ECCAS Takes Off for Peace, Prosperity and Solidarity

[Iwacu] The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) have adopted a mid-term strategic plan (2016-2020) that aims at the development of the community on priority themes of peace, infrastructures and energy which have been identified as the …

[Iwacu] The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) have adopted a mid-term strategic plan (2016-2020) that aims at the development of the community on priority themes of peace, infrastructures and energy which have been identified as the main challenges for integration.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

‘Decreased Agricultural Productivity Causes Low Growth in Burundi’, UNECA Report Reveals

[Iwacu] Growth in Burundi is low, due to the low productivity of the subsistence agriculture on which the majority of the population depends, reveals the analysis presented on 13 July in Bujumbura by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (U…

[Iwacu] Growth in Burundi is low, due to the low productivity of the subsistence agriculture on which the majority of the population depends, reveals the analysis presented on 13 July in Bujumbura by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Avert Another War, Danjuma, Dogonyaro, Lekwot, Others Warn

[Vanguard] RETIRED military generals and other Christian elders under the aegis of National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, have expressed sadness that Nigeria was drifting towards a needless conflict that could culminate in another war, if not well mana…

[Vanguard] RETIRED military generals and other Christian elders under the aegis of National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, have expressed sadness that Nigeria was drifting towards a needless conflict that could culminate in another war, if not well managed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Adeosun – to Borrow or Not, the Red Flags Fly

[Vanguard] Nigeria’s foreign borrowings faced some theatricals during the week as the Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, recanted on the strategic direction. Speaking through theDirector of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr. Salisu Na’Inna…

[Vanguard] Nigeria's foreign borrowings faced some theatricals during the week as the Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, recanted on the strategic direction. Speaking through theDirector of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr. Salisu Na'Inna Dambatta, yesterday, said Nigeria would continue to borrow (both domestic and foreign) adding that nothing has changed to dictate otherwise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FIFA Lifts Ban On Sudan

[SudaNow] Khartoum -The World football governing body(FIFA) Thursday lifted the ban it imposed on Sudan last week in protest of what it considered government interference in the football affairs, media outlets in this East African Capital, including th…

[SudaNow] Khartoum -The World football governing body(FIFA) Thursday lifted the ban it imposed on Sudan last week in protest of what it considered government interference in the football affairs, media outlets in this East African Capital, including the State-Run TV, reported Thursday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

90% of Our Students Are Nigerians – Houdegbe Varsity

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Chancellor, Houdegbe North American University, Republic of Benin (HNAUB), Prof. Octave Cossi Houdegbe has said the institution was established to support the economic wellbeing of West Africans.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Chancellor, Houdegbe North American University, Republic of Benin (HNAUB), Prof. Octave Cossi Houdegbe has said the institution was established to support the economic wellbeing of West Africans.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

4 Strange Cultural Practices Associated With Marriage in Nigeria

[Vanguard] Nigeria has over 250 ethnic groups. Hence, it should not surprise anyone that among these groups, there will be some strange cultural practices associated with marriage. Most times, these practices are meant to strengthen the bond of marriag…

[Vanguard] Nigeria has over 250 ethnic groups. Hence, it should not surprise anyone that among these groups, there will be some strange cultural practices associated with marriage. Most times, these practices are meant to strengthen the bond of marriage and preserve its sanctity. There are the good, the bad and the ugly. In line with this, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 strange Nigerian cultural practices associated with marriage in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bakara Traders Paying U.S.$ Thousands As Protection Fee to Al-Shabaab

[Dalsan Radio] In Kismayo the issue took a center stage in the ongoing federal cabinet meeting. Internal security minister issued a warning on anyone having links to the militant group in any form.

[Dalsan Radio] In Kismayo the issue took a center stage in the ongoing federal cabinet meeting. Internal security minister issued a warning on anyone having links to the militant group in any form.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia