Ngidi Jumps Way to Glory

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Although this country is doing relatively well in athletics, particularly in track and field events, high jump is one area which is yet to do catch up.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Although this country is doing relatively well in athletics, particularly in track and field events, high jump is one area which is yet to do catch up.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Defence Force Denies Claims of Not Co-Operating With UN Probe Into Alleged Sexual Abuse

[News24Wire] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has shot down accusations that it has not been co-operating with United Nations investigations into allegations of abuse by peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

[News24Wire] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has shot down accusations that it has not been co-operating with United Nations investigations into allegations of abuse by peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Peace Is for All, All Need to Stand for Peace

[Ethiopian Herald] Today, every human being in all corners of the world is calling for and is craving for peace. For the peoples of Ethiopia in particular, the prevalence of peace or lack of it can be compared to the need for air for human survival. Fr…

[Ethiopian Herald] Today, every human being in all corners of the world is calling for and is craving for peace. For the peoples of Ethiopia in particular, the prevalence of peace or lack of it can be compared to the need for air for human survival. From the Korean Peninsula to Eastern Europe, from South Africa to Benghazi, from the Persian Gulf to the Middle East, peace has been at stake affecting the livelihood of children and their mothers, the disabled, the refugees and internally displaced persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Access Bank’s Profit Declines to N62 Billion On Loan Impairment Charges

[This Day] Access Bank Plc announced its audited results for the full year ended 31 December, 2017, showing gross earnings of N459.075 billion, up by 20 per cent from N381.3 billion in 2016. Growth in gross earnings was boosted by a 29 percent increase…

[This Day] Access Bank Plc announced its audited results for the full year ended 31 December, 2017, showing gross earnings of N459.075 billion, up by 20 per cent from N381.3 billion in 2016. Growth in gross earnings was boosted by a 29 percent increase in interest income to N319.9 billion in 2017, from N247.2 billion in 2016 whilst net interest income grew by 17 percent from N163.452 billion in 2017, from N139.148 billion in the comparative period of 2016. Similarly, non-interest income grew four per cent to N139.1bi

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Omo Kuraz II – Sugar Industry’s Source of Optimism

[Ethiopian Herald] It was in 2010 when Ethiopia starts the First Growth and Transformation (GTP I) that it set the ambitious plan of giving a significant boost to the sugar industry, hence placing it among the pillars of the overall economic transforma…

[Ethiopian Herald] It was in 2010 when Ethiopia starts the First Growth and Transformation (GTP I) that it set the ambitious plan of giving a significant boost to the sugar industry, hence placing it among the pillars of the overall economic transformation. Between 2010 and 2016, using the loans it secured and other sources, the government allotted close to 3.6 billion USD to expand the sugar industry, according to the 2016 Bloomberg report. By making the country to rank among the top-10 global producers by 2023, Ethiopian S

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ten Facts About Boko Haram and Nigeria’s Abducted Schoolgirls

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -One month ago, 110 schoolgirls were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Dapchi, raising echoes of the infamous abduction of schoolgirls from Chibok in 2014.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -One month ago, 110 schoolgirls were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Dapchi, raising echoes of the infamous abduction of schoolgirls from Chibok in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ILO – Skill Mismatch Contributes to Rise in Unemployment in Nigeria

[This Day] The Country Director, International Labour Organisation (ILO) Dr. Dennis Zulu has said that skill mismatch contributes in no small measure to the rising unemployment figure in Nigeria.

[This Day] The Country Director, International Labour Organisation (ILO) Dr. Dennis Zulu has said that skill mismatch contributes in no small measure to the rising unemployment figure in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria