Poor Infrastructure, Bane of Nigeria’s Growth – Gambari

[Guardian] Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said that one of the biggest impediments to Nigeria’s development is the parlous state of its infrastructure sector.

[Guardian] Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said that one of the biggest impediments to Nigeria's development is the parlous state of its infrastructure sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judge Raises Concern Over Extension of Alleged Axe Killer’s Trial

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai on Tuesday warned that he wanted the Henri van Breda murder trial completed by the end of November, after the defence requested a two-week adjournment to finalise their last two witnesses.

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai on Tuesday warned that he wanted the Henri van Breda murder trial completed by the end of November, after the defence requested a two-week adjournment to finalise their last two witnesses.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘If It’s for Common Good, Nothing Bad in Godfather Politics’

[Guardian] Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and acclaimed estranged godfather of incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who has now thrown his weight behind the candidature of Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next Saturday’s governorship election said the reason for his switching camp was his successor’s inability to provide quality governance for the state. 

[Guardian] Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and acclaimed estranged godfather of incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who has now thrown his weight behind the candidature of Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next Saturday's governorship election said the reason for his switching camp was his successor's inability to provide quality governance for the state. 

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bengo – Caxito Irrigated Perimeter to Increase Banana Production

[ANGOP] Caxito -Northern Bengo province’s Irrigated Perimeter of Caxito intends to increase its banana production from 170,000 to 200,000 tons in the 2017/2018 season.

[ANGOP] Caxito -Northern Bengo province's Irrigated Perimeter of Caxito intends to increase its banana production from 170,000 to 200,000 tons in the 2017/2018 season.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

UI Graduates 5,629, As 186 Receive First Class Honours

[Guardian] Ibadan -The Senate of the University of Ibadan yesterday approved 5, 629 students in various disciplines as having met the institution’s requirement for graduation, with 186 of them making first class honours.

[Guardian] Ibadan -The Senate of the University of Ibadan yesterday approved 5, 629 students in various disciplines as having met the institution's requirement for graduation, with 186 of them making first class honours.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NCC Plans New Spectrum Auctions to Boost 30% Broadband Target

[Guardian] As part of efforts targeted at meeting the 2018 broadband penetration target of 30 per cent, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon auction and asign new spectrum to telecommunications operators in the country.

[Guardian] As part of efforts targeted at meeting the 2018 broadband penetration target of 30 per cent, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon auction and asign new spectrum to telecommunications operators in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deputy Minister Mrs Barbara Thomson – Welcomes Delegates to the Unfccc Cop23 At South Africa Pavillion

[Govt of SA] Speaking note: Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Barbara Thomson, welcomes delegates to the UNFCCC Cop23 at South Africa pavillion in Bonn, Germany

[Govt of SA] Speaking note: Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Barbara Thomson, welcomes delegates to the UNFCCC Cop23 at South Africa pavillion in Bonn, Germany

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Burundi Slams ICC, Says It Will Not Co-Operate

[East African] Burundi has slammed the decision by the International Criminal Court to open investigations into alleged human-rights crimes committed in the country since 2015.

[East African] Burundi has slammed the decision by the International Criminal Court to open investigations into alleged human-rights crimes committed in the country since 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi