‘Downstream Sector Poses Major Challenge in Oil, Gas Industry’

[Guardian] The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mordecai Ladan, has said that the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry was facing major challenges in process safety, stating that there was need for discussions and improvement.

[Guardian] The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mordecai Ladan, has said that the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry was facing major challenges in process safety, stating that there was need for discussions and improvement.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UNHCR – Refugee Leaders From Chad Visit Darfur to Assess Return Prospects

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Darfur -After more than a decade in exile, Sudanese refugees begin to look more seriously at returning to Darfur; 25 Sudanese refugee leaders are returning to their home villages for the first time this week on go-and-see vis…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Darfur -After more than a decade in exile, Sudanese refugees begin to look more seriously at returning to Darfur; 25 Sudanese refugee leaders are returning to their home villages for the first time this week on go-and-see visits organised by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and its government counterparts in Chad and Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Farmers Lament High Cost of Sesame Harvest

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -Farmers in Sudan’s largely agricultural El Gedaref state have complained about the high cost of this year’s sesame harvest. They cite a lack of manpower and trained technicians to operate the harvesters, and complain of the …

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -Farmers in Sudan's largely agricultural El Gedaref state have complained about the high cost of this year's sesame harvest. They cite a lack of manpower and trained technicians to operate the harvesters, and complain of the high prices asked for jute sacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Drop in Mobile Money Agent Outlets Worries Stakeholders

[Guardian] The number of Mobile money agent networks has continued to witness drop in the past one year and stakeholders are not happy about it.According to IMF Data: Eight Annual Financial Access Survey Report, 2017 for Nigeria, mobile money agent out…

[Guardian] The number of Mobile money agent networks has continued to witness drop in the past one year and stakeholders are not happy about it.According to IMF Data: Eight Annual Financial Access Survey Report, 2017 for Nigeria, mobile money agent outlets available for 100,000 adults to use is 17.53 as at the end of 2016 down from 20.82 outlets available for 100,000 adults in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Election Leaves Western Kenya Angry and Bitter

[IRIN] After tyres finish burning, what is left is a matted mesh of singed black wire. In Kenya’s western city of Kisumu, they hug curbs and roundabouts, leaving dark, circular footprints where the road melted underneath.

[IRIN] After tyres finish burning, what is left is a matted mesh of singed black wire. In Kenya's western city of Kisumu, they hug curbs and roundabouts, leaving dark, circular footprints where the road melted underneath.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Guterres Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack Against UN Mission Convoy

[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned today’s attack against a logistic convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which left three peacekeepers dead and two injured.

[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned today's attack against a logistic convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which left three peacekeepers dead and two injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Deputy Minister Buti Manamela Meets With Elders in the Creative Industry

[Govt of SA] Deputy Minister Buti Manamela in his capacity as Chairperson of the Presidential Task Team on Creative Industries today met with the elders in the creative arts to discuss progress on the work of the Task Team. Of particular focus was the …

[Govt of SA] Deputy Minister Buti Manamela in his capacity as Chairperson of the Presidential Task Team on Creative Industries today met with the elders in the creative arts to discuss progress on the work of the Task Team. Of particular focus was the two pieces of legislation affecting this sector, namely the Copyright Amendment Bill as well as the Performers Protection Amendment Bill.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

African Regional Consultations On UN Global Compact On Migration Begin in Ethiopia

[UN News] Although the debate on migration has largely focused on Europe, the global compact being negotiated must be adapted to the realities and peculiarities of each region, including Africa, where more than half of migrants moved to other countries…

[UN News] Although the debate on migration has largely focused on Europe, the global compact being negotiated must be adapted to the realities and peculiarities of each region, including Africa, where more than half of migrants moved to other countries on the continent, a senior United Nations official said Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Children Succumb to Measles Outbreak

[CAJ News] Khartoum -SOUTH Sudan has appealed for the intervention of international humanitarian agencies to stop a deadly outbreak of measles that has claimed the lives of at least ten children. The minors have died in the northern Payinjiar County. M…

[CAJ News] Khartoum -SOUTH Sudan has appealed for the intervention of international humanitarian agencies to stop a deadly outbreak of measles that has claimed the lives of at least ten children. The minors have died in the northern Payinjiar County. Most of the victims are aged under five. A majority of the infected children died before they could access health facilities. Stephen Gatliah Kuay, the Payinjiar health supervisor, lamented the situation as dire, pointing out the war-torn region lacked the capacity to bring the si

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nehawu Statement On the Centenry of Oliver Tambo

[COSATU] “It is our responsibility to break down barriers of division and create a country where there will be neither Whites nor Blacks, just South Africans, free and united in diversity” OR Tambo.

[COSATU] "It is our responsibility to break down barriers of division and create a country where there will be neither Whites nor Blacks, just South Africans, free and united in diversity" OR Tambo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa