Somali Candidate Drops Out of the Presidential Race

[Shabelle] Candidate Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud Farole has announced Tuesday he has dropped out of the Presidential race on the eve of the Election on Wednesday in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] Candidate Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud Farole has announced Tuesday he has dropped out of the Presidential race on the eve of the Election on Wednesday in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

FVP Gives Directives for Provision of Technical Support for Yemen in Oil and Minerals Field

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh gave directives for extending technical support for Yemen in the field of oil and minerals.

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh gave directives for extending technical support for Yemen in the field of oil and minerals.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Eighth Scientific Conference Be Hels Next Monday

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudanese Society for Political Sciences will hold the Eighth Scientific Conference next Monday, February 13, at the International Conferences Hall of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, under auspices of the Fo…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudanese Society for Political Sciences will hold the Eighth Scientific Conference next Monday, February 13, at the International Conferences Hall of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, under auspices of the Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Masvingo Comes Out Tops in Exam Results

[The Herald] Masvingo Province has again taken the lead in the Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (zimsec) Ordinary Level November 2016 national examinations, statistics released by the examination board have shown. The province managed a 31,12 perc…

[The Herald] Masvingo Province has again taken the lead in the Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (zimsec) Ordinary Level November 2016 national examinations, statistics released by the examination board have shown. The province managed a 31,12 percent pass rate. In 2015, the province came out tops with a 31,9 percent pass rate. On second spot in last year's exams was Manicaland Province with 30,64 percent pass while Mashonaland East took third position with 30,63 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Mohamud Is Not Kenyan, Aide Says

[Dalsan Radio] Villa Somalia has rubbished recent reports in the media and polls that claim the incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud holds has dual citizenship of both Kenyan and Somali.

[Dalsan Radio] Villa Somalia has rubbished recent reports in the media and polls that claim the incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud holds has dual citizenship of both Kenyan and Somali.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Parliament – Fibs, Fudges & Fabrications Hanging Over State of the Nation Address

[Daily Maverick] It is mired in controversy over unprecedented security measures – including the first restrictions since 1994 on accredited media’s freedom of movement that Parliament’s political leadership on Tuesday claimed it didn’t know about. And…

[Daily Maverick] It is mired in controversy over unprecedented security measures - including the first restrictions since 1994 on accredited media's freedom of movement that Parliament's political leadership on Tuesday claimed it didn't know about. And while the ANC is pulling out all the stops for its "people's assembly" on central Cape Town's Grand Parade - including a meet-and-greet by President Jacob Zuma - both the ANC and Parliament distanced themselves from National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's "Speaker's Ball" i

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Buy or Make – Does Nigeria Have a Choice?

[Guardian] The ‘buy or make’ threat to Nigeria’s economic survival remains deep in the backburner, far from policy discourses and from such a resolution as will unlock massive job creation. In essence, Nigeria is still in the grasp of the “buy” mentali…

[Guardian] The 'buy or make' threat to Nigeria's economic survival remains deep in the backburner, far from policy discourses and from such a resolution as will unlock massive job creation. In essence, Nigeria is still in the grasp of the "buy" mentality that took hold of consumer behaviour, 30 or so, odd years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CBN Explains Forex Shortage for Oil Marketers

[Guardian] Abuja -Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele yesterday offered an insight into why oil marketers and dealers in petroleum products have been facing difficulties in getting foreign exchange to procure fuel overseas.

[Guardian] Abuja -Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele yesterday offered an insight into why oil marketers and dealers in petroleum products have been facing difficulties in getting foreign exchange to procure fuel overseas.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Activist Asks Osinbajo to Probe Killings of IPOB Members

[Guardian] Enugu -A rights activist, Ms. Patricia Ozonu has asked Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to investigate the alleged killing of 11 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) during a demonstration in Port Harcourt.

[Guardian] Enugu -A rights activist, Ms. Patricia Ozonu has asked Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to investigate the alleged killing of 11 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) during a demonstration in Port Harcourt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Germany – 12,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers Risk Deportation

[Daily Trust] More than 12,000 Nigerians seeking asylum in Germany are likely to be deported in 2018 as they will be denied asylum status, a German official confirmed on Tuesday in Abuja.

[Daily Trust] More than 12,000 Nigerians seeking asylum in Germany are likely to be deported in 2018 as they will be denied asylum status, a German official confirmed on Tuesday in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria