Can Nigeria Tackle Its Energy Issues?

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria is experiencing a remarkable paradox. The country has abundant energy resources – and yet many of its residents can’t access sufficient energy. About 40% of Nigeria’s population don’t have access to electricity and aro…

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria is experiencing a remarkable paradox. The country has abundant energy resources - and yet many of its residents can't access sufficient energy. About 40% of Nigeria's population don't have access to electricity and around 70% of households rely on firewood for their most basic needs, like cooking. This is dangerous. Annually, 93 000 Nigerians die from smoke inhalation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Another Boko Haram or Al-Shabaab Erupting?

[ISS] A sudden upsurge in brutal violence in northern Mozambique, including the beheadings of women and children, has sounded alarms that a violent jihadist movement like Boko Haram or al-Shabaab could be evolving. Since October last year, over 50 peop…

[ISS] A sudden upsurge in brutal violence in northern Mozambique, including the beheadings of women and children, has sounded alarms that a violent jihadist movement like Boko Haram or al-Shabaab could be evolving. Since October last year, over 50 people have been killed in about 20 attacks in Cabo Delgado province on the Tanzania border.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Expert – $1.5 Billion Lekki Deep Seaport Will Boost Economy

[This Day] A maritime expert and professor at the Lagos Business School, Frank Ojadi, has called on the federal government to ensure perfect operations of deep seaports in the country, particularly the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos, which is expected to …

[This Day] A maritime expert and professor at the Lagos Business School, Frank Ojadi, has called on the federal government to ensure perfect operations of deep seaports in the country, particularly the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos, which is expected to kick off in the next two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Atiku Urges Muslims to Project Islam Through Love, Tolerance

[Leadership] Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Muslims to project Islam through good examples of love, tolerance and peaceful disposition at all times. He said in his Eid-el-Fitr message issued by his media office yesterday in Abuja that…

[Leadership] Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Muslims to project Islam through good examples of love, tolerance and peaceful disposition at all times. He said in his Eid-el-Fitr message issued by his media office yesterday in Abuja that such virtues were prerequisite for protecting the perception of Islam from distortion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soccer World Cup – Where to Watch What, and TV Schedule Disruptions

[News24Wire] South African TV viewers will experience disruption to their SABC TV schedules due to the 2018 Soccer World Cup starting on Thursday, with shows disappearing and several moving channels and timeslots.

[News24Wire] South African TV viewers will experience disruption to their SABC TV schedules due to the 2018 Soccer World Cup starting on Thursday, with shows disappearing and several moving channels and timeslots.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa