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  1. South Africa – Jackson Mthembu backs Cyril Ramaphosa in leadership race

    News24 Feb 20 2017 06:18 Sam Mkokeli ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu (Leon Sadiki, City Press) Related Articles Alternative agendas threaten ANC leadership race ANC leadership battle a risk to SA economy – Credit Suisse Zuma not doing black middle … Continue reading…
  2. South Sudan – famine declared in Unity State

    Sudan Tribune February 20, 2017 (JUBA) – War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people starving in parts of South Sudan, government and three United Nations agencies said Monday. IDPs wait to receive food rations and other items … Continue reading…
  3. Gambia – tension as 51 of former President Jammeh’s supporters arrested

    Reuters BANJUL Gambian police said they arrested 51 people in a former stronghold of ex-president Yahya Jammeh for harassing followers of new leader Adama Barrow, amid lingering tensions following Jammeh’s flight into exile. Jammeh narrowly lost a Dec. 1 election … Continue reading…
  4. Uganda – Museveni calls for “Trump therapy” for western liberals

    Daily Nation Monday February 20 2017 Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. He has recommended a “Trump therapy” for liberals in the West who he argues are bent on forcing their ideology on other parts of the world. PHOTO | MORGAN MBABAZI  … Continue reading U…
  5. IMF to help Somalia print first new banknotes for 25 years

    Shabelle Media Network IMF to Help Somalia Print First Banknotes in 25 years February 20, 2017 The International Monetary Fund is backing Somalia’s plans to replace tattered currency notes that were printed before the Horn of Africa nation plunged into civil … Continue reading &#…
  6. Huge growth in money transfers to Tanzania

    Cajnewsafrica.com - Afrika 02.20 / 15:19 cajnewsafrica.com
    From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Arusha, Tanzania ARUSHA, (CAJ News) – DIGITAL money transfer service, WorldRemit, is consolidating its rapid expansion into Tanzania. It is supporting the growing demand for instant remittances to the country from over 4 million expatriates living abroad. The company achieved a new record of 10 000 unique transactions completed in the […
  7. eNCA | Zimbabweans in UK use Mugabe birthday to protest

    Mzansilife.co.za - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:56 mzansilife.co.za
    Robert Mugabe has been criticised for spending millions on birthday celebrations, while the country's economy continues to…
  8. South Sudan – famine declared in Unity State as economic crisis and war hit food availability

    BBC AP Queuing for food aid – civil war and economic collapse are being blamed A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The … Continue reading…
  1. Ekweremadu Rues Manipulation, Decline of Nigeria’s Democracy

    Realnewsmagazine.net - Politics 02.20 / 23:28 realnewsmagazine.net
    IKE Ekweremadu, deputy president of the Senate, has criticised the manipulation of vital institutions of democracy such as the judiciary by the federal … The post Ekweremadu Rues Manipulation, Decline of Nigeria’s Democracy appeared first on Realnews Mag…
  2. Police Stops Makarfi’s PDP Faction Meeting

    Realnewsmagazine.net - Politics 02.20 / 23:28 realnewsmagazine.net
    A DETACHMENT of policemen this afternoon barricaded the entrance to the international conference centre, venue of the meeting scheduled by the … The post Police Stops Makarfi’s PDP Faction Meeting appeared first on Realnews Mag…
  3. Buhari’s Health Sparks Fresh Debate on Leadership in Nigeria

    Realnewsmagazine.net - Politics 02.20 / 23:28 realnewsmagazine.net
    THE protracted absence on medical grounds of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has stoked fears of a full-blown political crisis at the heart of … The post Buhari’s Health Sparks Fresh Debate on Leadership in Nigeria appeared first on Realnews Magaz…
  4. More Nigerians to Return from Libya on Tuesday

    Realnewsmagazine.net - Politics 02.20 / 23:28 realnewsmagazine.net
    BARELY one week after 161 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, a fresh batch is being expected to arrive the country on Tuesday. The … The post More Nigerians to Return from Libya on Tuesday appeared first on Realnews M…
  5. Emir of Kano Plans Law Barring Kano Men from Polygamy

    Realnewsmagazine.net - Politics 02.20 / 23:28 realnewsmagazine.net
    MUHAMMADU Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, has said that he is on the verge of proposing a law which will restrict poor men in the emirate from marrying … The post Emir of Kano Plans Law Barring Kano Men from Polygamy appeared first on Realnews M…
  6. PDP leaders brickbats as IBB calls for resolution

    Naija247news.com - Politics 02.20 / 23:23 naija247news.com
    People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leaders continued yesterday with their brickbats over leadership. Senator Buruji Kashamu urged the Ahmed Makarfi faction to forget appealing weekend’s Court of Appeal judgment which validated the leadership of Ali Modu Sheriff but to cooperate with him. The same position is shared by former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu, who yesterday [&#…
  7. 196 students receive "Indemaso award"

    Shabait.com - Politics 02.20 / 23:11 shabait.com
    At a ceremony held in Mendefera on 18 February, 196 students in the southern region who demonstrated excellence in the 8th grade general national exam have received "Indemaso Award of Excellence". Mendefera, 20 February 2017- At a ceremony held in Mendefera on 18 February, 196 students in the southern region who demonstrated excellence in the 8th grade general national exam have received "Indemaso Award of Excellence". The awardees constitute from 24 Junior schools in the Southern…
  8. Physiotherapy center making a difference

    Shabait.com - Politics 02.20 / 23:11 shabait.com
    A Physiotherapy Center in Barentu Referral hospital is making a difference in alleviating health problems of a number of nationals.   Barentu, 20 February 2017- A Physiotherapy Center in Barentu Referral hospital is making a difference in alleviating health problems of a number of nationals. According to Mr. Berketet Abrham, Physiotherapy expert in the Referral Hospital, the center has been instrumental in treating various tissues and joints related diseases and rickets cases on …
  1. Knockalva Agricultural School can be Hub for Region – Hutchinson

    Jis.gov.jm - World 02.20 / 22:44 jis.gov.jm
    Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, says the Knockalva Agricultural School, in Ramble, Hanover, can be a hub for school-garden and breakfast programmes throughout the region. During a visit to the … Continued The post Knockalva Agricultural School can be Hub for Region – Hutchinson appeared first on Jamaica Information S…
  2. Jamaica to Host Biggest Conference in Region Come November

    Jis.gov.jm - World 02.20 / 22:08 jis.gov.jm
    Minister of  Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the United Nations World Tourism Conference (UNWTO), to be held in Jamaica in November, will be the biggest the country and the region have ever seen. He said heads of the two largest … Continued The post Jamaica to Host Biggest Conference in Region Come November appeared first on Jamaica Information …
  3. More Crop Protection for Farmers

    Jis.gov.jm - World 02.20 / 22:08 jis.gov.jm
    Farmers now have three additional products to use as they seek to maximise crop yields, while eliminating the threat of diseases. Bayer CropScience, in association with Carib-Agro Distributors (CAD), on February 17, officially launched three new environmentally friendly fungicides – … Continued The post More Crop Protection for Farmers appeared first on Jamaica Information S…
  4. Additional Funding for Transformation Programme in Finance Ministry

    Jis.gov.jm - World 02.20 / 21:23 jis.gov.jm
    An additional $21.67 million has been allocated to continue implementation of the public-sector-transformation programme in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service this year. This sum is provided for in the 2017/18 Estimates of Expenditure, which were tabled in … Continued The post Additional Funding for Transformation Programme in Finance Ministry appeared first on Jamaica Information…
  5. BREAKING NEWS: UK-Missing Zimbabwean Girl Finally Found

    Zimeye.com - World 02.20 / 20:54 zimeye.com
    Victory for ZimEye readers, and the family – a missing Zimbabwean 13-year-old girl, Vonai Ziyambi has been found. The development came after a massive police appeal published by ZimEye.com which began last Friday the 17th Feb. Vonai, was reported missing from Redbridge on Friday. 13 year old Vonai Ziyambi is missing from Redbridge. Last seen …
  6. Water Resources Development Master Plan to be Updated

    Jis.gov.jm - World 02.20 / 20:37 jis.gov.jm
    A sum of $5 million has been allocated by the Government to provide assistance to the Water Resources Authority to update the country’s Water Resources Development Master Plan (WRDMP). Funding for the project is being provided by the Government of … Continued The post Water Resources Development Master Plan to be Updated appeared first on Jamaica Information S…
  7. Govt Committed to Addressing School Infrastructure Needs – Senator Reid

    Jis.gov.jm - World 02.20 / 20:37 jis.gov.jm
    Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Government is committed to addressing the infrastructure needs of schools across the island. He said that this will be done by increasing capital expenditure, through the work … Continued The post Govt Committed to Addressing School Infrastructure Needs – Senator Reid appeared first on Jamaica Information S…
  8. Strides Made in Improving Adoption Process

    Jis.gov.jm - World 02.20 / 20:37 jis.gov.jm
    Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, says progress is being made in making it easier for persons to adopt children in state care. This is even as the Government looks to amend … Continued The post Strides Made in Improving Adoption Process appeared first on Jamaica Information…