Student Body Wants Cabinet Reshuffle as Buhari Returns

[Premium Times] The National Association of Nigerian Students has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after a medical vacation in London.

[Premium Times] The National Association of Nigerian Students has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after a medical vacation in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gunmen Kills Governor’s Aide

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins yesterday shot and killed Governor Samuel Ortom’s Principal Special Assistant on Knowledge Economy and Investments, Dr Tavershima Adyorough, at his residence in Makurdi.

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins yesterday shot and killed Governor Samuel Ortom's Principal Special Assistant on Knowledge Economy and Investments, Dr Tavershima Adyorough, at his residence in Makurdi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyan Journalists Harassed, Detained Reporting On Election Violence

[CPJ] Nairobi -Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of August 8’s disputed elections and should reform Kenya’s Firearms Act to lower the barriers on journalists’ ability to …

[CPJ] Nairobi -Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of August 8's disputed elections and should reform Kenya's Firearms Act to lower the barriers on journalists' ability to wear protective gear, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Egypt Should Stop Blocking Access to Rights Organizations’ Websites

[CPJ] Washington, D.c. -Egyptian authorities should immediately stop blocking access to the website of the international press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its French acronym) and the Egyptian group the Arabic Network for Human Rig…

[CPJ] Washington, D.c. -Egyptian authorities should immediately stop blocking access to the website of the international press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its French acronym) and the Egyptian group the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Internet users in Egypt have been unable to access RSF's website since August 14, RSF reported yesterday. ANHRI on August 16 reported that its site and that of RSF were among 127 websites blocked in the countr

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Lawmakers Put Moratorium On Nude Photos of Mudslide Victims

[Concord] While giving tribute to the memory of August 14th Flood and mudslide victims which left over 300 dead, Members of Parliament yesterday unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the Sierra Leone police to arrest and charge anyone who transfe…

[Concord] While giving tribute to the memory of August 14th Flood and mudslide victims which left over 300 dead, Members of Parliament yesterday unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the Sierra Leone police to arrest and charge anyone who transfer, display or parade nude pictures and videos of victims in any shape or form on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Relative Calm Returns to Somali Town After Retreat of Al-Shabaab

[Shabelle] The Southern Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Southwest said on Sunday a relative calm has returned to Bariire, 60Km northwest of Mogadishu after retreat of Al-Shabaab.

[Shabelle] The Southern Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Southwest said on Sunday a relative calm has returned to Bariire, 60Km northwest of Mogadishu after retreat of Al-Shabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kenyan Security in Search of Al Shabaab Suspects in Mombasa

[Shabelle] Kenyan police said Saturday that they are pursuing three accomplices of a wanted terror suspect who was gunned down in the coastal city of Mombasa on Friday evening.

[Shabelle] Kenyan police said Saturday that they are pursuing three accomplices of a wanted terror suspect who was gunned down in the coastal city of Mombasa on Friday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Wike, Fayose, Ugwuanyi Storm Anambra for PDP Ward Congress Today

[This Day] Awka -The trio of Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State are billed to be in Anambra State today for the ward congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

[This Day] Awka -The trio of Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State are billed to be in Anambra State today for the ward congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria