Project Empowers Thousands of Farmers

[Daily Trust] No fewer than 4,128 farmers in Edo have been empowered through Fadama 111 Project, the Project Coordinator of the programme in the state, Mr Edward Izevbigie, has said.

[Daily Trust] No fewer than 4,128 farmers in Edo have been empowered through Fadama 111 Project, the Project Coordinator of the programme in the state, Mr Edward Izevbigie, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gunmen in Bakkie Leave 1 Dead, Another Injured

[News24Wire] Mystery still surrounds an incident in Fordsburg on Saturday night, when a group of men travelling in a bakkie opened fire on another vehicle, killing at least one person.

[News24Wire] Mystery still surrounds an incident in Fordsburg on Saturday night, when a group of men travelling in a bakkie opened fire on another vehicle, killing at least one person.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rice Farmers Strategise to Boost Production

[Daily Trust] Rice farmers in the South-South geo-political zone of the country say they are determined to boost rice production with a view to ensuring food security in the zone.

[Daily Trust] Rice farmers in the South-South geo-political zone of the country say they are determined to boost rice production with a view to ensuring food security in the zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Popular Artistes Under Probe for Alleged Drug Trade

[East African] Ten security officers and four popular Tanzanian artistes were questioned at the Dar es Salaam Regional Police Station Friday in connection to an alleged drug trafficking syndicate.

[East African] Ten security officers and four popular Tanzanian artistes were questioned at the Dar es Salaam Regional Police Station Friday in connection to an alleged drug trafficking syndicate.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Banjul Hopes to Revive Key Tourism Industry

[Al Jazeera] “It seemed like the entire world was coming to an end,” recalls Abdoulie Hydara, director general of The Gambia’s tourism board, bringing to memory the country’s recent protracted political crisis.

[Al Jazeera] "It seemed like the entire world was coming to an end," recalls Abdoulie Hydara, director general of The Gambia's tourism board, bringing to memory the country's recent protracted political crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Protest Pastor ‘Held in Maximum Security Prison’ – Lawyer

[News24Wire] Evan Mawarire, the protest pastor arrested in Harare as he returned from exile in the US this week, is being held in a maximum security prison, one of his lawyers said on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Evan Mawarire, the protest pastor arrested in Harare as he returned from exile in the US this week, is being held in a maximum security prison, one of his lawyers said on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe