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

What You Need to Know About Kyadondo East MP Candidates

[Monitor] Apollo Kantinti. The Forum for Democratic Change candidate was born in 1974. Mr Kantinti went to Kitante Primary School, Makerere College School for his O-Level before he joining Makerere High School for his A-Level. He pursued a real estates…

[Monitor] Apollo Kantinti. The Forum for Democratic Change candidate was born in 1974. Mr Kantinti went to Kitante Primary School, Makerere College School for his O-Level before he joining Makerere High School for his A-Level. He pursued a real estates and sales management course in the US where he spent 12 years. Mr Kantinti has held different political positions as FDC party member that included heading the FDC chapter in the US. He contested for the party primaries in 2011 but he lost to Mr Ssemujju Nganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rwasa Says His Piece

[Iwacu] During the retreat of political leaders held between Thursday 22 and Friday 23 June in Kayanza Northern Province, Agathon Rwasa, the First Deputy-President of the National Assembly took the opportunity to say things as he feels them. A powerful…

[Iwacu] During the retreat of political leaders held between Thursday 22 and Friday 23 June in Kayanza Northern Province, Agathon Rwasa, the First Deputy-President of the National Assembly took the opportunity to say things as he feels them. A powerful speech reported verbatim.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

New HIV/Aids Drug Available in Kenya

[Citizen] Nairobi -Kenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that will bring relief to thousands of people.

[Citizen] Nairobi -Kenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that will bring relief to thousands of people.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya