Sonko Suspends 30 Procurement Officials Accused of Graft

[Capital FM] Nairobi -30 Nairobi county procurement staff have been sent on forced leave by Governor Mike Sonko for allegedly inflating prices and issuing Local Purchase Orders without necessary approval.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -30 Nairobi county procurement staff have been sent on forced leave by Governor Mike Sonko for allegedly inflating prices and issuing Local Purchase Orders without necessary approval.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mahikeng Reeling From the Aftermath of Violent Protests

[News24Wire] A relative calm has descended on the town of Mahikeng on Saturday, as residents take to the streets and evaluate the damage following days of violent protest action

[News24Wire] A relative calm has descended on the town of Mahikeng on Saturday, as residents take to the streets and evaluate the damage following days of violent protest action

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Don’t Send Nigerian Refugees Back to Boko Haram Violence, UN Urges Cameroon

[Premium Times] The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Cameroonian authority not to send Nigerian refugees back to the Boko Haram violence they fled from.

[Premium Times] The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Cameroonian authority not to send Nigerian refugees back to the Boko Haram violence they fled from.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

The Runaway Plaintiff Making a Mockery of Justice in Angola

[Maka] In my professional career, I stood trial three times due to my exposés on the powerful elite in Angola. The first time, the plaintiffs were the President and the Attorney General (AG). The second time, I took on eight generals in a bundle as the plaintiffs. Now, in a repetition of the circumstances of that first trial, the plaintiffs are once again that former president and his AG.

[Maka] In my professional career, I stood trial three times due to my exposés on the powerful elite in Angola. The first time, the plaintiffs were the President and the Attorney General (AG). The second time, I took on eight generals in a bundle as the plaintiffs. Now, in a repetition of the circumstances of that first trial, the plaintiffs are once again that former president and his AG.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Central African Republic – UN Defends Role in Bangui Clashes

[Deutsche Welle] More than 20 people died in clashes when UN troops conducted an operation in the volatile PK5 neighborhood of Bangui earlier this month. DW spoke to the head of the mission.

[Deutsche Welle] More than 20 people died in clashes when UN troops conducted an operation in the volatile PK5 neighborhood of Bangui earlier this month. DW spoke to the head of the mission.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa Seeks to Quell Violent Regional Protests

[Deutsche Welle] President Cyril Ramaphosa returned to South Africa early to manage provincial protests over living standards and corruption. Ramaphosa has vowed to crack down on mismanagement.

[Deutsche Welle] President Cyril Ramaphosa returned to South Africa early to manage provincial protests over living standards and corruption. Ramaphosa has vowed to crack down on mismanagement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2019 – Buhari’s Second Term Bid Divides Nigerian Entertainers

[Vanguard] When President Muhammadu Buhari declared his intention to contest in the 2019 presidential election, many Nigerians frowned at his decision because they expected him to honourably step aside, and encourage the younger generation to take over…

[Vanguard] When President Muhammadu Buhari declared his intention to contest in the 2019 presidential election, many Nigerians frowned at his decision because they expected him to honourably step aside, and encourage the younger generation to take over the reins of Nigeria's leadership. But there are also many who say that the man has done well and could continue.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N45M BBNaija Prize – Who Wins Tomorrow?

[Vanguard] After 12 weeks of intense competition and intrigues, the stage is set again to crown the winner of Nigeria’s biggest reality TV show, Big Brother Naija,BBNaija, as the show ends tomorrow, in South Africa.

[Vanguard] After 12 weeks of intense competition and intrigues, the stage is set again to crown the winner of Nigeria's biggest reality TV show, Big Brother Naija,BBNaija, as the show ends tomorrow, in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Top Cop in Trouble Over Woman’s Slapping Incident At His Station

[Nairobi News] Mathira West police commander Kiptoo Birgen has been interdicted after a man was filmed slapping a woman in full glare of police officers at a police station.

[Nairobi News] Mathira West police commander Kiptoo Birgen has been interdicted after a man was filmed slapping a woman in full glare of police officers at a police station.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya