Boko Haram – Cameroonian Soldiers Officially Join Nigerian Troops in Borno

[Premium Times] Cameroonian soldiers are now part of the ‘Operation Lafiya Dole,’ a counterinsurgency force currently fighting Boko Haram in North-east Nigeria, a military statement said on Monday.

[Premium Times] Cameroonian soldiers are now part of the 'Operation Lafiya Dole,' a counterinsurgency force currently fighting Boko Haram in North-east Nigeria, a military statement said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. Drone Strikes Rise By 80 Percent Worldwide, Including Somalia

[Shabelle] The US military in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, a Taliban stronghold, are using high-tech Predator drones against their enemy. They have approximately 8 there. The Predator has no pilot, and is controlled for his highly secret mission fro…

[Shabelle] The US military in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, a Taliban stronghold, are using high-tech Predator drones against their enemy. They have approximately 8 there. The Predator has no pilot, and is controlled for his highly secret mission from Las Vegas. The team in Kandahar is in charge of their take off and landings. The drones have a highly powerful camera with infrared, as well as a still camera and two missiles. (Photo by Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Nigeria Risks Ban From Int’l Financial Transactions Over Egmont Threat

[Leadership] There are indications that Nigerians with domestic debit and credit cards will be constrained from carrying out financial transactions abroad in less than a month.

[Leadership] There are indications that Nigerians with domestic debit and credit cards will be constrained from carrying out financial transactions abroad in less than a month.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopia to Host 2020 CHAN Cup

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian football Federation (EFF) has officially received the CHAN flag to host the 2020 African Championship, commonly known as CHAN Cup, at the closing day of the fifth CHAN Cup in Morocco.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian football Federation (EFF) has officially received the CHAN flag to host the 2020 African Championship, commonly known as CHAN Cup, at the closing day of the fifth CHAN Cup in Morocco.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Kenya Industry Output Up First Time in 2 Years

[Nation] Kenya’s manufacturing activity expanded for the first time in two years in January this year on the back of improving business conditions, according to the latest Stanbic Bank-HIS Markit Purchasing Manager’s Index.

[Nation] Kenya's manufacturing activity expanded for the first time in two years in January this year on the back of improving business conditions, according to the latest Stanbic Bank-HIS Markit Purchasing Manager's Index.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

ANC Condemns Assault Outside Luthuli

[ANC] The African National Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the assault of protestors by a grouping outside the ANC Headquarters, Chief Albert Luthuli House, earlier today. Regardless of what some may deem as provocation by the Black F…

[ANC] The African National Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the assault of protestors by a grouping outside the ANC Headquarters, Chief Albert Luthuli House, earlier today. Regardless of what some may deem as provocation by the Black First Land First Movement who intended to march to Luthuli House, there will never be any justification for scenes as the ones witnessed today. Disturbing in the extreme is the assault of women in so callous and dehumanizing manner.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Linda Motlhalo Opens Up About Her Big Move Abroad

[SAFA] Another female South African footballer is headed overseas to join US based side, Houston Dash. Banyana Banyana playmaker who also captains the South African U20 women’s national team, Linda Motlhalo secured a one-year professional contract with…

[SAFA] Another female South African footballer is headed overseas to join US based side, Houston Dash. Banyana Banyana playmaker who also captains the South African U20 women's national team, Linda Motlhalo secured a one-year professional contract with the US based club where she will be plying her trade in one of the best women's football leagues in the world alongside her national team captain, Janine Van Wyk who joined the club in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa