PDP Denies Report Advising Sheriff to Resign

[Daily Trust] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied a media report that Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff was advised by former president Goodluck Jonathan to resign as the National chairman of PDP.

[Daily Trust] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied a media report that Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff was advised by former president Goodluck Jonathan to resign as the National chairman of PDP.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

At Least Three Killed in Maiduguri Bomb Attack

[Premium Times] Multiple bomb blasts hit Maiduguri early Friday with many feared dead. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, said the attacks were carried out by suspected suicide bombers around the NNPC depot on Damboa Road, Maiduguri.

[Premium Times] Multiple bomb blasts hit Maiduguri early Friday with many feared dead. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, said the attacks were carried out by suspected suicide bombers around the NNPC depot on Damboa Road, Maiduguri.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Nation’ Online Community to Be Resurrected but for Limited Topics

[Nation] The community — readers who share opinions, ideas and information by commenting on stories published online — was disarmed and disbanded early last year when the Nation disabled Disqus, the online discussion service.

[Nation] The community -- readers who share opinions, ideas and information by commenting on stories published online -- was disarmed and disbanded early last year when the Nation disabled Disqus, the online discussion service.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Safaricom Must Now Be Split

[Nation] Not too long ago, M-Pesa agents and their extended small-scale sub-agents were not allowed under their existing contracts with Safaricom to deal with any other money transfer company or competitor in their premises.

[Nation] Not too long ago, M-Pesa agents and their extended small-scale sub-agents were not allowed under their existing contracts with Safaricom to deal with any other money transfer company or competitor in their premises.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Aid Agencies Struggling to Provide Food to Refugees in Uganda

[VOA] Uganda has taken about half of the more than 1.5 million South Sudanese who have fled into neighboring countries, as South Sudan has become Africa’s largest refugee crisis, resulting from more than three years of civil war.

[VOA] Uganda has taken about half of the more than 1.5 million South Sudanese who have fled into neighboring countries, as South Sudan has become Africa's largest refugee crisis, resulting from more than three years of civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Infrastructure MEC Blames Contractor’s Shoddy Work for Collapse

[News24Wire] The collapse of the roof in the foyer of Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital was a result of shoddy workmanship by contractors, says infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo.

[News24Wire] The collapse of the roof in the foyer of Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital was a result of shoddy workmanship by contractors, says infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa