Christian Cole – Oxford University’s First Black Student Celebrated With a New Plaque

[This is Africa] Not many know about the first black student who sat in lecture halls of the University of Oxford. The University of Oxford recently honoured Christian Cole, its first black student with a plaque. Cole was from Sierra Leone and he studi…

[This is Africa] Not many know about the first black student who sat in lecture halls of the University of Oxford. The University of Oxford recently honoured Christian Cole, its first black student with a plaque. Cole was from Sierra Leone and he studied Classics, and he was called to the Bar in 1883, becoming the first African barrister to practise Law in the English courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Killer Grains – Govt, IITA Introduce Non-chemical Storage Bags

[Vanguard] Abuja -The incidence of cases of food poisoning due to chemical storage of grains in Nigeria would now become a thing of the past as farmers in the country have been introduced to sophisticated nonchemical crops storage bags to preserve grains.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The incidence of cases of food poisoning due to chemical storage of grains in Nigeria would now become a thing of the past as farmers in the country have been introduced to sophisticated nonchemical crops storage bags to preserve grains.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Hospitalised With Gunshot Wounds Following Rukungiri Chaos

[Monitor] Rukungiri -A total of six people have been admitted to St Karoli Lwanga hospital- Nyakibale with severe gunshot wounds following a scuffle that occurred in Rukungiri District on Wednesday when police clashed with age Opposition supporters.

[Monitor] Rukungiri -A total of six people have been admitted to St Karoli Lwanga hospital- Nyakibale with severe gunshot wounds following a scuffle that occurred in Rukungiri District on Wednesday when police clashed with age Opposition supporters.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Candidates Complain to NEC

[NEWS] Five legislative candidates in Bong County have filed separate complaints to the National Elections Commission (NEC), raising concerns over the conduct of the October 10 elections.

[NEWS] Five legislative candidates in Bong County have filed separate complaints to the National Elections Commission (NEC), raising concerns over the conduct of the October 10 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Prospects of Ethiopia’s Fashion Industry

[Ethiopian Herald] Textile and apparel industry is a strategic investment sector with an annual market transaction of more than three trillion USD worldwide which accounts for about two percent of world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This also gives o…

[Ethiopian Herald] Textile and apparel industry is a strategic investment sector with an annual market transaction of more than three trillion USD worldwide which accounts for about two percent of world's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This also gives opportunity for the fashion industry to thrive.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Five Incumbent Lawmakers Defeated

[NEWS] Provisional results announced by the National Elections Commission (NEC) indicate that five of Bong County seven representatives have lost their seats at the National Legislature.

[NEWS] Provisional results announced by the National Elections Commission (NEC) indicate that five of Bong County seven representatives have lost their seats at the National Legislature.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UPP Endorses CDC in Possible Runoff

[NEWS] The United People’s Party (UPP) has officially endorsed the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) in an imminent presidential runoff with the ruling Unity Party (UP) next month.

[NEWS] The United People's Party (UPP) has officially endorsed the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) in an imminent presidential runoff with the ruling Unity Party (UP) next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Protesters Warned

[NEWS] The Liberia National Police (LNP) is warning protesters and would-be protesters against demonstrations and/or marches in public place emphasizing that there will be no room for violators.

[NEWS] The Liberia National Police (LNP) is warning protesters and would-be protesters against demonstrations and/or marches in public place emphasizing that there will be no room for violators.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia