The Presidency and Its Failings

[Guardian] People aspire for the office of president of a country for many reasons. I hear Aliko Dangote is being pressured by admirers to run for the office. If I were him, I wouldn’t run, because he has a stature greater than that of a president. Wha…

[Guardian] People aspire for the office of president of a country for many reasons. I hear Aliko Dangote is being pressured by admirers to run for the office. If I were him, I wouldn't run, because he has a stature greater than that of a president. What does a Bill Gates need the presidency for? His platform extends far and above one provided by the U.S. political scene. They both don't need political offices to make money, for they are already rich. Power, right? Then you must have forgotten the late Herman Kahn's (

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Saudi King Promises Al Bashir He’ll ‘Stand With Sudan in Good and Bad’

[Radio Dabanga] Riyadh -Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir has concluded an official two-day tour of the Gulf states, which began in Kuwait on Sunday, included Doha in Qatar, and ended with a visit to Saudi Arabia. President Al Bashir led a high-level Su…

[Radio Dabanga] Riyadh -Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir has concluded an official two-day tour of the Gulf states, which began in Kuwait on Sunday, included Doha in Qatar, and ended with a visit to Saudi Arabia. President Al Bashir led a high-level Sudanese delegation on the tour.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

BOA Develops Strategies to Boost Agricultural Sector

[Guardian] Kaduna -As part of measures to boost the nation ‘s economy, the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) has said that strategies for adequate financing of the Agricultural sector that would generate employment and empower clients in Agri- business.

[Guardian] Kaduna -As part of measures to boost the nation 's economy, the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) has said that strategies for adequate financing of the Agricultural sector that would generate employment and empower clients in Agri- business.

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Wali – ‘North Darfur Can Expect House-to-House Searches to Collect Weapons, Vehicles’

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The Wali (governor) of North Darfur, Abdelwahid Yousif, says he has received more than 3,000 weapons from the Popular Defence Forces of Mellit.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The Wali (governor) of North Darfur, Abdelwahid Yousif, says he has received more than 3,000 weapons from the Popular Defence Forces of Mellit.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sports Minister Assesses Infrastructure in Huíla

[ANGOP] Lubango -The Minister of Youth and Sports, Ana Paula do Sacramento Neto, works from Friday, in Lubango, province of Huíla, to assess among other activities, the state of sports infrastructures.

[ANGOP] Lubango -The Minister of Youth and Sports, Ana Paula do Sacramento Neto, works from Friday, in Lubango, province of Huíla, to assess among other activities, the state of sports infrastructures.

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Awaiting New National Shipping Line

[This Day] Eromosele Abiodun wonders what happened to the report on the establishment of a new national shipping line that was submitted to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi last June by State-owned companies are often touted as necessary …

[This Day] Eromosele Abiodun wonders what happened to the report on the establishment of a new national shipping line that was submitted to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi last June by State-owned companies are often touted as necessary tools for development in emerging economies. This is because they can be directed by governments to achieve development ends. The model has been a success in some countries but it has been an epic failure in others. Such companies are not generally needed to provide goo

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Azaro, Ahly’s Lethal Weapon

[CAF] When Egyptian giants Al Ahly march onto the field in Alexandria on Saturday to face Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco in the Total CAF Champions League 2017 final first leg, they will have on their books a face that their opponents know too well about.

[CAF] When Egyptian giants Al Ahly march onto the field in Alexandria on Saturday to face Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco in the Total CAF Champions League 2017 final first leg, they will have on their books a face that their opponents know too well about.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Huambo – Family Counseling Center Completed By 2018

[ANGOP] Huambo -A family counseling center based in the central Huambo province, whose works started in March 2014, will be completed in 2018, announced Thursday the Minister of Social Action, Family and Promotion of Women, Victória Francisco da Conceição.

[ANGOP] Huambo -A family counseling center based in the central Huambo province, whose works started in March 2014, will be completed in 2018, announced Thursday the Minister of Social Action, Family and Promotion of Women, Victória Francisco da Conceição.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola