Statistics Must Receive Attention in National Development Planning

[Ghana Govt.] Making plans, policies or decisions without the relevant statistical information is as good as pursuing a course of action merely influenced by assumptions while a timely and good quality data is essential for effective and efficient plan…

[Ghana Govt.] Making plans, policies or decisions without the relevant statistical information is as good as pursuing a course of action merely influenced by assumptions while a timely and good quality data is essential for effective and efficient planning to achieve intended results.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

When Magistrates Have Become ‘Lords’ and Court Bailiffs, ‘Outlaws’

[Ghana Govt.] The hierarchy of the judicial system in Ghana makes a distinction between the lower and the higher courts– the District and the Circuit Courts being the lower courts and the High, Appeal and the Supreme Courts being the higher courts.

[Ghana Govt.] The hierarchy of the judicial system in Ghana makes a distinction between the lower and the higher courts-- the District and the Circuit Courts being the lower courts and the High, Appeal and the Supreme Courts being the higher courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

NEPP Wants More Women in Politics

[Guardian] Akure -To actualize the 35 percent affirmative action, Nigerian women have been urged to wake up from their slumber and join the political struggle for them to occupy top political positions in the country.

[Guardian] Akure -To actualize the 35 percent affirmative action, Nigerian women have been urged to wake up from their slumber and join the political struggle for them to occupy top political positions in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Students Block Enugu-Onitsha Expressway Over Alleged Extortion, Intimidation

[Guardian] Awka -Students under the auspices of the Joint Campus Committee (JCC), yesterday shut down the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in Awka, the Anambra State capital.

[Guardian] Awka -Students under the auspices of the Joint Campus Committee (JCC), yesterday shut down the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in Awka, the Anambra State capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

KAM Petitions President Kenyatta Against Ban on Plastic Bags

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Association of Manufacturers has petitioned President Uhuru Kenyatta to lift the ban on the use, manufacture, and importation of plastic bags, arguing that it will have dangerous consequences on the economy.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Association of Manufacturers has petitioned President Uhuru Kenyatta to lift the ban on the use, manufacture, and importation of plastic bags, arguing that it will have dangerous consequences on the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Autopsy Done on Lady Killed Alongside IEBC’s Msando

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A post-mortem on the body of Maryanne Wairimu, the lady who was killed alongside Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT Manager Chris Msando was done at the City Mortuary Thursday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A post-mortem on the body of Maryanne Wairimu, the lady who was killed alongside Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT Manager Chris Msando was done at the City Mortuary Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Dollar Rises Further Against Sudanese Pound

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Sodari -The value of the Sudanese Pound (SDG) continues to fall against the US Dollar. On Tuesday, the greenback was fetching SDG 21.50 on the ‘parallel market’ on the streets of Khartoum, while the selling price was SDG 21.70

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Sodari -The value of the Sudanese Pound (SDG) continues to fall against the US Dollar. On Tuesday, the greenback was fetching SDG 21.50 on the 'parallel market' on the streets of Khartoum, while the selling price was SDG 21.70

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sixth Day of Sit-ins, Protests Over Eastern Sudan Abduction

[Radio Dabanga] Sinkat -Gatherings have continued in front of the police station at Sinkat in Sudan’s in Red Sea state and on the national Sinkat-Port Sudan road for the sixth day in a row in protest against the abduction of Badri Taher (9) after being…

[Radio Dabanga] Sinkat -Gatherings have continued in front of the police station at Sinkat in Sudan's in Red Sea state and on the national Sinkat-Port Sudan road for the sixth day in a row in protest against the abduction of Badri Taher (9) after being hit by a vehicle.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan