Lagos to Open ‘Door of Return’ to Africans During Diaspora Festival in Badagry

[Vanguard] The ‘Door-of-No-Return’ made popular during the transatlantic slave trade in Africa will become the ‘Door- of-Return’ during the Diaspora Festival slated for between Aug. 23, 2017 and Aug. 25, 2017 in Badagry.

[Vanguard] The 'Door-of-No-Return' made popular during the transatlantic slave trade in Africa will become the 'Door- of-Return' during the Diaspora Festival slated for between Aug. 23, 2017 and Aug. 25, 2017 in Badagry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rain Destroys 150 Houses in Kano

[This Day] Kano -Not less than 150 houses and farmlands were destroyed following a heavy downpour in Gwarzo Local Government of Kano State in the wee hours of Tuesday.

[This Day] Kano -Not less than 150 houses and farmlands were destroyed following a heavy downpour in Gwarzo Local Government of Kano State in the wee hours of Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kanungu Leaders Petition Museveni Over Shs18 Billion Tea Debt

[Monitor] Kanungu -Some residents of Kanungu District and their leaders have sought audience with President Museveni, demanding that the government clears an outstanding Shs18b debt owed to tea nursery bed operators who supplied tea seedlings to the Na…

[Monitor] Kanungu -Some residents of Kanungu District and their leaders have sought audience with President Museveni, demanding that the government clears an outstanding Shs18b debt owed to tea nursery bed operators who supplied tea seedlings to the National Agricultural Advisory Services (Naads) in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Osinbajo Meets South East Leaders Over Biafra, Arewa Youth Threat

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders in South Eastern part of Nigeria to speak out against hate speeches capable of destabilising the country.

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders in South Eastern part of Nigeria to speak out against hate speeches capable of destabilising the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Madi and Acholi Leaders Should Resolve Boundary Issue Amicably

[Monitor] I have followed the raging land dispute between the Acholi and Madi and listened to the statement that Gen Moses Ali issued on NBS TV on June 13. The statement by Gen Ali is unfortunate because as a leader, he should have issued a conciliator…

[Monitor] I have followed the raging land dispute between the Acholi and Madi and listened to the statement that Gen Moses Ali issued on NBS TV on June 13. The statement by Gen Ali is unfortunate because as a leader, he should have issued a conciliatory message, especially since the perpetrators of the attacks in Apaa are reportedly from his home district of Adjumani.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister’s Letter On New District Confuses Bunyangabu Residents

[Monitor] Kabarole -There is confusion among residents of Bunyangabu County in Kabarole District after the Local Government minister, Mr Tom Butime, wrote a letter explaining that the new district carved from Kabarole will be run by an interim council …

[Monitor] Kabarole -There is confusion among residents of Bunyangabu County in Kabarole District after the Local Government minister, Mr Tom Butime, wrote a letter explaining that the new district carved from Kabarole will be run by an interim council when it commences operations in July.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dear Uganda, ‘Development’ Does Not Mean Destroying Our Heritage

[Monitor] I recently interviewed Kaddu Sebunya, the Ugandan president of the African Wildlife Foundation, over lunch in Nairobi. I expected a preachy sermon about poaching and clichéd quotes about elephants and rhinos. Instead I was introduced to a new ecosystem of thinking about conservation altogether.

[Monitor] I recently interviewed Kaddu Sebunya, the Ugandan president of the African Wildlife Foundation, over lunch in Nairobi. I expected a preachy sermon about poaching and clichéd quotes about elephants and rhinos. Instead I was introduced to a new ecosystem of thinking about conservation altogether.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda