Military Intervention ‘Not Ruled Out’, Says Nigerian Foreign Minister

[RFI] West African leaders will encourage Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh to respect his country’s constitution in a visit scheduled for Wednesday, Nigeria’s foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama has told RFI.

[RFI] West African leaders will encourage Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh to respect his country's constitution in a visit scheduled for Wednesday, Nigeria's foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama has told RFI.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Addis Gets Groove Back

[Addis Fortune] Tariku Berhanu has been a ‘stage man’ for the last five years, a stage constructor who puts together concert stages. He works on a contractual basis at many events and with many concert organizers.

[Addis Fortune] Tariku Berhanu has been a 'stage man' for the last five years, a stage constructor who puts together concert stages. He works on a contractual basis at many events and with many concert organizers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

3.5 Million Birds Currently Affected By Bird Flu in Nigeria – Ogbeh

[Leadership] The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said over 3.5 million birds are currently infected by the bird flu (Avian influenza) in the country.

[Leadership] The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said over 3.5 million birds are currently infected by the bird flu (Avian influenza) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NSCDC Discovers Boko Haram Bomb Timers in Maiduguri

[Guardian] The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday said it had discovered “count down timers” used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives.

[Guardian] The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday said it had discovered "count down timers" used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

BDCS Seek Single Market Driven Forex Rate

[Guardian] Instituting a single market driven foreign exchange (forex) rate has been identified as a major step to stabilising the value of the Naira against other currencies, while also stemming volatility on account of speculations in system.

[Guardian] Instituting a single market driven foreign exchange (forex) rate has been identified as a major step to stabilising the value of the Naira against other currencies, while also stemming volatility on account of speculations in system.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Reacts Angrily to enyatta’s Approval of Changes to Election Law

[Nation] The Opposition on Tuesday reacted angrily to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s approval of changes to election laws which provide for a backup system for identifying voters and transmitting results, in case the electronic one fails.

[Nation] The Opposition on Tuesday reacted angrily to President Uhuru Kenyatta's approval of changes to election laws which provide for a backup system for identifying voters and transmitting results, in case the electronic one fails.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ad-Supported Music Platform Tops One Million Users

[Digital Content Africa] Unlike for African VoD platforms, there was a far less frantic pace of growth for African online and mobile music platforms last year. Most of them are now trying to figure out how to create a business model that competes with …

[Digital Content Africa] Unlike for African VoD platforms, there was a far less frantic pace of growth for African online and mobile music platforms last year. Most of them are now trying to figure out how to create a business model that competes with pirate download sites. One of those that is making some progress is Kenya-based Mdundo. Russell Southwood spoke to its CEO Martin Nielsen about its plans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leaders to Make Biggest Declaration of Political Unity

[Nation] More than 4,000 opposition leaders will on Wednesday make what they regard as the biggest declaration of political unity in their bid to defeat President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August General Election.

[Nation] More than 4,000 opposition leaders will on Wednesday make what they regard as the biggest declaration of political unity in their bid to defeat President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uganda to Host Military Intelligence Base to Monitor Eastern DR Congo

[East African] Countries in the Great Lakes Region will at the end of January set up a military intelligence base in Kasese, Uganda, to monitor “negative forces” in eastern Congo.

[East African] Countries in the Great Lakes Region will at the end of January set up a military intelligence base in Kasese, Uganda, to monitor "negative forces" in eastern Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda