Comic Republic Boosts Theatre Festival With Comic, Gaming Convention

[Guardian] Comic Republic, a Nigeria-based comic outfit, hosted the biggest comic book and gaming convention tagged, ‘Comic Connect Africa,’ at Freedom Park, Lagos, on March 4, as part of the activities of the British Council Lagos Theatre Festival.

[Guardian] Comic Republic, a Nigeria-based comic outfit, hosted the biggest comic book and gaming convention tagged, 'Comic Connect Africa,' at Freedom Park, Lagos, on March 4, as part of the activities of the British Council Lagos Theatre Festival.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Adamawa Traders Lament Demolition of Shops Allegedly Over Osinbajo’s Visit

[Premium Times] Petty traders in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, have protested the demolition of their makeshift shops situated along major roads in the city by the state government.

[Premium Times] Petty traders in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, have protested the demolition of their makeshift shops situated along major roads in the city by the state government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Juba Appeal Court Orders Retrial of 16 Persons Charged With Graft

[East African] South Sudan’s Court of Appeal has overturned the life sentence handed last year to 16 persons over corruption charges. The 16, who include four Kenyans, former South Sudan government workers among them top presidential aides and a Centra…

[East African] South Sudan's Court of Appeal has overturned the life sentence handed last year to 16 persons over corruption charges. The 16, who include four Kenyans, former South Sudan government workers among them top presidential aides and a Central Bank employee were accused of aiding the loss of more than $14 million and another 30 million South Sudanese pounds ($4.93 million).

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Political Parties Face Nomination Fallout

[East African] Political temperatures are rising in Kenya as election fever hits political parties with the most difficult season in the electoral process — party primaries — begin.

[East African] Political temperatures are rising in Kenya as election fever hits political parties with the most difficult season in the electoral process -- party primaries -- begin.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leader Arrested On Treason Charges

[Deutsche Welle] Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested on treason charges after allegedly refusing to allow the presidential motorcade to pass down a street. Hichilema contested last year’s election results after a narrow defeat.

[Deutsche Welle] Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested on treason charges after allegedly refusing to allow the presidential motorcade to pass down a street. Hichilema contested last year's election results after a narrow defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia