‘Little Mogadishu’ – the Political Success of Somali-Americans

[Daily Maverick] The political successes of a Somali community in Minnesota flies in the face of the Trump administration’s position on immigration in ways that are representative of a broader change in American politics. By DAVID REIERSGORD.

[Daily Maverick] The political successes of a Somali community in Minnesota flies in the face of the Trump administration's position on immigration in ways that are representative of a broader change in American politics. By DAVID REIERSGORD.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Pathway for Greater Efficiency in BDC Transactions

[This Day] The Association of Bureau de Change Operators of Nigeria, in collaboration with the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System, recently organised a programme for BDC operators on the use and deployment of the Bank Verification Number Validation Po…

[This Day] The Association of Bureau de Change Operators of Nigeria, in collaboration with the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System, recently organised a programme for BDC operators on the use and deployment of the Bank Verification Number Validation Portal. Obinna Chima highlights the benefits of this system to the foreign exchange market

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why It’s Time Competition Law Was Applied to Sport

[The Conversation Africa] University of South Africa -An increasing number of popular sports clubs, like Manchester United and Real Madrid, have their stocks publicly traded in major stock exchanges around the world. This underlines the view that sport…

[The Conversation Africa] University of South Africa -An increasing number of popular sports clubs, like Manchester United and Real Madrid, have their stocks publicly traded in major stock exchanges around the world. This underlines the view that sport is no longer simply a cultural spectacle. It's also become big business.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Miners’ Union Concerned About Its Member’s Houses, Cars That Were Burnt Down

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) strongly condemns the escalation of systematic attacks on its members by alleged AMCU thugs who are exploiting the strike situation with acts of crime and barbarism in Kusasalethu. Four members of the NU…

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) strongly condemns the escalation of systematic attacks on its members by alleged AMCU thugs who are exploiting the strike situation with acts of crime and barbarism in Kusasalethu. Four members of the NUM members working for Kusasalthu mine in Carletonville had their houses and cars torched last night. This happened in Wedela Township where a house and a car belonging to two different members were set alight. The same thing happened in Deelkraal residence owned by Ku

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Barcoding Is Helping South Africa Track Its Precious Pollinators

[The Conversation Africa] Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production. Almost one third of the food eaten comes from animal pollination. Animal pollinated foods also contain nutrients and minerals essential to human diets and they maintain nat…

[The Conversation Africa] Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production. Almost one third of the food eaten comes from animal pollination. Animal pollinated foods also contain nutrients and minerals essential to human diets and they maintain natural areas by pollinating wild plants.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

If I See President Jonathan Today, I Will Kneel Down to Thank Him – Waziri

[Vanguard] Lagos -Former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs Farida Waziri, said weekend that the decision of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to set up special courts for trial of corruption cases…

[Vanguard] Lagos -Former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs Farida Waziri, said weekend that the decision of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to set up special courts for trial of corruption cases has vindicated her and laud the CJN for initiatives aimed at strengthening the war against graft in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Civil Society Condemns Criminalising of HIV Transmission

[Namibian] Civil society organisations working on HIV and human rights in Africa recently condemned the enactment of repressive laws which often include provisions that criminalise HIV transmission, non-disclosure and exposure.

[Namibian] Civil society organisations working on HIV and human rights in Africa recently condemned the enactment of repressive laws which often include provisions that criminalise HIV transmission, non-disclosure and exposure.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Oshodi/Apapa Traffic Lockdown – Stakeholders Kick As Govt Approves New Tank Farm

[Vanguard] The perennial traffic crisis in and around Apapa area of Lagos, not withstanding, the Federal government has approved the construction of a new tank farm on Creek Road.

[Vanguard] The perennial traffic crisis in and around Apapa area of Lagos, not withstanding, the Federal government has approved the construction of a new tank farm on Creek Road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Considers 13 Licenses for Modular Refineries

[Vanguard] In what may be seen as a determined effort to avert another round of crisis in the Niger Delta region following the recent threat by one of the militant groups, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to resume attacks on oil installations, the federal g…

[Vanguard] In what may be seen as a determined effort to avert another round of crisis in the Niger Delta region following the recent threat by one of the militant groups, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to resume attacks on oil installations, the federal government Sunday, released plans for the development of the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria