President Sirleaf Tours Eastern Industry Zone – Acknowledges Ethiopia’s Remarkable Progress.

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has on the third day of her official State visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia toured the Eastern Industry Zone – in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region located some 30 kilometers outside Addis Ababa…

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has on the third day of her official State visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia toured the Eastern Industry Zone - in Ethiopia's Oromia Region located some 30 kilometers outside Addis Ababa. She acknowledged the remarkable level of progress Ethiopia was making through value addition coupled with the attendant benefits its people are reaping.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Hidden Threat Behind Kenya’s Worsening Drought

[IRIN] Tana Delta -He had known they were going to die for weeks. He could tell by the dullness in their eyes and the way their ribs poked through the skin. Knowing their fate didn’t make it any easier for Guyole Elema to watch as half his cows starved…

[IRIN] Tana Delta -He had known they were going to die for weeks. He could tell by the dullness in their eyes and the way their ribs poked through the skin. Knowing their fate didn't make it any easier for Guyole Elema to watch as half his cows starved to death, one after another.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

DTT Opens Up New Opportunities for Broadcasters in Rwanda

[Balancing Act] London -Rwanda may not be one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest TV markets but the transition to DTT has created a platform with 40 TV channels. This has spurred the launch of 10 new local TV stations. Russell Southwood interviewed the CE…

[Balancing Act] London -Rwanda may not be one of Sub-Saharan Africa's biggest TV markets but the transition to DTT has created a platform with 40 TV channels. This has spurred the launch of 10 new local TV stations. Russell Southwood interviewed the CEO of one of them, Flash TV's Louis B.Kimanzi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Files Fresh Charges Against Shell, ENI, Others

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has filed fresh charges against two multinational oil firms, Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company Limited and Agip Nigeria Exploration Limited, for alleged complicity in the Malabu $1.1 billion scandal.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has filed fresh charges against two multinational oil firms, Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company Limited and Agip Nigeria Exploration Limited, for alleged complicity in the Malabu $1.1 billion scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jonathan Never Asked Me to Resign, Says Sheriff

[This Day] Abuja -The embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has denied that former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has asked him and the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahme…

[This Day] Abuja -The embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has denied that former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has asked him and the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, to resign as part of the political solution to the crisis in the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dangote Foundation Spends N200 Million On Rehabilitation of Kano Hospital

[This Day] The Dangote Foundation has announced the completion of renovation of sections of the Kano Specialist Hospital and handed it over to the management of the hospital.

[This Day] The Dangote Foundation has announced the completion of renovation of sections of the Kano Specialist Hospital and handed it over to the management of the hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Morocco Boasts Success Fighting Terrorism

[Deutsche Welle] As German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Tunisia to discuss refugees and terrorism, Morocco is showing its regional neighbors how it’s dealing with the latter. Willemijn de Koning reports from Marrakesh.

[Deutsche Welle] As German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Tunisia to discuss refugees and terrorism, Morocco is showing its regional neighbors how it's dealing with the latter. Willemijn de Koning reports from Marrakesh.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Rest in Power, Miriam Tlali – Author, Enemy of Apartheid and Feminist

[The Conversation Africa] Renowned South African author Miriam Masoli Tlali passed away on February 24 2017, aged 83. Born November 11 1933 in Doornfontein, Johannesburg, Tlali was the first black South African woman to publish a novel in English withi…

[The Conversation Africa] Renowned South African author Miriam Masoli Tlali passed away on February 24 2017, aged 83. Born November 11 1933 in Doornfontein, Johannesburg, Tlali was the first black South African woman to publish a novel in English within the country's borders. She is best known for this work, first published as "Muriel at Metropolitan" in 1975 by Ravan Press.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa