Bicycle Riding Suicide Bomber Kills Three, Injures 17 in Maiduguri

[Premium Times] A lone suicide bomber riding a bicycle with explosive devices strapped around his body detonated himself at a crowded suburb of Maiduguri, Borno State, killing three persons on Monday night.

[Premium Times] A lone suicide bomber riding a bicycle with explosive devices strapped around his body detonated himself at a crowded suburb of Maiduguri, Borno State, killing three persons on Monday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

GPDP Holds Press Conference

[Foroyaa] Gambia Party for Democracy and Progress, on Friday 2nd March 2018, held a press conference at their main political Bureau in Church-hills, town on the selection of the party’s candidates for the upcoming local Government elections, coupled wi…

[Foroyaa] Gambia Party for Democracy and Progress, on Friday 2nd March 2018, held a press conference at their main political Bureau in Church-hills, town on the selection of the party's candidates for the upcoming local Government elections, coupled with discussions on the affairs of the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

MP Mbowe Hospitalised Due to Fatigue

[Citizen] The Chadema national chairman is admitted at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC) Referral Hospital in Moshi due to a severe headache, the hospital has disclosed.

[Citizen] The Chadema national chairman is admitted at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC) Referral Hospital in Moshi due to a severe headache, the hospital has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Congolese Rebels Exploit UN Mission’s Weaknesses

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AN investigation into the killing of 15 United Nations peacekeepers by a rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in December has established a lack of capacity in the peacekeeping mission.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AN investigation into the killing of 15 United Nations peacekeepers by a rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in December has established a lack of capacity in the peacekeeping mission.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Race Row Disrupts KZN School

[GroundUp] Teaching was disrupted at Parkhill Secondary School in Greenwood Park, north of Durban, on Monday. Learners at the school refused to attend class, demanding that the school address allegations that a teacher made racist insults.

[GroundUp] Teaching was disrupted at Parkhill Secondary School in Greenwood Park, north of Durban, on Monday. Learners at the school refused to attend class, demanding that the school address allegations that a teacher made racist insults.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hostile Reaction to Vat Increase

[Swazi Media] The announcement by Swaziland Finance Minister Martin Dlamini that Value Added Tax is to rise by 1 percent to 15 percent to put it in line with neighbour and major trading partner South Africa has been criticised throughout the kingdom.

[Swazi Media] The announcement by Swaziland Finance Minister Martin Dlamini that Value Added Tax is to rise by 1 percent to 15 percent to put it in line with neighbour and major trading partner South Africa has been criticised throughout the kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Egyptian Regime Turns Its Sights On Foreign Media

[RSF] After stifling the national media and censoring information on social networks, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s regime has been stepping up its harassment of foreign media in the run-up to the presidential election that is to be held on…

[RSF] After stifling the national media and censoring information on social networks, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi's regime has been stepping up its harassment of foreign media in the run-up to the presidential election that is to be held on 26-28 March.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt