news From All Africa
- Nigeria: Dangote to Produce One Million Tonnes of Rice in Five Years
[Daily Trust] Lagos -President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has said that there is no going back on his plan to invest heavily in rice farming in five states in order to reduce the importation of commodity into Nigeria.
- Burundi: Burundi President Nkurunziza Wins Disputed Election
[Al Jazeera] Burundi’s electoral commission has announced that President Pierre Nkurunziza won a new term in office after an election marred by violence and a boycott by the opposition.
- Nigeria: World Bank Appoints Arunma Oteh, Vice President and Treasurer
[Leadership] Nigeria’s immediate director general of its Securities and Exchange Commission, Arunma Oteh, has been appointed as Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank.
- Egypt: French Defence Minister in Egypt After Rafale Delivery
[RFI] French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian began a two-day visit to Cairo Saturday, days after France delivered the first three of 24 Rafale fighter jets sold to Egypt in a 5.2-billion-euro deal.
- Rwanda: Defending One's Country Does Not Need Much
[New Times] President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya again brought out the worst in the major news networks.
- Africa: U.S President Obama Hails an 'Africa On the Move' in Kenya Visit
[Deutsche Welle] US President Barack Obama has told a business summit in Kenya that entrepreneurship can foster growth and peace in Africa. His remarks come on the first full day of a landmark trip to the country, his father’s homeland.
- Botswana: Judgement Reserved in ARV Access Appeal
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Court of Appeal, led by judge president, Justice Ian Kirby has reserved judgement of the case in which government was appealing two judgements issued by different judges of the Gaborone High Court.
- Nigeria: National Assembly Crisis – Tension Mounts
[Guardian] Lagos and Abuja -Ahead of next week Tuesday’s National Assembly resumption date, The Guardian investigation has revealed that the crisis that has bedeviled the two chambers – the Senate and House of Representatives – over the election of principal officers, remains unresolved.
- Egypt: Computer System Identifies Cattle From Nose Prints
[SciDev.Net] Egyptian scientists have developed a computer-based technique to identify cattle using nose prints, a study says.
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