Africa’s First Humanitarian Drone Testing Corridor Launched

[Unicef] Lilongwe -The Government of Malawi and UNICEF today launched an air corridor to test potential humanitarian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones. The corridor is the first in Africa and one of the first globally with a …

[Unicef] Lilongwe -The Government of Malawi and UNICEF today launched an air corridor to test potential humanitarian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones. The corridor is the first in Africa and one of the first globally with a focus on humanitarian and development use.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

NASS Moves to Decongest Exclusive Legislative List

[Leadership] In what seems like covert moves to commence the much touted restructuring of the country, beginning with devolution of powers to the federating units, the National Assembly has resolved to decongest the exclusive legislative list.

[Leadership] In what seems like covert moves to commence the much touted restructuring of the country, beginning with devolution of powers to the federating units, the National Assembly has resolved to decongest the exclusive legislative list.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Play About Holocaust Premieres in Rwanda

[New Times] The First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, on Tuesday joined scores of people to watch the premiere of ‘L’espèce Humaine’ (French for ‘human species’), a play on the Holocaust, featuring Rwandan artist Diogène Ntarindwa, best known as Atome.

[New Times] The First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, on Tuesday joined scores of people to watch the premiere of 'L'espèce Humaine' (French for 'human species'), a play on the Holocaust, featuring Rwandan artist Diogène Ntarindwa, best known as Atome.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Magnell Tips Local Riders to Shine in Colorado Classic Race

[New Times] The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) head coach, Sterling Magnell, has urged his riders to make the most out of their debut in the upcoming Colorado Classic bicycle race in the USA.

[New Times] The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) head coach, Sterling Magnell, has urged his riders to make the most out of their debut in the upcoming Colorado Classic bicycle race in the USA.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Referendum, Not Quit Notice Will Determine Biafra’s Independence – Jibrin

[Leadership] The national chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Walid Jibrin, said yesterday that it is only referendum that will guarantee Biafra’s independence, not quit notice.

[Leadership] The national chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Walid Jibrin, said yesterday that it is only referendum that will guarantee Biafra's independence, not quit notice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soaring Maize Price in Nigeria Defies Two Year Trend

[Premium Times] The price of maize, a staple food in Nigeria, has soared in the country, amid increase in the global prices of the commodity and other grains, an outlook review by Novus Agro Nig. Limited, an agro commodity price tracker, has revealed.

[Premium Times] The price of maize, a staple food in Nigeria, has soared in the country, amid increase in the global prices of the commodity and other grains, an outlook review by Novus Agro Nig. Limited, an agro commodity price tracker, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alleged N170 Million Contract Fraud – Zinox Sues Premium Times

[Premium Times] Lagos-based Information Technology Firm, Zinox Technologies Limited, has sued PREMIUM TIMES and some of its officials over the newspaper’s reporting of an alleged N170.3 million contract fraud involving the company and its management.

[Premium Times] Lagos-based Information Technology Firm, Zinox Technologies Limited, has sued PREMIUM TIMES and some of its officials over the newspaper's reporting of an alleged N170.3 million contract fraud involving the company and its management.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Al-Bashir to Participate At 29th Ordinary Summit of the AU in Addis

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will lead Sudan delegation for participating in 29th Ordinary Summit of the African Union will be held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will lead Sudan delegation for participating in 29th Ordinary Summit of the African Union will be held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cholera – Calls to Postpone Start of School Year

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref / Kosti / El Obeid / Khartoum -The number of cholera deaths and new infection cases significantly increased during the Eid El Fitir holiday this week. The National Epidemiological Authority and the Democratic Teachers’ Associ…

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref / Kosti / El Obeid / Khartoum -The number of cholera deaths and new infection cases significantly increased during the Eid El Fitir holiday this week. The National Epidemiological Authority and the Democratic Teachers' Association have called on the government to postpone the start of the new school year until the health situation in the country has improved.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan