With Funding ‘Down to a Trickle,’ UN Agency Renews Warning Over Burundi Refugees

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency has increased its funding appeal by $36 million to support Burundians fleeing their homes in what could become the third-largest refugee crisis in Africa.

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency has increased its funding appeal by $36 million to support Burundians fleeing their homes in what could become the third-largest refugee crisis in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Nigeria Tightens Borders Against Ebola Risk

[Daily Trust] A working group has been set up to assess the risk Ebola virus disease poses to Nigeria, in the wake of the confirmed outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month.

[Daily Trust] A working group has been set up to assess the risk Ebola virus disease poses to Nigeria, in the wake of the confirmed outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Bomb Attack in Bosaso

[Shabelle] The Islamic State Militants in Somalia have claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide attack in the port town of Bosaso on Tuesday evening, which left at least three people dead.

[Shabelle] The Islamic State Militants in Somalia have claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide attack in the port town of Bosaso on Tuesday evening, which left at least three people dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fight Against Illegal Fishing Intensifies

[Observer] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Comoros have been identified as non-cooperating third countries under the EU’s regulation to fight and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, while Liberia has been pre-identified.

[Observer] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Comoros have been identified as non-cooperating third countries under the EU's regulation to fight and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, while Liberia has been pre-identified.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Amaechi Threatens to Sue Wike Over Alleged $43 Million Fraud, Cultism

[Guardian] The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has threatened legal action against Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for allegedly accusing him of stealing $43million.

[Guardian] The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has threatened legal action against Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for allegedly accusing him of stealing $43million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Economy Begins Slow Recovery From Recession

[Guardian] The nation’s economy has begun a slow recovery from recession although the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted again by 0.52 per cent in real terms in the first quarter of 2017.

[Guardian] The nation's economy has begun a slow recovery from recession although the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted again by 0.52 per cent in real terms in the first quarter of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria’s GDP Hits N26.02 Trillion As Recession Slows

[Leadership] Lagos -Nigeria’s aggregate Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased to N26.028 trillion in nominal terms compared to N22. 235 trillion in the first quarter of 2016.

[Leadership] Lagos -Nigeria's aggregate Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased to N26.028 trillion in nominal terms compared to N22. 235 trillion in the first quarter of 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kano Attracts $200 Million Foreign Investments in 2 Years

[Leadership] Kano -Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, said yesterday that the state government under his watch has attracted $200 million foreign investments and expended over N3 billion in building shops to boost trade and business activitie…

[Leadership] Kano -Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, said yesterday that the state government under his watch has attracted $200 million foreign investments and expended over N3 billion in building shops to boost trade and business activities in the state in the last 2 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chinese Investor Receives Warm Welcome

[Daily News] President John Magufuli yester- day assured China National Machin- ery Industry Federation (CNMIF) of his government support in its plan to invest in the country’s power, industry and agricultural sectors.

[Daily News] President John Magufuli yester- day assured China National Machin- ery Industry Federation (CNMIF) of his government support in its plan to invest in the country's power, industry and agricultural sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania