Yobe Attack – ‘Many Girls Are Missing’ – Escapee Schoolgirl

[Premium Times] Aishatu Abdullahi, one of the schoolgirls that escaped Boko Haram’s Monday night attack on Dapchi town of Yobe State, has said it was not all of the students that were so lucky.

[Premium Times] Aishatu Abdullahi, one of the schoolgirls that escaped Boko Haram's Monday night attack on Dapchi town of Yobe State, has said it was not all of the students that were so lucky.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Emir Sanusi Gets New Appointment

[Premium Times] Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has appointed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, to chair the newly inaugurated Kano Investment Advisory Committee.

[Premium Times] Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has appointed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, to chair the newly inaugurated Kano Investment Advisory Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Black Panther – Africans Can Project No Limits to Their Potential

[New Times] My friend who’d bought a ticket to go see Black Panther was told by her sneaky 12 year old that the film was about a comic superhero. She gave him the ticket instead. She should have gone to see the film with her son, I said to her, just to…

[New Times] My friend who'd bought a ticket to go see Black Panther was told by her sneaky 12 year old that the film was about a comic superhero. She gave him the ticket instead. She should have gone to see the film with her son, I said to her, just to see the look in the eyes of a 12 year old black, African boy, all mesmerised by a mighty king, an elegant prince, a superhero with superpowers who looks like him, lives in a place that looks like his home and has a brilliant, talkative sister, just like his...

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Love of Power Vs Power of Love – a Tale of Two Stories – Inxeba and Black Panther

[Daily Maverick] If a movie’s success is its audience’s agreement that it’s delivered on its makers’ artistic promises, then the respective viewers of Inxeba and Black Panther seem to have started this year on a cultural high note. So why, in the absen…

[Daily Maverick] If a movie's success is its audience's agreement that it's delivered on its makers' artistic promises, then the respective viewers of Inxeba and Black Panther seem to have started this year on a cultural high note. So why, in the absence of complaints from its actual intended audiences, has the Films and Publications Board upgraded Inxeba (or downgraded it, depending on your perspective) to an X-rating?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe to Make First Public Appearance Since November Coup?

[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe may be forced to make his first public appearance since his shock ouster in November last year as Zimbabweans take time this Wednesday to mark a national holiday which was declared in his honour.

[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe may be forced to make his first public appearance since his shock ouster in November last year as Zimbabweans take time this Wednesday to mark a national holiday which was declared in his honour.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MDC-T Chaos Follows Tsvangirai to the Grave

[New Zimbabwe] The chaos rocking the MDC-T followed party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to his grave Tuesday as party officials and family members clashed over the movement of his body ahead of burial in Buhera.

[New Zimbabwe] The chaos rocking the MDC-T followed party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to his grave Tuesday as party officials and family members clashed over the movement of his body ahead of burial in Buhera.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe Happy With His New Life – AU Chief

[New Zimbabwe] Former president Robert Mugabe has told a visiting African Union (AU) official that he resigned for the sake of peace and security in the country and is content with his new life out of power.

[New Zimbabwe] Former president Robert Mugabe has told a visiting African Union (AU) official that he resigned for the sake of peace and security in the country and is content with his new life out of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Succession Wrangle At Morgan Tsvangirai’s Funeral

[Deutsche Welle] Skirmishes broke out between rival factions of Zimbabwe’s MDC-T party during the funeral of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Observers fear that the disarray within the MDC will weaken the opposition.

[Deutsche Welle] Skirmishes broke out between rival factions of Zimbabwe's MDC-T party during the funeral of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Observers fear that the disarray within the MDC will weaken the opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe