Ondo Election – Power Shifts to Owo, 33 Years After Adekunle Ajasin

[Vanguard] With the victory of Ondo State Governor-elect, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, in last Saturday’s election, power will return to the Owo axis of the state when Governor Olusegun Mimiko, quits in February 2017.

[Vanguard] With the victory of Ondo State Governor-elect, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, in last Saturday's election, power will return to the Owo axis of the state when Governor Olusegun Mimiko, quits in February 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Our Coffee Growing Plan Needs Revision

[Monitor] One of the factors that slow down our country’s agricultural progress is disrespect for agricultural research. Almost 30 years ago, plant breeders under the National Agricultural Research Organisation (Naro) identified six Robusta coffee clon…

[Monitor] One of the factors that slow down our country's agricultural progress is disrespect for agricultural research. Almost 30 years ago, plant breeders under the National Agricultural Research Organisation (Naro) identified six Robusta coffee clones that are very high yielding and which had the most desired bean size.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ENDF’s Lasting Legacy

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s heroic Defence Force has historic legacy, commitment, dedication and human character. Yet, the services our Defence Force renders at national, regional, continental and even international levels have not been given due app…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's heroic Defence Force has historic legacy, commitment, dedication and human character. Yet, the services our Defence Force renders at national, regional, continental and even international levels have not been given due appreciation and acknowledgement.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Accused Delays Attempted Murder Judgment

[New Era] Windhoek -A co-accused in the case of two counts of attempted murder and illegal possession of ammunition and a firearm did not appear in court last week for unknown reasons, which hindered passing of judgement.

[New Era] Windhoek -A co-accused in the case of two counts of attempted murder and illegal possession of ammunition and a firearm did not appear in court last week for unknown reasons, which hindered passing of judgement.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Over 90 Percent of 200,000 N-Power Beneficiaries Have BVN Clearance – Presidency

[Vanguard] The Presidency said yesterday that over 90% of the 200,000 unemployed graduates selected in the first batch of the N-Power Volunteer Corps, NPVC, have been verified using the Bank Verification Number, BVN.

[Vanguard] The Presidency said yesterday that over 90% of the 200,000 unemployed graduates selected in the first batch of the N-Power Volunteer Corps, NPVC, have been verified using the Bank Verification Number, BVN.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Muslims Mourn Sheikh Kiggundu

[Monitor] Kampala -The celebratory wedding mood at Kibuli mosque in Kampala was cut short yesterday when guests received the devastating news of the shooting of Sheikh Maj Muhammed Kiggundu.

[Monitor] Kampala -The celebratory wedding mood at Kibuli mosque in Kampala was cut short yesterday when guests received the devastating news of the shooting of Sheikh Maj Muhammed Kiggundu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Efforts of a Teenage Girls’ Group

[Monitor] Six teenage girls in Rakai District earn their living by growing vegetables and keeping pigs and poultry. They are pioneer members of Butabago Agali Awamu Dreams Farmers Group. “We are farmers by choice,” said Betty Nagganja. “We chose farmin…

[Monitor] Six teenage girls in Rakai District earn their living by growing vegetables and keeping pigs and poultry. They are pioneer members of Butabago Agali Awamu Dreams Farmers Group. "We are farmers by choice," said Betty Nagganja. "We chose farming from other enterprises like tailoring, hair and beauty salon, baking and crafts making."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda