Facilitation Team in Burundi Conflict to Start Negotiation By July

[Iwacu] On Monday 3rd July, the spokesman for the facilitator in Burundi conflict said the office of the facilitation team plans to start genuine negotiations between Burundi Government and its opposition before the end of July 2017.

[Iwacu] On Monday 3rd July, the spokesman for the facilitator in Burundi conflict said the office of the facilitation team plans to start genuine negotiations between Burundi Government and its opposition before the end of July 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

War Drums in Benue Over Anti-Open Grazing Law

[Vanguard] Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on 30th June 2017, issued a quit notice to herdsmen opposed to the recently-passed Anti-Open Grazing Law in the state saying: “When the deadline expires, it’s either you ranch your livestock peacefully and…

[Vanguard] Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on 30th June 2017, issued a quit notice to herdsmen opposed to the recently-passed Anti-Open Grazing Law in the state saying: "When the deadline expires, it's either you ranch your livestock peacefully and continue to do business here in Benue State or you quit".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

W/Africa Crude – Nigeria’s July Surplus Gets Smaller

[Vanguard] A surplus of Nigerian car-go for July loading is getting smaller after a drop in differentials boosted demand, traders said on Tuesday. According to Reuters, there were six to seven cargo of Nigerian crude for July loading, down from Monday’…

[Vanguard] A surplus of Nigerian car-go for July loading is getting smaller after a drop in differentials boosted demand, traders said on Tuesday. According to Reuters, there were six to seven cargo of Nigerian crude for July loading, down from Monday's estimate of 10-15.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kwanthanze Floor Lugulu in School Games Opener

[Nation] Former national and East Africa girls volleyball champions Kwanthanze returned to the nationals in style as they beat rivals Lugulu 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-17) in their opening match at the Airtel Rising Stars National Secondary Schools Two ‘B’ …

[Nation] Former national and East Africa girls volleyball champions Kwanthanze returned to the nationals in style as they beat rivals Lugulu 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-17) in their opening match at the Airtel Rising Stars National Secondary Schools Two 'B' Games at Moi Nyeri Complex Primary School.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Africa Week in Asmara

[Shabait] Asmara -Africa Week was observed from 1 to 3 July here in the capital Asmara in which sports competitions and film shows featured. The program was organized in partnership with the Foreign Ministry, Culture and Sports Commission, the UN offic…

[Shabait] Asmara -Africa Week was observed from 1 to 3 July here in the capital Asmara in which sports competitions and film shows featured. The program was organized in partnership with the Foreign Ministry, Culture and Sports Commission, the UN offices in Eritrea as well as African embassies.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Writer Bushra Al-Fadil Wins Caine Prize for African Writing

[SudaNow] Sudanese writer Bushra al-Fadil has won the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa’s leading literary award, for his short story entitled “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”.

[SudaNow] Sudanese writer Bushra al-Fadil has won the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa's leading literary award, for his short story entitled "The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan