Why Can’t They Clean Up Bodo Creek Oil Spills?

[Legalbrief] One of the world’s greatest avoidable ecological disasters, the 2008/9 oil spills in Nigeria’s Bodo Creek, has landed back in court, in London, where the judge has heard why, two years after a binding agreement between all parties, virtual…

[Legalbrief] One of the world's greatest avoidable ecological disasters, the 2008/9 oil spills in Nigeria's Bodo Creek, has landed back in court, in London, where the judge has heard why, two years after a binding agreement between all parties, virtually no progress has been made with a clean-up.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Top Tower Hotel to Be Razed as City Enforces Master Plan

[New Times] Kimihurura-based Top Tower Hotel, which sits on Plots 900 and 901, will be razed to make way for development activities in line with the Kigali City Master plan, City authorities said yesterday.

[New Times] Kimihurura-based Top Tower Hotel, which sits on Plots 900 and 901, will be razed to make way for development activities in line with the Kigali City Master plan, City authorities said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Displaced Civilians Sent Back to a Widening War

[IRIN] Kalemie -Squatting outside a tiny hut of sticks and dried grass in Kaseke, where she and her five children have been living for nearly 10 months, Feza Mwange recounted how her family narrowly avoided death in a conflict the authorities insist, a…

[IRIN] Kalemie -Squatting outside a tiny hut of sticks and dried grass in Kaseke, where she and her five children have been living for nearly 10 months, Feza Mwange recounted how her family narrowly avoided death in a conflict the authorities insist, against all the evidence, has been brought to an end.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Medview Airline Opens Lagos-Ilorin Route

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Medview, one of Nigeria’s leading commercial Airlines on Tuesday expanded its domestic passenger services with the commencement of flight from Ilorin to other cities in the country.

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Medview, one of Nigeria's leading commercial Airlines on Tuesday expanded its domestic passenger services with the commencement of flight from Ilorin to other cities in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stage Set for GOtv Shield Round of 16 Fixtures

[Nation] Former GOtv Shield champions Gor Mahia and last year’s runners up Ulinzi Stars will take no further part in the tournament’s round of 16 matches set for July 22 -23.

[Nation] Former GOtv Shield champions Gor Mahia and last year's runners up Ulinzi Stars will take no further part in the tournament's round of 16 matches set for July 22 -23.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Abdulsalam, Kukah Call for Restraint Over Hate Speeches

[Guardian] Former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar and Rev. Father Hassan Matthew Kukah yesterday in Abuja took a swipe at the political elite promoting hate speeches and calling for a break-up of the country.

[Guardian] Former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar and Rev. Father Hassan Matthew Kukah yesterday in Abuja took a swipe at the political elite promoting hate speeches and calling for a break-up of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nuba People Wary of U.S. Proposal to Lift Sanctions

[Nuba Reports] By tomorrow, U.S. President Donald Trump will decide whether to lift near-20-year-old economic sanctions on Sudan based on recommendations by the State Department involving a five-track engagement process.

[Nuba Reports] By tomorrow, U.S. President Donald Trump will decide whether to lift near-20-year-old economic sanctions on Sudan based on recommendations by the State Department involving a five-track engagement process.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

U.S. Threatens Sanctions On Anyone Delaying Vote

[Al Jazeera] The United States on Tuesday threatened to impose further targeted unilateral sanctions on anyone who hinders Democratic Republic of Congo’s already delayed preparations for an election to replace President Joseph Kabila.

[Al Jazeera] The United States on Tuesday threatened to impose further targeted unilateral sanctions on anyone who hinders Democratic Republic of Congo's already delayed preparations for an election to replace President Joseph Kabila.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa