Soldiers Forced to Pay for King’s Party

[Swazi Media] Army personnel in Swaziland have been forced to make a contribution from their salaries towards the cost King Mswati III’s 50th birthday celebration. Previously, police officers in the kingdom were also made to pay.

[Swazi Media] Army personnel in Swaziland have been forced to make a contribution from their salaries towards the cost King Mswati III's 50th birthday celebration. Previously, police officers in the kingdom were also made to pay.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Miguna Now Claims Government Has Branded Him ‘Terrorist’

[Nairobi News] National Resistance Movement self-declared ‘general’ Miguna Miguna claims that British authorities blocked him from entering the United Kingdom when he arrived at Heathrow International Airport in London on Thursday.

[Nairobi News] National Resistance Movement self-declared 'general' Miguna Miguna claims that British authorities blocked him from entering the United Kingdom when he arrived at Heathrow International Airport in London on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kagame, Museveni Agree to Strengthen Ties

[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday met his Ugandan counterpart, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda where the two leaders resolved to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday met his Ugandan counterpart, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda where the two leaders resolved to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Car Bomb Explodes in Mogadishu

[VOA] Two car bombs in the Somali capital killed six people and injured at least five others on Sunday, witnesses said. One of the car bombs exploded at a key checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing four people and injuring at least four others, according to …

[VOA] Two car bombs in the Somali capital killed six people and injured at least five others on Sunday, witnesses said. One of the car bombs exploded at a key checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing four people and injuring at least four others, according to medical sources.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Military Arrests Boko Haram Fighters and Accomplices

[VOA] Cameroon’s military has arrested several Boko Haram fighters and their 25 female accomplices who were attempting to supply food and weapons through Cameroon to the fighters in Nigeria. Most of the women say their husbands are fighters in Nigeria.

[VOA] Cameroon's military has arrested several Boko Haram fighters and their 25 female accomplices who were attempting to supply food and weapons through Cameroon to the fighters in Nigeria. Most of the women say their husbands are fighters in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Khama Extols Venson-Moitoi

[Botswana Daily News] Thabala -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has branded Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi as a cornerstone comparable to veteran retired politician Dr Gaositwe Chiepe.

[Botswana Daily News] Thabala -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has branded Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi as a cornerstone comparable to veteran retired politician Dr Gaositwe Chiepe.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

PIGB – Marketers Advocate Two Oil Industry Regulators

[Premium Times] Oil marketers and the Organised Private Sector (OPS) on Sunday, canvassed for two regulatory bodies to regulate the oil industry under the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill [PIGB] currently before the National Assembly.

[Premium Times] Oil marketers and the Organised Private Sector (OPS) on Sunday, canvassed for two regulatory bodies to regulate the oil industry under the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill [PIGB] currently before the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria