[Nation] The total closure of three extensive refugee camps in Dadaab may not happen soon as numbers of those returning to their countries of origin voluntary have reduced while others have vowed never to return to their homes.
[The Conversation Africa] There’s more to understanding a country’s poverty levels than merely calculating how much or how little individuals earn. That’s why a method called the multidimensional poverty index was introduced globally in 2011.
[East African] Kenya has set a target of drilling over 200 more oil production wells that will pour forth up to 80,000 barrels of crude per day as the government eyes early petrodollars.
[Nation] Not so fast.
[Premium Times] The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has apologised to the victims of slave trade in Nigeria for the role played by traditional rulers who helped in selling their subjects to foreign buyers.
[Premium Times] Today marks 20 years since the death of Nigerian military ruler, Sani Abacha was announced.
[Deutsche Welle] The population of mountain gorillas, which survive on the forest-cloaked volcanoes of central Africa, has increased by a quarter to over 1,000 individuals since 2010, wildlife authorities said.
[Daily Trust] Sokoto -For many farmers in Sokoto State, the menace of quelea birds remains greatly troubling.
[CAF] · Kara Mbodji is fit again after a five-month injury layoff
[Namibian] President Hage Geingob has called on the international community to compel Morocco to implement a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for Western Sahara’s independence.