Senate Rejection of Buhari’s U.S.$29.9 Billion Loan Stands – Saraki

[Daily Trust] Senate President, Bukola Saraki yesterday said Senate rejection of the $29.9billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari stands, saying his visits to the Presidency have no connection with issue.

[Daily Trust] Senate President, Bukola Saraki yesterday said Senate rejection of the $29.9billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari stands, saying his visits to the Presidency have no connection with issue.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nimet DG Bags Fellow of Astronomical Society of Nigeria

[Daily Trust] The Director General of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Dr Anthony Anuforom, has been conferred with a Fellow of the Astronomical Society of Nigeria (ASN).

[Daily Trust] The Director General of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Dr Anthony Anuforom, has been conferred with a Fellow of the Astronomical Society of Nigeria (ASN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EALA to Debate Gender, Plastics Bills in Nairobi

[East African] The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) is set to hold an 11-day sitting in Nairobi beginning Monday, with President Uhuru Kenyatta expected to address the event.

[East African] The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) is set to hold an 11-day sitting in Nairobi beginning Monday, with President Uhuru Kenyatta expected to address the event.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

TUK Seek Promotion to Premier League

[Nation] The battle for promotion to next season’s Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) men’s Premier League takes center stage this weekend with five clubs in the running to claim the two available slots.

[Nation] The battle for promotion to next season's Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) men's Premier League takes center stage this weekend with five clubs in the running to claim the two available slots.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Officials Remove Art Installation After Mistaking It for ‘Graffiti’

[News24Wire] Artist Monique Pelser was initially left scratching her head after her hard-won temporary installation was removed from the popular Sea Point Promenade only a day in.

[News24Wire] Artist Monique Pelser was initially left scratching her head after her hard-won temporary installation was removed from the popular Sea Point Promenade only a day in.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Piracy Slows Down in Somalia, Spike in Other Parts

[Al Jazeera] The event followed a now familiar pattern: a small convoy of dusty 4×4 vehicles drove on to the edge of the airstrip at Galkayo in Puntland, north-central Somalia; armed security guards took up watchful positions nearby and a number of bemused-looking men stepped gingerly from the cars and lined up to have their photographs taken by the media.

[Al Jazeera] The event followed a now familiar pattern: a small convoy of dusty 4×4 vehicles drove on to the edge of the airstrip at Galkayo in Puntland, north-central Somalia; armed security guards took up watchful positions nearby and a number of bemused-looking men stepped gingerly from the cars and lined up to have their photographs taken by the media.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria