New Kidnapping Reminds Many of Chibok

[VOA] The Nigerian government has confirmed that 110 female students from the remote town of Dapchi are missing after suspected Boko Haram militants attacked their school one week ago. While Nigerian authorities have launched an intensive search operat…

[VOA] The Nigerian government has confirmed that 110 female students from the remote town of Dapchi are missing after suspected Boko Haram militants attacked their school one week ago. While Nigerian authorities have launched an intensive search operation, the action has done little to assuage the anger at how this could happen again.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Genocide Against the Tutsi’ Recognised By UN

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -With one month left for Rwanda to commemorate 24 years since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, the United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted a decision on the “International Day of Reflection on the 199…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -With one month left for Rwanda to commemorate 24 years since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, the United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted a decision on the "International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda". The decision corrects inaccuracies that existed in the previous resolution, A/RES/58/234, which omitted to name the Tutsi as the group targeted for extermination.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tsvangirai Nurse Found Dead

[The Herald] The Zimbabwean nurse working in a South African hospital, who caused a stir when a picture of her posing next to the late MDC-T president Mr Morgan Tsvangirai during his final days went viral on social media, has died, amid fears she could…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwean nurse working in a South African hospital, who caused a stir when a picture of her posing next to the late MDC-T president Mr Morgan Tsvangirai during his final days went viral on social media, has died, amid fears she could have been murdered.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Five Questions That Nailed ‘Sugu’

[Citizen] Mbeya -The Mbeya Resident Magistrates’ Court yesterday revealed the five key questions that helped the court to arrive at the decision to sentence Mbeya Urban MP Joseph Mbilinyi (Chadema) to five months.

[Citizen] Mbeya -The Mbeya Resident Magistrates' Court yesterday revealed the five key questions that helped the court to arrive at the decision to sentence Mbeya Urban MP Joseph Mbilinyi (Chadema) to five months.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How U.S.$2 Million Initiative Helped Net 2,617 Suspected Poachers

[Citizen] Arusha -A total of 2,617 suspected poachers were arrested between 2013 and 2015, thanks to a decision by six companies to invest Sh4.5 billion in wildlife conservation.

[Citizen] Arusha -A total of 2,617 suspected poachers were arrested between 2013 and 2015, thanks to a decision by six companies to invest Sh4.5 billion in wildlife conservation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Berlin Festival Award – Rwandan Film “Imfura” Wins Silver Bear Jury Prize

[This is Africa] The 68th Berlin International Film Festival took place between the 15th and 25th of February. Rwandan filmmaker, Samuel Ishimwe won the Silver Bear for Short Film Jury Prize for his film “Imfura.” Imfura is the first Rwandan production…

[This is Africa] The 68th Berlin International Film Festival took place between the 15th and 25th of February. Rwandan filmmaker, Samuel Ishimwe won the Silver Bear for Short Film Jury Prize for his film "Imfura." Imfura is the first Rwandan production to be included in the competition of Berlinale Shorts.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda