Female Lawyers Seek Protection for Widows

[Guardian] Governments at all levels have been called upon to put policies in place to protect widows from external family members, obnoxious and ill-treatment, as well as set up counseling department to take care of widows’ emotional and psychological…

[Guardian] Governments at all levels have been called upon to put policies in place to protect widows from external family members, obnoxious and ill-treatment, as well as set up counseling department to take care of widows' emotional and psychological state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Command Agriculture Provides Windfall to Fertiliser, Seed Firms

[The Herald] Fertiliser and seed companies are expecting huge windfalls this year buoyed by demand from the grain import substitution programme, Command Agriculture, which is targeting about 350 000 hectares this season. For the targeted hectarage, fer…

[The Herald] Fertiliser and seed companies are expecting huge windfalls this year buoyed by demand from the grain import substitution programme, Command Agriculture, which is targeting about 350 000 hectares this season. For the targeted hectarage, fertiliser companies estimate effective demand would be around 400 000 tonnes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MPs in Uganda for Combat Modern Slavery Workshop

[Nyasa Times] A team of Malawian legislators is next week joining their colleagues for a two day workshop on combating modern day slavery organised by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) UK to be held in Entebbe, Uganda.

[Nyasa Times] A team of Malawian legislators is next week joining their colleagues for a two day workshop on combating modern day slavery organised by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) UK to be held in Entebbe, Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kanu Gives Reason for His Freedom Fight

[Vanguard] Embattled Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, who has been in detention since October 14, 2015 and finally secured a stringent bail from the Federal High Court in Abuja on April 25, 2017, has spit out the ration…

[Vanguard] Embattled Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, who has been in detention since October 14, 2015 and finally secured a stringent bail from the Federal High Court in Abuja on April 25, 2017, has spit out the rationale behind his struggle to gain independence for Biafra.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mazowe Mine’s U.S.$18 Million Processing Plant Complete

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s biggest gold producer, Metallon Corporation has completed the construction of the Mazowe Mine Processing Plant at a cost $18 million as it aims to increase monthly ore production by 65 000 tonnes. The plant is expected to be com…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's biggest gold producer, Metallon Corporation has completed the construction of the Mazowe Mine Processing Plant at a cost $18 million as it aims to increase monthly ore production by 65 000 tonnes. The plant is expected to be commissioned next month. Metallon, a gold mining group owned by South African businessman Mzi Khumalo owns five gold mining assets in Zimbabwe; How Mine , Shamva Mine, Mazowe Mine, Redwing Mine and Acturus Mine which is under care and maintenance.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hockey Team Wins Gold in San Jose

[Namibian] Namibia’s u10 inline hockey team excelled to win the NarCh Cup at the Silver Creek Sportsplex in San Jose, America after beating their opponents, Bulldogs Yellow after extra time.

[Namibian] Namibia's u10 inline hockey team excelled to win the NarCh Cup at the Silver Creek Sportsplex in San Jose, America after beating their opponents, Bulldogs Yellow after extra time.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Balogun, Okonjo-Iweala Hail Adesina’s Emergence As 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

[Vanguard] Nigeria’s Chargé d’Affaires to the U.S. Hakeem Balogun and a former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, have lauded the emergence of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.

[Vanguard] Nigeria's Chargé d'Affaires to the U.S. Hakeem Balogun and a former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, have lauded the emergence of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2017 Budget – Fashola Replies NASS, Decries Resort to Name-Calling

[Vanguard] The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the reaction of the National Assembly to his observations on the 2017 Budget as passed the legislature.

[Vanguard] The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the reaction of the National Assembly to his observations on the 2017 Budget as passed the legislature.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2017 Budget – Fashola Condemns National Assembly’s Name-Calling Tactic

[Guardian] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the reaction of the National Assembly to his observations on the 2017 Budget as passed the legislature.

[Guardian] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the reaction of the National Assembly to his observations on the 2017 Budget as passed the legislature.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria