Danbatta – Ubiquitous Broadband Will Enhance Socio-Economic Growth

[This Day] The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has said that ubiquitous broadband spread across the country will boost socio-economic development and growth in the c…

[This Day] The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has said that ubiquitous broadband spread across the country will boost socio-economic development and growth in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Road Accident Claims the Life of Prominent Economist, Researcher

[Addis Fortune] Wolday Amha (PhD), a renowned economist serving as an executive director of the Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions, has died in a car crash on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. He was travelling from the town of Modjo, 76Km …

[Addis Fortune] Wolday Amha (PhD), a renowned economist serving as an executive director of the Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions, has died in a car crash on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. He was travelling from the town of Modjo, 76Km east, to Addis Abeba when his vehicle collided with another truck branded Euro Truck at about 2:00pm, according to family members.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Olam Nigeria – Adding Value to a Vital Food Chain

[This Day] To help ensure food security in the country in support of the Federal Government’s Agricultural Transformation Agenda, Olam Nigeria is poised to unveil a $150 million integrated poultry facility in Kaduna in September. Some selected journali…

[This Day] To help ensure food security in the country in support of the Federal Government's Agricultural Transformation Agenda, Olam Nigeria is poised to unveil a $150 million integrated poultry facility in Kaduna in September. Some selected journalists visited the facility ahead of the planned unveiling. Abimbola Akosile was there and reports

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Best Marathon Paddlers Arrive for World Championships

[Sascoc] The ICF Canoe Marathon Masters World Cup ended on Tuesday. Now, the world’s best canoe marathon paddlers fight it out at the 2017 Marathon World Championships from Thursday to Sunday.

[Sascoc] The ICF Canoe Marathon Masters World Cup ended on Tuesday. Now, the world's best canoe marathon paddlers fight it out at the 2017 Marathon World Championships from Thursday to Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Giresse Resigns As Mali Coach

[CAF] Mali coach Alain Giresse has resigned from his post barely 24-hours after a barren draw against Morocco in a Day Four clash of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers almost ended ‘Les Aigles’ qualification hopes.

[CAF] Mali coach Alain Giresse has resigned from his post barely 24-hours after a barren draw against Morocco in a Day Four clash of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers almost ended 'Les Aigles' qualification hopes.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Patients Groan, Urge Quick End to Impasse

[Guardian] The nationwide industrial action has begun to affect patients negatively. Consequently, Nigerians have called on the Federal Government and the striking medical personnel to resolve their differences promptly, saying they were dying slowly o…

[Guardian] The nationwide industrial action has begun to affect patients negatively. Consequently, Nigerians have called on the Federal Government and the striking medical personnel to resolve their differences promptly, saying they were dying slowly on a daily basis.

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Nigerians Will Know APC’s Corruption Level After 2019, Says Makarfi

[Guardian] Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, spoke in this interview on its plans to ensure the emergence of credible leaders during its next convention. He also spoke on the nation’s e…

[Guardian] Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, spoke in this interview on its plans to ensure the emergence of credible leaders during its next convention. He also spoke on the nation's economy, the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC's) war against corruption and revelations coming out of the probe of former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Saxone Akhaine reports.

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Southern Leaders Insist On New Constitution

[Guardian] The Southern Leaders of Thought have insisted that Nigeria requires a new constitution to be adopted by the people in a referendum. A statement yesterday by the Chairman of the group, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, said restructuring would not meaningf…

[Guardian] The Southern Leaders of Thought have insisted that Nigeria requires a new constitution to be adopted by the people in a referendum. A statement yesterday by the Chairman of the group, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, said restructuring would not meaningfully be done by amendment to the existing 1999 Constitution, and therefore proposed a new constitution to be adopted by the people through a referendum.

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Govt Begins Payment of Arrears of Doctors

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has begun the payment of backlog of resident doctors nationwide. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, who made the revelation yesterday at the resumed negotiations between government and th…

[Guardian] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has begun the payment of backlog of resident doctors nationwide. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, who made the revelation yesterday at the resumed negotiations between government and the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) in Abuja, explained that the office of the Accountant General of the Federation had remitted the arrears to the apex bank for immediate action.

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Kevin Anderson Speaks on U.S. Open Epic Run

[Sascoc] Into the US Open semi-finals, South Africa’s Kevin Anderson is hogging the headlines as he became the first South African to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since Wayne Ferreira at the Australian Open back in 2003.

[Sascoc] Into the US Open semi-finals, South Africa's Kevin Anderson is hogging the headlines as he became the first South African to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since Wayne Ferreira at the Australian Open back in 2003.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa