Jeffrey Sachs Commends President Mahama for Innovations in Healthcare

[Ghana Star] Former President John Dramani Mahama has been commended by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, a member of the United Nations Advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals, for the many innovations he introduced into the health sector and the impac…

[Ghana Star] Former President John Dramani Mahama has been commended by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, a member of the United Nations Advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals, for the many innovations he introduced into the health sector and the impact on the country's quest to guarantee access to quality healthcare.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Maiduguri University Suspends Examinations After Suicide Attacks Kill Four

[Premium Times] The University of Maiduguri has suspended the ongoing first semester examinations for one day following the suicide bomb attacks that claimed the lives of four persons, including a professor.

[Premium Times] The University of Maiduguri has suspended the ongoing first semester examinations for one day following the suicide bomb attacks that claimed the lives of four persons, including a professor.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Govt Amends Charges in $245 Million Fraud Suit Against Total, Chevron

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court on Monday in Lagos granted the Federal Government’s application to amend processes in its suit against Total Nigeria Plc over alleged under-declaration of crude oil exports.

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court on Monday in Lagos granted the Federal Government's application to amend processes in its suit against Total Nigeria Plc over alleged under-declaration of crude oil exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Niger Delta – Nigeria’s Oil-Rich Powder Keg

[Deutsche Welle] A lull in violence in the Niger Delta could soon come to an end, leaders and militants in the oil-rich region have warned. They say they no longer trust President Buhari’s administration to address their grievances

[Deutsche Welle] A lull in violence in the Niger Delta could soon come to an end, leaders and militants in the oil-rich region have warned. They say they no longer trust President Buhari's administration to address their grievances

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Absa Statement on Media Reports Following the Public Protector’s Provisional Report

[Absa Blog] Barclays Africa Group notes media reports today regarding a provisional report by the Public Protector (12 of 2016/17) dealing, in part, with the financial assistance Bankorp received from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) from 1985 to …

[Absa Blog] Barclays Africa Group notes media reports today regarding a provisional report by the Public Protector (12 of 2016/17) dealing, in part, with the financial assistance Bankorp received from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) from 1985 to 1995.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Satellite TV Winning Increasing Market Share in Ghana and Looks Set to Do the Same in Nigeria

[Balancing Act] London -Satellite operator SES has set up TV satellite platforms in West Africa. As part of that work, it carried out two national surveys, one in Ghana and the other in Nigeria. This week Russell Southwood looks at what these surveys c…

[Balancing Act] London -Satellite operator SES has set up TV satellite platforms in West Africa. As part of that work, it carried out two national surveys, one in Ghana and the other in Nigeria. This week Russell Southwood looks at what these surveys can tell us about the changes in two of West Africa's biggest broadcast markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Righting the Wrongs for Nation’s Tamazigh People

[Africa In Fact] Although Morocco largely avoided the turmoil seen in other North African countries during the Arab Spring protests five years ago it did not escape unscathed. A popular protest movement known as the “February 20tth movement” saw widesp…

[Africa In Fact] Although Morocco largely avoided the turmoil seen in other North African countries during the Arab Spring protests five years ago it did not escape unscathed. A popular protest movement known as the "February 20tth movement" saw widespread demonstrations in urban areas, inspired by events in Tunisia and Egypt.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco