Makerere University Medical Student Defends National Pride

[Monitor] Kampala -Makerere University fifth year medical student Edgar Odonkara raised the national flag high during the 14th edition of the East Central and Southern Africa Scrabble Championship – ECASA- games held in Da es Salaam over the Easter wee…

[Monitor] Kampala -Makerere University fifth year medical student Edgar Odonkara raised the national flag high during the 14th edition of the East Central and Southern Africa Scrabble Championship - ECASA- games held in Da es Salaam over the Easter weekend. Odonkara finished in the fourth position out of 66 participants from five countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Buhari Hails Completion, Reopening of Abuja Airport

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commended the efforts of the ministries of transport, power, works and housing, the security agencies, Kaduna State government, the contractor, Julius Berger, and others, on the successful completion of …

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commended the efforts of the ministries of transport, power, works and housing, the security agencies, Kaduna State government, the contractor, Julius Berger, and others, on the successful completion of work on the runway and re-opening of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, 24 hours ahead of the time limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Ranks 152 for ‘Low Human Development’

[Daily Trust] A report by the United Nations Development Programme ranks Nigeria 152nd position on account of “low human development” and wellbeing of its citizens, slightly above Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Lesotho.

[Daily Trust] A report by the United Nations Development Programme ranks Nigeria 152nd position on account of "low human development" and wellbeing of its citizens, slightly above Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Lesotho.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alleged Killer of Four Police Officers, Army Captain Dies in Shootout – Police

[Premium Times] The police on Tuesday announced the killing of Endurance Ominisan, a suspected leader of a kidnap and militant ring that allegedly killed four police officers and an Army captain in Lagos earlier this month.

[Premium Times] The police on Tuesday announced the killing of Endurance Ominisan, a suspected leader of a kidnap and militant ring that allegedly killed four police officers and an Army captain in Lagos earlier this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwandan Artists for Doadoa Festival Next Month

[New Times] While expressing delight about his scheduled performance at this year’s edition, Eric Soul, a renowned DJ and the owner of Afrogroov, a multi-dimensional company dedicated to promoting creative arts, said their appearances meant showcasing …

[New Times] While expressing delight about his scheduled performance at this year's edition, Eric Soul, a renowned DJ and the owner of Afrogroov, a multi-dimensional company dedicated to promoting creative arts, said their appearances meant showcasing the potential of the Rwandan creative industry and to raise more awareness of the local music in particular.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda