case, and as divisions in the party deepen, it appears that a realisation is dawning of just how close the party could be to an irrevocable split. Coming with that realisation is the search for candidates who can keep the party together, and get it over the existential hurdle tha

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigerian, Australian Firms Get Oil Search Licences in Uganda

[East African] Uganda has issued three more oil exploration licences to Nigerian and Australian firms as the country steps up efforts to become an oil producer in the next three years.

[East African] Uganda has issued three more oil exploration licences to Nigerian and Australian firms as the country steps up efforts to become an oil producer in the next three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Throws Drug Authority Boss Out of Office

[Monitor] Kampala -The appointment of Ms Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa as the executive director of National Drug Authority (NDA) in January last year was “unlawful, unjustifiable, null and void,” a High Court judge has ruled.

[Monitor] Kampala -The appointment of Ms Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa as the executive director of National Drug Authority (NDA) in January last year was "unlawful, unjustifiable, null and void," a High Court judge has ruled.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hausa Hip-Hop On the Up and Up

[Deutsche Welle] Without Africans in North America, the world would never have had Elvis Presley and the rock’n’roll revolution. Polish cultural historian Mariusz Krasniewski explores this theme and others in his book on Hausa hip-hop.

[Deutsche Welle] Without Africans in North America, the world would never have had Elvis Presley and the rock'n'roll revolution. Polish cultural historian Mariusz Krasniewski explores this theme and others in his book on Hausa hip-hop.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria