Misinformation That Continues to Poison

[Vanguard] In a recent article, the Messages of Ahiara, an incisive piece buttressed with logic and reason, which refuted some popular but erroneous notions of tribalism and secession in Nigeria, drew a lot of hostile responses from some of my readers….

[Vanguard] In a recent article, the Messages of Ahiara, an incisive piece buttressed with logic and reason, which refuted some popular but erroneous notions of tribalism and secession in Nigeria, drew a lot of hostile responses from some of my readers. They lobbed curses and hauled invectives at me. However, to me, it was all exhilarating. I relish rejoinders to my writings, be them abusive or appreciative.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Death Turned Political Football in the DRC

[ISS] The sudden death on 2 February of Etienne Tshisekedi — the long-time opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) — is more than a personal tragedy for a man who spent four decades fighting for democracy, only to die moments …

[ISS] The sudden death on 2 February of Etienne Tshisekedi -- the long-time opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) -- is more than a personal tragedy for a man who spent four decades fighting for democracy, only to die moments away from exercising actual power.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

President Mutharika Visits Flood Victims

[Nyasa Times] Vice president Saulos Chilima on Monday cut a lonely figure at a function in Salima where President Peter Mutharika went to visit flood victims as the government took the veep out of the programme.

[Nyasa Times] Vice president Saulos Chilima on Monday cut a lonely figure at a function in Salima where President Peter Mutharika went to visit flood victims as the government took the veep out of the programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Petrol in Nairobi Hits Sh100 Mark in Latest Fuel Review

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The price of super petrol has gone up by Sh4.26 cents per litre to hit the Sh100 mark in Nairobi following the release of new fuel guidelines by the Energy Regulatory Commission.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The price of super petrol has gone up by Sh4.26 cents per litre to hit the Sh100 mark in Nairobi following the release of new fuel guidelines by the Energy Regulatory Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Appeal to Free Jailed Doctors’ Officials Due in Court

[Capital FM] Nairobi -An appeal lodged by jailed doctors’ union officials is due before court Wednesday morning, even as medics in private hospitals were urged to boycott work in solidarity with their colleagues in public hospitals.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -An appeal lodged by jailed doctors' union officials is due before court Wednesday morning, even as medics in private hospitals were urged to boycott work in solidarity with their colleagues in public hospitals.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Requests Exemption from U.S. Executive Order on Migration

[Government of the Republic of Somaliland] Hargeisa, Somaliland — The Republic of Somaliland today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to request an exemption for Somaliland residen…

[Government of the Republic of Somaliland] Hargeisa, Somaliland -- The Republic of Somaliland today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to request an exemption for Somaliland residents from the January 27 U.S. Executive Order restricting entry into the United States by individuals from Somalia and six other nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Makerere – 75 Doctorates At 67th Graduation Ceremony

[Independent (Kampala)] There will be 75 doctorates awarded at Makerere University’s 67th graduation ceremony. They are 10 more than last year, and will be part of 14,895 graduands (14,318 in 2016) to be awarded degrees and diplomas at the four-day cer…

[Independent (Kampala)] There will be 75 doctorates awarded at Makerere University's 67th graduation ceremony. They are 10 more than last year, and will be part of 14,895 graduands (14,318 in 2016) to be awarded degrees and diplomas at the four-day ceremony at Freedom Square.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda