Multi-Million U.S.$ Deal for Somaliland’s Historic Port Sparks Land Rush

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Berbera -The land along the road into Berbera is barren and empty. Somaliland’s small, rusty Gulf of Aden port which for centuries made the town prosperous rises suddenly out of the ground as the road hits the coast.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Berbera -The land along the road into Berbera is barren and empty. Somaliland's small, rusty Gulf of Aden port which for centuries made the town prosperous rises suddenly out of the ground as the road hits the coast.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Japan Donates U.S.$3.5 Million to WFP for Emergency Needs in Northeast Nigeria

[WFP] The funding allows WFP to deliver food to more than 160,000 people in Borno and Yobe States, where the Boko Haram insurgency has left many people severely food insecure, and experts warn of a credible risk of famine in some places.

[WFP] The funding allows WFP to deliver food to more than 160,000 people in Borno and Yobe States, where the Boko Haram insurgency has left many people severely food insecure, and experts warn of a credible risk of famine in some places.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda Not Withdrawing From ICC – Attorney General

[Observer] Uganda has not made any attempt to withdraw from the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC) attorney general William Byaruhanga has said.

[Observer] Uganda has not made any attempt to withdraw from the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC) attorney general William Byaruhanga has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Book Club in Lower Crossroads a Novel Approach to Building Confidence

[News24Wire] Every Saturday morning the KwaFaku Vulindlela Reading Club not only opens its doors, but a world of reading, to dozens of children in Lower Crossroads, about 20km outside of Cape Town.

[News24Wire] Every Saturday morning the KwaFaku Vulindlela Reading Club not only opens its doors, but a world of reading, to dozens of children in Lower Crossroads, about 20km outside of Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Bamboo Production to Boost Ecosystem, Create Jobs’

[Daily Trust] The Federal Ministry of Environment has said as part of the diversification process, it will partner with the private sector and other organisations in the development and utilisation of bamboo for the growth of the nation’s economy.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Ministry of Environment has said as part of the diversification process, it will partner with the private sector and other organisations in the development and utilisation of bamboo for the growth of the nation's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unpaid Oil Proceeds Can Funds Economic Recovery – NEITI

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has asked the federal government to finance Nigeria’s recovery from its present economic recession with about N7.2 trillion reportedly owed the federation as unpaid oil…

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has asked the federal government to finance Nigeria's recovery from its present economic recession with about N7.2 trillion reportedly owed the federation as unpaid oil and gas incomes by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Swimming Icon Coventry Defends Country

[The Herald] SWIMMING icon Kirsty Coventry has for the umpteenth time defended her motherland and says despite being a white Zimbabwean she had never suffered any racial prejudices and has always felt at home in her country.

[The Herald] SWIMMING icon Kirsty Coventry has for the umpteenth time defended her motherland and says despite being a white Zimbabwean she had never suffered any racial prejudices and has always felt at home in her country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Maranatha to Share Namas Stage With Rebecca Malope

[Namibian] NAMIBIA’S rising gospel sensation Maranatha will share the stage with the legendary Rebecca Malope at the 2017 Namibian Annual Music Awards. The two will perform a medley of their songs ‘In his Presence’ and ‘Thula Africa’ respectively.

[Namibian] NAMIBIA'S rising gospel sensation Maranatha will share the stage with the legendary Rebecca Malope at the 2017 Namibian Annual Music Awards. The two will perform a medley of their songs 'In his Presence' and 'Thula Africa' respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

NCC Promises Improved Service By Network Operators

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given an undertaking that it would work towards ensuring an improvement in the quality of services provided by network operators in the country.

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given an undertaking that it would work towards ensuring an improvement in the quality of services provided by network operators in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria