Egyptian Researchers Turn Shrimp Shells into Biodegradable Plastic

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cairo -Researchers at Egypt’s Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic they hope will be used to make eco-friendly grocery…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cairo -Researchers at Egypt's Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic they hope will be used to make eco-friendly grocery bags and packaging.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Nigeria Looks Inward for Industrialisation

[Daily Trust] The federal government is beginning to look inwards for financing of the industrial sector of the economy through Domestic Direct Investment (DDI) rather than dependence on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

[Daily Trust] The federal government is beginning to look inwards for financing of the industrial sector of the economy through Domestic Direct Investment (DDI) rather than dependence on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three More Roundabouts to Be Removed in Lekki Next Week

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday assured that his administration would complete the ongoing construction of the Ajah flyover by the end of May 2017, just as he revealed the plans of government to remove thr…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday assured that his administration would complete the ongoing construction of the Ajah flyover by the end of May 2017, just as he revealed the plans of government to remove three more roundabouts in the Lekki-Ajah corridor to ease vehicular movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘U.S.$100 Million Cabotage Fund Still With CBN’

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The 100 million US dollars, about N5 billion, set aside by the Federal Government over ten years ago as the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) is still domicilled with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The 100 million US dollars, about N5 billion, set aside by the Federal Government over ten years ago as the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) is still domicilled with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘I Was Paid N4000 to Cut Off Woman’s Head, Hands’

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A suspected ritualist, Taofik Adara, a.k.a Kie-Kie, arrested in Badagry on Sunday with human parts yesterday said he was paid N4000 to butcher the victim.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A suspected ritualist, Taofik Adara, a.k.a Kie-Kie, arrested in Badagry on Sunday with human parts yesterday said he was paid N4000 to butcher the victim.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CCT Adjourns Saraki’s Trial to April 5

[Daily Trust] The Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar yesterday adjourned to April 5 proceedings in the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki over allegations of false and anticipatory declaration of assets.

[Daily Trust] The Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar yesterday adjourned to April 5 proceedings in the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki over allegations of false and anticipatory declaration of assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Swazi Election Campaigning Illegal

[Swazi Media] The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) in Swaziland has warned people it is illegal to campaign for the national election until they have been given permission.

[Swazi Media] The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) in Swaziland has warned people it is illegal to campaign for the national election until they have been given permission.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

UN Rights Body Should Launch Commission of Inquiry Into Kasai Violence

[HRW] Geneva -Large-scale human rights violations have escalated in the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent months. Government security forces have committed brutal political repression against those who opposed President Joseph Kabila’s stay in pow…

[HRW] Geneva -Large-scale human rights violations have escalated in the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent months. Government security forces have committed brutal political repression against those who opposed President Joseph Kabila's stay in power beyond the end of his constitutionally mandated two-term limit on December 19, 2016. Meanwhile, violence between government forces and local militias intensified in many parts of the country, including in the Kasai region, Tanganyika, North Kivu, Kongo Central, and in t

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa