MRU Youth MP Prods Bong Youths to Register to Vote

[LINA] A Bong County parliamentarian to the Mano River Union Youth Parliament has launched a campaign in the county to encourage young people to obtain voting cards during the upcoming voter registration exercise.

[LINA] A Bong County parliamentarian to the Mano River Union Youth Parliament has launched a campaign in the county to encourage young people to obtain voting cards during the upcoming voter registration exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Do Fewer Than 20% of Nigerians Have Access to Oral Health Services?

[Africa Check] Nigeria’s health minister has claimed that at least eight in every 10 people in the country of an estimated 193 million lack access to oral health care services. What data is available shows a dire situation but is unfortunately too spar…

[Africa Check] Nigeria's health minister has claimed that at least eight in every 10 people in the country of an estimated 193 million lack access to oral health care services. What data is available shows a dire situation but is unfortunately too sparse to prove or disprove the figure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ecowas Force to Remain in Gambia

[Daily Trust] The Defence Headquarters said Nigerian troops on Operation Restore Democracy in Gambia would remain in that country as part of the ECOWAS Standby Force to ensure law and order is restored.

[Daily Trust] The Defence Headquarters said Nigerian troops on Operation Restore Democracy in Gambia would remain in that country as part of the ECOWAS Standby Force to ensure law and order is restored.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NSFAS Pays 1.3 Billion for Student Registrations

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has paid R1.3 billion to 26 public universities for registration fees for qualifying students.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has paid R1.3 billion to 26 public universities for registration fees for qualifying students.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Newly Appointed Prime Minister Outlines Key Priorities for the Country

[Government of Mauritius] The newly appointed Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, defined his priorities for the country in a message to the Nation broadcast last night following the swearing-in ceremony at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall …

[Government of Mauritius] The newly appointed Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, defined his priorities for the country in a message to the Nation broadcast last night following the swearing-in ceremony at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Communications Committee Agrees On Process of Appointing SABC Interim Board

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Tuesday 24 January 2017 – The Portfolio Committee on Communications has agreed on the process it will follow to appoint an Interim Board at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Tuesday 24 January 2017 - The Portfolio Committee on Communications has agreed on the process it will follow to appoint an Interim Board at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Reps Tackle NPA, Others Over High Petrol Price

[Daily Trust] A House of Representatives ad-hoc panel has accused the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) of contributing to the high price of petroleum in the country.

[Daily Trust] A House of Representatives ad-hoc panel has accused the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) of contributing to the high price of petroleum in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Prime Minister Sworn In

[Government of Mauritius] Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius yesterday afternoon at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, Government House in Port Louis. The Swearing-In Ceremony of the Prime Minister and…

[Government of Mauritius] Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius yesterday afternoon at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, Government House in Port Louis. The Swearing-In Ceremony of the Prime Minister and Ministers was held in the presence of the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mrs Ameena Gurib-Fakim, and other eminent personalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius