Denis Goldberg – Ahmed Kathrada ‘Never Gave Up’

[Deutsche Welle] Denis Goldberg was sentenced to prison in South Africa in 1964, together with Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada who died on Tuesday. He remembers Kathrada as a fighter against tyranny “before, during and after prison.”

[Deutsche Welle] Denis Goldberg was sentenced to prison in South Africa in 1964, together with Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada who died on Tuesday. He remembers Kathrada as a fighter against tyranny "before, during and after prison."

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Ramps up Military Presence in Sambisa Forest

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria has kicked off a shooting competition in Sambisa Forest, the former Boko Haram stronghold led by Abubakar Shekau. In the past weeks, Boko Haram has stepped up raids in nearby towns and villages.

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria has kicked off a shooting competition in Sambisa Forest, the former Boko Haram stronghold led by Abubakar Shekau. In the past weeks, Boko Haram has stepped up raids in nearby towns and villages.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Aid Workers Ambushed in South Sudan

[Deutsche Welle] The ambush on government-controlled territory was the deadliest attack on aid workers since South Sudan’s civil war began in 2013. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced over three million.

[Deutsche Welle] The ambush on government-controlled territory was the deadliest attack on aid workers since South Sudan's civil war began in 2013. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced over three million.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Buhari Sends Names of Ministerial Nominees to Replace Ocholi, Mohammed

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday night forwarded the names of two ministerial nominees to the Senate as replacements for the late Mr. James Enojo Ocholi (SAN) and Mrs. Amina Mohammed, THISDAY has learnt.

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday night forwarded the names of two ministerial nominees to the Senate as replacements for the late Mr. James Enojo Ocholi (SAN) and Mrs. Amina Mohammed, THISDAY has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Joho Set To Record Statement, Police Bar Press

[Nation] Security has been beefed up at the Coast Provincial Police Headquarters where Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho is expected to record a statement over his alleged forgery of his his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam certificate.

[Nation] Security has been beefed up at the Coast Provincial Police Headquarters where Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho is expected to record a statement over his alleged forgery of his his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam certificate.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How 7-Year-Old Suffered ‘Multiple Sexual Assaults’ From Neighbour

[Premium Times] A medical doctor at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja, Shodipo Olanrewaju, on Tuesday told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court how a 7-year-old girl (names withheld) suffered multiple sexual assault…

[Premium Times] A medical doctor at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja, Shodipo Olanrewaju, on Tuesday told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court how a 7-year-old girl (names withheld) suffered multiple sexual assaults, on several occasions, from her neighbour, Momodu Mutairo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obasanjo Accuses Govs of Impeding Land Use Act

[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has berated state governors for impeding the effectiveness of the Land Use Act saying that land commission and registration are needed to make ownership of a valuable asset effective.

[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has berated state governors for impeding the effectiveness of the Land Use Act saying that land commission and registration are needed to make ownership of a valuable asset effective.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria