Category: Environment

AfDB approves $151m Uganda/Rwanda link road project

The Uganda’s Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija, and the Director General, East Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office, Gabriel Negatu, have signed a US $151 million African Development Bank and African…

48 perish as Pakistani plane crashes

A former pop singer turned Islamic preacher, Junaid Jamshed, was among 48 passengers who perished in a Pakistan International Airlines plane which crashed near Abbottabad in Northern Pakistan on Wednesday, according government official source. The flight, PK 661,…

Japan’s giant sinkhole is sinking again

A giant sinkhole that was hastily repaired in Japan earlier this month is showing signs of movement. Traffic was stopped at the busy intersection in Japanese city of Fukuoka on the weekend after the road…

8 college staff die in road crash in Yobe

Eight staff of Yobe College of Education, Gashua, died on Saturday in a motor accident along Bayamari-Dapchi federal highway in the state.   It was gathered that the eight non-academic staff, including the driver, were travelling from…