Boko Haram – Saraki Lauds U.S. Over Sale of Fighter Jets to Nigeria

[Vanguard] President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the United States government for its support on Nigeria’s bid to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east zone through the approval of the sale of A29 Super Tucano …

[Vanguard] President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the United States government for its support on Nigeria's bid to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east zone through the approval of the sale of A29 Super Tucano fighter jets to the Nigerian Air Force.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parliament Must Commence Impeachment Proceedings Against Jacob Zuma

[DA] The Constitutional Court has delivered yet another blow to President Zuma and his keepers. Today, the Constitutional Court ruled that Parliament has violated its constitutional obligation to hold President Zuma to account by failing to determine w…

[DA] The Constitutional Court has delivered yet another blow to President Zuma and his keepers. Today, the Constitutional Court ruled that Parliament has violated its constitutional obligation to hold President Zuma to account by failing to determine whether he has breached section 89 of the Constitution. This is a consequence of the ANC capturing Parliament and turning it into a lapdog of the Executive for the sole purpose of consistently protecting Zuma and his corrupt acolytes at all costs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Weah’s Election a Big Lesson for Nigeria – – Odegbami

[Vanguard] THE election of football icon, George Opong Weah as President of Liberia in a run-off poll conducted December 26 has a “very serious implication” for Africans all over the world, former Nigeria international, Chief Segun Odegbami has said.

[Vanguard] THE election of football icon, George Opong Weah as President of Liberia in a run-off poll conducted December 26 has a "very serious implication" for Africans all over the world, former Nigeria international, Chief Segun Odegbami has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawyer Asks Court to Halt Signing of Age Limit Bill

[Monitor] Kampala -The lawyer challenging the process through which Parliament passed the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill to remove the presidential age limit, has petitioned Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo to set the date for the ex…

[Monitor] Kampala -The lawyer challenging the process through which Parliament passed the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill to remove the presidential age limit, has petitioned Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo to set the date for the expeditious hearing of his petition.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Orders Broadcasters to Carry Museveni Live

[Monitor] All radio and television stations in Uganda have been forced to adjust their Sunday programming following a directive from the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to broadcast President Museveni’s New Year message live.

[Monitor] All radio and television stations in Uganda have been forced to adjust their Sunday programming following a directive from the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to broadcast President Museveni's New Year message live.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pandemonium As Soldiers, Police Clash in Ekiti

[Premium Times] A group of newly trained army recruits of Ekiti State origin on Thursday clashed with police officers in Ado-Ekiti, following disagreements over what was believed to be extortion of motorists by the soldiers.

[Premium Times] A group of newly trained army recruits of Ekiti State origin on Thursday clashed with police officers in Ado-Ekiti, following disagreements over what was believed to be extortion of motorists by the soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Free and Fair Elections ‘Confirm Liberia’s Steady March Towards Lasting Peace,’ Says UN Chief

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday congratulated George Weah on his election as the next President of Liberia, and commended Vice-President Joseph Boakai for conceding defeat.

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday congratulated George Weah on his election as the next President of Liberia, and commended Vice-President Joseph Boakai for conceding defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Bishops Killed in Road Accident

[Capital FM] Embu -Three bishops were killed on Friday night when their vehicle collided head-on with another near Mwea, police said in the latest road accident in the country that has raised the death toll to more than 100 since the beginning of this …

[Capital FM] Embu -Three bishops were killed on Friday night when their vehicle collided head-on with another near Mwea, police said in the latest road accident in the country that has raised the death toll to more than 100 since the beginning of this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya