Continent Urged to Own Its Own Problems

[New Times] Participants at the just-concluded National Security Symposium 2017 have highlighted the need for African problems to be owned by Africans themselves as a means to ensure peace and sustainable development on the continent.

[New Times] Participants at the just-concluded National Security Symposium 2017 have highlighted the need for African problems to be owned by Africans themselves as a means to ensure peace and sustainable development on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Two Soldiers Injured As Female Suicide Bomber Attacks Military Checkpoint

[Premium Times] At least two soldiers were injured on Wednesday when a female suicide bomber attacked a military post located behind a camp for internally displaced persons in Konduga town of Borno State, police said.

[Premium Times] At least two soldiers were injured on Wednesday when a female suicide bomber attacked a military post located behind a camp for internally displaced persons in Konduga town of Borno State, police said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Video Director Arrested for ‘Poisoning’ Pregnant Girlfriend

[Premium Times] A Nigerian video director and CEO of Hg2filmworks, Olaolu Akorede, has been remanded in Ikoyi prison, Lagos, for allegedly poisoning his pregnant girlfriend and killing their unborn child.

[Premium Times] A Nigerian video director and CEO of Hg2filmworks, Olaolu Akorede, has been remanded in Ikoyi prison, Lagos, for allegedly poisoning his pregnant girlfriend and killing their unborn child.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Legislators’ Concern On Industrial Growth

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government said in Parliament yesterday that it has registered 393 large scale industrial projects valued at $2.36 billion (Sh5.1 trillion) during the past 18 months, but the Opposition warned that the current declining contributi…

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government said in Parliament yesterday that it has registered 393 large scale industrial projects valued at $2.36 billion (Sh5.1 trillion) during the past 18 months, but the Opposition warned that the current declining contribution from the industrial sector to the national economy could derail the industrialisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Former Minister Chaponda Faces ‘Further Investigations’

[Nyasa Times] Chairperson of the joint committee of Parliament which conducted an inquiry into Admarc maize procurement from neighbouring Zambia, Joseph Chidanti -Malunga has called for speedy prosecution of all culprits in the scandal following the ad…

[Nyasa Times] Chairperson of the joint committee of Parliament which conducted an inquiry into Admarc maize procurement from neighbouring Zambia, Joseph Chidanti -Malunga has called for speedy prosecution of all culprits in the scandal following the adoption of the committee’s report by Parliament.

Govt Budgets N10 Billion for Abuja Airport Second Runway

[Vanguard] In a bid to prevent further costly shutdown of operations, the Federal Government has begun moves to construct a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

[Vanguard] In a bid to prevent further costly shutdown of operations, the Federal Government has begun moves to construct a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Sets Date for Ifeanyi Ubah’s Right Application Ruling

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed May 25 to rule on whether it has jurisdiction in hearing the suit involving the Chairman, Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, and the State Security Service alongside others.

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed May 25 to rule on whether it has jurisdiction in hearing the suit involving the Chairman, Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, and the State Security Service alongside others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria