Appointment of Chairperson of the Seychelles Media Commission, and the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the National Information Service Agency

[Government of Seychelles] The Office of the President has announced that President Danny Faure will be appointing the new Chairperson of the Seychelles Media Commission, as well as the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson of the National Information S…

[Government of Seychelles] The Office of the President has announced that President Danny Faure will be appointing the new Chairperson of the Seychelles Media Commission, as well as the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson of the National Information Services Agency at a ceremony to be held at State House at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday 21st December 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Despite 67 Registered Parties, 80 Others Seek Registration

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday said that 80 political parties submitted applications for registration ahead of the 2019 elections.

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday said that 80 political parties submitted applications for registration ahead of the 2019 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethio-Djibouti Standard Gauge Rail in Final Preparation Phase

[Ethiopian Herald] The newly named Ethio-Djibouti Standard Gauge Rail Transport S.C revealed that the Ethio-Djibouti railway is undergoing its final trial before commencing services soon.

[Ethiopian Herald] The newly named Ethio-Djibouti Standard Gauge Rail Transport S.C revealed that the Ethio-Djibouti railway is undergoing its final trial before commencing services soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

NNPC Generates N1.6 Trillion From Petrol in One Year

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s total revenue generated from the sale of white products (petrol, diesel and kerosene) for September 2016 to September 2017 stood at ₦1.9 trillion. Petrol contributed about 85.08 per cent of the total sales with a value of ₦1.6 trillion.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's total revenue generated from the sale of white products (petrol, diesel and kerosene) for September 2016 to September 2017 stood at ₦1.9 trillion. Petrol contributed about 85.08 per cent of the total sales with a value of ₦1.6 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kano 2019 – I Am Shocked By My Deputy’s Stance – Ganduje

[Premium Times] The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has expressed shock over a statement credited to his deputy, Hafiz Abubakar, wherein he (Abubakar) said he will not run alongside Mr. Ganduje in 2019.

[Premium Times] The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has expressed shock over a statement credited to his deputy, Hafiz Abubakar, wherein he (Abubakar) said he will not run alongside Mr. Ganduje in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria and the HIV/Aids Burden

[This Day] The misery index in the country seems to be increasing on all fronts. At a time many countries have learnt to tame the HIV/AIDS challenge, it is saddening that Nigeria is still in the throes of “Africa’s death sentence”. The World’s AIDS Day…

[This Day] The misery index in the country seems to be increasing on all fronts. At a time many countries have learnt to tame the HIV/AIDS challenge, it is saddening that Nigeria is still in the throes of "Africa's death sentence". The World's AIDS Day was marked recently with the revelation that Nigeria is the second most ravaged country in the world after South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mapoly Students Protest Three Months Strike

[This Day] Abeokuta -Protesting students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Monday, took to the streets and major highways within the state capital to demand for an immediate resolution of the three-month old industrial crisis betwee…

[This Day] Abeokuta -Protesting students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Monday, took to the streets and major highways within the state capital to demand for an immediate resolution of the three-month old industrial crisis between the state government and the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria