Video: Rice farmers mull 24m mt production


Illustration: More adolescents infected with HIV globally, says UNAIDS

== The National AIDS Control Agency says that 95% of funding for HIV / AIDS is provided by donor agencies.

Dr Sani Aliyu, CEO of NACA, at the public screening of the campaign "Keep the Promise" of Professor Wole Soyinka for the campaign against AIDS, called on the government and all stakeholders to take responsibility for the treatment of the victims of the disease seriously.

==== The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria says its members are able to produce 24 million metric tons of rice per year.

The National Treasurer of RIFAN, Alhaji Sadiq Daware, said that the development is due to the support and capacity building of rice farmers by the current administration.

=== The ECOWAS Community Court says that it heard 352 cases, rendered 127 decisions and has 90 pending cases in the first quarter of 2015 in the second quarter of 2018.

The court at the ceremony of handing the verdict to the president of the court and the board of judges to the new judges in Abuja said that reducing the number of judges from seven to five represented an existential threat to the court's activities.

=== Rwanda's Minister of Environment, Vincent Biruta, urged scientists at the current 50th Climate Outlook Forum in the Great Horn of Africa in Kigali to explore ways to improve the quality, packaging and delivery of climate information.

Biruta said that providing forecasts in a more flexible way, and an interactive web portal will help farmers get information about various factors that can affect different cultures, such as the total amount of rainfall in the upcoming season, to enable them to determine the right crops for growth.

==== Recently, the sworn president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, promised to open a study of violence that followed the first elections in the country after Robert Mugabe was ousted from power.

Mnangagwa said his administration would open a commission of inquiry to investigate the incident and publish its findings in order to put an end to this issue.

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