Five Must-See Nollywood Films This Weekend – American Driver, Zahra, and More

[Premium Times] Nollywood is booming. Many indigenous films are currently competing for audience and theater space with their Hollywood and Bollywood counterparts. However, only a few are actually worth the social media hype and potentially worth seein…

[Premium Times] Nollywood is booming. Many indigenous films are currently competing for audience and theater space with their Hollywood and Bollywood counterparts. However, only a few are actually worth the social media hype and potentially worth seeing this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Somali Refugees Killed Near Bab Al-Mandeb Strait

[Al Jazeera] Dozens of Somali refugees have been killed off the coast of Hodeidah in Yemen after a helicopter attacked the boat they were travelling in, according to the International Organization for Migration.

[Al Jazeera] Dozens of Somali refugees have been killed off the coast of Hodeidah in Yemen after a helicopter attacked the boat they were travelling in, according to the International Organization for Migration.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Namibia Tribes Lodge Case Against Germany Over Genocide

[Al Jazeera] Lawyers representing two indigenous Namibian tribes are meeting for a pre-trial conference in New York on Thursday following a lawsuit filed earlier this year that demands compensation for the descendants of people massacred in the 20th ce…

[Al Jazeera] Lawyers representing two indigenous Namibian tribes are meeting for a pre-trial conference in New York on Thursday following a lawsuit filed earlier this year that demands compensation for the descendants of people massacred in the 20th century's first genocide.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Somali Pirates Release Oil Tanker and Crew

[Al Jazeera] Somali pirates have released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew, according to Somali security official and the pirates, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to a conclusion, apparently without the payment of a ransom.

[Al Jazeera] Somali pirates have released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew, according to Somali security official and the pirates, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to a conclusion, apparently without the payment of a ransom.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Outrage Over Helen Zille’s Colonialism Tweets

[Al Jazeera] The former leader of South Africa’s main opposition party has sparked public outcry over a series of social media posts that suggested colonialism brought benefits to the country.

[Al Jazeera] The former leader of South Africa's main opposition party has sparked public outcry over a series of social media posts that suggested colonialism brought benefits to the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

High-Level Police Official Gunned Down in Ugandan Capital

[Deutsche Welle] A high level police official and his two armed guards have been gunned down in the Ugandan capital. President Yoweri Museveni condemned the latest killing and vowed to take action.

[Deutsche Welle] A high level police official and his two armed guards have been gunned down in the Ugandan capital. President Yoweri Museveni condemned the latest killing and vowed to take action.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

South Sudan’s Visa Fee Hike a ‘Threat’ to Foreign Aid

[Deutsche Welle] Foreign aid groups are facing pressure in several African countries to hire more local workers. But South Sudan’s recent move to increase work permit fees to up to $10,000 could spell disaster for the war-torn country.

[Deutsche Welle] Foreign aid groups are facing pressure in several African countries to hire more local workers. But South Sudan's recent move to increase work permit fees to up to $10,000 could spell disaster for the war-torn country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

President Koroma Receives Representatives of Limkokwing University

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday March 15, 2017, received representatives and staff of Limkokwing University led by the Vice Chancellor Professor, Cedric Bell and Founder and President of Limkokwing University of Cre…

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday March 15, 2017, received representatives and staff of Limkokwing University led by the Vice Chancellor Professor, Cedric Bell and Founder and President of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Tan Sri Dato' Sri Paduka Dr Limkokwing.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone