Voter Turnout May Be Key Determinant in August Poll Outcome

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) seems to have learnt a lesson from the 2013 elections when low voter turnout partly cost its predecessor, the Coalition for Reform and Democracy, victory.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) seems to have learnt a lesson from the 2013 elections when low voter turnout partly cost its predecessor, the Coalition for Reform and Democracy, victory.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Premier Bank Now in Hargeisa Somaliland

[Dalsan Radio] Premier Bank Limited on Friday opened its first branch in Somaliland in a colourful ceremony graced by the breakaway’s region Vice President. The Hairgeisa branch is expected to attract a big number of lients that will to rival the two b…

[Dalsan Radio] Premier Bank Limited on Friday opened its first branch in Somaliland in a colourful ceremony graced by the breakaway's region Vice President. The Hairgeisa branch is expected to attract a big number of lients that will to rival the two branches in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

How NEWMAP Will Tackle Erosion With $500 Million World Bank Fund

[Leadership] Abuja -The minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, has said with a capital of $500 million made available by the World Bank, the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) will adopt a holistic approach in …

[Leadership] Abuja -The minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, has said with a capital of $500 million made available by the World Bank, the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) will adopt a holistic approach in tackling gully erosion which has been plaguing different parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Students Leaving the Country to Study Abroad Warned

[Daily News] Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) has urged students going for tertiary education abroad to consider the country’s grading system to have their academic credentials recognised in the domestic labour market upon completion of their studies.

[Daily News] Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) has urged students going for tertiary education abroad to consider the country's grading system to have their academic credentials recognised in the domestic labour market upon completion of their studies.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nigeria Produces 5.7 Million Tonnes of Rice

[Leadership] Abuja -Efforts by the federal government to boost rice production in the country and discourage importation completely is yielding positive results as the nation’s annual rice production has increased to 5.7 million tonnes.

[Leadership] Abuja -Efforts by the federal government to boost rice production in the country and discourage importation completely is yielding positive results as the nation's annual rice production has increased to 5.7 million tonnes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Women Journalists Go for Elective Seats

[Nation] A number of women journalists have plunged into politics and won tickets from their respective parties to fight it out for a place in the National Assembly.

[Nation] A number of women journalists have plunged into politics and won tickets from their respective parties to fight it out for a place in the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Four Firms Nail Citibank in Court Over Security Deposit

[Daily News] A local investment company has asked the High Court’s Commercial Division to order Citibank Tanzania Limited to deposit in court over 7tril/- in the winding up proceedings involving Tritelecommunication Tanzania Limited (Tritel), the first…

[Daily News] A local investment company has asked the High Court's Commercial Division to order Citibank Tanzania Limited to deposit in court over 7tril/- in the winding up proceedings involving Tritelecommunication Tanzania Limited (Tritel), the first ever mobile service provider company in Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Wannacry – Nigeria Still Vulnerable to Attacks – Experts

[Leadership] Abuja -Experts in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have stressed that despite being largely spared from the recent monumental WannaCry or WannaCript Ransomware attacks, Nigeria is still vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

[Leadership] Abuja -Experts in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have stressed that despite being largely spared from the recent monumental WannaCry or WannaCript Ransomware attacks, Nigeria is still vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Humble’ President Lungu Spends Night at Worn-Out Guest House

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu at the weekend spent a night at a rather worn-out guest house on Chilubi Island in his continued tour of the northern parts of the country.

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu at the weekend spent a night at a rather worn-out guest house on Chilubi Island in his continued tour of the northern parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia