TANZANIAN ARMY ARRIVES IN CASHEW NUT REGION TO OVERSEE CROP PURCHASES

DAR ES SALAAM– Soldiers arrived in southern Tanzania to oversee government management of the country’s cashew nuts, a move ordered by President John Magufuli to protect farmers from low prices.

International traders of cashew nuts …

EGYPT AND ETHIOPIA TO DISCUSS NILE DAM DISPUTE – PM

CAIRO– Egypt said it would hold talks with Ethiopia in the next two weeks to iron out differences over an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile that Cairo sees as a threat to its water …

Nigeria’s Buhari Launches Re-Election Bid With Corruption Still in Focus

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched his manifesto on Sunday, hoping his anti-corruption agenda can win him a second term at a February 16 election.

Buhari, a military ruler in the early 1980s, in 2015 became …

FIRE KILLS MOTHER, FOUR CHILDREN IN NIGERIA

ABUJA, Nigeria- Five people, including four children, have been confirmed dead, following a Friday fire incident, in Nigeria’s north-western state of Kebbi, a local official said.

A mother and her three children, as well as …

South Africa Cannabis Ruling Leads to Pot-Themed Products

Marijuana is getting its time in South Africa’s spotlight after being decriminalized in September.

The landmark constitutional court ruling, which still needs to be translated into law, allows South Africans to legally grow and consume …