Yenagoa – Bustling At Sunrise, Awake At Sunset

[This Day] Emmanuel Addeh writes that from what looked like a rural settlement just over two decades ago, Yenagoa, the capital city of Bayelsa, is fast embracing modern life and shedding its once uninspiring reputation a backward city.

[This Day] Emmanuel Addeh writes that from what looked like a rural settlement just over two decades ago, Yenagoa, the capital city of Bayelsa, is fast embracing modern life and shedding its once uninspiring reputation a backward city.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Develop Sports At Grassroots, FCT Charges Athletics Committee

[Vanguard] Abuja -As part of efforts to ensure the development of sports in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the administration has reiterated the need to seek and develop talented young Nigerians from the grassroots.

[Vanguard] Abuja -As part of efforts to ensure the development of sports in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the administration has reiterated the need to seek and develop talented young Nigerians from the grassroots.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Students Stand Firm Despite Punishment Threat By University Administration

[Iwacu] The Rector of the University of Burundi has announced on 3 April that the signatories of the strike notice will be punished exemplarily due to the swindle and use of false documents. Burundi University students say University officials only wan…

[Iwacu] The Rector of the University of Burundi has announced on 3 April that the signatories of the strike notice will be punished exemplarily due to the swindle and use of false documents. Burundi University students say University officials only want to persecute them instead of finding solutions to their claims.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Assist Kenyans in Juba Jail

[Nation] A report that appears to shed some light on the incarceration for life in South Sudan of four Kenyans over fraud charges is a welcome development in the saga.

[Nation] A report that appears to shed some light on the incarceration for life in South Sudan of four Kenyans over fraud charges is a welcome development in the saga.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Using Tourism to Fight Poverty

[New Republic] The power of tourism to induce poverty reduction and development constituted the main focus of a UNWTO workshop held in Guangdong, China last week.

[New Republic] The power of tourism to induce poverty reduction and development constituted the main focus of a UNWTO workshop held in Guangdong, China last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

AFP Photographer Repeatedly Harassed By Libyan Security Forces

[CPJ] New York -Security forces in Benghazi should stop harassing AFP photojournalist Abdullah Doma and ensure that he can work safely and without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces in the eastern Libyan …

[CPJ] New York -Security forces in Benghazi should stop harassing AFP photojournalist Abdullah Doma and ensure that he can work safely and without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces in the eastern Libyan city have twice detained Doma in the last week, according to AFP and other news reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Premier Desalegn to Visit Sudan Shortly

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Haile-Mariam Desalegn, announced that he will visit Sudan shortly in response to an invitation from the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir.

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Haile-Mariam Desalegn, announced that he will visit Sudan shortly in response to an invitation from the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Zuma Calls for Calm After Sovereign Debt Downgrade

[Deutsche Welle] Storm clouds are gathering over President Jacob Zuma. As S&P downgrades South Africa’s credit rating to junk, a powerful trade union organization has now branded him as not the “right person” to lead the country.

[Deutsche Welle] Storm clouds are gathering over President Jacob Zuma. As S&P downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk, a powerful trade union organization has now branded him as not the "right person" to lead the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa