Bode George Condemns Calls for Buhari’s Resignation, Vows Never to Join APC

[Premium Times] A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olabode George, on Thursday faulted calls by some politicians on President Mohammed Buhari to resign over his ill-health.

[Premium Times] A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olabode George, on Thursday faulted calls by some politicians on President Mohammed Buhari to resign over his ill-health.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alexio Kawara On National Tour

[The Herald] Alexio Kawara has not released any new album for a long time, but has managed to maintain momentum performing in most elite places. His song “Shaina” has managed to stand the taste of time and whenever he performs it, fans are thrilled. Th…

[The Herald] Alexio Kawara has not released any new album for a long time, but has managed to maintain momentum performing in most elite places. His song "Shaina" has managed to stand the taste of time and whenever he performs it, fans are thrilled. The musician has managed to be consistent for years.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lone Star Cell MTN Seeks Quincy B Replacement

[New Dawn] Liberia’s leading mobile communication giant, Lone Star Cell MTN, is hosting a selection rally for local musicians in the country to find a replacement for its Brand Ambassador, the late Quincy Burrow,a.k.aQuincy B, who died here in car cras…

[New Dawn] Liberia's leading mobile communication giant, Lone Star Cell MTN, is hosting a selection rally for local musicians in the country to find a replacement for its Brand Ambassador, the late Quincy Burrow,a.k.aQuincy B, who died here in car crash in March.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Harare Mambos Virginia’s Funeral Tob Be Broadcast Live

[New Zimbabwe] Former Harare Mambos veteran lead vocalist Virginia Sillah Jangano who died at Hillingdon Hospital in London, United Kingdom on 6th May 2017 is due to be buried today 2nd June 17 in Doncaster, UK.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Harare Mambos veteran lead vocalist Virginia Sillah Jangano who died at Hillingdon Hospital in London, United Kingdom on 6th May 2017 is due to be buried today 2nd June 17 in Doncaster, UK.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rumour Has It, There Is a Lion On the Loose in Kigamboni

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Residents of Kigamboni have not been able to sleep well for fear of a lion on the loose. However, Coastal Zonal Anti-poaching Unit at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has assured the residents, that this is just a …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Residents of Kigamboni have not been able to sleep well for fear of a lion on the loose. However, Coastal Zonal Anti-poaching Unit at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has assured the residents, that this is just a rumour.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Hundreds Mourn Shose, the Simba Fan Who Died in Car Crash

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Hundreds of mourners have this afternoon gathered at the Magomeni Catholic Church to pay their last respect to the departed Shose’nsharuwa Fidelis, a Simba Sports Club fan who died in a car accident in Morogoro last Sunday as s…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Hundreds of mourners have this afternoon gathered at the Magomeni Catholic Church to pay their last respect to the departed Shose'nsharuwa Fidelis, a Simba Sports Club fan who died in a car accident in Morogoro last Sunday as she was coming from a match in Dodoma.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Oil Sector Focuses On Growth With Fresh Impetus

[Leadership] With estimated 37.2 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and over 188 trillion standard cubic feet of natural gas, Nigeria holds the largest hydrocarbon deposits in Africa. Oil exploitation has become central to the economy, accounting f…

[Leadership] With estimated 37.2 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and over 188 trillion standard cubic feet of natural gas, Nigeria holds the largest hydrocarbon deposits in Africa. Oil exploitation has become central to the economy, accounting for some 80 percent of government revenue, 95 percent of foreign exchange earnings, and 40 percent of gross domestic product.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Likely Negative Consequences of SGR Construction for Wildlife

[Nation] The new standard gauge railway linking Mombasa to Nairobi is without a doubt the most important transport project in the country since the building of the first railway in the early 20th century. It is a flagship project under the Vision 2030 …

[Nation] The new standard gauge railway linking Mombasa to Nairobi is without a doubt the most important transport project in the country since the building of the first railway in the early 20th century. It is a flagship project under the Vision 2030 blueprint, whose goal is to transform the country into a middle-income industrialised economy by 2030. But a quarter of the 487km track runs through the Tsavo Conservation Area, home to Kenya's largest surviving elephant population - about 12,000 - as well as other wi

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya