Aid Agencies Seek to Kindle Hope for Life After Boko Haram

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Maiduguri -Almost two years after Boko Haram militants attacked his hometown in northeast Nigeria, killed his neighbours and forced his family to flee to safety, Ibrahim Usman faces a dilemma.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Maiduguri -Almost two years after Boko Haram militants attacked his hometown in northeast Nigeria, killed his neighbours and forced his family to flee to safety, Ibrahim Usman faces a dilemma.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Niger Delta Youths Back Kachikwu’s Reforms, Peace Efforts

[Vanguard] An assembly of Niger Delta youth leaders on Tuesday applauded the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, for his relentless efforts at restoring peace to the region.

[Vanguard] An assembly of Niger Delta youth leaders on Tuesday applauded the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, for his relentless efforts at restoring peace to the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N2.1 Billion Dasukigate – Dokpesi’s Corruption Trial Stalled

[Premium Times] The ongoing trial of former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, before the Federal High Court Abuja was stalled on Tuesday due to the absence of prosecution witness.

[Premium Times] The ongoing trial of former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, before the Federal High Court Abuja was stalled on Tuesday due to the absence of prosecution witness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Withdraws Corruption Charges Against Supreme Court Chief Registrar, 2 Others

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Tuesday withdrew the corruption charges brought against the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Ahmed Saleh, and two others.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Tuesday withdrew the corruption charges brought against the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Ahmed Saleh, and two others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FIFA Extends Ban On Top Nigerian Officials

[Vanguard] World football’s governing body FIFA on Tuesday said it had extended a ban on five officials who have been involved in a leadership battle for control of the game in Nigeria.

[Vanguard] World football's governing body FIFA on Tuesday said it had extended a ban on five officials who have been involved in a leadership battle for control of the game in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Did AU Readmit Morocco After 33 Years in the Cold?

[African Arguments] Morocco’s readmission to the AU came on the back of a multi-faceted strategy to gain favour on the continent, particularly among West and Francophone countries.

[African Arguments] Morocco's readmission to the AU came on the back of a multi-faceted strategy to gain favour on the continent, particularly among West and Francophone countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Home Affairs Minister Gigaba Holds Briefing After Hospitality Sector Meeting

[SA Govt] As committed, publicly, last week, we met, this morning, with the leadership of the hospitality sector — industry associations, hotels and restaurant owners and managers. Participants included:

[SA Govt] As committed, publicly, last week, we met, this morning, with the leadership of the hospitality sector -- industry associations, hotels and restaurant owners and managers. Participants included:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cervical Cancer Screening Technology Wins Award

[EA Business] Nairobi -SAP’s Design and Co-Innovation Center together with Heidelberg University Hospital has optimized a cervical cancer screening test that combines applied medical research with the power of innovative SAP cloud technology to improve…

[EA Business] Nairobi -SAP's Design and Co-Innovation Center together with Heidelberg University Hospital has optimized a cervical cancer screening test that combines applied medical research with the power of innovative SAP cloud technology to improve quality of life amongst women in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

An Experience of Pain and Anguish

[HRW] Bahati was 10 years old when she was told she should “get prepared to become a real Maasai woman.” She knew what this meant. Her sister had been told the same thing when she had turned 10. “They cut her and forced her to marry a month later,” Bah…

[HRW] Bahati was 10 years old when she was told she should "get prepared to become a real Maasai woman." She knew what this meant. Her sister had been told the same thing when she had turned 10. "They cut her and forced her to marry a month later," Bahati recalled. "I started crying. I was afraid."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Measures Being Used to ‘Criminalize’ Work of Human Rights Defenders – UN Experts

[UN News] Speaking out against a ban and provisional suspension of a number of civil society organizations in Burundi, United Nations rights experts warned today of growing repression of human rights defenders and groups amid the already difficult envi…

[UN News] Speaking out against a ban and provisional suspension of a number of civil society organizations in Burundi, United Nations rights experts warned today of growing repression of human rights defenders and groups amid the already difficult environment in which they.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi