Time for Rising Nation to Soar

[allAfrica] Maputo – Twenty years ago, in 1997, President Joaquim Chissano arrived in Washington DC to attend the Corporate Council on Africa’s First Biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit. He came as the leader of a nation still feeling the social and e…

[allAfrica] Maputo - Twenty years ago, in 1997, President Joaquim Chissano arrived in Washington DC to attend the Corporate Council on Africa's First Biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit. He came as the leader of a nation still feeling the social and economic effects of a protracted and devastating conflict.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Major Leap for Africa At G20, Says Zuma

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The G20 Leaders’ Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for global development, with significant benefits for the African continent.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The G20 Leaders' Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for global development, with significant benefits for the African continent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What the G20 Said on Africa

[allAfrica] Excerpts most directly applicable to Africa drawn from the declaration of leaders of the G20 nations, issued after the leaders’ summit in Hamburg on July 7 and 8:

[allAfrica] Excerpts most directly applicable to Africa drawn from the declaration of leaders of the G20 nations, issued after the leaders' summit in Hamburg on July 7 and 8:

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Katsina Clocks Polio-Free 5th Year

[Leadership] Katsina -The Katsina State Primary Health Care Development Agency said yesterday that over three million doses of Oral Polio Vaccines (OPVs) were deployed for the immunization of over two million eligible children across the state notwiths…

[Leadership] Katsina -The Katsina State Primary Health Care Development Agency said yesterday that over three million doses of Oral Polio Vaccines (OPVs) were deployed for the immunization of over two million eligible children across the state notwithstanding that the state has been polio-free in the past five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Mediates Morocco, Saharawi Dispute

[Leadership] Nigeria yesterday successfully brokered peace between Morocco and Saharawi Democratic Republic (SDR) on the wordings of the report of the human Rights abuses between the two countries.

[Leadership] Nigeria yesterday successfully brokered peace between Morocco and Saharawi Democratic Republic (SDR) on the wordings of the report of the human Rights abuses between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Famine Risk, Violence, and Forced Displacement

[USAID] Today, the United States announced nearly $639 million in additional humanitarian assistance to the millions of people affected by food insecurity and violence in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen. This additional funding brings the tota…

[USAID] Today, the United States announced nearly $639 million in additional humanitarian assistance to the millions of people affected by food insecurity and violence in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen. This additional funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance to over $1.8 billion for these four crises since the beginning of Fiscal Year 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Matiangi Declares Curfew in Lamu, Garissa and Tana River

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiangi has moved to restore order in parts of Lamu, Garissa and Tana River counties by declaring a dusk-to-dawn curfew in response to a barrage of attacks by Al Shabaab terrorists.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiangi has moved to restore order in parts of Lamu, Garissa and Tana River counties by declaring a dusk-to-dawn curfew in response to a barrage of attacks by Al Shabaab terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Electoral Commission to Order New Ballot Papers

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will comply with the High Court decision nullifying the procurement of presidential ballot papers from a Dubai-based firm.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will comply with the High Court decision nullifying the procurement of presidential ballot papers from a Dubai-based firm.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Investigations Into Security Minister’s Death In Progress

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Detectives investigating the death of Interior Cabinet Secretary the late Joseph Nkaissery are still piecing together information that could help unravel the mystery behind it.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Detectives investigating the death of Interior Cabinet Secretary the late Joseph Nkaissery are still piecing together information that could help unravel the mystery behind it.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya