NAPTIP Arrests Herbalist for Sale of Babies in Abuja

[Vanguard] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 38 year old herbalist, Mr Chigozie Emmanuel, aka ‘Akuchi’, for selling new born babies in Abuja.

[Vanguard] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 38 year old herbalist, Mr Chigozie Emmanuel, aka 'Akuchi', for selling new born babies in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt, AfDB Trains 8,317 Farmers, Processors On Rice Value Chain

[Guardian] The Federal Government says it has so far trained more than 8,000 farmers on rice value chain activities under the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme (ATASP) Phase 1.

[Guardian] The Federal Government says it has so far trained more than 8,000 farmers on rice value chain activities under the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme (ATASP) Phase 1.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Bounce Back to Edge Angola Out of Semis

[CAF] Substitute Gabriel Okechukwu scored a 108th minute winner for Nigeria who came from behind to beat a resilient Angola side 2-1 on Sunday in Tangiers to book a place at the semis.

[CAF] Substitute Gabriel Okechukwu scored a 108th minute winner for Nigeria who came from behind to beat a resilient Angola side 2-1 on Sunday in Tangiers to book a place at the semis.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Kagame Assumes AU Chair, Launches Single Africa Air Market

[Independent (Kampala)] President Paul Kagame of Rwanda started his reign as African Union Chairperson on Sunday by announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

[Independent (Kampala)] President Paul Kagame of Rwanda started his reign as African Union Chairperson on Sunday by announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Fresh Moves to Arrest Grace Mugabe

[Zimbabwe Standard] The declaration by President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week that former first lady Grace Mugabe is no longer immune to prosecution appears to have left Mugabe’s garrulous wife vulnerable to arrest as vultures circle above her, bracing…

[Zimbabwe Standard] The declaration by President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week that former first lady Grace Mugabe is no longer immune to prosecution appears to have left Mugabe's garrulous wife vulnerable to arrest as vultures circle above her, bracing for a kill.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Musicians Pay Tribute to Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela

[Deutsche Welle] Prominent names from the South African music industry came together to pay a musical tribute to Hugh Masekela. The jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist died on Tuesday after a decade-long fight with cancer.

[Deutsche Welle] Prominent names from the South African music industry came together to pay a musical tribute to Hugh Masekela. The jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist died on Tuesday after a decade-long fight with cancer.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Could Militia Force Kabila Out?

[East African] The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing increased violence with the rise of militia groups taking on government forces as it becomes clear that elections set for December are unlikely.

[East African] The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing increased violence with the rise of militia groups taking on government forces as it becomes clear that elections set for December are unlikely.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa