Moving Nigeria Forward – Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari

[Daily Trust] Mr. President, we are a group of Northern non-partisan academics and public intellectuals who wish to share our concerns on a number of issues facing the nation. In so doing, our only intention is to be helpful to your Administration, whi…

[Daily Trust] Mr. President, we are a group of Northern non-partisan academics and public intellectuals who wish to share our concerns on a number of issues facing the nation. In so doing, our only intention is to be helpful to your Administration, which we believe is sincerely committed towards taking the country further along the path of positive change and the improvement of lives and livelihoods of Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Omissions in National Grand Plan Worry MPs

[Daily News] MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) have reacted with cautious optimism and worries to the new National Development Plan 2017/18 that aims to transform the national economy, stressing some key sectors including agriculture were plainly omitted in …

[Daily News] MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) have reacted with cautious optimism and worries to the new National Development Plan 2017/18 that aims to transform the national economy, stressing some key sectors including agriculture were plainly omitted in the grand plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Students in FCT Face Difficulties Registering for JAMB UTME Examination

[Daily Trust] Students in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT preparing to gain admission into tertiary institutions of learning have complained of facing difficulties while attempting to register for the forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exami…

[Daily Trust] Students in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT preparing to gain admission into tertiary institutions of learning have complained of facing difficulties while attempting to register for the forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME organized by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Unveils National Budget

[Daily News] THE government yesterday unveiled its 31.7tri/- National Development Plan and Budget Ceiling for the 2017/2018 fiscal year, an increase of 2.2tri/- over the current 29.5tri/- financial plan.

[Daily News] THE government yesterday unveiled its 31.7tri/- National Development Plan and Budget Ceiling for the 2017/2018 fiscal year, an increase of 2.2tri/- over the current 29.5tri/- financial plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Court Throws Out Anti-VP Mphoko Demonstration Case – Frees Activists

[New Zimbabwe] HARARE magistrate Josephine Sande, on Monday, dismissed a case in which the State wanted to prosecute Zimbabwe Activists Alliance leader Lynette Mudewe and three pro-democracy youths.

[New Zimbabwe] HARARE magistrate Josephine Sande, on Monday, dismissed a case in which the State wanted to prosecute Zimbabwe Activists Alliance leader Lynette Mudewe and three pro-democracy youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Residents of Seychelles’ La Digue Island Can Soon Buy Shares in Prized L’union Estate

[Seychelles News Agency] Inhabitants of La Digue, Seychelles third-most populated island, will soon be eligible to buy shares in the island’s most prized and valued landmark — L’Union Estate.

[Seychelles News Agency] Inhabitants of La Digue, Seychelles third-most populated island, will soon be eligible to buy shares in the island's most prized and valued landmark -- L'Union Estate.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

3,000 People a Day Fleeing in Cholera-Stricken Somalia As Famine Looms

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -“These are clear hallmarks of a catastrophe in the making … Now is our last chance to avert a famine” – NRC Somalia country director Victor Moses

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -"These are clear hallmarks of a catastrophe in the making ... Now is our last chance to avert a famine" - NRC Somalia country director Victor Moses

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia