Iwobi Targets Wins Over Cameroon in World Cup Qualifiers

[Daily Trust] Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi is targeting wins against Cameroon in both legs of the encounter when the World Cup qualifiers resume in August.

[Daily Trust] Nigeria's Super Eagles and Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi is targeting wins against Cameroon in both legs of the encounter when the World Cup qualifiers resume in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Exclusive: Dozens More US Troops Deployed to Somalia

[VOA] Pentagon -Dozens of American soldiers have deployed to Mogadishu to train and equip Somali and AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) forces fighting extremism in Somalia, U.S. military officials told VOA.

[VOA] Pentagon -Dozens of American soldiers have deployed to Mogadishu to train and equip Somali and AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) forces fighting extremism in Somalia, U.S. military officials told VOA.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Journalist Abducted, Assaulted

[CPJ] Unknown assailants on April 8, 2017, abducted and assaulted Gertrude Uwitware, a health reporter for the private Ugandan broadcaster NTV, from the streets of Kampala, according to the journalist and her employer.

[CPJ] Unknown assailants on April 8, 2017, abducted and assaulted Gertrude Uwitware, a health reporter for the private Ugandan broadcaster NTV, from the streets of Kampala, according to the journalist and her employer.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Journalist Beaten By Kenyan Police, Told He ‘Cannot Fight Them With a Pen’

[CPJ] Kenyan police on March 22 threatened and assaulted Isaiah Gwengi, a correspondent for The Standard daily newspaper, according to the journalist and media reports.

[CPJ] Kenyan police on March 22 threatened and assaulted Isaiah Gwengi, a correspondent for The Standard daily newspaper, according to the journalist and media reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Somaliland Journalist Detained Over Critical Coverage of Police

[CPJ] New York -Somaliland authorities should immediately release jailed Hangool News journalist Abdirahman Arab Da’ud and cease intimidation of other members of the media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] New York -Somaliland authorities should immediately release jailed Hangool News journalist Abdirahman Arab Da'ud and cease intimidation of other members of the media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fresh Fighting Erupts Across Nation

[UN News] A senior United Nations official in South Sudan has called for restraint and underlined the need to ensure the protection of civilians as fresh fighting has erupted between Government and opposition forces in a number of locations across the …

[UN News] A senior United Nations official in South Sudan has called for restraint and underlined the need to ensure the protection of civilians as fresh fighting has erupted between Government and opposition forces in a number of locations across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan