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

EU Lifts Another Three-Year Ban On Beans Exportation

[This Day] The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Yetunde Oni, has stated that the ban placed on exportation of beans by the European Union due to its claim of being substandard and poisonous has been lifted for t…

[This Day] The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Yetunde Oni, has stated that the ban placed on exportation of beans by the European Union due to its claim of being substandard and poisonous has been lifted for the next three years by the union.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

National Assembly Approves Bill On Nuclear Activities Control

[SNA] Khartoum -The National Assembly, in a sitting chaired by its Speaker ,Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, Wednesday, approved the Energy Committee’s report about a Bill on Nuclear and Radioactive Activities Control in its second stage-the general featu…

[SNA] Khartoum -The National Assembly, in a sitting chaired by its Speaker ,Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, Wednesday, approved the Energy Committee's report about a Bill on Nuclear and Radioactive Activities Control in its second stage-the general features.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Policeman, Herder Slain in Clash Near North Darfur’s Tabit

[Radio Dabanga] Tabit -A police officer and a herder were killed in a clash south of Tabit in Tawila locality on Tuesday. On Wednesday, two farmers were kidnapped in the area.

[Radio Dabanga] Tabit -A police officer and a herder were killed in a clash south of Tabit in Tawila locality on Tuesday. On Wednesday, two farmers were kidnapped in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Popular Congress Party Demands Reversal of Economic Measures

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) demands the recent economic measures that have led to large increases in the fuel and electricity tariffs to be reversed. According to an offical of the Sudanese Trucks Transport Bur…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) demands the recent economic measures that have led to large increases in the fuel and electricity tariffs to be reversed. According to an offical of the Sudanese Trucks Transport Bureau, the prices of basic commodities will double soon, "especially in the peripheries of the country".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Normalcy Return to Akwa Poly

[Leadership] Following Monday protest by angry students of the Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua in Ikot Ekpene local government area of the state over recent 100 percent increase in school fees the institutions Governing Council yesterday calle…

[Leadership] Following Monday protest by angry students of the Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua in Ikot Ekpene local government area of the state over recent 100 percent increase in school fees the institutions Governing Council yesterday called for the suspension of such fee.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria