[Premium Times] Nigeria’s image received a boost on Thursday before the international community as former Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina formally received the 2017 World Food Prize (WFP) Laureate award in the U. S.
[allAfrica] President Jacob is living up to his title of Teflon president for his ability to survive no-confidence votes brought before Parliament by opposition parties.
[Guardian] Owerri -South African President, Jacob Zuma, has urged African leaders to invest more in the education African children, saying that that is the surest path to empowering them.
[Guardian] Nigeria is said to have the highest incidence of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about five million people currently living with the condition, and about 50 percent of the cases still undetected.
[IPS] Sydney and Kuala Lumpur -Globally, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016, compared to about 80 million in 2015 – an increase of 35%, according to the 2017 Global Report on Food Crises.
[East African] Antananarivo -Madagascar’s former President Albert Zafy has died at the age of 90.
[Deutsche Welle] A cargo plane has crashed near the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, killing four and injuring six. Moldovans and French nationals were on board.
[East African] Seven passengers and crew died in a plane crash in Cuilo, a town in northeast Angola near the DR Congo border, a government official said Friday.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a warning for an “intense cut-off low” system that will affect several regions of the coutry, including the Western Cape, Northern Cape? Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
[The Conversation Africa] Women’s role in science has been hotly debated and discussed in recent decades.