Herdsmen Attacks, Another Boko Haram – Senate

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Senate, yesterday, highlighted the need to deal decisively with herdsmen attacks across the country, describing the phenomenon as another form of Boko Haram.

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Senate, yesterday, highlighted the need to deal decisively with herdsmen attacks across the country, describing the phenomenon as another form of Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sit-At-Home – Massive Discontent, Elite Hypocrisy Fuelling Biafra Agitation

[Vanguard] Tuesday’s successful lockdown of the Southeast is indicative of a massive discontent with the Nigerian federation, Afenifere, the Yoruba socio-cultural group warned, yesterday.

[Vanguard] Tuesday's successful lockdown of the Southeast is indicative of a massive discontent with the Nigerian federation, Afenifere, the Yoruba socio-cultural group warned, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Date for Budget Assent – Presidency

[Daily Trust] The Presidency yesterday said no date has been fixed for the assent to this year’s budget transmitted to it by the National Assembly about two weeks ago.

[Daily Trust] The Presidency yesterday said no date has been fixed for the assent to this year's budget transmitted to it by the National Assembly about two weeks ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mujuru Battles to Contain Tribalism Within Party

[New Zimbabwe] NATIONAL People’s Party (NPP) vice presidents, Samuel Sipepa Nkomo and John Mvundura, on Sunday failed to douse factional and tribal divisions rocking the party’s Bulawayo province.

[New Zimbabwe] NATIONAL People's Party (NPP) vice presidents, Samuel Sipepa Nkomo and John Mvundura, on Sunday failed to douse factional and tribal divisions rocking the party's Bulawayo province.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Claims Trusted By UN Agencies, Begs for More Cash

[New Zimbabwe] Government has pleaded with the United Nations Development Programme, (UNDP), to lure more humanitarian and development funding from its members for the country because of “the confidence we have built in UNDP” of managing donations.

[New Zimbabwe] Government has pleaded with the United Nations Development Programme, (UNDP), to lure more humanitarian and development funding from its members for the country because of "the confidence we have built in UNDP" of managing donations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kano – As Ganduje’s Support Base Widens

[Leadership] Whereas some find the statistics to be dry and detached, the manifestations in Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje confirms the assertion that numbers hold key to the deciphering of who got the numbers, got the victory. Whilst, the opponents h…

[Leadership] Whereas some find the statistics to be dry and detached, the manifestations in Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje confirms the assertion that numbers hold key to the deciphering of who got the numbers, got the victory. Whilst, the opponents have at no time made numbers their source of concern until they found themselves in a race where numbers are decider. In this respect, the game of numbers and the mastery of it rests in the hands of the governor.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Beyond the Status Quo – Using Impact Evaluation Research to Drive Innovation and Improve Outcomes in Health

[Nigeria Health Watch] This week’s blog was co-written by the Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) team at the World Bank. Here they share their experience at a workshop in Lagos sharing how Impact Evaluation (IE) can be used to assess how intervention…

[Nigeria Health Watch] This week's blog was co-written by the Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) team at the World Bank. Here they share their experience at a workshop in Lagos sharing how Impact Evaluation (IE) can be used to assess how intervention projects are able to affect development outcomes. IE has become an important tool in evidence based policy-making, enabling development agencies and institutions to accountably evaluate development programme outcomes and assess their impact on people's lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Violence in Central Congo Leaves 400,000 Children Prey to Deadly Malnutrition – UN

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Even before the recent surge in violence, the central Greater Kasai region was one of the poorest in Congo

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Even before the recent surge in violence, the central Greater Kasai region was one of the poorest in Congo

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa