DFID Supports North-East With U.S.$20 Million for Malnutrition

[This Day] Abuja -?The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has so far reached hundreds of families in the North-east with the sum of $20 million in order to tackle malnutrition.

[This Day] Abuja -?The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has so far reached hundreds of families in the North-east with the sum of $20 million in order to tackle malnutrition.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

16 Suspected Smugglers Arrested With N1,074 Billion Contraband

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Customs Federal Operations Unit Zone C, Owerri, has arrested 16 suspects in connection with the 29 seizures of various contraband items with a duty value of N1,074 billion.

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Customs Federal Operations Unit Zone C, Owerri, has arrested 16 suspects in connection with the 29 seizures of various contraband items with a duty value of N1,074 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minor Problems During Polling in Ghana’s Closely Fought Elections

[RFI] Ghana’s presidential and parliamentary polls took place on Wednesday with very few major incidents, according to a preliminary report from a domestic observer group. At polling stations visited by RFI in the Greater Accra area, voting went smooth…

[RFI] Ghana's presidential and parliamentary polls took place on Wednesday with very few major incidents, according to a preliminary report from a domestic observer group. At polling stations visited by RFI in the Greater Accra area, voting went smoothly with isolated problems. The results are expected to be tight between incumbent President John Dramani Mahama and main opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Mugabe ‘Has Nothing to Do With Cash Shortages’ – Minister

[News24Wire] A Zimbabwean minister has reportedly defended President Robert Mugabe’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), which left many “disappointed”, as it did not address critical issues affecting the southern African country.

[News24Wire] A Zimbabwean minister has reportedly defended President Robert Mugabe's State of the Nation Address (SONA), which left many "disappointed", as it did not address critical issues affecting the southern African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Told Broadcaster to Appoint Controversial Exec Permanently

[News24Wire] A former SABC board member has told Parliament’s ad hoc committee that Communications Minister Faith Muthambi recommended in 2014 that acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s post be made permanent.

[News24Wire] A former SABC board member has told Parliament's ad hoc committee that Communications Minister Faith Muthambi recommended in 2014 that acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's post be made permanent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NNPS Enjoying Egalitarian Dev’t

[Ethiopian Herald] Eleven years elapsed since Ethiopia began celebrating Nations, Nationalities and People’s Day. Every year, the colourful annual event in the second week of December is held moving across the states while this year’s celebration is be…

[Ethiopian Herald] Eleven years elapsed since Ethiopia began celebrating Nations, Nationalities and People's Day. Every year, the colourful annual event in the second week of December is held moving across the states while this year's celebration is being held today in Harari State. Since this national holiday has taken attention and popularity over the years, it shall be a very exciting event for the participants to share their cultural values with others and themselves. The celebration is not only filled with unforgettable

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Hidar 29 – Poverty Eradication Torchbearer

[Ethiopian Herald] Harrari State Chief Murad Abdulahi said the Ethiopian people need to properly take the opportunity of the 11th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (NNP) Day to renew their commitment to eradicate extreme poverty.

[Ethiopian Herald] Harrari State Chief Murad Abdulahi said the Ethiopian people need to properly take the opportunity of the 11th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (NNP) Day to renew their commitment to eradicate extreme poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Federalism, NNP Day in Opposition Eyes

[Ethiopian Herald] For the former FDRE President Dr. Negasso Gidada, the adoption of Federalism back in 1995 had three fundamentals: It was thought to correct past administrative injustices, hinder instability in Ethiopia, the Horn of Africa and the Re…

[Ethiopian Herald] For the former FDRE President Dr. Negasso Gidada, the adoption of Federalism back in 1995 had three fundamentals: It was thought to correct past administrative injustices, hinder instability in Ethiopia, the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea as well as north eastern part of the Indian Ocean and also enhance peaceful coexistence among the over 80 ethnic groups thereby redeeming the nation from disintegration.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

President Calls On Citizens to Safeguard Constitution

[Ethiopian Herald] President Dr. Mulatu Teshome yesterday called on the Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (NNP) to safeguard the Constitution which guarantees their human and democratic rights, equality and mutual cooperation.

[Ethiopian Herald] President Dr. Mulatu Teshome yesterday called on the Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (NNP) to safeguard the Constitution which guarantees their human and democratic rights, equality and mutual cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Rise in the East

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia housed over 80 Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (NNPs) with respective cultural, linguistic, religious and other peculiarities. Having such dynamics with immense cultural resources of NNPs of Ethiopia were treated as the s…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia housed over 80 Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (NNPs) with respective cultural, linguistic, religious and other peculiarities. Having such dynamics with immense cultural resources of NNPs of Ethiopia were treated as the second class citizens and denied of equal opportunity and their rights in their own nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia