Rex Tillerson Ends Africa Trip With Focus On Security

[Deutsche Welle] After meetings with the AU in Ethiopia and diplomatic meetings in Kenya, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended his Africa trip in Chad and Nigeria where counter terrorism topped the agenda.

[Deutsche Welle] After meetings with the AU in Ethiopia and diplomatic meetings in Kenya, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended his Africa trip in Chad and Nigeria where counter terrorism topped the agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Censorship Tightens As El-Sisi Prepares for Re-Election Bid

[CPJ] Ahead of elections in Egypt later this month, in which President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is seeking a second term, the authoritarian leader’s government has further clamped down on press freedom, issuing warnings to the media and arresting critical …

[CPJ] Ahead of elections in Egypt later this month, in which President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is seeking a second term, the authoritarian leader's government has further clamped down on press freedom, issuing warnings to the media and arresting critical journalists on "false news" charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

What U.S. Will Do to Counter Chinese Loans to Africa – – Tillerson

[Premium Times] The United States is developing mechanisms in the form of ‘Public Private Partnerships (PPP)’ for infrastructure development as alternatives to Chinese loans for African nations, an American official said Monday.

[Premium Times] The United States is developing mechanisms in the form of 'Public Private Partnerships (PPP)' for infrastructure development as alternatives to Chinese loans for African nations, an American official said Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Defends Negotiation With Boko Haram to Tillerson

[Premium Times] Nigeria prefers to have schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from Chibok and Dapchi back alive, and that is why it has chosen negotiation, rather than military action, says President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Premium Times] Nigeria prefers to have schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from Chibok and Dapchi back alive, and that is why it has chosen negotiation, rather than military action, says President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electoral Commission Orders Recount in Many Polling Stations

[Premium Times] The Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) has ordered the recount of ballot papers for presidential election in 247 Polling Stations (PSs) in the country .

[Premium Times] The Sierra Leone's National Electoral Commission (NEC) has ordered the recount of ballot papers for presidential election in 247 Polling Stations (PSs) in the country .

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Tillerson Vows U.S. ‘Full Support’ for Nigeria in Jihadism Fight

[Vanguard] US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday slammed last month’s mass abduction of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria and promised Washington’s “full support” in the country’s fight against Boko Haram jihadists.

[Vanguard] US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday slammed last month's mass abduction of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria and promised Washington's "full support" in the country's fight against Boko Haram jihadists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Just in – Buhari Receives U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three Suspects in Court for Possession of Drugs

[SAPS] On Friday, 9 March 2018, the Kokstad Vispol members together with the K9 Unit embarked in an operation to eliminate the spread of drugs in the Kokstad area. The team went to the taxi rank where a search was conducted. The team managed to recover…

[SAPS] On Friday, 9 March 2018, the Kokstad Vispol members together with the K9 Unit embarked in an operation to eliminate the spread of drugs in the Kokstad area. The team went to the taxi rank where a search was conducted. The team managed to recover 30 full moon mandrax tablets, whoonga and dagga. Three suspects aged between 24 and 57 were arrested after they were found in possession of drugs. A cash of R10076.80 suspected to be the proceeds of drugs was also confiscated from the arrested suspects. The total v

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Operation Fiela II Hit Hard On Criminals

[SAPS] The ongoing Joint operation Fiela II, composed of various police units, was up and running for twenty-four hours until this morning covering several Clusters in the province, especially in the crime infested areas, which have yielded positive an…

[SAPS] The ongoing Joint operation Fiela II, composed of various police units, was up and running for twenty-four hours until this morning covering several Clusters in the province, especially in the crime infested areas, which have yielded positive and meaningful results.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Motivation Abounds for Bekker in Tour Champs

[News24Wire] The prestige of winning a season-ending Tour Championship on the Sunshine Tour will be the motivating factor for the likes of Oliver Bekker when the tournament gets underway at Serengeti Estates on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The prestige of winning a season-ending Tour Championship on the Sunshine Tour will be the motivating factor for the likes of Oliver Bekker when the tournament gets underway at Serengeti Estates on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa