Jonathan Calls for Peace As Liberians Elect New President Today

[Premium Times] The Immediate Past President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has sued for a free and fair election as Liberians heads to the poll on Tuesday to vote in the country’s run-off presidential election.

[Premium Times] The Immediate Past President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has sued for a free and fair election as Liberians heads to the poll on Tuesday to vote in the country's run-off presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Things the Senate Did to Make Nigerians Proud in 2017

[Leadership] The Nigerian Senate does get quite a telling from the citizenry, and sometimes they very well deserve it. However, there are also many times when they do make the people proud. So, as we take stock of the year, here are some of those memor…

[Leadership] The Nigerian Senate does get quite a telling from the citizenry, and sometimes they very well deserve it. However, there are also many times when they do make the people proud. So, as we take stock of the year, here are some of those memorable bills through which our senators have demonstrated that their service and fealty do indeed rest on the interests and wishes of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fuel Scarcity – Illegal Petrol Reservoir Uncovered in Abuja

[Premium Times] A combined team of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and security agents on Sunday uncovered illegal reservoirs of fuel in Abuja.

[Premium Times] A combined team of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and security agents on Sunday uncovered illegal reservoirs of fuel in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Republic of Congo Reaches Peace Deal With ‘Ninja’ Rebels

[Deutsche Welle] Rebels waging an insurgency in the Republic of Congo since 2002 are to hand over their weapons under a peace deal. The conflict has killed at least dozens and caused mass displacement.

[Deutsche Welle] Rebels waging an insurgency in the Republic of Congo since 2002 are to hand over their weapons under a peace deal. The conflict has killed at least dozens and caused mass displacement.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Militants Torch Country Home of Kabila

[Deutsche Welle] A home belonging to President Josef Kabila has been attacked and burned to the ground. It is the latest incident in a political crisis sparked by Kabila’s refusal to step down after his mandate expired a year ago.

[Deutsche Welle] A home belonging to President Josef Kabila has been attacked and burned to the ground. It is the latest incident in a political crisis sparked by Kabila's refusal to step down after his mandate expired a year ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

It Will Take More Than Good Intentions to Clear Nairobi’s Garbage Mountains

[The Conversation Africa] Nairobi’s new governor, Mike Sonko, has promised to rid Nairobi of its mountains of trash. The city, which is home to an estimated 3.9 million people, generates between 3,000 and 3,200 tons of solid waste daily. But only half …

[The Conversation Africa] Nairobi's new governor, Mike Sonko, has promised to rid Nairobi of its mountains of trash. The city, which is home to an estimated 3.9 million people, generates between 3,000 and 3,200 tons of solid waste daily. But only half is collected.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Still No Country for Women

[Chatham House] President Kenyatta will soon present his list of nominees for cabinet and principal secretaries – a great opportunity to demonstrate his government’s commitment to enhancing gender equality in Kenya.

[Chatham House] President Kenyatta will soon present his list of nominees for cabinet and principal secretaries - a great opportunity to demonstrate his government's commitment to enhancing gender equality in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Suspends Emirates Flights

[Deutsche Welle] Tunisia has barred Emirates Airlines flights from landing in its territory. The move comes after days of public outcry over United Arab Emirates airport security measures that targeted Tunisian women.

[Deutsche Welle] Tunisia has barred Emirates Airlines flights from landing in its territory. The move comes after days of public outcry over United Arab Emirates airport security measures that targeted Tunisian women.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia