IITA-ACAI to train 30,000 farmers in Abia, Benue, Oyo, others
bout 30,000 farmers from Abia, Benue, Oyo, Ogun and Osun state will benefit from the training on the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management & Best Planting Practices, says Godwin Atser, ACAI Digital Extension & Advisory Services Specialist today.
Tanzania holds local elections, without opposition
Tanzania on Sunday held local government elections, viewed as a test case ahead of national polls next year, with the main opposition party boycotting the ballot citing violence and intimidation.
Tanzania court upholds ruling to ban child marriage
A Tanzanian court has upheld a ruling banning the marriage of girls under the age of 18 and won praise from rights activists.
Inter-generational conversation on future of the public service
At a public function organized by the government a few years ago, there was a chanced meeting between a former public servant who had been a part of the Golden age of the public service in the immediate post-independence period and a new public servant who came in at the point of the democratic turn in Nigeria.
Ebola concerns in Tanzania are 'rumours', says minister
Tanzania on Thursday again dismissed concerns about possible Ebola cases in the country as "rumours which everyone should ignore", after the US and Britain warned their citizens over a suspect case.
Almost 600 Burundian refugees return home from Tanzania
A group of almost 600 Burundians who fled political violence in their home country to Tanzania, were on Thursday repatriated "voluntarily", according to the UN refugee agency and witnesses.
South Africa dispatches emissaries to calm xenophobia fears
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent high-ranking emissaries on a mission to reassure African countries after a wave of xenophobic attacks, the presidency said on Sunday.
Gbajabiamila leads team to Commonwealth meeting in Tanzania
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has led the Nigerian delegation to the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region Conference which began yesterday in Zanzibar, Tanzania.