Pastoralist/Farmers Crisis in Benue and the Search for Moderation

[Daily Trust] I spent the weekend in Benue State with a delegation of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), which had gone there on a fact-finding mission for the association. The NBA President A. B. Mahmoud led the mission, with some members of the exec…

[Daily Trust] I spent the weekend in Benue State with a delegation of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), which had gone there on a fact-finding mission for the association. The NBA President A. B. Mahmoud led the mission, with some members of the executive committee and other lawyers. At the stakeholders meeting in Makurdi, the basic narrative of the State Branch of the NBA was that it is a ruse to say that the violence that had been on-going in the state was due to the anti open grazing law passed by the government la

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Musicians for Charity Concert

[The Herald] Several musicians are set to share the stage tomorrow at a fundraising concert themed “Save A Dream Campaign” at Long Cheng Plaza. The show that seeks to benefit orphans will feature Leonard Zhakata, Bethan Pasinawako, Tatenda Mahachi, Tem…

[The Herald] Several musicians are set to share the stage tomorrow at a fundraising concert themed "Save A Dream Campaign" at Long Cheng Plaza. The show that seeks to benefit orphans will feature Leonard Zhakata, Bethan Pasinawako, Tatenda Mahachi, Tembalami, Tapiwa Masara ,Kutenda Gabs and dance group Sesfikile among others performing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

DA Lays Complaint About Sadtu Involving Learners in Overvaal Protest

[DA] The march by the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) to Hoërskool Overvaal yesterday has called into question the union’s real motives. SADTU claims to seek to improve our schooling system, yet demands that schools be closed whenever the union deems fit.

[DA] The march by the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) to Hoërskool Overvaal yesterday has called into question the union's real motives. SADTU claims to seek to improve our schooling system, yet demands that schools be closed whenever the union deems fit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Closure Notorious Prison – Sign of Real Reform or Smokescreen?

[IPS] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia’s most notorious prison lurks within the capital’s atmospheric Piazza, the city’s old quarter popular for its party scene at the weekend when the neon signs, loud discos and merry abandon at night continue into the early hou…

[IPS] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia's most notorious prison lurks within the capital's atmospheric Piazza, the city's old quarter popular for its party scene at the weekend when the neon signs, loud discos and merry abandon at night continue into the early hours of the morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Investors Oversubscribe First FGN Bond for 2018

[This Day] Abuja -Investors have oversubscribed the first Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Bond auction conducted by the Debt Management Office (DMO) in 2018, demonstrating a continuing strong desire for government bonds.

[This Day] Abuja -Investors have oversubscribed the first Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Bond auction conducted by the Debt Management Office (DMO) in 2018, demonstrating a continuing strong desire for government bonds.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Drops Bid for Electric SGR Trains

[East African] Kenya has dropped plans for electrification of the standard gauge railway (SGR) line between Mombasa and Nairobi, citing its high costs and irregular power supply.

[East African] Kenya has dropped plans for electrification of the standard gauge railway (SGR) line between Mombasa and Nairobi, citing its high costs and irregular power supply.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Air Peace Begins Flights to Freetown, Banjul, Dakar

[This Day] One of Nigeria’s leading airlines, Air Peace has announced a new date for the launch of its flights from Lagos to Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal.

[This Day] One of Nigeria's leading airlines, Air Peace has announced a new date for the launch of its flights from Lagos to Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Senate Directs NNPC to Clear Fuel Queues Within Seven Days

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Thursday gave a seven-day ultimatum to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), to clear the lingering queues at the filling stations by ensuring enough supply of petrol nationwide.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Thursday gave a seven-day ultimatum to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), to clear the lingering queues at the filling stations by ensuring enough supply of petrol nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania Set to Reap Big From Expo 2020 Dubai

[Citizen] Tanzania is forging a strong position as a major foreign investment hub in Africa, thanks to its strategic location as a gateway to six landlocked countries, membership of multiple economic groups and duty free access to the largest economies…

[Citizen] Tanzania is forging a strong position as a major foreign investment hub in Africa, thanks to its strategic location as a gateway to six landlocked countries, membership of multiple economic groups and duty free access to the largest economies in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania