Nigeria, Eight Others to Halve MNCH Deaths By 2022

[Vanguard] Nigeriaand eight other countries have committed to halving maternal and newborn deaths in health facilities within the next 5 years. The other countries are Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda – com…

[Vanguard] Nigeriaand eight other countries have committed to halving maternal and newborn deaths in health facilities within the next 5 years. The other countries are Bangladesh, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda - committed to halving preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns in their health facilities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

OML 30 – Delta Govt Parleys Host Communities, Sets Up 36-Man Committee

[Vanguard] Delta State Government has set up a 36-man committee comprising community representatives from the various communities in the Oil Mining Lease 30 to capture areas of disagreement in the signed Global Memoranda of Understanding, GMoU.

[Vanguard] Delta State Government has set up a 36-man committee comprising community representatives from the various communities in the Oil Mining Lease 30 to capture areas of disagreement in the signed Global Memoranda of Understanding, GMoU.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopian Lauds Defense Forces for War On Al-Shabaab

[Shabelle] President Mulatu Teshome of Ethiopia has lauded the country’s defense forces for their efforts aimed at maintaining peace and security at home and in the Horn of Africa region.

[Shabelle] President Mulatu Teshome of Ethiopia has lauded the country's defense forces for their efforts aimed at maintaining peace and security at home and in the Horn of Africa region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somalia Suspends Flights to Mogadishu On Feb 22

[Shabelle] The government of Somalia has announced it will suspend temporarily all domestic and international flights to Mogadishu airport because of the President’s inauguration on Feb 22.

[Shabelle] The government of Somalia has announced it will suspend temporarily all domestic and international flights to Mogadishu airport because of the President's inauguration on Feb 22.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Civil Society and Some Politicians Have No Great Hopes for Arusha Results

[Iwacu] Whereas the second session of inter-Burundi dialogue is to start soon, different opinions from both the civil society and some political protagonists show that they don’t believe in the dialogue results.

[Iwacu] Whereas the second session of inter-Burundi dialogue is to start soon, different opinions from both the civil society and some political protagonists show that they don't believe in the dialogue results.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Stop 20 Percent Import Adjustment Tax On Drugs

[Vanguard] Implementation of the mandatory 20 per cent Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) on medicaments by the Nigeria Customs Service, as provided in the 2016 Fiscal Policy Measures (FPM), made up of Supplementary Protection Measures (SPM), is an ill wind t…

[Vanguard] Implementation of the mandatory 20 per cent Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) on medicaments by the Nigeria Customs Service, as provided in the 2016 Fiscal Policy Measures (FPM), made up of Supplementary Protection Measures (SPM), is an ill wind that is blowing Nigerians no good.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dangote Rice Targets 16,000 Outgrowers in Sokoto

[Vanguard] A tripartite agreement initiated by Dangote Rice Limited to create jobs for 16,000 outgrower rice farmers in Sokoto was signed yesterday, with a pledge by parties to ensure the success of the scheme to make the country self-sufficient in ric…

[Vanguard] A tripartite agreement initiated by Dangote Rice Limited to create jobs for 16,000 outgrower rice farmers in Sokoto was signed yesterday, with a pledge by parties to ensure the success of the scheme to make the country self-sufficient in rice cultivation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria