Flexibility, Long-Term Planning Reduce Somali Famine Threat, Report Says

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -People suffering in Somalia’s latest drought have fared better when donors deftly shift funding to emergency projects that help residents save money and stockpile food, a charity said on Tuesday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -People suffering in Somalia's latest drought have fared better when donors deftly shift funding to emergency projects that help residents save money and stockpile food, a charity said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

The New Struggle for Democracy in Africa Has Only Just Begun

[DA] The following remarks were made today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at a press conference at Parliament in Cape Town. The Leader was joined by the leader of Zambia’s opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), Hakainde Hichi…

[DA] The following remarks were made today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at a press conference at Parliament in Cape Town. The Leader was joined by the leader of Zambia's opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), Hakainde Hichilema. Mr. Hichilema's full address is attached here.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Troops Raze Houses in Bayelsa Communities Over Killing of 4 Soldiers

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -Soldiers hunting for suspected pirates that killed four soldiers at a creek in Bayelsa State, Sunday, have reportedly invaded Letugbene and Bilabiri riverine communities in Ekeremor Local Government Area, razing several houses and f…

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -Soldiers hunting for suspected pirates that killed four soldiers at a creek in Bayelsa State, Sunday, have reportedly invaded Letugbene and Bilabiri riverine communities in Ekeremor Local Government Area, razing several houses and forcing villagers to flee their homes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Crowning of 21 Obas – Ibadan City’s Game Changer

[Vanguard] Ibadan -With the coronation of 21 new kings in Ibadan on Sunday, the history of the cosmopolitan city, especially in the traditional institution has changed. While greater percentage of the Ibadan indigenes are not opposed to what people des…

[Vanguard] Ibadan -With the coronation of 21 new kings in Ibadan on Sunday, the history of the cosmopolitan city, especially in the traditional institution has changed. While greater percentage of the Ibadan indigenes are not opposed to what people described as a giant stride taken by Governor Abiola Ajimobi, others are afraid that the move could usher in violence and unhealthy competition among contenders for the stool in the future.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Naira Appreciates As CBN Injects $297 Million

[Vanguard] The naira, yesterday, further appreciated in the parallel market even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected $297 million into the interbank foreign exchange market.

[Vanguard] The naira, yesterday, further appreciated in the parallel market even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected $297 million into the interbank foreign exchange market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eid-El-Kabir – Buhari, Govs, PDP, CAN, Glo, Others Preach Peace, Unity

[Vanguard] Abuja -AS Muslim faithful all over the world celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to keep aside their prejudices and strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity in order to keep the count…

[Vanguard] Abuja -AS Muslim faithful all over the world celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to keep aside their prejudices and strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity in order to keep the country united.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Economy Rallying Out of Recession – CBN, Fitch Reports

[Vanguard] Indications have emerged that Nigeria’s economy is rallying from negative to positive growth in the second half of 2017, if data from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Purchasing Managers’ Index, PMI, and global rating agency, Fitch’s, are anyth…

[Vanguard] Indications have emerged that Nigeria's economy is rallying from negative to positive growth in the second half of 2017, if data from the Central Bank of Nigeria's Purchasing Managers' Index, PMI, and global rating agency, Fitch's, are anything to go by.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tasks Before New Lagos CP, Edgal

[Vanguard] As Mr. Imohimi Edgal, yesterday, assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, the cosmopolitan city that rarely goes to sleep, no doubt, has peculiarities that call for special attention.

[Vanguard] As Mr. Imohimi Edgal, yesterday, assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, the cosmopolitan city that rarely goes to sleep, no doubt, has peculiarities that call for special attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Status Extension Urged for Sudanese, South Sudanese Nationals in U.S.

[VOA] Activists are asking the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status for over 1,000 Sudanese and South Sudanese nationals living in the United States.

[VOA] Activists are asking the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status for over 1,000 Sudanese and South Sudanese nationals living in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Why U.S. Investment in Nigeria Is Restricted – U.S. Senator

[Vanguard] The head of a United States of America’s congressional delegation on a visit to Nigeria, Senator Chris Coons, has said that American investors have held back their investment in Nigeria due to currency regulations, saying that they would inc…

[Vanguard] The head of a United States of America's congressional delegation on a visit to Nigeria, Senator Chris Coons, has said that American investors have held back their investment in Nigeria due to currency regulations, saying that they would increase their investment in the country when there is a free-floating Naira.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria