Six Urban Towns to Get Power Upgrade

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) is to going to rehabilitate and upgrade electric power distribution lines in six regional towns with 1.7 billion Br financing from the World Bank’s (WB) International Development Association (IDA) an…

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) is to going to rehabilitate and upgrade electric power distribution lines in six regional towns with 1.7 billion Br financing from the World Bank's (WB) International Development Association (IDA) and the government coffer.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nigeria Raises Alarm On International Fraudsters Offering Oil Deals

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has raised the red flag on the activities of con men who specialise in circulating phantom letters of crude oil allocation with the intent of defrauding unsuspecting would-be buyers or members…

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has raised the red flag on the activities of con men who specialise in circulating phantom letters of crude oil allocation with the intent of defrauding unsuspecting would-be buyers or members of the public.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Beenie Man Jets in Thursday

[The Herald] It is only one day before internationally acclaimed dancehall superstar, Beenie Man born Anthony Moses Davis returns to Harare, after his last visit in 2010. Bennie Man, “The Girls Dem Sugar”, is arriving this Thursday evening ahead of his…

[The Herald] It is only one day before internationally acclaimed dancehall superstar, Beenie Man born Anthony Moses Davis returns to Harare, after his last visit in 2010. Bennie Man, "The Girls Dem Sugar", is arriving this Thursday evening ahead of his show to be held on Saturday at Alexandra Sports Club in Milton Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

A Missed Opportunity By President Buhari – PDP

[PDP] When last Friday the Presidency issued a statement intimating the people of the imminent return of President Buhari to the Country after his three-month plus of medical vacation in London with the added bonus of a presidential address on Monday (…

[PDP] When last Friday the Presidency issued a statement intimating the people of the imminent return of President Buhari to the Country after his three-month plus of medical vacation in London with the added bonus of a presidential address on Monday (which is today), not a few Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief, thanking God for delivering our President and expectantly looked forward to a robust speech that would further imbue the Confidence of the people in the Capacity of the Government to continue to take on

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IPOB Threat – Brace Up Against Troublemakers – Obiano

[Daily Trust] Anambra state Governor and Chief Security Officer of the State, Chief Willie Obiano, has called on the citizens of the state to brace up against any troublemakers with intention of disrupting peace or causing chaos ahead of the governorsh…

[Daily Trust] Anambra state Governor and Chief Security Officer of the State, Chief Willie Obiano, has called on the citizens of the state to brace up against any troublemakers with intention of disrupting peace or causing chaos ahead of the governorship election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Fast Losing Relevance, Says Borroh

[This Day] The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), has urged stakeholders from the South-South to think outside the box and find other means of economic sustenance outside oil.

[This Day] The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), has urged stakeholders from the South-South to think outside the box and find other means of economic sustenance outside oil.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Resettling Refugees in Angola, A New Shot At a Normal Life

[IPS] The UN’s refugee agency is relocating more than 33,000 Congolese refugees from overcrowded temporary shelters in northern Angola to a more permanent establishment in Lóvua.

[IPS] The UN's refugee agency is relocating more than 33,000 Congolese refugees from overcrowded temporary shelters in northern Angola to a more permanent establishment in Lóvua.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Research Pokes Holes in the Idea That Men Don’t Look After Their Children

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -South Africa has one of the highest rates of absent fathers in sub-Saharan Africa. As many as 60% of children in the country under the age of 10 don’t live with their biological fathers, the second highest rate o…

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -South Africa has one of the highest rates of absent fathers in sub-Saharan Africa. As many as 60% of children in the country under the age of 10 don't live with their biological fathers, the second highest rate of absence in sub-Saharan Africa after Namibia. This compares to one third in the US.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa