Smart Technologies to Ensure Sustainable Farming

[Ethiopian Herald] “There is something that we are not doing properly, that is why we keep on falling short of feeding the whole Africa,” mutters Dr. Kodjo P. Abassa, trying to get comfy on his chair. Dr. Abassa, former Adviser at the United Nations Ec…

[Ethiopian Herald] "There is something that we are not doing properly, that is why we keep on falling short of feeding the whole Africa," mutters Dr. Kodjo P. Abassa, trying to get comfy on his chair. Dr. Abassa, former Adviser at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, has worked for more than 25 years in the field of sustainable agriculture and biotechnology. "Actually, Ethiopia alone can feed the whole Africa," he declared. He stated that Ethiopia possesses the largest livestock population in Africa and the thi

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Njeru Residents Lose Million in Easter Fire

[Monitor] Buikwe -A fire that gutted several homes in Uganda Electricity Board (UEB) Village, in Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District, destroying property worth million has left residents in tears.

[Monitor] Buikwe -A fire that gutted several homes in Uganda Electricity Board (UEB) Village, in Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District, destroying property worth million has left residents in tears.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ANCYL in KZN Requests Meeting Over Kathrada Memorial Apology

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has written a letter to the Active Citizens Movement asking for a meeting to discuss the organisation’s demand for an apology for the league’s behaviour during the Ahmed Kathrada memorial in Durban las…

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has written a letter to the Active Citizens Movement asking for a meeting to discuss the organisation's demand for an apology for the league's behaviour during the Ahmed Kathrada memorial in Durban last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Acting National Commissioner Condemns Ongoing Attacks On and Killing of Police Members

[SAPS] Pretoria -The Acting National Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, calls on communities to continue to support the South African Police Service by condemning the callous attacks on and/or murders of members of the South Afr…

[SAPS] Pretoria -The Acting National Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, calls on communities to continue to support the South African Police Service by condemning the callous attacks on and/or murders of members of the South African Police Service.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why a Lagos Slum Is Producing Nigeria’s Top Football Talents

[This Day] Taribo West is just one of the many top footballers to come out of Ajegunle, Ajegunle is known for being one of Lagos’ toughest, most dangerous slums, but it also has another reputation – for producing some of Nigeria’s top footballers. So w…

[This Day] Taribo West is just one of the many top footballers to come out of Ajegunle, Ajegunle is known for being one of Lagos' toughest, most dangerous slums, but it also has another reputation - for producing some of Nigeria's top footballers. So what's the secret to its unlikely success?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pair Steals 30 Tonnes of Maize

[The Herald] Two Harare men allegedly connived with an official at the Department of Social Welfare and stole 30 tonnes of maize for the drought relief programme.

[The Herald] Two Harare men allegedly connived with an official at the Department of Social Welfare and stole 30 tonnes of maize for the drought relief programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Student Falls From Boyfriend’s Third Floor Room At Makerere University

[Monitor] Kampala -Police are investigating circumstances that led a female student of Makerere University to fall from her boyfriend’s third floor room in Mitchel Hall. The hall houses boys.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police are investigating circumstances that led a female student of Makerere University to fall from her boyfriend's third floor room in Mitchel Hall. The hall houses boys.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda