Moroccan Peacekeeper Killed, Three Wounded in CAR – UN

[Al Jazeera] An ambush killed a Moroccan peacekeeper and wounded three others on Sunday in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said, blaming pro-Christian armed groups for the violence.

[Al Jazeera] An ambush killed a Moroccan peacekeeper and wounded three others on Sunday in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said, blaming pro-Christian armed groups for the violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Hong Kong Airline To Launch Luxury Flight to Nairobi

[Nation] A Hong Kong-based airline operator plans to launch a Sh4.6 million a ticket luxury flight to Nairobi targeting Asia’s super-rich keen on sampling Kenya’s prime holiday destinations.

[Nation] A Hong Kong-based airline operator plans to launch a Sh4.6 million a ticket luxury flight to Nairobi targeting Asia's super-rich keen on sampling Kenya's prime holiday destinations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Survey Shows Odinga Now More Popular Than President

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The latest surveys released by two pollsters have shown different results in the popularity ratings of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga ahead of the August 8 presidential election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The latest surveys released by two pollsters have shown different results in the popularity ratings of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga ahead of the August 8 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwanda Presidential Election Campaign Kicks Off

[Deutsche Welle] With three weeks to go until elections, two politicians are challenging Rwanda’s “big man.” While most observers expect Paul Kagame to win, Greens candidate Frank Habineza and Philippe Mpayimana are vying for the post.

[Deutsche Welle] With three weeks to go until elections, two politicians are challenging Rwanda's "big man." While most observers expect Paul Kagame to win, Greens candidate Frank Habineza and Philippe Mpayimana are vying for the post.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Stakeholders Appeal to Govt On Accessible Infrastructure

[Guardian] The Chairman of Abakaliki Rice, Ebonyi State, Joseph Nnunu, has charged the Federal government to make agricultural infrastructure readily available and accessible to farmers.

[Guardian] The Chairman of Abakaliki Rice, Ebonyi State, Joseph Nnunu, has charged the Federal government to make agricultural infrastructure readily available and accessible to farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria and Tuberculosis

[Guardian] Nigeria wears many badges of dishonour but has just been reported to be in yet another black spot on tuberculosis (TB) index rate, occupying the fourth position in the world behind Indonesia, China and Russia and topping the list in Africa. …

[Guardian] Nigeria wears many badges of dishonour but has just been reported to be in yet another black spot on tuberculosis (TB) index rate, occupying the fourth position in the world behind Indonesia, China and Russia and topping the list in Africa. This is even with the assertion by the minister of health, Isaac Adewole, that 80 per cent of TB cases in Nigeria remain undiagnosed. According to him, Nigeria is only able to diagnose roughly one out of six TB cases. This is indeed a very bad place to be and the countr

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Can Boost Economy With Cassava

[Guardian] The President of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), Pastor Segun Adewumi has appealed to the Federal Government to boost cassava production, for the country to get additional N15tr to enhance the economy.

[Guardian] The President of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), Pastor Segun Adewumi has appealed to the Federal Government to boost cassava production, for the country to get additional N15tr to enhance the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria