They Want to Use Igbo to Cause Crisis in Nigeria, Fani-Kayode Warns

[Vanguard] The former minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the Arewa Youths and Arewa Consultative Forum want to use the Igbo to cause crisis in Nigeria.

[Vanguard] The former minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the Arewa Youths and Arewa Consultative Forum want to use the Igbo to cause crisis in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fake News Attempts to Derail Humanitarian Need to Knysna

[SAPS] Various fake news reports are being spread on social media and are posing a huge threat on efforts to relieve and successfully counter the situation caused by the devastating fires in Knysna.

[SAPS] Various fake news reports are being spread on social media and are posing a huge threat on efforts to relieve and successfully counter the situation caused by the devastating fires in Knysna.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UK Elections – Zim-Born Lawyer Loses, but Learns for ‘Next Time’

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE born lawyer Primrose Makunzva lost her bid for the Westminster Parliament in the just ended UK elections but says she gained invaluable experience for “next time”.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE born lawyer Primrose Makunzva lost her bid for the Westminster Parliament in the just ended UK elections but says she gained invaluable experience for "next time".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The East African Editor Feted for Leadership

[East African] The Nation Media Group’s International Desk editor, Pamella Sittoni, was on Wednesday honoured with the Women in News 2017 Editorial Leadership Award in Durban, South Africa.

[East African] The Nation Media Group's International Desk editor, Pamella Sittoni, was on Wednesday honoured with the Women in News 2017 Editorial Leadership Award in Durban, South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

It’s Cold Outside Zuma’s ANC. but There’s Little Warmth Left Inside

[The Conversation Africa] In the liberation struggle against apartheid a small number of white people joined the battle to overthrow the South African regime. One of them, academic Raymond Suttner, was first arrested in 1975 and tortured with electric …

[The Conversation Africa] In the liberation struggle against apartheid a small number of white people joined the battle to overthrow the South African regime. One of them, academic Raymond Suttner, was first arrested in 1975 and tortured with electric shocks because he refused to supply information to the police. He then served eight years in prison because of his underground activities for the African National Congress and South African Communist Party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Authorities Ban Foreign Journalists

[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudan Media Authority has banned at least 20 foreign journalists from media coverage in the country for what it termed as “unsubstantiated and unrealistic stories.”

[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudan Media Authority has banned at least 20 foreign journalists from media coverage in the country for what it termed as "unsubstantiated and unrealistic stories."

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Gaming Tax Defeat Sets Back Kenya Budget Plan

[East African] Kenya faces a bigger revenue shortfall in the 2017/18 financial year after lawmakers rejected a proposal by the National Treasury to increase taxes on the gambling industry.

[East African] Kenya faces a bigger revenue shortfall in the 2017/18 financial year after lawmakers rejected a proposal by the National Treasury to increase taxes on the gambling industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya