117,483 Fewer Potholes in DA-Led Jhb

[DA] Over the past year, the DA-led City of Johannesburg has repaired 117,483 potholes, a massive 26,945 (22%) more pothole repairs than the previous ANC-led administration did in 2015/16.

[DA] Over the past year, the DA-led City of Johannesburg has repaired 117,483 potholes, a massive 26,945 (22%) more pothole repairs than the previous ANC-led administration did in 2015/16.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Women Advancing Africa Placing Women At the Centre Stage of Africa’s Economic Advancement

[Graça Machel Trust] Dar es Salaam -The Women Advancing Africa Forum is set to bring some of the continent’s best and brightest minds together to shape a common agenda to accelerate the economic advancement of women in Africa

[Graça Machel Trust] Dar es Salaam -The Women Advancing Africa Forum is set to bring some of the continent's best and brightest minds together to shape a common agenda to accelerate the economic advancement of women in Africa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Eritrean Children Who Cross Borders and Deserts Alone

[IRIN] Yobieli is 12 years old. He sits on a small leather stool and fumbles with his hands, interlocking his fingers and pulling them apart. There’s a dark shadow of soft peach fuzz on his upper lip, and his cheeks are childishly smooth. But, his eyes…

[IRIN] Yobieli is 12 years old. He sits on a small leather stool and fumbles with his hands, interlocking his fingers and pulling them apart. There's a dark shadow of soft peach fuzz on his upper lip, and his cheeks are childishly smooth. But, his eyes look older. They take in the world around him with the measured calculation of an adult, not the innocent wonder of a child.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Govt Appoints Osakwe DG of Trade Negotiations Office

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe as Director General with concurrent designation as Chief Negotiator, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN).

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe as Director General with concurrent designation as Chief Negotiator, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Farmers, CBN Differ Over Agricultural Policies, Programmes

[Daily Trust] Kano -Farmers from the north-western states have called on the Federal Government to review some of its agricultural policies and programmes with a view to encouraging commercial agriculture.

[Daily Trust] Kano -Farmers from the north-western states have called on the Federal Government to review some of its agricultural policies and programmes with a view to encouraging commercial agriculture.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sokoto Spends N2 Billion On Medical Students in Sudan, Others

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The Sokoto state government has spent N1.3 billion on its students that were undertaking various medical courses in the Islamic Republic of Sudan in the last two years.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The Sokoto state government has spent N1.3 billion on its students that were undertaking various medical courses in the Islamic Republic of Sudan in the last two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan