ODM Mulls Consensus in Busia Primaries

[Nation] The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) on Tuesday hinted at the possibility of solving through consensus an impasse pitting Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong and his main challenger, Dr Paul Otuoma, over planned repeat nominations in the county.

[Nation] The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) on Tuesday hinted at the possibility of solving through consensus an impasse pitting Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong and his main challenger, Dr Paul Otuoma, over planned repeat nominations in the county.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mbeki Set for Honorary Degree in Kenya Visit

[Nation] Former South Africa President Thabo Mbeki will tour Nyeri in a move to honour fallen Mau Mau fighters who are heroes in the Rainbow Nation for inspiring the anti-apartheid struggle.

[Nation] Former South Africa President Thabo Mbeki will tour Nyeri in a move to honour fallen Mau Mau fighters who are heroes in the Rainbow Nation for inspiring the anti-apartheid struggle.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria Ranked 152 of 188 Countries in Human Development Index

[Premium Times] Nigeria was, Tuesday, ranked 152 among the 188 UN member states in the Human Development Index, HDI. ? According to the 2016 report released by the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in Abuja, Nigeria retained its 2015 status w…

[Premium Times] Nigeria was, Tuesday, ranked 152 among the 188 UN member states in the Human Development Index, HDI. ? According to the 2016 report released by the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in Abuja, Nigeria retained its 2015 status with a computation of 0.527 which was two points above 2014 computation of 0.525.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Policies Critical to Addressing Infrastructure Challenges

[Guardian] Piqued by evolving global landscape, the understanding of infrastructure as a mere physical or organisational asset has changed, as it is now viewed from a more expansive and strategic point of view, the World Bank said in a recent report.

[Guardian] Piqued by evolving global landscape, the understanding of infrastructure as a mere physical or organisational asset has changed, as it is now viewed from a more expansive and strategic point of view, the World Bank said in a recent report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hoodlums Hack Policeman to Death, Steal His AK47

[Guardian] Barely 24 hours after suspected assassins shot dead a journalist in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State, unidentified hoodlums have killed a policeman at a drinking bar in the red light district of Hospital Road, Yenagoa.

[Guardian] Barely 24 hours after suspected assassins shot dead a journalist in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State, unidentified hoodlums have killed a policeman at a drinking bar in the red light district of Hospital Road, Yenagoa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

From Research to Entrepreneurship – Fishing Youth and Women Out of Poverty

[IPS] Mongu -Ivy Nyambe Inonge, 35, is the treasurer of Mbeta Island Integrated Fish Farm in Senanga district. Her group won the first prize in Zambia under the Cultivate Africa’s Future (CultiAF) Expanding Business Opportunities for African Youth in A…

[IPS] Mongu -Ivy Nyambe Inonge, 35, is the treasurer of Mbeta Island Integrated Fish Farm in Senanga district. Her group won the first prize in Zambia under the Cultivate Africa's Future (CultiAF) Expanding Business Opportunities for African Youth in Agricultural Value Chains in Southern Africa. She is excited at the prospect of what 5,000 dollars can do for her group, and ultimately, the whole community of Mbeta Island.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Buhari’s Performance Rating Rises to 55 Percent

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari’s job performance approval rating has increased slightly by five per cent, rising from, 50 per cent as at last month to the current level of 55 per cent.

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari's job performance approval rating has increased slightly by five per cent, rising from, 50 per cent as at last month to the current level of 55 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria