Govt to Boost Irish Potato Production

[Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has expressed its willingness to support Irish potato farmers toward increasing their productivity and modifying the value chain in 2018.

[Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has expressed its willingness to support Irish potato farmers toward increasing their productivity and modifying the value chain in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Award-Winning Political Science Scholar Joins CDD-Ghana As Research Affiliate

[CDD-Ghana] Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) welcomes Prof Lauren M. MacLean, the Arthur F. Bentley Chair and Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, as the Center’s new Research Affiliate.

[CDD-Ghana] Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) welcomes Prof Lauren M. MacLean, the Arthur F. Bentley Chair and Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, as the Center's new Research Affiliate.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Refinery Overhaul Begins in Q2 – NNPC

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation hinted yesterday that overhaul projects of the nation’s ailing refineries will commence in the second quarter of 2018.

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation hinted yesterday that overhaul projects of the nation's ailing refineries will commence in the second quarter of 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. Ambassador Encourages Parties

[Swazi Media] Democracy advocates in Swaziland should put forward policies that would attract people to support political parties, the US Ambassador to the kingdom said.

[Swazi Media] Democracy advocates in Swaziland should put forward policies that would attract people to support political parties, the US Ambassador to the kingdom said.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

NERC Permits New Operators to Supply Meters

[Premium Times] A new law approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) now permits operators other than the distribution companies to supply meters to electricity consumers in the country.

[Premium Times] A new law approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) now permits operators other than the distribution companies to supply meters to electricity consumers in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Releases N43.92 Billion to 330,000 Rice Farmers – Official

[Premium Times] The federal government has released about N43.92 billion (122 million dollars) to 300,000 rice farmers to increase Nigeria’s rice production by additional two million tonnes in 2018.

[Premium Times] The federal government has released about N43.92 billion (122 million dollars) to 300,000 rice farmers to increase Nigeria's rice production by additional two million tonnes in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uhuru Kenyatta to Pick New DPP From a List of 3 Finalists

[Nation] President Kenyatta will pick Senior Counsel Lucy Kambuni, deputy chief public prosecutor Jacob Ondari or National Intelligence Service Deputy Director Noordin Haji to be the new director of public prosecutions.

[Nation] President Kenyatta will pick Senior Counsel Lucy Kambuni, deputy chief public prosecutor Jacob Ondari or National Intelligence Service Deputy Director Noordin Haji to be the new director of public prosecutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Woman Allegedly Kills Girl By Inserting Stick Into Her Vagina

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Kasungu have arrested 34 year old Memory Kanjere for allegedly murdering a three months old child belonging to Madalitso Limbikani for suspecting her of having a love affair with her boyfriend.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Kasungu have arrested 34 year old Memory Kanjere for allegedly murdering a three months old child belonging to Madalitso Limbikani for suspecting her of having a love affair with her boyfriend.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Election Front-Runners to Contest Runoff After First-round Stalemate

[VOA] Sierra Leone will hold a runoff presidential election in two weeks after the country’s 16 candidates failed to clinch the 55 percent of votes necessary to win in the first round. National Electoral Commission chair Mohammed Nfa’ali Conteh made th…

[VOA] Sierra Leone will hold a runoff presidential election in two weeks after the country's 16 candidates failed to clinch the 55 percent of votes necessary to win in the first round. National Electoral Commission chair Mohammed Nfa'ali Conteh made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday night, a week after the country went to the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kenya Third Most Preferred Property Hub for Super-Rich

[Nation] Kenya emerged the third most preferred real estate investment destination globally for the super-rich after the UK and the US in a study that also shows that nearly a quarter of Africa’s rich have property locally.

[Nation] Kenya emerged the third most preferred real estate investment destination globally for the super-rich after the UK and the US in a study that also shows that nearly a quarter of Africa's rich have property locally.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya