Fall Armyworm Spreads to Cameroon

[VOA] Yaounde -Fall armyworm has spread to Cameroon. The pest has attacked crops in at least 24 African countries. In Cameroon, the Ministry of Agriculture says it is particularly concerned about the impact of the fall armyworm infestation in the north…

[VOA] Yaounde -Fall armyworm has spread to Cameroon. The pest has attacked crops in at least 24 African countries. In Cameroon, the Ministry of Agriculture says it is particularly concerned about the impact of the fall armyworm infestation in the north and the east of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nema Denies Claims Police Searching Cars for Plastic Bags

[Nation] The National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has defended itself against claims doing rounds on social media that it has started carrying out swoops in cars on order to confiscate polythene bags.

[Nation] The National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has defended itself against claims doing rounds on social media that it has started carrying out swoops in cars on order to confiscate polythene bags.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Shoppers Switch to Bio-Friendly Bags as Ban on Plastic Starts

[Nation] Retailers and shoppers generally switched to bio-friendly bags, avoiding costly confrontation with the environmental watchdog as ban on plastic took effect on Monday.

[Nation] Retailers and shoppers generally switched to bio-friendly bags, avoiding costly confrontation with the environmental watchdog as ban on plastic took effect on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Angola’s Economic Woes Top of Citizens’, New President’s Priority List

[VOA] Luanda -Angolans have elected their first new president in nearly four decades and they say he must address the glaring gap between rich and poor. Despite being Africa’s second largest oil producer, most of Angola’s citizens live in poverty, amid…

[VOA] Luanda -Angolans have elected their first new president in nearly four decades and they say he must address the glaring gap between rich and poor. Despite being Africa's second largest oil producer, most of Angola's citizens live in poverty, amid runaway inflation and high unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

CJ Warns Over Server Access as Odinga, IEBC Lawyers Bicker

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Chief Justice David Maraga has warned the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) against failing to fully comply with the order directing it to provide access to its servers for scrutiny, following an application b…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Chief Justice David Maraga has warned the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) against failing to fully comply with the order directing it to provide access to its servers for scrutiny, following an application by lawyers representing NASA leader Raila Odinga.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Judge Ibrahim Taken Ill, CJ Says Petition Will Go On

[Capital FM] Nairobi -One the judges currently hearing the petition challenging the presidential election outcome at the Supreme Court, Mohammed Ibrahim, is absent after being taken ill.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -One the judges currently hearing the petition challenging the presidential election outcome at the Supreme Court, Mohammed Ibrahim, is absent after being taken ill.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chamber of Mines Sends Condolences to Families of Kusasalethu Miners

[News24Wire] The Chamber of Mines has sent its condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the three miners who died in Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville.

[News24Wire] The Chamber of Mines has sent its condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the three miners who died in Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa