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

José Eduardo Dos Santos – the Man Who Ended the War

[Chatham House] To the international community, Angola’s authoritarian president leaves behind a legacy of corruption and human rights violations – but he remains a hero for many Angolans.

[Chatham House] To the international community, Angola's authoritarian president leaves behind a legacy of corruption and human rights violations - but he remains a hero for many Angolans.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

How ‘Marikana – the Musical’ Has Contributed to Cultural Amnesia

[The Conversation Africa] Commissions of inquiry are often nothing but cynical political tools to reestablish a form of normalcy after a nation’s traumatic event. It happened in South Africa after the Marikana massacre where on 16 August 2012, the Sout…

[The Conversation Africa] Commissions of inquiry are often nothing but cynical political tools to reestablish a form of normalcy after a nation's traumatic event. It happened in South Africa after the Marikana massacre where on 16 August 2012, the South African Police Service killed 34 striking mine workers. A day later President Jacob Zuma announced a commission of inquiry into the traumatic events.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Growing More Plants and Trees Can Cut Down the Heat in Nigerian Cities

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria is regarded as a hot country. Average maximum temperature can reach 38 degrees celsius- one of the hottest in sub Saharan Africa. In the last few years extreme heat and intense heatwaves have become a common experience…

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria is regarded as a hot country. Average maximum temperature can reach 38 degrees celsius- one of the hottest in sub Saharan Africa. In the last few years extreme heat and intense heatwaves have become a common experience in both rural and urban areas, showing that the country is getting hotter. This year, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has warned of an "above danger heat stress".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram Ramps Up Attacks On Refugee Camps in Northeast Nigeria – Aid Agency

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Boko Haram militants are ramping up attacks on sites sheltering people uprooted by the jihadists’ insurgency in northeast Nigeria – pushing the displaced from “one hell into another” – a leading aid agency said on Fr…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Boko Haram militants are ramping up attacks on sites sheltering people uprooted by the jihadists' insurgency in northeast Nigeria - pushing the displaced from "one hell into another" - a leading aid agency said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria