All Set for Kiswahili to Be Official in the Region

[Citizen] Arusha -The Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community (EAC) will be amended in order to include Kiswahili as one of the official languages of the community.

[Citizen] Arusha -The Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community (EAC) will be amended in order to include Kiswahili as one of the official languages of the community.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Wike Survived Five Assassination Attempts in 11 Months – Commissioner

[Guardian] The Rivers government yesterday claimed that Governor Nyesom Wike had survived five assassination attempts in last 11 months. The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam-George, who made the allegation in a statement i…

[Guardian] The Rivers government yesterday claimed that Governor Nyesom Wike had survived five assassination attempts in last 11 months. The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam-George, who made the allegation in a statement in Port Harcourt, said it was callous for the police high command to claim that the governor's life was not at risk.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reconstruction Fund Gets U.S.$40 Million Pledges for Development

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund has to date received pledges amounting to over $40,4 million from donors aimed at strengthening the country’s systems for reconstruction, development and poverty alleviation.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund has to date received pledges amounting to over $40,4 million from donors aimed at strengthening the country's systems for reconstruction, development and poverty alleviation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NPA to Spend N233.8 Billion in 2017 Budget

[Guardian] The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has presented a budget of N233.8 billion to the National Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year. The Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman, who presented the budget estimates to the Chairman, National Assemb…

[Guardian] The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has presented a budget of N233.8 billion to the National Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year. The Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman, who presented the budget estimates to the Chairman, National Assembly Committee on Ports Harbours and Waterways, Patrick Asadu, expressed determination to turn things around at the ports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cushioning the Drought’s Impact

[Ethiopian Herald] Located in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia has various ecological zones. The climatic situation has its own impact on the weather variability. Its proximity to the equator, the Indian Ocean and Red Sea also exposes the country and its e…

[Ethiopian Herald] Located in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia has various ecological zones. The climatic situation has its own impact on the weather variability. Its proximity to the equator, the Indian Ocean and Red Sea also exposes the country and its environs to extreme weather conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

We Are Not Looking for Reparation for Genocide Victims, Says Kagame

[East African] President Paul Kagame has put to rest the talk doing rounds that Rwanda is demanding compensation from the international community and the Roman Catholic Church for their failure to intervene during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

[East African] President Paul Kagame has put to rest the talk doing rounds that Rwanda is demanding compensation from the international community and the Roman Catholic Church for their failure to intervene during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Welcoming Repatriation of Immigrants

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recently stated that the nation is exerting strenuous efforts to safeguard the rights of citizens abroad and facilitate the repatriation of those who are in bad situations. The statement was issued…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recently stated that the nation is exerting strenuous efforts to safeguard the rights of citizens abroad and facilitate the repatriation of those who are in bad situations. The statement was issued following the 90 days deadline, active since March 30 was given by Saudi Arabia to deport undocumented foreigners. (It is to be remembered that the Saudi Arabian government issued the same statement in 2013 to deport undocumented foreigners, including Ethiopians who were illeg

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Club Security War – Turf Boundaries Emerge Through Leaked Audio Clip

[News24Wire] Certain individuals have been banned from entering clubs in the city centre as a fight for control over the lucrative nightclub security industry intensifies.

[News24Wire] Certain individuals have been banned from entering clubs in the city centre as a fight for control over the lucrative nightclub security industry intensifies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa