Steel Firm to Help Save U.S.$5 Billion Annually in Imports

[Premium Times] The Minister of State for Mines and Steel, Abubakar Bwari, on Tuesday said revival of Ajaokuta Steel Company would save about $5 billion annually for the country.

[Premium Times] The Minister of State for Mines and Steel, Abubakar Bwari, on Tuesday said revival of Ajaokuta Steel Company would save about $5 billion annually for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyans Among Shabaab Fighters Who Attacked KDF

[Shabelle] Kenyan security agents have established that hundreds of al Shabaab fighters involved in the attack on the Kenya Defence Forces in Somalia were Kenyan youths recruited into the terror group.

[Shabelle] Kenyan security agents have established that hundreds of al Shabaab fighters involved in the attack on the Kenya Defence Forces in Somalia were Kenyan youths recruited into the terror group.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al Shabaab Attacks Army Convoy Near Baidoa City

[Shabelle] Al shabaab fighters ambushed a military convoy ferrying Southwest state troops near Baidoa city, the regional capital of Baay province in Southern Somalia on Wednesday.

[Shabelle] Al shabaab fighters ambushed a military convoy ferrying Southwest state troops near Baidoa city, the regional capital of Baay province in Southern Somalia on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

‘Poor Irrigation Cause of Sudanese Crop Failure’ – Farmers

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -The farmers of Sudan’s El Gezira and El Managel agricultural schemes have confirmed the failure of the current agricultural season because of drought, and “catastrophic deterioration of the irrigation infrastructure”.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -The farmers of Sudan's El Gezira and El Managel agricultural schemes have confirmed the failure of the current agricultural season because of drought, and "catastrophic deterioration of the irrigation infrastructure".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Goods, Cash Netted in North Darfur Highway Robbery

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum -Traders and passengers in a commercial vehicle were intercepted and robbed of cash, goods, and mobile phones three kilometres north of Kutum in North Darfur on Monday evening.

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum -Traders and passengers in a commercial vehicle were intercepted and robbed of cash, goods, and mobile phones three kilometres north of Kutum in North Darfur on Monday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Woman, Child Injured in South Darfur Camp Blaze

[Radio Dabanga] El Salam Camp -An elderly woman and a two-year-old child were injured, and more than 30 homes destroyed, when fire broke out in El Salam camp in Nyala, capital of South Darfur on Monday. Food and agricultural crops were also lost in the…

[Radio Dabanga] El Salam Camp -An elderly woman and a two-year-old child were injured, and more than 30 homes destroyed, when fire broke out in El Salam camp in Nyala, capital of South Darfur on Monday. Food and agricultural crops were also lost in the blaze in the camp for displaced people, according to camp coordinator Sheikh Mahjoub Tabeldiya.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

EFCC to Arraign Ex-Minister Bala Mohammed’s Son for Alleged N1.2 Billion Fraud

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Wednesday arraign Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, before Justice N. Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja, for a N1.2…

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Wednesday arraign Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, before Justice N. Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja, for a N1.2 billion fraud.

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