May 29 Remains Nigeria’s Inauguration Day – Senate

[Leadership] The Senate yesterday agreed with President Muhammadu Buhari that June 12 every year will now be celebrated as Democracy Day, but, however, insisted that May 29 would retain its status as the inauguration date for elected public officers, f…

[Leadership] The Senate yesterday agreed with President Muhammadu Buhari that June 12 every year will now be celebrated as Democracy Day, but, however, insisted that May 29 would retain its status as the inauguration date for elected public officers, from the president to state governors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CBN Issues New Guidelines On China Currency Swap Transactions

[Leadership] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released guidelines for the conduct of financial transactions under the recently federal government signed currency swap deal with the bank of China.

[Leadership] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released guidelines for the conduct of financial transactions under the recently federal government signed currency swap deal with the bank of China.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Education Lifeline in Mali Under Attack – UNICEF

[VOA] The U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports education in war-torn Mali is in a state of crisis and in urgent need of international support to repair the damaged education system and get children back to school.

[VOA] The U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) reports education in war-torn Mali is in a state of crisis and in urgent need of international support to repair the damaged education system and get children back to school.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

‘We Only Endorsed Mugabe as Candidate Out of Fear’

[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe so terrified Zanu PF supporters that most only publicly backed him out of fear for their very lives, the ruling party’s national chairperson has claimed.

[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe so terrified Zanu PF supporters that most only publicly backed him out of fear for their very lives, the ruling party's national chairperson has claimed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Air Namibia Hits Nigeria’s Sky

[Vanguard] The new Air Namibia is to launch the Windhoek-Lagos-Accra, with the return routing from Accra-Lagos-Windhoek; and will reduce flight hours in West Africa by 60 per cent.

[Vanguard] The new Air Namibia is to launch the Windhoek-Lagos-Accra, with the return routing from Accra-Lagos-Windhoek; and will reduce flight hours in West Africa by 60 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Price for DNA Test to Reduce By Half

[New Times] Rwandanswill be paying less for DNA tests to establish parentage for children or get proof for rape and other gender-based crimes among other forms of evidence, thanks to a new forensic laboratory launched in Kigali.

[New Times] Rwandanswill be paying less for DNA tests to establish parentage for children or get proof for rape and other gender-based crimes among other forms of evidence, thanks to a new forensic laboratory launched in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Breaking Barriers in Oil and Gas Sector

[Nation] Daring falls several calibrations short of what would best describe Ogutu Okudo, founder and CEO of Women in Energy and Extractives Africa (WEX Africa). At 28, Ogutu has plunged into a realm that most women and men her age would not touch with…

[Nation] Daring falls several calibrations short of what would best describe Ogutu Okudo, founder and CEO of Women in Energy and Extractives Africa (WEX Africa). At 28, Ogutu has plunged into a realm that most women and men her age would not touch with a long pole: oil and gas.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Parents, Heed Janet Museveni’s Call and Feed School Children

[Monitor] I have followed the campaign by the Minister of Education, Janet Museveni, as she traverses the country talking to schools, local government and community leaders on the important matter of providing school children with meals.

[Monitor] I have followed the campaign by the Minister of Education, Janet Museveni, as she traverses the country talking to schools, local government and community leaders on the important matter of providing school children with meals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda