Union, Artists Call for SABC’s 90 Percent Local Content Policy to Remain

[News24Wire] The SABC’s interim board needs to engage in open consultations with relevant entertainment industry role players before deciding to scrap the 90% local content policy, the Creative Workers Union of SA (Cwusa) said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The SABC's interim board needs to engage in open consultations with relevant entertainment industry role players before deciding to scrap the 90% local content policy, the Creative Workers Union of SA (Cwusa) said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nasarawa Fertilizer Blending Plant Debuts in 45 Days

[Guardian] Lafia -The four Chinese fertilizer blending companies sited in Nasarawa State are expected commence operations in the next 45 days, in efforts to meet up with farm season, it has been revealed.

[Guardian] Lafia -The four Chinese fertilizer blending companies sited in Nasarawa State are expected commence operations in the next 45 days, in efforts to meet up with farm season, it has been revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Terrorists Taking Advantage of Our Porous Borders’

[Guardian] Experts have raised concerns over the porosity of Nigeria’s borders, leading to illicit movement of arms , which is fueling terrorist activities in North-East Nigeria.

[Guardian] Experts have raised concerns over the porosity of Nigeria's borders, leading to illicit movement of arms , which is fueling terrorist activities in North-East Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Songs By E.L, Burna Boy, Chris Brown, Sean Paul, AKA Featured On This Week’s Fresh Cuts

[Ghana Star] It’s another week and we’ve got a new set of songs for you to add to your playlist. This week’s episode of Fresh Cuts has songs by E. L, Burna Boy, Gucci Mane, Chris Brown, Sean Paul, and AKA.

[Ghana Star] It's another week and we've got a new set of songs for you to add to your playlist. This week's episode of Fresh Cuts has songs by E. L, Burna Boy, Gucci Mane, Chris Brown, Sean Paul, and AKA.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

The Calabar Viewing Centre Tragedy

[Guardian] The recent mishap in a Calabar village, where an electricity distribution cable was severed from a pylon and landed on a viewing centre, killing no fewer than eight of the football fans watching the Europa Championship League semi-final matc…

[Guardian] The recent mishap in a Calabar village, where an electricity distribution cable was severed from a pylon and landed on a viewing centre, killing no fewer than eight of the football fans watching the Europa Championship League semi-final match between Manchester United of England and Anderlecht Football Club of Belgium, was an avoidable tragedy. As in many cases of preventable death, it is a sad reminder of carelessness, negligence and continual regret. Had necessary pro-active measures been taken to addres

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mzembi Loses UN World Tourism Post

[New Zimbabwe] Tourism and Hospitality Minister Walter Mzembi has lost his bid to become the next Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

[New Zimbabwe] Tourism and Hospitality Minister Walter Mzembi has lost his bid to become the next Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Amb. Conteh Addresses Ecowas Parliament

[NEWS] Liberia’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Al-Hassan Conteh says the ECOWAS region has recorded progress in achieving its integration goals under the dynamic leadership of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

[NEWS] Liberia's Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Al-Hassan Conteh says the ECOWAS region has recorded progress in achieving its integration goals under the dynamic leadership of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia