Military Intervention ‘Not Ruled Out’, Says Nigerian Foreign Minister

[RFI] West African leaders will encourage Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh to respect his country’s constitution in a visit scheduled for Wednesday, Nigeria’s foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama has told RFI.

[RFI] West African leaders will encourage Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh to respect his country's constitution in a visit scheduled for Wednesday, Nigeria's foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama has told RFI.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Addis Gets Groove Back

[Addis Fortune] Tariku Berhanu has been a ‘stage man’ for the last five years, a stage constructor who puts together concert stages. He works on a contractual basis at many events and with many concert organizers.

[Addis Fortune] Tariku Berhanu has been a 'stage man' for the last five years, a stage constructor who puts together concert stages. He works on a contractual basis at many events and with many concert organizers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

3.5 Million Birds Currently Affected By Bird Flu in Nigeria – Ogbeh

[Leadership] The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said over 3.5 million birds are currently infected by the bird flu (Avian influenza) in the country.

[Leadership] The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said over 3.5 million birds are currently infected by the bird flu (Avian influenza) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NSCDC Discovers Boko Haram Bomb Timers in Maiduguri

[Guardian] The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday said it had discovered “count down timers” used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives.

[Guardian] The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday said it had discovered "count down timers" used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

BDCS Seek Single Market Driven Forex Rate

[Guardian] Instituting a single market driven foreign exchange (forex) rate has been identified as a major step to stabilising the value of the Naira against other currencies, while also stemming volatility on account of speculations in system.

[Guardian] Instituting a single market driven foreign exchange (forex) rate has been identified as a major step to stabilising the value of the Naira against other currencies, while also stemming volatility on account of speculations in system.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Reacts Angrily to enyatta’s Approval of Changes to Election Law

[Nation] The Opposition on Tuesday reacted angrily to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s approval of changes to election laws which provide for a backup system for identifying voters and transmitting results, in case the electronic one fails.

[Nation] The Opposition on Tuesday reacted angrily to President Uhuru Kenyatta's approval of changes to election laws which provide for a backup system for identifying voters and transmitting results, in case the electronic one fails.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ad-Supported Music Platform Tops One Million Users

[Digital Content Africa] Unlike for African VoD platforms, there was a far less frantic pace of growth for African online and mobile music platforms last year. Most of them are now trying to figure out how to create a business model that competes with …

[Digital Content Africa] Unlike for African VoD platforms, there was a far less frantic pace of growth for African online and mobile music platforms last year. Most of them are now trying to figure out how to create a business model that competes with pirate download sites. One of those that is making some progress is Kenya-based Mdundo. Russell Southwood spoke to its CEO Martin Nielsen about its plans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya