[Premium Times] The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has warned herdsmen in the state against engaging in violent activities.
[The Conversation Africa] In the 1980s and 1990s parts of Africa saw a surge in dam building for energy production. After a brief hiatus there has been renewed interested
[East African] Aden Abdiraman Warsama, a Somali refugee who has been living at the Dadaab camp in Garissa County in northeastern Kenya since 2008, is optimistic about returning home.
[Vanguard] Kano State Government says it is planning to spend over N80 million in the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCH).
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday urged the international community to emulate Kenya’s commitment in ensuring future generations inherit a pollution free world by banning the use of plastic bags in their respective countries.
[Daily News] THE German government has contributed 2 million Euros ( over 5.3 bn/-) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help maintain food stocks for almost half a million refugees and asylum seekers residing in Tanzania and Rwanda.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A South African university has lauded an Ethiopian health minister, Dr Amir Hagos, for the country’s “amazing progress in a number of sectors, particularly in the area of maternal and child health, and human resource development”.
[Vanguard] With available statistics showing that young girls are disproportionately affected when it comes to HIV, Safe Love International has launched a campaign tagged: “No Sugar Daddy, Bright Future” to save 1 million Nigerian teenagers from new HIV infections and unwanted pregnancy.
[Vanguard] Expert has decried the recent statistics released by World Health Organisation, WHO, which shows that Nigeria has the highest burden of unvaccinated children worldwide, saying “with the series of benefits derived from vaccination it’s unacceptable for a country like Nigeria not to embrace vaccination against childhood killer diseases.”
[Nation] The government has scrapped the Sh9,374 school fees which each student in public secondary schools has been paying per year, paving way for complete free day secondary education starting January 2018.