The DA’s Great Mayoral Meltdown

[Daily Maverick] Amid all the noise around the DA’s attempts to unseat Patricia de Lille as mayor of Cape Town, there has been less attention paid to what has been happening in other DA-led municipalities. But here’s a startling fact: one-fifth of all …

[Daily Maverick] Amid all the noise around the DA's attempts to unseat Patricia de Lille as mayor of Cape Town, there has been less attention paid to what has been happening in other DA-led municipalities. But here's a startling fact: one-fifth of all DA mayors in the Western Cape have lost the confidence of their caucuses over the last year. While the DA might want to point to this as evidence of accountability in action, another perspective might be that the party has a problem with the calibre of its leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boko Haram Still Runs Camps Around Maiduguri

[Daily Trust] Boko Haram factions controlled by Abubakar Shekau and Abu Mus’ab Albarnawi still maintain cells from where they plan and launch attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital and neighbouring communities, security sources and locals told D…

[Daily Trust] Boko Haram factions controlled by Abubakar Shekau and Abu Mus'ab Albarnawi still maintain cells from where they plan and launch attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital and neighbouring communities, security sources and locals told Daily Trust yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Disburse $322m Abacha Loot to Nigerians

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government is making final preparation to disburse $322 million fund repatriated from the accounts of former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha in Switzerland to Nigerians.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government is making final preparation to disburse $322 million fund repatriated from the accounts of former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha in Switzerland to Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Stand for Kayihura’s Rights He Denied Others

[Monitor] The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kahiyura, is today eclipsing a week in military custody without being arraigned in court. The offence(s) are yet to be publicly disclosed.

[Monitor] The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kahiyura, is today eclipsing a week in military custody without being arraigned in court. The offence(s) are yet to be publicly disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

African Countries Converge in Abuja to Tackle Insecurity

[Daily Trust] Nigeria is set to host ministers of Defence from 28 African countries to strategise on ways to tackle the influx of fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) into the continent.

[Daily Trust] Nigeria is set to host ministers of Defence from 28 African countries to strategise on ways to tackle the influx of fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) into the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bauchi Records Lowest Bus Journeys in May – NBS

[Premium Times] The state with the lowest bus fares intra-city and intercity for May 2018 was Bauchi at the average rate of N87.92 (within the city) and N1,064 (Intercity), the National Bureau of Statistics has said.

[Premium Times] The state with the lowest bus fares intra-city and intercity for May 2018 was Bauchi at the average rate of N87.92 (within the city) and N1,064 (Intercity), the National Bureau of Statistics has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sex Guide for City Couples on How to Beat the Cold Season

[Nairobi News] The weatherman warned last week that the cold season will get worse before it gets warmer. City residents have now turned to discussions on how sex would help them keep warm.

[Nairobi News] The weatherman warned last week that the cold season will get worse before it gets warmer. City residents have now turned to discussions on how sex would help them keep warm.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya