BBOG Joins FG to Search for Chibok Girls in Sambisa

[Guardian] The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has sent a delegation to join the Federal Government’s team on a day search sorties for missing Chibok girls to Sambisa Forest.

[Guardian] The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has sent a delegation to join the Federal Government's team on a day search sorties for missing Chibok girls to Sambisa Forest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Campaign to Help Vaccinate Millions of Children Against Measles in North-East

[UN News] A United Nations-supported mass vaccination campaign is set to start tomorrow to protect more than 4.7 million children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria.

[UN News] A United Nations-supported mass vaccination campaign is set to start tomorrow to protect more than 4.7 million children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Professor, 3 Others Confirmed Dead in Maiduguri Explosion

[Premium Times] The police in Borno State said four persons including a professor were killed and 15 others injured in the twin blasts that occurred on the campus of the University of Maiduguri.

[Premium Times] The police in Borno State said four persons including a professor were killed and 15 others injured in the twin blasts that occurred on the campus of the University of Maiduguri.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Elect Substantive Chairpersons, Ruling Party Urged

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Zanu-PF must have substantive provincial chairpersons who carry the mandate of the people to easily mobilise voters ahead of 2018 harmonised elections.Currently the ruling party has nine of 10 hand-picked officials in an act…

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Zanu-PF must have substantive provincial chairpersons who carry the mandate of the people to easily mobilise voters ahead of 2018 harmonised elections.Currently the ruling party has nine of 10 hand-picked officials in an acting capacity, party insiders have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt to Participate in World Economic Forum

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, where he is leading a South African delegation to the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, where he is leading a South African delegation to the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Blacklisted Guptas May Be Step Closer to Opening Bank

[News24Wire] The Guptas, blacklisted by South Africa’s top four banks, could be one step closer to solving their dilemma after the Competition Commission approved a merger between Habib Overseas Bank and a company set up by allies Salim Aziz Essa and H…

[News24Wire] The Guptas, blacklisted by South Africa's top four banks, could be one step closer to solving their dilemma after the Competition Commission approved a merger between Habib Overseas Bank and a company set up by allies Salim Aziz Essa and Hamza Farooqui.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Orders ‘No REA III’ Without Electrifying 12 Left Out

[Daily News] As the government embarks on Rural Energy Agency (REA) Phase III projects, a contractor for Phase II in Rufiji District, Coastal Region has been given 15 days ultimatum to electrify the remaining villages with immediate effect.

[Daily News] As the government embarks on Rural Energy Agency (REA) Phase III projects, a contractor for Phase II in Rufiji District, Coastal Region has been given 15 days ultimatum to electrify the remaining villages with immediate effect.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Political Heavyweights Brace for Fiery Nomination Battles Ahead of August Polls

[Nation] Political titans from the two main political outfits, Jubilee and the National Super Alliance (Nasa), are bracing themselves for major battles during their parties’ nomination exercise ahead of the August election.

[Nation] Political titans from the two main political outfits, Jubilee and the National Super Alliance (Nasa), are bracing themselves for major battles during their parties' nomination exercise ahead of the August election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya