Food Security Nigeria’s Major Problem, Says Governor Ambode

[Guardian] Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday submitted that food security was a major challenge confronting Nigeria, urging the revival of the agriculture sector through concrete policies and programmes. According to him, an incentivis…

[Guardian] Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday submitted that food security was a major challenge confronting Nigeria, urging the revival of the agriculture sector through concrete policies and programmes. According to him, an incentivised environment would encourage more people to go into farming, thus increasing food production.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Those Accusing Me of Not Paying Salaries Are Political Civil Servants, Says Bello

[Guardian] Abuja -Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has dismissed accusations that his administration was owing workers several months of unpaid salaries, and described those making such allegations as political civil servants.

[Guardian] Abuja -Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has dismissed accusations that his administration was owing workers several months of unpaid salaries, and described those making such allegations as political civil servants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Meet Mukayiranga, Rusizi’s Inspirational Fisherwoman

[New Times] As the sun slowly goes down over the hills of Rusizi District, Claudine Mukayiranga and her crew are busy checking their fishing gear in readiness for expedition on Lake Kivu. This is a daily routine the fisher woman goes through as she pre…

[New Times] As the sun slowly goes down over the hills of Rusizi District, Claudine Mukayiranga and her crew are busy checking their fishing gear in readiness for expedition on Lake Kivu. This is a daily routine the fisher woman goes through as she prepares for a night out on the high waters to catch fish for the following day's supply to customers. Mukayiranga has been fishing on Lake Kivu for more than two decades.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Civil Servants to Lose 25% of Their Salary for Failure to Declare Wealth

[New Times] Civil servants obliged by the law to declare their wealth annually but fail to do so will now be penalised with deduction of a quarter of their salary, the Ombudsman announced yesterday.

[New Times] Civil servants obliged by the law to declare their wealth annually but fail to do so will now be penalised with deduction of a quarter of their salary, the Ombudsman announced yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Beef Up MP’s Security After Attack Over Age Limit Removal

[Monitor] Amolatar -Police has beefed up the security of Amolatar District woman MP after an angry mob reportedly attempted to lynch her for promoting Presidential age limit removal.

[Monitor] Amolatar -Police has beefed up the security of Amolatar District woman MP after an angry mob reportedly attempted to lynch her for promoting Presidential age limit removal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Land Minister Demolishes Own House

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Mr William Lukuvi, has demolished his three-room house, which is located at Mapogoro Village in Iringa Region, to allow for the expansion of the road.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Mr William Lukuvi, has demolished his three-room house, which is located at Mapogoro Village in Iringa Region, to allow for the expansion of the road.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Busy Weekend for Zari and Diamond

[Citizen] Zanzibar -The weekend was a busy one for the Diamond household, first was the Hamisa Mobeto party at King Solomon Hall, then the arrival of the Boss Lady for the Danube shopping mall launch and to cap it all Diamond’s performance in Zanzibar.

[Citizen] Zanzibar -The weekend was a busy one for the Diamond household, first was the Hamisa Mobeto party at King Solomon Hall, then the arrival of the Boss Lady for the Danube shopping mall launch and to cap it all Diamond's performance in Zanzibar.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nigeria Downplays AU Plans for Visa-Free Travel

[RFI] Nigeria has downplayed claims by the African Union (AU) that it plans to start issuing visas upon arrival for Africans, in a move that’s now cast doubt on hopes for visa free travel in Africa. The AU says visa restrictions hurt trade.

[RFI] Nigeria has downplayed claims by the African Union (AU) that it plans to start issuing visas upon arrival for Africans, in a move that's now cast doubt on hopes for visa free travel in Africa. The AU says visa restrictions hurt trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria