I Won’t Go to School Again, Says Escaped Dapchi Girl

[Vanguard] The attack on Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram penultimate Monday, has begun taking its toll on education in the area, as some of the students who managed to escape abduction by the insurgents…

[Vanguard] The attack on Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram penultimate Monday, has begun taking its toll on education in the area, as some of the students who managed to escape abduction by the insurgents have said they would not return to school.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Africa Still Struggles in Waste Management

[Daily News] THE College of Engineering and Technology (COET) through the Department of Chemical and Mining Engineering in Collaboration with AGENDA for Environment has come up with National Waste Management Strategy to reduce the impact of waste on pu…

[Daily News] THE College of Engineering and Technology (COET) through the Department of Chemical and Mining Engineering in Collaboration with AGENDA for Environment has come up with National Waste Management Strategy to reduce the impact of waste on public health and environment, resource recovery from waste and resource efficiency in waste management.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Poor Funding Strikes Kenyatta’s Big Four Agenda – MPs

[Nation] The Treasury has not provided adequate funds for the achievement of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four agenda, MPs who have been scrutinising the Executive’s planned budget for the coming financial year have said.

[Nation] The Treasury has not provided adequate funds for the achievement of President Uhuru Kenyatta's Big Four agenda, MPs who have been scrutinising the Executive's planned budget for the coming financial year have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hate Speech Offenders to Die By Hanging in Senate’s New Bill

[Guardian] Abuja -Any person found guilty of any form of hate speech that results in the death of another person shall die by hanging upon conviction, reads a new bill by the Senate.The bill, which reflects the growing concern over the spate of violenc…

[Guardian] Abuja -Any person found guilty of any form of hate speech that results in the death of another person shall die by hanging upon conviction, reads a new bill by the Senate.The bill, which reflects the growing concern over the spate of violence in the nation, was sponsored by the spokesman of the upper chamber, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Despite Security Concerns, NNPC to Return to Lake Chad for Oil Exploration

[This Day] Kaduna -Notwithstanding the security concerns in the North-east, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that it will return to the Lake Chad Basin in Borno State to continue the search for crude oil.

[This Day] Kaduna -Notwithstanding the security concerns in the North-east, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that it will return to the Lake Chad Basin in Borno State to continue the search for crude oil.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

INEC Releases Dates for General Elections for Next 36 Years

[This Day] Abuja -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced dates for general elections in the country for the next 36 years starting from 2019 to 2055.

[This Day] Abuja -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced dates for general elections in the country for the next 36 years starting from 2019 to 2055.

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Okah Rejects Ruling of South Africa’s Highest Court

[This Day] Lagos -Henry Okah has rejected the dismissal of his appeals by the South African highest court, Constitutional Court of South Africa, and has vowed to seek redress at the International Criminal Court of Justice at The Hague, Netherlands.

[This Day] Lagos -Henry Okah has rejected the dismissal of his appeals by the South African highest court, Constitutional Court of South Africa, and has vowed to seek redress at the International Criminal Court of Justice at The Hague, Netherlands.

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How Kenyans Are Being Left Behind in Film-Making Revolution

[Nation] I was watching TV the other day and as usual, Black Panther came up. Black Panther is everywhere nowadays, being touted as a revolution in black-people representation and storytelling – which it is, of course – but for some reason, Kenyans are…

[Nation] I was watching TV the other day and as usual, Black Panther came up. Black Panther is everywhere nowadays, being touted as a revolution in black-people representation and storytelling - which it is, of course - but for some reason, Kenyans are being left behind. Let me tell you how.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya