House Urges Action Over High HIV Infections in IDP Camps

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives yesterday passed a resolution mandating the Committees on Internally Displaced Persons, Refugees and Initiatives on North-east Zone and Healthcare Services to urgently assess the high rate of HIV infection…

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives yesterday passed a resolution mandating the Committees on Internally Displaced Persons, Refugees and Initiatives on North-east Zone and Healthcare Services to urgently assess the high rate of HIV infections at the internally displaced persons' (IDP) camps in the zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Denies Closure of Nigerian Embassy in Washington

[This Day] Abuja -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday refuted report that the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC, USA, was shut down by workers on Tuesday over non-payment of their salaries.

[This Day] Abuja -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday refuted report that the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC, USA, was shut down by workers on Tuesday over non-payment of their salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Over 396 Firms to Take Part in Arusha Mineral Expo

[Citizen] Arusha -Over 396 local and international mining firms have stepped forward to take part in a mineral expo in the City of Arusha as local mining firms have been urged to effectively use the opportunity to declare themselves internationally.

[Citizen] Arusha -Over 396 local and international mining firms have stepped forward to take part in a mineral expo in the City of Arusha as local mining firms have been urged to effectively use the opportunity to declare themselves internationally.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ekweremadu, EFCC Trade Words Over Senator’s Claim “Presidency Cabal” Plotting to Frame Him

[Premium Times] The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Wednesday said he had uncovered a plot by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and “cabal in the presidency” to plant incriminating items in his residence in Enugu State, a claim t…

[Premium Times] The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Wednesday said he had uncovered a plot by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and "cabal in the presidency" to plant incriminating items in his residence in Enugu State, a claim the anti-graft agency denied.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. Firm Unveils Rwf168.6 Billion Agro-Equipment Leasing Initiative

[New Times] Rwanda’s push toward modern farming methods and agriculture mechanisation is set to receive a timely boost after US-based firm, Nationwide Group International, unveiled a new agro-equipment leasing product. The firm plans to provide agricul…

[New Times] Rwanda's push toward modern farming methods and agriculture mechanisation is set to receive a timely boost after US-based firm, Nationwide Group International, unveiled a new agro-equipment leasing product. The firm plans to provide agriculture equipment worth $200 million (about Rwf168.6 billion in the short to medium-term "to help local farmers improve production and spur the sector's growth". It will also inject more funding in construction-related projects, according to official

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda