To Achieve Ambitious Goals – We Need to Start With Our Basic Rights

[IPS] New York -Recent protests in Ethiopia have seen people demonstrate in their thousands, angry at their authoritarian government, its favouritism towards those close to the ruling elite, and its failure to share the country’s wealth more equally.

[IPS] New York -Recent protests in Ethiopia have seen people demonstrate in their thousands, angry at their authoritarian government, its favouritism towards those close to the ruling elite, and its failure to share the country's wealth more equally.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

IPOB Members Storm Church, Protest to Obiano

[Vanguard] The insistence by members of IPOB, that there would be no election in Anambra State in November this year, allegedly took a dangerous dimension with some youths suspected to be members of IPOB storming St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Ekwulobia…

[Vanguard] The insistence by members of IPOB, that there would be no election in Anambra State in November this year, allegedly took a dangerous dimension with some youths suspected to be members of IPOB storming St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Ekwulobia in Aguata Local Government Area, Anambra State where Governor Willie Obiano was worshipping and tried to disrupt the service.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Civil Society Mobilises to End Zuma Presidency

[GroundUp] #UniteBehind held a public meeting on Saturday at the Central Methodist Mission Church on Greenmarket Square in Cape Town to prepare for mass mobilisation in support of the recall of President Jacob Zuma.

[GroundUp] #UniteBehind held a public meeting on Saturday at the Central Methodist Mission Church on Greenmarket Square in Cape Town to prepare for mass mobilisation in support of the recall of President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Niger Delta Militants to Resume Fresh Attacks Sept 31

[Vanguard] Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, one of the militant groups that asked the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, led by Chief Edwin Clark, to stop all engagements with the Federal Government, has announced that it will commence fresh attacks on…

[Vanguard] Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, one of the militant groups that asked the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, led by Chief Edwin Clark, to stop all engagements with the Federal Government, has announced that it will commence fresh attacks on oil facilities across the Niger Delta on September 31.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obasanjo to Recount Christian Experience

[Vanguard] General Olusegun Obasanjo, the first leader to preside over the Nigerian government both as a soldier and a civilian politician, will, next Sunday, August 6, tell Nigerians what influence his Christian experience has had on his military care…

[Vanguard] General Olusegun Obasanjo, the first leader to preside over the Nigerian government both as a soldier and a civilian politician, will, next Sunday, August 6, tell Nigerians what influence his Christian experience has had on his military career and his journey through in the country's political terrain.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inside Politics of How Senate Okayed Constitution Amendment

[Leadership] The Senate on Wednesday July 26, 2017 went through a painstaking task to vote for the amendment to the 1999 Constitution SOLOMON AYADO writes on the clandestine legislative exercise.

[Leadership] The Senate on Wednesday July 26, 2017 went through a painstaking task to vote for the amendment to the 1999 Constitution SOLOMON AYADO writes on the clandestine legislative exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NCAA Won’t Certify Any Airport That Is Below Standard – Capt Muhtar

[Leadership] Captain Muhtar Usman is the director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). In this interview with ANTHONY AWUNOR, the NCAA boss explains the processes, stages and readiness of certification of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja vis-à-vis the role of CAA and ICAO.

[Leadership] Captain Muhtar Usman is the director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). In this interview with ANTHONY AWUNOR, the NCAA boss explains the processes, stages and readiness of certification of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja vis-à-vis the role of CAA and ICAO.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UK Votes £38 Million to Deradicalise, Check Fake News in Nigeria

[Leadership] Abuja -Conflict Adviser of the Department for International Development (DFID) representative in Nigeria, Dr Joseph Ochogwu has disclosed that the UK government has committed over £38 million to support the government and people of Nigeria to end the threat posed by terrorists.

[Leadership] Abuja -Conflict Adviser of the Department for International Development (DFID) representative in Nigeria, Dr Joseph Ochogwu has disclosed that the UK government has committed over £38 million to support the government and people of Nigeria to end the threat posed by terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Vital Development Projects With Japan in Mining Areas

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Minerals, Prof. Hashim Ali Salim, stressed the states keenness to provide security to the mining companies, and facilitations to the investors in mining sector.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Minerals, Prof. Hashim Ali Salim, stressed the states keenness to provide security to the mining companies, and facilitations to the investors in mining sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan