Opposition Says President Kenyatta Terrorised Its Supporters

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta intimidated National Super Alliance (Nasa) supporters after the August 8 election to discourage them from participating in the repeat poll, the Opposition has said.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta intimidated National Super Alliance (Nasa) supporters after the August 8 election to discourage them from participating in the repeat poll, the Opposition has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Defence Force Fails to Enforce Ban on Shabaab Charcoal Exports, Says UN

[Nation] Kenya Defence Forces units assigned to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) are failing to enforce a ban on charcoal exports by Al-Shabaab, a team of United Nations monitors charges in a new report.

[Nation] Kenya Defence Forces units assigned to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) are failing to enforce a ban on charcoal exports by Al-Shabaab, a team of United Nations monitors charges in a new report.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ruling Party Expected to Win As Polls Close

[Deutsche Welle] President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been the country’s president for 37 years. The party of Africa’s longest serving leader was widely expected to win the vote.

[Deutsche Welle] President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been the country's president for 37 years. The party of Africa's longest serving leader was widely expected to win the vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Two Killed, Several Houses Burnt As Boko Haram Storms Borno Village

[Premium Times] At least two persons were killed and many others feared injured as gunmen believed to be Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maikadiri village in Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday night, officials said.

[Premium Times] At least two persons were killed and many others feared injured as gunmen believed to be Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maikadiri village in Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday night, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Airline Operators Warned About Weather Hazard

[Guardian] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a weather alert to all airline operators indicating hazards associated with Harmattan dust haze in flight operations at this period of the year.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a weather alert to all airline operators indicating hazards associated with Harmattan dust haze in flight operations at this period of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eight Nigerian Banks Downgraded in New Moody’s Report

[Premium Times] Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) has downgraded to B2 from B1 the long-term local currency deposit and issuer ratings of four Nigerian banks. It also downgraded the long-term local and foreign currency issuer ratings of another devel…

[Premium Times] Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) has downgraded to B2 from B1 the long-term local currency deposit and issuer ratings of four Nigerian banks. It also downgraded the long-term local and foreign currency issuer ratings of another development bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Sentences Forest Invaders to 30 Years

[Daily News] THIRTHY people have been sentenced to a total of 30 years in jail by Mlele District Court in Katavi region after pleading guilty on charges of encroaching into Luangwa River Forest and establishing permanent settlements All of them were ch…

[Daily News] THIRTHY people have been sentenced to a total of 30 years in jail by Mlele District Court in Katavi region after pleading guilty on charges of encroaching into Luangwa River Forest and establishing permanent settlements All of them were charged with five counts of invading, establish- ing settlements, felling down trees and farming inside the forest reserve illegally.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania