Ex-Militants Threaten to Shut Down Oil Firm’s Operation

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Ex-militant leaders in Niger Delta have threatened to shut down the operations of Sterling Global Oil Resources in the Niger Delta over alleged issues of pollution and neglect of the region.

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Ex-militant leaders in Niger Delta have threatened to shut down the operations of Sterling Global Oil Resources in the Niger Delta over alleged issues of pollution and neglect of the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Dredge River Benue, Construct Drainage in Makurdi

[Vanguard] Makurdi -The Federal Government will undertake the dredging of River Benue and construct drainage in Makurdi and its environs to check a repeat of the flood that recently ravaged the state.

[Vanguard] Makurdi -The Federal Government will undertake the dredging of River Benue and construct drainage in Makurdi and its environs to check a repeat of the flood that recently ravaged the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IPOB Not to Succumb to Intimidation, Insists On Boycott of Anambra Election

[Vanguard] The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said yesterday that her resolve to boycott Anambra state governorship election on November 18 was irrevocable and in the overall interest of Ndigbo.

[Vanguard] The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said yesterday that her resolve to boycott Anambra state governorship election on November 18 was irrevocable and in the overall interest of Ndigbo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maize Seed Demand Up By 50%

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe’s demand for maize seed has risen by 50 percent to 37,500 tonnes in the period between 2000 and 2017, Agriculture ministry permanent secretary Ringson Chitsiko said on Monday.

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe's demand for maize seed has risen by 50 percent to 37,500 tonnes in the period between 2000 and 2017, Agriculture ministry permanent secretary Ringson Chitsiko said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pupil Stabs Classmate to Death After Being Called Into Principal’s Office

[News24Wire] A 19-year-old Solomon Mahlangu High School pupil was arrested for stabbing another pupil to death on Wednesday morning after being called into the principal’s office, said Limpopo police.

[News24Wire] A 19-year-old Solomon Mahlangu High School pupil was arrested for stabbing another pupil to death on Wednesday morning after being called into the principal's office, said Limpopo police.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MPs Ask Govt to Emulate Kenya, Rwanda and Ban Plastic Bags

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee have urged government to implement the ban on polythene bags commonly known as kaveera.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee have urged government to implement the ban on polythene bags commonly known as kaveera.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Atiku Cries Out – Buhari, APC Side-Lined Me After I Helped Win 2015 Elections

[Premium Times] A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said he had been side-lined by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government which he said he helped into power in 2015.

[Premium Times] A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said he had been side-lined by President Muhammadu Buhari's government which he said he helped into power in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Muslims Celebrate Eid Al-Adha Annually

[Observer] Last Friday, Muslims celebrated Eid al-Adha (the feast of sacrificing), the second of the two annual Islamic holy days. The first is Eid al-Fitri which comes at the end of Ramadan.

[Observer] Last Friday, Muslims celebrated Eid al-Adha (the feast of sacrificing), the second of the two annual Islamic holy days. The first is Eid al-Fitri which comes at the end of Ramadan.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Viral Kaepernick Cartoon Inspired by ’68 Olympic Protest

[VOA] Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih had never heard of National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick before he visited the United States last September. In fact, Albaih has never followed the NFL. Hard-hitting American football is barely kn…

[VOA] Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih had never heard of National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick before he visited the United States last September. In fact, Albaih has never followed the NFL. Hard-hitting American football is barely known in central Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan