Nigerian Widows Live in Abject Poverty With Their Children Malnourished, Prone to Diseases – NGO

[Vanguard] A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Channel For Widow Relief Initiative(CFWRI), has urged the Federal Government to design a programme that would have direct impact on widows in the country.

[Vanguard] A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Channel For Widow Relief Initiative(CFWRI), has urged the Federal Government to design a programme that would have direct impact on widows in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rep. Dunah ‘Not Sure of Decriminalizing Anti-Free Speech Bill Passage’

[Observer] With just 12 days to the October 10 presidential and legislative elections, the House’s chair on the Committee on Judiciary says he does not see the possibility for the current lawmakers to pass President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s bill decrimi…

[Observer] With just 12 days to the October 10 presidential and legislative elections, the House's chair on the Committee on Judiciary says he does not see the possibility for the current lawmakers to pass President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's bill decriminalizing offenses that are against free speech, particularly libel.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senate Summons Ministers Over Budget Funding

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate has ordered the Ministers of Finance and the Ministers of Budget and Planning to appear before its Joint Committee of Finance and Appropriation next Tuesday.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate has ordered the Ministers of Finance and the Ministers of Budget and Planning to appear before its Joint Committee of Finance and Appropriation next Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

El-Rufaí Inaugurates N5 Billion Animal Feed Company

[Premium Times] Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that his administration would continue to create more job opportunities for the youth in the areas of agriculture and mining.

[Premium Times] Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that his administration would continue to create more job opportunities for the youth in the areas of agriculture and mining.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bilateral Relations Between Kenya and China to Yield Economic Benefits

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa says he is confident that the bilateral relations between his country and Kenya will continue to yield benefits for both parties economically.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa says he is confident that the bilateral relations between his country and Kenya will continue to yield benefits for both parties economically.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Repeat Poll Triggers Sh30 Billion Cut in Development Budget

[Nation] The Treasury has cut development spending by Sh30 billion for the current financial year through a mini-budget in what could dim economic growth and jobs creation.

[Nation] The Treasury has cut development spending by Sh30 billion for the current financial year through a mini-budget in what could dim economic growth and jobs creation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Parliament Fast-Tracks Two Poll Bills

[Nation] MPs have voted 144-53 to shorten the maturation period for two Bills to change the way presidential elections will be handled and to punish errant presiding officers and returning officers.

[Nation] MPs have voted 144-53 to shorten the maturation period for two Bills to change the way presidential elections will be handled and to punish errant presiding officers and returning officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya