New Varieties of Rice to Be Introduced to Farmers Soon

[Nation] Kenya is looking at introducing 15 high-yielding, locally developed rice varieties that, once commercialised, could drastically reduce the country’s import requirements.

[Nation] Kenya is looking at introducing 15 high-yielding, locally developed rice varieties that, once commercialised, could drastically reduce the country's import requirements.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Suit to Remove APDA’s Chair Suffers Setback

[Daily Trust] The suit by some patrons of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), seeking to remove the Interim National Chairman, Mohammed Shittu Kabiru and Secretary, Emeka Okengwu, has suffered a setback.

[Daily Trust] The suit by some patrons of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), seeking to remove the Interim National Chairman, Mohammed Shittu Kabiru and Secretary, Emeka Okengwu, has suffered a setback.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NDIC Trains Ghana Deposit Protection Officials

[Daily Trust] As part of its efforts to assist member countries in the West African sub-region to comprehend the relevance of Deposit Insurance System (DIS) in ensuring financial system stability, the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) is org…

[Daily Trust] As part of its efforts to assist member countries in the West African sub-region to comprehend the relevance of Deposit Insurance System (DIS) in ensuring financial system stability, the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) is organising a five-day capacity building programme for senior officials of Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation (GDPC).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Economic Activities Can Lead to Peace in South Kaduna – MAN

[Daily Trust] Kafanchan -Vice Chairman Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr. Jonathan Onigbinde, has said that economic activities can help restore peace to Southern Kaduna communities.

[Daily Trust] Kafanchan -Vice Chairman Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr. Jonathan Onigbinde, has said that economic activities can help restore peace to Southern Kaduna communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Don’t Exit Somalia, U.S. Officials Caution

[Capital FM] Stuttgart -Any withdrawal from war torn Somalia by the African Mission Union in Somalia (AMISOM) must be gradual and tactical, senior security officials at the United States African Command based in Germany have advised.

[Capital FM] Stuttgart -Any withdrawal from war torn Somalia by the African Mission Union in Somalia (AMISOM) must be gradual and tactical, senior security officials at the United States African Command based in Germany have advised.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Nation Toiling to Harvest a Bumper Crop

[Ethiopian Herald] Agriculture and Natural Resources Ministry announced that over 90 percent of the cultivated land in the country has been covered by various crops. It also stated that it has been exerting efforts to overcome El Niño related challenges.

[Ethiopian Herald] Agriculture and Natural Resources Ministry announced that over 90 percent of the cultivated land in the country has been covered by various crops. It also stated that it has been exerting efforts to overcome El Niño related challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia