Owerri Risks Cholera Outbreak, As Prisons Channel Sewage Into Public Drainage

[Daily Trust] Cholera outbreak seems imminent in Owerri, following the channeling of the sewage pipe containing feaces and urine from the Nigerian Prison into the public drainage system.

[Daily Trust] Cholera outbreak seems imminent in Owerri, following the channeling of the sewage pipe containing feaces and urine from the Nigerian Prison into the public drainage system.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Van Hoogstraten Escalates CFI Dispute

[Financial Gazette] OUTSPOKEN British tycoon, Nicholas van Hoogstraten, has raised concerns over a multi-million dollar deal concluded between CFI Holdings and Fidelity Life Assurance last year and escalated his complaint to the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange…

[Financial Gazette] OUTSPOKEN British tycoon, Nicholas van Hoogstraten, has raised concerns over a multi-million dollar deal concluded between CFI Holdings and Fidelity Life Assurance last year and escalated his complaint to the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Senate Urges Buhari to Immortalize Dasuki

[Daily Trust] The Senate yesterday passed a resolution urging President Muhammadu Buhari to immortalize the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki who died on Monday following a protracted illness.

[Daily Trust] The Senate yesterday passed a resolution urging President Muhammadu Buhari to immortalize the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki who died on Monday following a protracted illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World-Renowned Trio in the Saddle for Conservation Cause

[Sascoc] Kingsley Holgate, Sibusiso Vilane and Phil Liggett have thrown their weight behind next month’s uBhejane Xtreme MTB Challenge which takes place from Hillcrest to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve and seeks to raise invaluable funding for anti-rhi…

[Sascoc] Kingsley Holgate, Sibusiso Vilane and Phil Liggett have thrown their weight behind next month's uBhejane Xtreme MTB Challenge which takes place from Hillcrest to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve and seeks to raise invaluable funding for anti-rhino poaching organisation, Project Rhino KZN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Academy Declares GMOs Beneficial for Consumption

[Guardian] The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) has declared that genetically-modified foods are safe for consumption for now.This was against the warning by the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) to the public to be wary of the products that…

[Guardian] The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) has declared that genetically-modified foods are safe for consumption for now.This was against the warning by the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) to the public to be wary of the products that are on sale in some stores. It said none of the products had been approved for local consumption.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Banyana Building Up for Opener Against Zimbabwe

[Sascoc] Interim head coach of the Banyana Banyana national women’s team, Desiree Ellis, is excited about the players’ approach to the 10th edition of the CAF Women’s African Cup of Nations.

[Sascoc] Interim head coach of the Banyana Banyana national women's team, Desiree Ellis, is excited about the players' approach to the 10th edition of the CAF Women's African Cup of Nations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IMF Executive Board Removes Remedial Measures Applied to Zimbabwe

[Financial Gazette] THE executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday approved on a lapse of time basis, the removal of the remedial measures applied to Zimbabwe that had been in place because of the member’s overdue financial obli…

[Financial Gazette] THE executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday approved on a lapse of time basis, the removal of the remedial measures applied to Zimbabwe that had been in place because of the member's overdue financial obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe