Maize Farmers Worried As Worms Attack Farms

[Nation] Uncertainty looms among maize farmers in the North Rift region following infestation of of army worms leading to increased cost of production and anticipated low yield this season.

[Nation] Uncertainty looms among maize farmers in the North Rift region following infestation of of army worms leading to increased cost of production and anticipated low yield this season.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Meningitis Epidemic May Get Worse

[Guardian] The fear that more Nigerians may die from the ongoing epidemic of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) has become more real as the country does not have enough vaccine doses to deal with the deadly meningitis outbreak, and the drugs are too expen…

[Guardian] The fear that more Nigerians may die from the ongoing epidemic of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) has become more real as the country does not have enough vaccine doses to deal with the deadly meningitis outbreak, and the drugs are too expensive at the cost of $50 (N18, 000) per dose.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sex Scandal – Stephanie Shares Account Statement Showing Alleged Transfers From Apostle Suleman

[Premium Times] The sex scandal between Apostle Johnson Suleman and Stephanie Otobo might not end anytime soon. This is because the latter has granted a new interview with Canada-based Worship Media where she released her statement of account detailing…

[Premium Times] The sex scandal between Apostle Johnson Suleman and Stephanie Otobo might not end anytime soon. This is because the latter has granted a new interview with Canada-based Worship Media where she released her statement of account detailing alleged transfers from Mr. Suleman.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

First Lady Pledges Massive Support to Mitigate Drought

[Capital FM] First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has given gave a personal commitment to continue with efforts to alleviate the suffering of 3 million Kenyans facing starvation sparked off by the prolonged drought.

[Capital FM] First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has given gave a personal commitment to continue with efforts to alleviate the suffering of 3 million Kenyans facing starvation sparked off by the prolonged drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Are Female Musicians Being Sidelined?

[Zimbabwe Standard] Fainos Mangena, a lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies, Classics and Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Zimbabwe approached me the other day and said: “Prof, I religiously follow your articles in The S…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Fainos Mangena, a lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies, Classics and Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Zimbabwe approached me the other day and said: "Prof, I religiously follow your articles in The Standard every weekend, which I find very interesting, but why don't you do a feature on Leonard Zhakata? He is my favourite musician". I responded by letting him know that there are several artists on my list, but I will do Zhakata in due course.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soul Jah Love in Sex for Collabo Storm

[Zimbabwe Standard] Soul Jah Love allegedly tried to use his influence to get intimate with Mildred Munyikwa, popularly known as Lindsay in Zimdancehall circles, but she refused, The Standard Style has heard.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Soul Jah Love allegedly tried to use his influence to get intimate with Mildred Munyikwa, popularly known as Lindsay in Zimdancehall circles, but she refused, The Standard Style has heard.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Corruption in Nigeria Needs Spiritual Approach – Obasanjo

[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday disclosed that with Transparency International’s perception index, the country needed a spiritual approach in the anti-corruption crusade.

[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday disclosed that with Transparency International's perception index, the country needed a spiritual approach in the anti-corruption crusade.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chibok Girl Recalls ‘Miracle’ Release By Boko Haram

[Vanguard] When Boko Haram militants decided to release some of the 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago in northeast Nigeria, Asabe Goni did not dare to dream that she would be among the girls allowed to go home.

[Vanguard] When Boko Haram militants decided to release some of the 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago in northeast Nigeria, Asabe Goni did not dare to dream that she would be among the girls allowed to go home.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chibok – Where Are the Remaining 197 Kidnapped Children? Parents Ask Buhari

[Vanguard] Soldiers stood in strategic locations as residents went about their businesses. In a corner of the town, scores of other soldiers surrounded what you would think was a national asset. But you will be mistaken to find that what the soldiers w…

[Vanguard] Soldiers stood in strategic locations as residents went about their businesses. In a corner of the town, scores of other soldiers surrounded what you would think was a national asset. But you will be mistaken to find that what the soldiers were looking after were mostly rubbles. Welcome to the site which used to be Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria