The Tricky Business of Removing Robert Gabriel Mugabe

[East African] The military on Friday changed tack in its determination to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from office after he firmly resisted any deal that would prematurely end his leadership of the ruling Zanu-PF party and the country.

[East African] The military on Friday changed tack in its determination to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from office after he firmly resisted any deal that would prematurely end his leadership of the ruling Zanu-PF party and the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Jobs and Paid-for Schooling Can Keep Tanzanian Girls From Early Marriages

[The Conversation Africa] Sub-Saharan Africa is home to four of the top five countries in early marriage – or child marriage – rates: Niger, Chad, Mali and Central African Republic. Despite decades of campaigning to restrict or forbid early marriage, l…

[The Conversation Africa] Sub-Saharan Africa is home to four of the top five countries in early marriage - or child marriage - rates: Niger, Chad, Mali and Central African Republic. Despite decades of campaigning to restrict or forbid early marriage, little has changed for the world's poorest women. The percentage of these particularly poor women who were in a conjugal union by the age of 18 has remained unchanged for the continent as a whole since 1990 - and has actually risen in East Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Five Die As Kenya Police Battle Opposition in Nairobi

[East African] Five people were killed in chaos that rocked Kenya’s capital Nairobi as opposition supporters who had gathered to welcome their leader Raila Odinga from the United States engaged anti-riot police in running battles for the better part of…

[East African] Five people were killed in chaos that rocked Kenya's capital Nairobi as opposition supporters who had gathered to welcome their leader Raila Odinga from the United States engaged anti-riot police in running battles for the better part of Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fire Ravages Cameroon Parliament

[East African] A fire destroyed the administration and finance offices of the main building of Cameroon’s parliament overnight in Yaoundé, officials said on Friday.

[East African] A fire destroyed the administration and finance offices of the main building of Cameroon's parliament overnight in Yaoundé, officials said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Our Interest in Oshoala’s Foundation, By Tinubu

[Guardian] The Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Sports, Mr. Deji Tinubu has revealed that the Lagos State government is backing Super Falcons’ Asisat Oshoala’s Foundation because of her desire to develop grassroots football among female …

[Guardian] The Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Sports, Mr. Deji Tinubu has revealed that the Lagos State government is backing Super Falcons' Asisat Oshoala's Foundation because of her desire to develop grassroots football among female students in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Can’t Pay Kids’ School Fees but Returns N.5 Million Forgotten in His Tricycle

[Daily Trust] Jos -The man resisted the temptation pocketing N582, 450 forgotten in his commercial tricycle despite being badly in need of cash. It wasn’t the first time.

[Daily Trust] Jos -The man resisted the temptation pocketing N582, 450 forgotten in his commercial tricycle despite being badly in need of cash. It wasn't the first time.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Commiserates With Iran, Iraq Over Earthquake

[Daily Trust] President MuhammaduBuhari has joined world leaders to commiserate with President Hassan Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the devastating earthquake which struck the western province of Kermanshah recently, causi…

[Daily Trust] President MuhammaduBuhari has joined world leaders to commiserate with President Hassan Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the devastating earthquake which struck the western province of Kermanshah recently, causing the death of hundreds and injury to thousands.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dogara – Nigeria’s Textile Sector Crucial to Economic Devt

[Daily Trust] The revitalization of Nigerian textile sector would lead to the country’s economic development, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said.

[Daily Trust] The revitalization of Nigerian textile sector would lead to the country's economic development, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria