Ghana Tops Group, Dream Ends for Hosts

[CAF] Two goals by captain Eric Ayiah helped Ghana to a 4-0 victory over India in their final Group A match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Thursday. With the result, Ghana secured top spot in the group on goal difference and a place in the Round of 16. …

[CAF] Two goals by captain Eric Ayiah helped Ghana to a 4-0 victory over India in their final Group A match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Thursday. With the result, Ghana secured top spot in the group on goal difference and a place in the Round of 16. Defeat for the hosts, meanwhile, ended their dreams of making the knockout stages in their first-ever FIFA competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Grace Presidency in Sight As Zanu-PF to Amend Constitution to Accommodate Female VP

[New Zimbabwe] THAT president Robert Mugabe wants his wife Grace to be the next leader may have become undeniable at the weekend after Zanu PF’s 10 provinces agreed to amend the party’s constitution with the recommendation for a female VP taking centre…

[New Zimbabwe] THAT president Robert Mugabe wants his wife Grace to be the next leader may have become undeniable at the weekend after Zanu PF's 10 provinces agreed to amend the party's constitution with the recommendation for a female VP taking centre stage.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Dismiss Evans Lawyer’s Claim of Extortion, Sexual Molestation

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Police Force has denied claims that officers of the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team, IRT extorted over N50 million and other valuables from billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly …

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Police Force has denied claims that officers of the Inspector General of Police's Intelligence Response Team, IRT extorted over N50 million and other valuables from billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), while in police custody.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Announces National 3-Days Mourning After Deadly Blast

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has declared three days of mourning, following a deadly explosion in Mogadishu on Saturday. President Mohamed ordered the national flag to be flown at half-mast in honor of those killed after a truc…

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has declared three days of mourning, following a deadly explosion in Mogadishu on Saturday. President Mohamed ordered the national flag to be flown at half-mast in honor of those killed after a truck bomb exploded at a busy junction.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

After Badoo Nightmare, Ikorodu Residents Face Trauma of Bad Road

[Guardian] Commuters plying the Ikorodu-Shagamu road are losing sleep over the worsening state of the road, which is not only affecting their health, but also their livelihoods.

[Guardian] Commuters plying the Ikorodu-Shagamu road are losing sleep over the worsening state of the road, which is not only affecting their health, but also their livelihoods.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A Dream Come True for a Banker-Turned Dairy Farmer

[East African] The dairy sector was a natural choice for Margaret Lugut Kibogy, having been born and raised in a region of Kenya where dairy farming is a mainstay of the economy.

[East African] The dairy sector was a natural choice for Margaret Lugut Kibogy, having been born and raised in a region of Kenya where dairy farming is a mainstay of the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Targeted White Farmers Avoid Courts, Enter Private Negotiations With Govt

[New Zimbabwe] WHITE commercial farmers whose properties have been targeted for fresh invasions have resorted to private negotiations with the government or the potential new farm owners, abandoning the courts.

[New Zimbabwe] WHITE commercial farmers whose properties have been targeted for fresh invasions have resorted to private negotiations with the government or the potential new farm owners, abandoning the courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria to Adopt African Position in Bonn Climate Change Negotiations

[Guardian] With climate negotiators set to gather in Bonn four weeks time for international consideration of the guidelines to implement the Paris agreement across a wide range of issues, the Federal Government has began preparatory activities to acqua…

[Guardian] With climate negotiators set to gather in Bonn four weeks time for international consideration of the guidelines to implement the Paris agreement across a wide range of issues, the Federal Government has began preparatory activities to acquaint delegates with agenda of the summit and national position in the negotiations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minister Osman Saleh Conducts Seminar for Eritrean Nationals in Washington DC

[Shabait] Asmara -Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, conducted seminar for Eritrean nationals residing in Washington DC and its environs on 8 October on the objective political, economic situation in the homeland as well as on diplomatic act…

[Shabait] Asmara -Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, conducted seminar for Eritrean nationals residing in Washington DC and its environs on 8 October on the objective political, economic situation in the homeland as well as on diplomatic activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea