Irate Youths Attack Rescue Workers At Maiduguri Bomb Blast Scene

[Premium Times] A mob on Monday attacked officials of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), who were on rescue mission at the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri.

[Premium Times] A mob on Monday attacked officials of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), who were on rescue mission at the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Suicide Bomber Strikes Maiduguri, Kills 12

[Premium Times] At least eight persons were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in the midst of worshippers in a Mosque in Maiduguri, witnesses and security officials say.

[Premium Times] At least eight persons were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in the midst of worshippers in a Mosque in Maiduguri, witnesses and security officials say.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Assembly Vows to Amend Law Giving Officials Free Houses, Cars

[Premium Times] The Lagos State House of Assembly has begun the amendment of a law that provides for lavish pension benefits to former governors and their deputies, the speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, said Monday.

[Premium Times] The Lagos State House of Assembly has begun the amendment of a law that provides for lavish pension benefits to former governors and their deputies, the speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, said Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Suspended Opposition MPs Return

[Times of Zambia] THE suspension of the 46 United Party for National Development (UPND) members of Parliament (MPs) by the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has been lifted.

[Times of Zambia] THE suspension of the 46 United Party for National Development (UPND) members of Parliament (MPs) by the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has been lifted.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Sacked Cricket Chief Had Cosy Relationship With Guptas – #GuptaLeaks

[Daily Maverick] During the 2011-12 cricket season there were plenty of questions around The New Age’s sponsorship of the Impi team as well as a one-off T20 match between South Africa and India. Now some details of what transpired have come to light. B…

[Daily Maverick] During the 2011-12 cricket season there were plenty of questions around The New Age's sponsorship of the Impi team as well as a one-off T20 match between South Africa and India. Now some details of what transpired have come to light. By SCORPIO and AMABHUNGANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Okays Ruling Party Youths Security Offer

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia police have said that Patriotic Front youths are welcome to help with providing security as the law enforcement agencies fight to combat spontaneous cases of suspected arson.

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia police have said that Patriotic Front youths are welcome to help with providing security as the law enforcement agencies fight to combat spontaneous cases of suspected arson.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

UN Sues for Increased Peace, Diplomacy in Nigeria

[Vanguard] The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has called for a surge in diplomacy for peace and for a new emphasis on preventing conflicts in Nigeria and the world in general.

[Vanguard] The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has called for a surge in diplomacy for peace and for a new emphasis on preventing conflicts in Nigeria and the world in general.

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The Triumph of Violence

[Daily Maverick] Over the past few weeks we have read of death threats on senior ANC members. Long-time loyal members. I speak of Makhosi Khoza, an MP, and Thokozani Magwaza, the CEO of Sassa. There are no doubt others, who have perhaps decided either …

[Daily Maverick] Over the past few weeks we have read of death threats on senior ANC members. Long-time loyal members. I speak of Makhosi Khoza, an MP, and Thokozani Magwaza, the CEO of Sassa. There are no doubt others, who have perhaps decided either to keep the threats out of the public eye, or who have done the bidding of the threateners; it is not clear which individuals made the threats. But it is a matter of simple logic why.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Leader in Khayelitsha Land Occupation Murdered

[GroundUp] Philela Gilwa, a leader in the land occupation in Khayelitsha, Town Two, was murdered on Friday 15 July. His death comes after another leader of the occupation, Mthunzi ‘Ras’ Zuma, was shot dead in May.

[GroundUp] Philela Gilwa, a leader in the land occupation in Khayelitsha, Town Two, was murdered on Friday 15 July. His death comes after another leader of the occupation, Mthunzi 'Ras' Zuma, was shot dead in May.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Victory for Workers Hired Via Labour Brokers

[GroundUp] The Labour Appeal Court, on 10 July, handed down a judgment that clarifies the status of employees hired through a temporary employment service, more commonly known as a labour broker.

[GroundUp] The Labour Appeal Court, on 10 July, handed down a judgment that clarifies the status of employees hired through a temporary employment service, more commonly known as a labour broker.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa