How Regulation Reduced Nigeria’s Local Airlines From 150 to 9 in 17 Years – Official

[Premium Times] While Nigeria has about nine functional local airlines in 2017, it had 150 registered local airlines in the year 2000, an official has said.

[Premium Times] While Nigeria has about nine functional local airlines in 2017, it had 150 registered local airlines in the year 2000, an official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How to Avoid Trump’s Immigration Trap – Nigerians in U.S. Advised

[Vanguard] Some Nigerians in the U.S. have expressed concerns over the controversial Executive Order expected to be rolled out this week by President Donald Trump to restrict citizens from certain countries and also put in place stringent measures agai…

[Vanguard] Some Nigerians in the U.S. have expressed concerns over the controversial Executive Order expected to be rolled out this week by President Donald Trump to restrict citizens from certain countries and also put in place stringent measures against all categories of undocumented immigrants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

500 Miss Makerere Graduation

[Independent (Kampala)] Over 500 students are in distress after their names were not included on the list of the 67th graduation ceremony of Makerere University despite fulfilling all requirements.

[Independent (Kampala)] Over 500 students are in distress after their names were not included on the list of the 67th graduation ceremony of Makerere University despite fulfilling all requirements.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gaborone Dam Overflows After 10 Years

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -It does not require the wisdom of a sphinx to understand why three weeks ago there was no life at Gaborone Dam. As they put it “water is a source of life” and metaphorically speaking if there is no water there is no life…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -It does not require the wisdom of a sphinx to understand why three weeks ago there was no life at Gaborone Dam. As they put it "water is a source of life" and metaphorically speaking if there is no water there is no life. After more than a week of constant heavy rain in most parts of the country especially in the south, levels at Gaborone Dam are at full capacity and over spilling while the rain continues.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Stop Politicising Bandit Attacks in North Rift, Look for Solution

[Nation] Calls by Kanu leaders to President Uhuru Kenyatta to personally intervene in the escalating cattle rustling along the Kerio Valley, claiming that Deputy President William Ruto’s visits to the area had achieved nothing, are ridiculous and basel…

[Nation] Calls by Kanu leaders to President Uhuru Kenyatta to personally intervene in the escalating cattle rustling along the Kerio Valley, claiming that Deputy President William Ruto's visits to the area had achieved nothing, are ridiculous and baseless.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria Eases Visa for Foreigners

[Vanguard] With an eye on boosting the economy, Nigeria has eased the visa processes for foreigners who wish to visit Nigeria for business and tourism, by removing some of the bureaucratic bottlenecks.

[Vanguard] With an eye on boosting the economy, Nigeria has eased the visa processes for foreigners who wish to visit Nigeria for business and tourism, by removing some of the bureaucratic bottlenecks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. Seeks to Expand Fight Against Al Shabab Militants

[Shabelle] The Pentagon wants to expand the military’s ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks against America, senior U.S. …

[Shabelle] The Pentagon wants to expand the military's ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks against America, senior U.S. officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia