French Foreign Minister Calls for RFI Correspondent’s Release

[RFI] French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has appealed to Cameroon to release RFI’s Hausa-language correspondent Ahmed Abba, who has been in prison there for more than 16 months without being convicted. Abba was to appear before judges fo…

[RFI] French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has appealed to Cameroon to release RFI's Hausa-language correspondent Ahmed Abba, who has been in prison there for more than 16 months without being convicted. Abba was to appear before judges for the ninth time on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Police Arrest Alleged Killers of Strategist Employed by Aliko Dangote

[Guardian] Operatives of the Inspector General of Police’ (IGP) Intelligence Response Team have arrested suspected kidnappers, who allegedly murdered a senior strategist with Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello Gurama.

[Guardian] Operatives of the Inspector General of Police' (IGP) Intelligence Response Team have arrested suspected kidnappers, who allegedly murdered a senior strategist with Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello Gurama.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

People Near Ntahangwa River Are moving Since the start of Rainy Season

[Iwacu] Seven families in Mugoboka quarter; located in South Mutanga, another one in Kigobe quarter in GIHOSHA zone, all of them located in Bujumbura , have already left their homes due to the fear of being taken by Ntahangwa river.

[Iwacu] Seven families in Mugoboka quarter; located in South Mutanga, another one in Kigobe quarter in GIHOSHA zone, all of them located in Bujumbura , have already left their homes due to the fear of being taken by Ntahangwa river.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Impunity Fosters Corruption in Burundi, Watchdog Says

[Iwacu] “We should move from speeches by political leaders and sensitization campaigns to concrete actions to effectively fight corruption in Burundi. Awareness is still needed but it is not enough as the situation is becoming more and more alarming “,…

[Iwacu] "We should move from speeches by political leaders and sensitization campaigns to concrete actions to effectively fight corruption in Burundi. Awareness is still needed but it is not enough as the situation is becoming more and more alarming ", says Faustin Ndikumana, Chairman of the local NGO aiming at awakening conscience and changing Burundians' mentality-PARCEM,on the occasion of the week dedicated to the International Anti-Corruption Day that started on 5 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

TTCL Launches New SIM Cards Dubbed ‘Boompack’ for University Students

[CIO] Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) has launched new SIM Cards for university students that enable them to have various services including enough air time, bundles and text messages.

[CIO] Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) has launched new SIM Cards for university students that enable them to have various services including enough air time, bundles and text messages.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bolstering Aquaculture

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has abundant water sources which could be a hub for fish farming. Lakes, ponds, rivers can be mentioned and in addition to these, the emerging artificial lakes following the construction of hydro power dams steps up the nati…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has abundant water sources which could be a hub for fish farming. Lakes, ponds, rivers can be mentioned and in addition to these, the emerging artificial lakes following the construction of hydro power dams steps up the nation's aquaculture potential.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ministry Working On Youth Training Programme

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Youth and Sport said that it has given much emphasis to the effective implementation of the Youth Project training Programme in the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II).

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Youth and Sport said that it has given much emphasis to the effective implementation of the Youth Project training Programme in the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia