EU Suspends U.S.$35 Million Funding to Kenya Over Herders Eviction

[East African] The European Union has suspended $35 million funding for a water tower conservation programme following death of a herder in forceful eviction of the Sengwer, a tribe living in Embobut forest in western Kenya.

[East African] The European Union has suspended $35 million funding for a water tower conservation programme following death of a herder in forceful eviction of the Sengwer, a tribe living in Embobut forest in western Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police Arrest BBOG Members

[Daily Trust] Members of the #BringBackOurGirls group were yesterday arrested following their January march to the Presidential Villa tagged #BBOGMarchToTheVilla.

[Daily Trust] Members of the #BringBackOurGirls group were yesterday arrested following their January march to the Presidential Villa tagged #BBOGMarchToTheVilla.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Okorocha Constructing Bridges Without Design – COREN

[Daily Trust] President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) Kashim Ali yesterday said the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha is constructing bridges without engineering design.

[Daily Trust] President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) Kashim Ali yesterday said the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha is constructing bridges without engineering design.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nationalising the Central Bank Isn’t Bad Per Se – Just What’s Done With It

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), recently adopted a resolution to nationalise the country’s central bank. The move comes on the back of calls for government to rein in the South African Rese…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), recently adopted a resolution to nationalise the country’s central bank. The move comes on the back of calls for government to rein in the South African Reserve Bank, causing concerns that the banks independence will be lost. Sibonelo Radebe asked Jannie Rossouw to consider what’s at stake.

Buhari Meets Tinubu, Akande At Aso Rock

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Bola Tinubu and a chieftain of the party, Bisi Akande.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Bola Tinubu and a chieftain of the party, Bisi Akande.

NNPC Operating Illegal Dollar Account – Senator

[Daily Trust] Chairman Senate Committee on FCT, Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi) yesterday alleged that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is operating an illegal account with Keystone Bank with a current balance of $137 million.

[Daily Trust] Chairman Senate Committee on FCT, Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi) yesterday alleged that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is operating an illegal account with Keystone Bank with a current balance of $137 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria