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Boeing Says It Has Corrected Simulator Software of 737 MAX Jets

Boeing Says It Has Corrected Simulator Software of 737 MAX Jets

Boeing Co has made corrections to simulator software that mimics the flying experience of its 737 MAX jets, which were involved in two fatal crashes, and the company has provided additional information to device operators, a spokesman said on Friday. The spokesman, Gordon Johndroe, said the changes will ensure that the simulator experience is representative […]

Algeria Election May Be Postponed, Protests Continue

Algeria Election May Be Postponed, Protests Continue

  Algeria’s imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive Friday to demand the removal of the nation’s ruling elite. After two decades in power, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit last month under pressure from protesters and the army, but demonstrations […]

Christians Seek Refuge After Deadly Burkina Attacks

Christians Seek Refuge After Deadly Burkina Attacks

Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution. He believes this is what saved his life. Later, his church was one of two targeted by gunmen on May 12 in the town of Dablo in a series of deadly […]

Why Zimbabwe Faces Worst Power Cuts In Three Years

Why Zimbabwe Faces Worst Power Cuts In Three Years

Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world’s biggest platinum and gold producers. The sector, which generated most of Zimbabwe’s $4.8 billion of export earnings last year, is crucial to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s pledge to […]

Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But…

Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But…

  The level of human development in Sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in the past three decades, according to a United Nations report published today. The UN Development Programme’s 2018 Human Development Index (HDI) […]

Democratic Republic of Congo Confirms Two Ebola Cases, 10 More Cases Suspected

Democratic Republic of Congo Confirms Two Ebola Cases, 10 More Cases Suspected

Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed two cases of Ebola in the northwestern town of Bikoro and at least 10 more cases are suspected, the head of the national institute for biological research, Jean Jack Muyembe, said on Tuesday. A source at the ministry of health also said two cases had been confirmed and added […]

Barbara Bush Remembered For Her Dignity And Wit At Houston Funeral

Barbara Bush Remembered For Her Dignity And Wit At Houston Funeral

Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral on Saturday as a formidable but caring figure whose devotion to her family was matched only by her commitment to public service. “She was our teacher and role model in how to live a life of purpose and meaning,” one of her four sons, former […]

We Invested N700m on IT Infrastructure, Human Capital and Civil Works, Not Website – MMSD

We Invested N700m on IT Infrastructure, Human Capital and Civil Works, Not Website – MMSD

The attention of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has been drawn to news making the rounds especially on the social media that the Ministry spent the sum of N700million creating a website for itself. The Ministry considers it incumbent to react swiftly to this misrepresentation and to set the records straight. It is […]

FG Moves To Boost Gemstone Sector For GDP Growth, Job Creation – Minister

FG Moves To Boost Gemstone Sector For GDP Growth, Job Creation – Minister

  …As Mrs Osinbajo makes case for greater investment in mining The Federal Government has unfolded plans to ensure that the country maximise potentials in the gemstone sector to contribute to the GDP and create jobs and wealth for the citizens. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who disclose this at the […]

Congo Elections Won’t Be Held Before April 2019

Congo Elections Won’t Be Held Before April 2019

Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo that were due last year won’t be held before April 2019, the electoral commission said, a delay that undermines a pact President Joseph Kabila’s supporters made with his political opponents for him to step down this year. The commission said in a statement that it will need 504 […]

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