Police Arrest Associate of Buhari’s Aide for Post Critical of State Govt

[Premium Times] A social critic and an ally of a presidential aide, Paul Ifere, has been arrested by officials of the Cross River State Police Criminal Investigation Department.

[Premium Times] A social critic and an ally of a presidential aide, Paul Ifere, has been arrested by officials of the Cross River State Police Criminal Investigation Department.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN and Its Agencies Need Overhaul – Foreign Minister Mzembi

[The Herald] Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Walter Mzembi has said the United Nations (UN) system needs urgent reform, starting with its agencies following a decision by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to rescind its appointment last week of President…

[The Herald] Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Walter Mzembi has said the United Nations (UN) system needs urgent reform, starting with its agencies following a decision by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to rescind its appointment last week of President Mugabe as goodwill ambassador in the fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Suicide Bombings Kill 13 in Maiduguri

[Deutsche Welle] Suicide bombings carried out by as many as three attackers have killed 13 people in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri. The attack follows army claims that Boko Haram insurgents are nearing defeat.

[Deutsche Welle] Suicide bombings carried out by as many as three attackers have killed 13 people in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri. The attack follows army claims that Boko Haram insurgents are nearing defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Several Killed in Communal Violence in Western Ethiopia

[Addis Standard] Several people were killed, many of them hacked to death, in yet another communal violence, this time in Illu Aba Bora (Illubabor) zone of the Oromia regional state in western Ethiopia, according to two sources who spoke to Addis Stand…

[Addis Standard] Several people were killed, many of them hacked to death, in yet another communal violence, this time in Illu Aba Bora (Illubabor) zone of the Oromia regional state in western Ethiopia, according to two sources who spoke to Addis Standard by phone. The news has been confirmed this morning by Addisu Arega Kitessa, head of the Oromia regional state communication affairs bureau.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Police Inspector Detained for Shooting Three Farmers Over N50 Bribe

[Vanguard] A Police Inspector in Ondo state is in trouble for allegedly shooting three farmers on commercial motorcycle, popularly called Okada over N50 bribe (Egunje).

[Vanguard] A Police Inspector in Ondo state is in trouble for allegedly shooting three farmers on commercial motorcycle, popularly called Okada over N50 bribe (Egunje).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Oil Exploration Is Adding to Mali’s Security Woes

[The Conversation Africa] Mali is one of the least developed countries in the world, with nearly half the population living near the poverty line. In the past six years, the country has experienced civil war, jihadist terrorism and a coup d’etât. More than 500,000 Malians have fled the instability and violence.

[The Conversation Africa] Mali is one of the least developed countries in the world, with nearly half the population living near the poverty line. In the past six years, the country has experienced civil war, jihadist terrorism and a coup d'etât. More than 500,000 Malians have fled the instability and violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali