PDP to Conduct National Convention Soon

[Daily Trust] Reinstated National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, said he would organize a national convention of the party within the shortest time.

[Daily Trust] Reinstated National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, said he would organize a national convention of the party within the shortest time.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deadly Somalia Blast Hits Mogadishu Marketplace

[Deutsche Welle] A bomb blast at a busy market in the west of the Somalian capital has killed more than a dozen people. The explosion is thought to have been caused by a car bomb.

[Deutsche Welle] A bomb blast at a busy market in the west of the Somalian capital has killed more than a dozen people. The explosion is thought to have been caused by a car bomb.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Police Investigating Killing of MCA and Parliamentary Aspirant

[Nation] Police are investigating the killing of a Member of County Assembly (MCA) and a parliamentary aspirant who were on Saturday morning shot inside a bar in Marigat town, Baringo County, as violence escalated in the region.

[Nation] Police are investigating the killing of a Member of County Assembly (MCA) and a parliamentary aspirant who were on Saturday morning shot inside a bar in Marigat town, Baringo County, as violence escalated in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MIgrants Storm Spanish Enclave

[Deutsche Welle] Spanish authorities said 11 guards in a territory in North Africa were injured when some 500 people forced their way through a border fence. The rush came as Morocco threatened it could let more migrants through.

[Deutsche Welle] Spanish authorities said 11 guards in a territory in North Africa were injured when some 500 people forced their way through a border fence. The rush came as Morocco threatened it could let more migrants through.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Osinbajo Assents to Pension Rights of Judges Act, 6 Others

[Daily Trust] The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has assented to Pension Rights of Judges (Amendment) Act, 2017, and six other bills passed by the National Assembly.

[Daily Trust] The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has assented to Pension Rights of Judges (Amendment) Act, 2017, and six other bills passed by the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How An African University Grows Start-Ups

[Innovation in Africa] Elsewhere globally universities have both fostered technology transfer and start-ups. With certain exceptions, this approach in Africa has been less common. Stellenbosch University runs Launchlab and Russell Southwood spoke to it…

[Innovation in Africa] Elsewhere globally universities have both fostered technology transfer and start-ups. With certain exceptions, this approach in Africa has been less common. Stellenbosch University runs Launchlab and Russell Southwood spoke to its Operations Manager Brandon Paschal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Get Serious About the South Sudan Conflict

[Monitor] Over the past six months, at least half a million South Sudanese fleeing insecurity in South Sudan have arrived in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda, joining the thousands of South Sudanese who had relocated to Uganda earlier.

[Monitor] Over the past six months, at least half a million South Sudanese fleeing insecurity in South Sudan have arrived in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda, joining the thousands of South Sudanese who had relocated to Uganda earlier.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan