OJB’s Widow Seeks Assistance to Mark Second Anniversary of His Death

[Premium Times] Korede Okungbowa, the third wife of late Nigerian music producer, OJB Jezreel, who died in 2016, has called on his colleagues to assist in celebrating the anniversary of his death.

[Premium Times] Korede Okungbowa, the third wife of late Nigerian music producer, OJB Jezreel, who died in 2016, has called on his colleagues to assist in celebrating the anniversary of his death.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

DPP Has Two Parallel Party Committees in Mzimba Hora

[Nyasa Times] Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) northern region governor Kenneth Sanga has conceded it is an uphill tast to dismantle two parallel party committees in Mzimba Hora and erect one unified strong committee.

[Nyasa Times] Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) northern region governor Kenneth Sanga has conceded it is an uphill tast to dismantle two parallel party committees in Mzimba Hora and erect one unified strong committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chilima Has Hallmarks of Transformational Leader for Better Malawi – Movement

[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) members in the so called Chilima Movement have said they are backinb Vice-President Saulos Chilima for presidential run in 2019 Tripartite Elections, saying he has all the hallmarks of a trans…

[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) members in the so called Chilima Movement have said they are backinb Vice-President Saulos Chilima for presidential run in 2019 Tripartite Elections, saying he has all the hallmarks of a transformational leader that Malawi needs.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

World Cup With Its Surprises

[Ethiopian Herald] The 2018 FIFA World Cup opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia will be staged on June 14 at the newly renovated Luzhniki stadium in Moscow in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

[Ethiopian Herald] The 2018 FIFA World Cup opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia will be staged on June 14 at the newly renovated Luzhniki stadium in Moscow in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

EFF Elects Isayas As New President the Newly Elect President of EFF Isayas Jira

[Ethiopian Herald] The Oromia representative Isayas Jira becomes the next Ethiopian Football Federation, EFF, President following the election in the runoff against Teka Asfaw on Sunday at Semera, the capital of Afar Regional State.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Oromia representative Isayas Jira becomes the next Ethiopian Football Federation, EFF, President following the election in the runoff against Teka Asfaw on Sunday at Semera, the capital of Afar Regional State.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

First Modern Water Hyacinth Harvester Arrived At Lake Tana

[Addis Standard] The first modern water hyacinth harvester (Aquatic Weed Harvester Model H5-200) bought by the Global Coalition for Lake Tana Restoration (GCLTR) arrived Bahirdar Saturday afternoon. A large gathering of local residents and government o…

[Addis Standard] The first modern water hyacinth harvester (Aquatic Weed Harvester Model H5-200) bought by the Global Coalition for Lake Tana Restoration (GCLTR) arrived Bahirdar Saturday afternoon. A large gathering of local residents and government officials have warmly welcomed the arrival. GCLTR is leading efforts to save Ethiopia's largest lake from the aggressive water hyacinth currently threatening the existence of the lake.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Climate Change, Excessive Water Extraction Behind Vanishing Ethiopian Lakes

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia is one of the African countries endowed with abundant fresh water resources and commonly dubbed as the Water Tower of Africa. The country is currently building Africa’s biggest hydroelectric dam, which is expected to generate …

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia is one of the African countries endowed with abundant fresh water resources and commonly dubbed as the Water Tower of Africa. The country is currently building Africa's biggest hydroelectric dam, which is expected to generate 6200 MW while completed in few years' time.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Frees Andargachew Tsige, Drops Charges Against Berhanu Nega, Jawar Mohammed and Two Media Orgs

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia has finally released Andargachew Tsige, the co-founder and secretary-general of Ginbot 7, Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy. in the same day the attorney general confirmed that active criminal charges against Dr. Ber…

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia has finally released Andargachew Tsige, the co-founder and secretary-general of Ginbot 7, Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy. in the same day the attorney general confirmed that active criminal charges against Dr. Berhanu Nega, leader of Ginbot 7 were dropped.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Armed With Poetry and Rap, Young Artists Battle for Peace

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Juba -“We have seen conventional activism failing. If it is for our country, we might as well get the information out. It doesn’t really matter how, as long as we are not hurting anyone in the process.”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Juba -"We have seen conventional activism failing. If it is for our country, we might as well get the information out. It doesn't really matter how, as long as we are not hurting anyone in the process."

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Tanzanian Home Lenders Boosted With $52m Bond

[East African] The Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Company (TMRC) is issuing a five-year medium term note worth Tsh120 billion ($52.6 million) with the first tranche of Tsh12 billion ($5.26 million) expected this month.

[East African] The Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Company (TMRC) is issuing a five-year medium term note worth Tsh120 billion ($52.6 million) with the first tranche of Tsh12 billion ($5.26 million) expected this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania