[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.
[This Day] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has reiterated the commitment of the Buhari administration to addressing the prevailing challenges concerning development in the Niger Delta region, even as he expressed the desire of the Federal Government towards sustainable peace in the oil-rich region.
[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.
[Afrexim Bank] Washington, DC -Prof.
[Times of Zambia] More cholera cases have been reported in Lusaka with the Ministry of Health placing the city on high alert.
[USAID] New York -Today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced that the U.S.
[ISS] Election observer missions are under fire after the recent Kenyan elections , which most observers declared free and fair — a verdict overturned by the country’s Supreme Court. Some international election observers are being described as ‘tourists’ who arrive in a country a few days before the vote and rubber-stamp elections based on what they see on voting day.
[The Herald] Asked where the next crop of African billionaires will come from, president of the African Development Bank, Nigerian Dr Akinwumi Adesina, without batting an eyelid, declared that they will be farmers.
[Deutsche Welle] The Southern Africa’s regional body (SADC) is sending a rapid-response team to Lesotho. The team is to investigate the assassination of the country’s army commander.
[VOA] Rome -Italy is being accused of paying off Libyan militias linked to people smugglers in order to stop trafficking migrants across the Mediterranean for a month.