Army Dismisses Latest Boko Haram Video As Propaganda

[Guardian] Abuja, Jos, Maiduguri -The Nigeria Army has dismissed a video purportedly released by Boko Haram terrorists as mere propaganda, saying all known stronghold of the terrorists have been wiped out.

[Guardian] Abuja, Jos, Maiduguri -The Nigeria Army has dismissed a video purportedly released by Boko Haram terrorists as mere propaganda, saying all known stronghold of the terrorists have been wiped out.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Abuse in IDPs’ Camps

[Guardian] There are certain things, which, under any circumstance, must not happen in any civilised community. One of these is the sexual exploitation and abuse of vulnerable, powerless and traumatised persons, especially children and women. For this …

[Guardian] There are certain things, which, under any circumstance, must not happen in any civilised community. One of these is the sexual exploitation and abuse of vulnerable, powerless and traumatised persons, especially children and women. For this reason, the harassment, sexual exploitation and violence against women and teenage girls in the camps of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), allegedly perpetrated by security operatives and other officials of the state, should be condemned in the strongest terms. It is

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Killed, Mosque Burnt As Igbos, Fulanis Clash Over N100 in Enugu

[This Day] Enugu -Following a major disagreement over a paltry N100, two persons lost their lives in what culminated in a bloody clash between some Igbos and Fulanis at Gariki Market, Enugu. The deceased persons were identified as one Ali, a Fulani man…

[This Day] Enugu -Following a major disagreement over a paltry N100, two persons lost their lives in what culminated in a bloody clash between some Igbos and Fulanis at Gariki Market, Enugu. The deceased persons were identified as one Ali, a Fulani man and Ifeanyi Ifeacho, an Igboman. The incident reportedly happened very late in the evening last Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2016 – A Forgetful Year for the Maritime Sector

[This Day] Eromosele Abiodun writes that 2016 was a very difficult year for stakeholders in the maritime sector and to avoid a repeat of the turmoil experienced, the federal government must address inconsistent policies and high customs duties, among o…

[This Day] Eromosele Abiodun writes that 2016 was a very difficult year for stakeholders in the maritime sector and to avoid a repeat of the turmoil experienced, the federal government must address inconsistent policies and high customs duties, among others impediments to the sector's growth

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Christmas Truce Fuels Hopes of Peace

[RFI] The people of Mozambique has welcomed a seven day ceasefire to end hostilities between Renamo opposition fighters and the ruling Frelimo government. Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama, declared the truce on Tuesday to allow the public to enjoy the New…

[RFI] The people of Mozambique has welcomed a seven day ceasefire to end hostilities between Renamo opposition fighters and the ruling Frelimo government. Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama, declared the truce on Tuesday to allow the public to enjoy the New Year festivities. It comes after an upsurge in fighting that has displaced thousands.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Outlook 2017 – SA Growth Weak, but Stronger Than 2016

[News24Wire] South African asset prices should perform “ok”, but mainly because there are more negative peers to compare to – especially Turkey – emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] South African asset prices should perform "ok", but mainly because there are more negative peers to compare to - especially Turkey - emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Miruts Yefter – the Shifter

[Ethiopian Herald] When one talks about 10,000 meters run, one talks about mirutse; when one talks about 5000 meters run, one talks about Miruts; when one talks about athletics in general, one talks about Miruts and when one talks about athletic courag…

[Ethiopian Herald] When one talks about 10,000 meters run, one talks about mirutse; when one talks about 5000 meters run, one talks about Miruts; when one talks about athletics in general, one talks about Miruts and when one talks about athletic courage, stamina, endurance and determination, about morale to winning gold medals in athletic arena, then one talks about the one with legs of athletic machine with shifting, lightening and speeding gear: The legend, the Hero and the one and only Miruts Yefter, popularly known as Th

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Favouring Emerging States With Education

[Ethiopian Herald] “One of the public universities the Ethiopian Civil Service University (ECSU) was established in 1995 with the purpose of building the capacity of public servants or the public service. The university was singled out winner of ‘Bette…

[Ethiopian Herald] "One of the public universities the Ethiopian Civil Service University (ECSU) was established in 1995 with the purpose of building the capacity of public servants or the public service. The university was singled out winner of 'Better management, better public service in 2013. The university was offered this award from the United Nations (UN) being a second place winner for community gender based delivery of public services category at the event held in Manama, Bahrain.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Sharing Animal Husbandry Experience

[Ethiopian Herald] In spite of the fact that Ethiopia has abundant resources of livestock, it has not exploited the prevailing potential due lack of skilled power and proper technology. In spite of some efforts to encourage crossbreeding between local …

[Ethiopian Herald] In spite of the fact that Ethiopia has abundant resources of livestock, it has not exploited the prevailing potential due lack of skilled power and proper technology. In spite of some efforts to encourage crossbreeding between local and exotic breeds of almost all domestic livestock, the number of crossbreeds remain to be negligible. Thus, the nation decided to develop Livestock Development Master Plan that helps it to reap the potential of the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia