Renovated Abuja Primary Healthcare Centre Begins Operation

[Premium Times] Two weeks after the commissioning of the Model Primary Health Care Centre, Kunchigoro, in Abuja, the authorities are ramping up efforts to ensure that proper services are rendered to the people at the facility.

[Premium Times] Two weeks after the commissioning of the Model Primary Health Care Centre, Kunchigoro, in Abuja, the authorities are ramping up efforts to ensure that proper services are rendered to the people at the facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Masudi Under Pressure As Rayon Lose Top Spot

[New Times] Rayon Sports coach Djuma Masudi has admitted for the first time that he is under a “little bit of pressure” after his team’s unbeaten run in the league was put on a halt after losing to APR FC 1-0 on Saturday at a fully packed Amahoro Natio…

[New Times] Rayon Sports coach Djuma Masudi has admitted for the first time that he is under a "little bit of pressure" after his team's unbeaten run in the league was put on a halt after losing to APR FC 1-0 on Saturday at a fully packed Amahoro National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

What President Trump’s Policies Mean for Somalia and Security in Greater East Africa

[East African] News last week that President Donald Trump had asked for a review of the US role in Somalia should worry frontline states like Kenya and Ethiopia.

[East African] News last week that President Donald Trump had asked for a review of the US role in Somalia should worry frontline states like Kenya and Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

State Capture & Energy Policy

[AfricaFocus] “Eskom, accused of overly cozy ties with the Guptas featured heavily in the report, with 916 mentions. … it’s Eskom’s chief executive, Brian Molefe, who comes out looking the worst. According to cell phone records, Molefe had 58 phone c…

[AfricaFocus] "Eskom, accused of overly cozy ties with the Guptas featured heavily in the report, with 916 mentions. ... it's Eskom's chief executive, Brian Molefe, who comes out looking the worst. According to cell phone records, Molefe had 58 phone calls with the eldest of the Gupta brothers, Ajay Gupta, between August 2015 and March 2016, just before the Guptas purchased South Africa's Optimum coal mine for 2.15 billion rand ($160 million). Eskom, which prepaid the Gupta's Tegeta Exploration and Resources 600 million

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Armyworm’ Threatens Crops

[Deutsche Welle] After a prolonged drought, incessant rains in most parts of Zimbabwe had raised hope that food shortages would be eased. But an outbreak of armyworms may be making the situation worse.

[Deutsche Welle] After a prolonged drought, incessant rains in most parts of Zimbabwe had raised hope that food shortages would be eased. But an outbreak of armyworms may be making the situation worse.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ex-Ruler Yahya Jammeh ‘Plundered Coffers’

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia’s ex-ruler, Yahya Jammeh, plundered the state coffers in his final weeks in power, stealing millions of dollars and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane, according to an aide to new president Adama Barrow.

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia's ex-ruler, Yahya Jammeh, plundered the state coffers in his final weeks in power, stealing millions of dollars and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane, according to an aide to new president Adama Barrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Barrow Names Woman Vice-President

[Deutsche Welle] President Adama Barrow has appointed as deputy leader a woman who had vowed to prosecute exiled leader Yahya Jammeh. Barrow, still in Senegal, said the appointment was designed to address gender imbalance.

[Deutsche Welle] President Adama Barrow has appointed as deputy leader a woman who had vowed to prosecute exiled leader Yahya Jammeh. Barrow, still in Senegal, said the appointment was designed to address gender imbalance.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Six New Envoys Present Credentials

[New Times] Six envoys representing Morocco, Namibia, Sweden, Canada, Korea and United Arab Emirates (UAE), yesterday, presented their credentials to President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro.

[New Times] Six envoys representing Morocco, Namibia, Sweden, Canada, Korea and United Arab Emirates (UAE), yesterday, presented their credentials to President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ban on Poultry Imports – an Opportunity to Boost Local Capacity

[New Times] The private sector should exploit the ban on poultry products from Uganda and Europe as an opportunity to recapture and strengthen their presence in the market, experts have said. They say the development presents a challenge for Rwanda to …

[New Times] The private sector should exploit the ban on poultry products from Uganda and Europe as an opportunity to recapture and strengthen their presence in the market, experts have said. They say the development presents a challenge for Rwanda to increase production and reduce dependence on imported chicken products, a situation that may also help cut the growing import bill, says Gael Murara, the founder and chief executive officer, GroceWheels, an online grocery delivery service in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda