Dangote Cement Inaugurates Congo Plant, Stirs Industrial Revolution in Africa

[This Day] Dangote Cement Plc thursday added a fillip to its ongoing efforts at economic emancipation of Africa as it formally opened its 1.5mtpa capacity cement plant in Mfila, Congo, amid ecstasy by the government and the people of the country.

[This Day] Dangote Cement Plc thursday added a fillip to its ongoing efforts at economic emancipation of Africa as it formally opened its 1.5mtpa capacity cement plant in Mfila, Congo, amid ecstasy by the government and the people of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Africa – Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs As the Next Generation of Hunger Fighters

[This Day] Considered the “Nobel Prize of agriculture,” the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to the production or distribution of food. This year, the prize was awarded to Akinwumi Adesina,…

[This Day] Considered the "Nobel Prize of agriculture," the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to the production or distribution of food. This year, the prize was awarded to Akinwumi Adesina, a former Nigerian Agriculture Minister - and currently the President of the African Development Bank - for his contributions to increasing productivity in that country's agricultural sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kipsang, Chepchirchir Land Fully Paid Vacation

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former world record holder Wilson Kipsang and Sarah Chepchirchir have been rewarded with a fully paid vacation to top tourist destinations in Kenya, courtesy of the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB).

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former world record holder Wilson Kipsang and Sarah Chepchirchir have been rewarded with a fully paid vacation to top tourist destinations in Kenya, courtesy of the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

No Deal With Clark, PANDEF, Says Splinter N’Delta Negotiating Team

[This Day] A group of Niger Delta elders under the Pan Niger Delta Peoples Congress (PNDPC) yesterday vowed never to work with the Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF), insisting that Clark’s group remains disbanded.

[This Day] A group of Niger Delta elders under the Pan Niger Delta Peoples Congress (PNDPC) yesterday vowed never to work with the Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF), insisting that Clark's group remains disbanded.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ogun 2019 – I’m More Qualified Than Adeola, Others, Says Isiaka

[This Day] Abeokuta -The 2015 Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prince Gboyega Isiaka, thursday said he is the most qualified of all the gubernatorial aspirants that have shown interest in the coming 2019 election in the…

[This Day] Abeokuta -The 2015 Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prince Gboyega Isiaka, thursday said he is the most qualified of all the gubernatorial aspirants that have shown interest in the coming 2019 election in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Benin Monarch Visits Buhari, Demands Infrastructure Devt

[This Day] Abuja -Perhaps for the first time in the history of Benin Kingdom, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday visited the State House in Abuja, demanding the provision of infrastructure in Edo State.

[This Day] Abuja -Perhaps for the first time in the history of Benin Kingdom, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday visited the State House in Abuja, demanding the provision of infrastructure in Edo State.

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Government Warns Odinga on Parallel Swearing in

[Nairobi News] The government has warned the opposition against plans to cause civil disobedience in the country saying such actions are unlawful and shall be met with full force of the law.

[Nairobi News] The government has warned the opposition against plans to cause civil disobedience in the country saying such actions are unlawful and shall be met with full force of the law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Red Cross – Over 500,000 Babies Missed Jabs During Nurses Strike

[Nation] More than 500,000 new-born babies missed out on crucial vaccines during the recent nurses’ strike that lasted for five months, putting their lives at risk the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has said.

[Nation] More than 500,000 new-born babies missed out on crucial vaccines during the recent nurses' strike that lasted for five months, putting their lives at risk the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

State Warns Nasa Over Odinga Parallel ‘Swearing-In’

[Nation] The government says it is not bothered by National Super Alliance’s threats to hold a parallel swearing-in of Raila Odinga as ‘people’s president’ next Tuesday.

[Nation] The government says it is not bothered by National Super Alliance's threats to hold a parallel swearing-in of Raila Odinga as 'people's president' next Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

German Africa Prize Winner – ‘There Are Grave Rights Violations in Uganda’

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other activists, face in their country.

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other activists, face in their country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda