Trouble Looms in Niger Delta As Pandef Gives Ultimatum On 16-Point Agenda

[This Day] Abuja -Resurgence of hostilities in the Niger Delta became palpable Monday as the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), a coalition of elders and leaders of the region, asked the federal government to meet its 16-point agenda by November 1, 2017, …

[This Day] Abuja -Resurgence of hostilities in the Niger Delta became palpable Monday as the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), a coalition of elders and leaders of the region, asked the federal government to meet its 16-point agenda by November 1, 2017, or risk its withdrawal from ongoing negotiations that had calmed nerves in the oil-rich zone in the last one year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ruling Coalition Claims Landslide Victory

[Deutsche Welle] Senegal’s ruling coalition party claims to have won 43 of the country’s 45 electoral departments. But ex-president Abdoulaye Wade has accused the government of engineering problems with the ballot to sway the outcome.

[Deutsche Welle] Senegal's ruling coalition party claims to have won 43 of the country's 45 electoral departments. But ex-president Abdoulaye Wade has accused the government of engineering problems with the ballot to sway the outcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Missing Person Sought By Mondlo Police

[SAPS] Mondlo SAPS would like to make an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing person, Ntabakayikholwa Nyandeni (80) of Mondlo, Mvuyane area at Nquthu. He was last seen on the 13 July 2017 when he was sleeping inside his house with…

[SAPS] Mondlo SAPS would like to make an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing person, Ntabakayikholwa Nyandeni (80) of Mondlo, Mvuyane area at Nquthu. He was last seen on the 13 July 2017 when he was sleeping inside his house with his wife. It is alleged that his wife woke up at about 02:00 am and noticed that he was no longer with her. It is unknown what clothing he was wearing at the time.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government to Transform Agricultural Sector

[SAnews.gov.za] Government is looking into transforming the agricultural sector so that it allows the entry of black people to participate meaningfully in the economy and the food production value chain.

[SAnews.gov.za] Government is looking into transforming the agricultural sector so that it allows the entry of black people to participate meaningfully in the economy and the food production value chain.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‎Military Chiefs Obey Osinbajo, Arrive Maiduguri to Tackle Boko Haram

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s military chiefs on Tuesday morning arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in response to the orders of the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's military chiefs on Tuesday morning arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in response to the orders of the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NCDMB Targets 100% Local Integration of FPSOs By 2027

[This Day] The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has stated that the Nigerian oil and gas industry will domesticate the full capacity and capability required for the integratio…

[This Day] The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has stated that the Nigerian oil and gas industry will domesticate the full capacity and capability required for the integration of Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels (FPSO) by 2027.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Economist Urges Govt to Reduce Cost of Governance, Check Excessive Borrowing

[Vanguard] An Economist, Dr Charles Nwaekeaku on Tuesday in Abuja advised the Federal Government to reduce the country’s overhead and other costs rather than engage in incessant borrowing.

[Vanguard] An Economist, Dr Charles Nwaekeaku on Tuesday in Abuja advised the Federal Government to reduce the country's overhead and other costs rather than engage in incessant borrowing.

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Govt to Combat ‘Cybercrimes On Social Media’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese government’s fight against social media and other electronic means of publication has raised concerns about further restrictions on civil freedoms in the country.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese government's fight against social media and other electronic means of publication has raised concerns about further restrictions on civil freedoms in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Opposition Calls for Readmission Darfuri Students

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A number of Sudanese opposition forces have demanded President Omar Al Bashir to cancel the decisions issued by the University of Bakht El Rida concerning the former Darfuri students at the university.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A number of Sudanese opposition forces have demanded President Omar Al Bashir to cancel the decisions issued by the University of Bakht El Rida concerning the former Darfuri students at the university.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan