Zaki-Biam Attack Death Toll Rises to 50

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned last Monday’s “wicked attack” on a market in Zaki-Biam, Benue State, by unknown gunmen resulting in loss of several lives in the area.

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned last Monday's "wicked attack" on a market in Zaki-Biam, Benue State, by unknown gunmen resulting in loss of several lives in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chorus of Condemnation Grows After Makonda TV Raid Outrage

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Pressure continued to mount on President John Magufuli yesterday, a day after he declared his unwavering support for embattled Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Pressure continued to mount on President John Magufuli yesterday, a day after he declared his unwavering support for embattled Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Raila Tosha! Jubilee’s Duale Tells Nasa

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale says CORD co-principal Raila Odinga is best placed to face President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 presidential election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale says CORD co-principal Raila Odinga is best placed to face President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Additional Airline Security Measures On Some Routes Travelling to the UK

[PR Newswire] London -Phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16.0cm x 9.3cm x 1.5cm not allowed in the cabin on flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia.

[PR Newswire] London -Phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16.0cm x 9.3cm x 1.5cm not allowed in the cabin on flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Poll – Governors Mutua, Joho and Kabogo Can Be Re-Elected

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A new opinion poll shows that Kiambu Governor William Kabogo, Mombasa’s Hassan Joho and Alfred Mutua of Machakos stand high chances of being re-elected if elections were held today.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A new opinion poll shows that Kiambu Governor William Kabogo, Mombasa's Hassan Joho and Alfred Mutua of Machakos stand high chances of being re-elected if elections were held today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwanda Economy Slowed Down 2016

[East African] Rwanda’s economy grew by 5.9 per cent last year, less than the 6.9 per cent growth recorded in 2015, the statistics office said on Wednesday.

[East African] Rwanda's economy grew by 5.9 per cent last year, less than the 6.9 per cent growth recorded in 2015, the statistics office said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sea Hijacking a Warning Signal – the Pirates Are Down but Not Out

[The Conversation Africa] The hijacking of an oil tanker on its way to Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, has sparked international attention. For almost five years nothing was heard from the Somali pirates. International naval patrols as well as self-defen…

[The Conversation Africa] The hijacking of an oil tanker on its way to Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, has sparked international attention. For almost five years nothing was heard from the Somali pirates. International naval patrols as well as self-defence measures and armed security guards on ships had, it seemed, solved the problem.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Car Bomb Kills At Least 5 in Mogadishu

[Al Jazeera] Mogadishu -A deadly car bomb blast targeting a security checkpoint near the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital has killed at least five people and wounded several others.

[Al Jazeera] Mogadishu -A deadly car bomb blast targeting a security checkpoint near the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital has killed at least five people and wounded several others.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

All Set for Sunday’s Kampala World Cross

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ugandan capital is ready to welcome 557 runners from 59 countries and one refugee team at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on Sunday March 26.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ugandan capital is ready to welcome 557 runners from 59 countries and one refugee team at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on Sunday March 26.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda