Aisha Buhari, UN Scribe, Others Demand Rescue of Dapchi Girls

[Guardian] Calls for the immediate rescue of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State, featured prominently as Nigeria celebrated International Women’s Day yesterday.

[Guardian] Calls for the immediate rescue of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State, featured prominently as Nigeria celebrated International Women's Day yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eritrean Nationals Abroad Conduct More Activities

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in the UK, France, Germany and South Africa conducted various activities with a view to strengthen their attachment with their homeland and contribution in the national development programs.

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in the UK, France, Germany and South Africa conducted various activities with a view to strengthen their attachment with their homeland and contribution in the national development programs.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Coordination Platform Launched for NGOs

[Observer] The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) in collaboration with Oxfam International has launched a humanitarian platform for NGOs within the country to improve their transparency, accountability and coordination during humanitarian response.

[Observer] The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) in collaboration with Oxfam International has launched a humanitarian platform for NGOs within the country to improve their transparency, accountability and coordination during humanitarian response.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Al Bashir Promises to ‘Rebuild the Sudan Armed Forces’

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid -The President of Sudan, Omar Al Bashir, has promised ‘to re-build the Sudanese Armed Forces and to equip them with up-to-date technologies’. He also undertook to raise army salaries.

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid -The President of Sudan, Omar Al Bashir, has promised 'to re-build the Sudanese Armed Forces and to equip them with up-to-date technologies'. He also undertook to raise army salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

MTN Multimillion-Dollar Spend On ICT Upgrades

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -MTN Group, the continent’s biggest mobile operator by subscriber base, has invested over R31,4 million (US$2,6 million) in rolling out network and information technology (ICT) across its markets over the past year.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -MTN Group, the continent's biggest mobile operator by subscriber base, has invested over R31,4 million (US$2,6 million) in rolling out network and information technology (ICT) across its markets over the past year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Scorpio – Acsa Gets Five Days to Account for Failure to Suspend Its CEO

[Daily Maverick] The board of the Airports Company of South Africa has been given five days within which to explain why it has failed for a full year to suspend and initiate disciplinary action against the state-owned company’s CEO, Bongani Maseko. By …

[Daily Maverick] The board of the Airports Company of South Africa has been given five days within which to explain why it has failed for a full year to suspend and initiate disciplinary action against the state-owned company's CEO, Bongani Maseko. By JESSICA BEZUIDENHOUT for SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

E-Tourism Tops as ESKOM Recognises Future Entrepreneurs

[CAJ News] Richards Bay -A CLASSIC media service rendering an electronic tourism facility has earned a KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) school the biggest prize in a competition celebrating youth entrepreneurship in South Africa.

[CAJ News] Richards Bay -A CLASSIC media service rendering an electronic tourism facility has earned a KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) school the biggest prize in a competition celebrating youth entrepreneurship in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Suspect Traced to KZN Farm After Allegedly Killing Sister, Nephew

[News24Wire] Nyoni police arrested a man suspected of murdering his sister and her son at Esidakeni, near Mandini, two months after community members dug up their bodies.

[News24Wire] Nyoni police arrested a man suspected of murdering his sister and her son at Esidakeni, near Mandini, two months after community members dug up their bodies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa