‘Over 1 Million’ Cattle Lost to Boko Haram, Rustlers in North-East, Group Claims

[Premium Times] Nigerian Fulani herdsmen pressure group, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, says its members have lost over one million cattle and other livestock to Boko Haram insurgents and rustlers in the North-east.

[Premium Times] Nigerian Fulani herdsmen pressure group, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, says its members have lost over one million cattle and other livestock to Boko Haram insurgents and rustlers in the North-east.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jammeh Goes to Court Again

[Leadership] With less than a week to the end of the tenure of President Yahya Jammeh, of Gambia, he has put in motion another ploy to extend his stay.

[Leadership] With less than a week to the end of the tenure of President Yahya Jammeh, of Gambia, he has put in motion another ploy to extend his stay.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Horne, Fisher Have Slender Lead Over Mcilroy

[News24Wire] South Africans Keith Horne and Trevor Fisher Jnr managed to upstage Rory McIlroy on Thursday in the opening round of the SA Open proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni at Glendower Golf Club – but only just.

[News24Wire] South Africans Keith Horne and Trevor Fisher Jnr managed to upstage Rory McIlroy on Thursday in the opening round of the SA Open proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni at Glendower Golf Club - but only just.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over 80 000 Arrested in Security Operations

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -A total of 83 479 people were arrested in South Africa between October and December 2016, the South African Police Service (SAPS) announced on Thursday.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -A total of 83 479 people were arrested in South Africa between October and December 2016, the South African Police Service (SAPS) announced on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mauritania Aims to Boost Food Production Through New UN Agency Agreement

[UN News] A new partnership between the United Nations rural poverty agency and officials in Mauritania could boost finances and nutrition for nearly 300,000 farmers in the southern part of the country.

[UN News] A new partnership between the United Nations rural poverty agency and officials in Mauritania could boost finances and nutrition for nearly 300,000 farmers in the southern part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Parliament Goes On Break for 2 Weeks

[Ghana Govt.] The Parliament has taken a short break to afford leadership the opportunity to compose other committees of the House for effective conduct of parliamentary business.

[Ghana Govt.] The Parliament has taken a short break to afford leadership the opportunity to compose other committees of the House for effective conduct of parliamentary business.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Court Convicts Fuel Subsidy Suspects

[Premium Times] A Lagos High Court has convicted Walter Wagbatsoma, Adaoha Ugo-Nnadi, and their company Ontario Oil and Gas on an eight count amended charge of fuel subsidy fraud.

[Premium Times] A Lagos High Court has convicted Walter Wagbatsoma, Adaoha Ugo-Nnadi, and their company Ontario Oil and Gas on an eight count amended charge of fuel subsidy fraud.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU Ambassador Optimistic About Peace Talks

[AIM] Maputo -The European Union ambassador to Mozambique, Sven von Burgsdorff, declared on Thursday his conviction that in the coming days there will be “notable advances” which could lead to the restoration of lasting peace.

[AIM] Maputo -The European Union ambassador to Mozambique, Sven von Burgsdorff, declared on Thursday his conviction that in the coming days there will be "notable advances" which could lead to the restoration of lasting peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique