Governors Reluctant to Sign Death Warrants – Prison Service

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) has blamed the high number of condemned inmates in prisons across the country to unwillingness of state governors to approve executions.

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) has blamed the high number of condemned inmates in prisons across the country to unwillingness of state governors to approve executions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army Frees 257 Boko Haram Suspects

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army yesterday freed 257 people who were arrested as suspected members of the Boko Haram sect but who have been cleared of links to the sect.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army yesterday freed 257 people who were arrested as suspected members of the Boko Haram sect but who have been cleared of links to the sect.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Citizens Outraged By Trending Video Showing Girl Raped By 6 Men

[Dalsan Radio] A video of a girl been raped by six men in Puntland making rounds on social media has caused an outrage across the country. The video shot and posted by the perpetrators on their Facebook accounts shows a naked girl in her teen age cryin…

[Dalsan Radio] A video of a girl been raped by six men in Puntland making rounds on social media has caused an outrage across the country. The video shot and posted by the perpetrators on their Facebook accounts shows a naked girl in her teen age crying for help as a group of boys force themselves into her. The girl is beaten up and a bleeding wound can be seen on her back.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Two Vie for Top AU Posts

[The Herald] Two Zimbabweans are vying for top African Union positions at the continental body’s 28th summit scheduled for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, later this month.

[The Herald] Two Zimbabweans are vying for top African Union positions at the continental body's 28th summit scheduled for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, later this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hirshabelle MP Calls for End to Clan Fighting in Hiiraan

[Shabelle] A member of Hir-Shabelle state Parliament has called for an end to fighting between two clans in Hiiraan region of central Somalia which left at least 10 people dead. Speaking to Radio Shabelle, Abdullah Mohamed Adow, the MP urged the two br…

[Shabelle] A member of Hir-Shabelle state Parliament has called for an end to fighting between two clans in Hiiraan region of central Somalia which left at least 10 people dead. Speaking to Radio Shabelle, Abdullah Mohamed Adow, the MP urged the two brotherly clans to bring the deadly clashes to an end and opt for peaceful coexistence.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somaliland Community to Resume Upper House Voting

[Shabelle] The ballot to elect the upper house senators of Somaliland community is expected to kick start in Mogadishu on Monday, according to the country’s electoral commission statement.

[Shabelle] The ballot to elect the upper house senators of Somaliland community is expected to kick start in Mogadishu on Monday, according to the country's electoral commission statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cote d’Ivoire Start Defence of Cup of Nations Title

[RFI] Cote d’Ivoire start their quest on Monday to become only the fourth country to defend a Cup of Nations title. The Ivorians play Togo in Oyem. That clash is followed by games against Democratic Republic of Congo and Morocco who are coached by Hervé Renard, who led them to their second continental crown in Equatorial Guinea in 2015.

[RFI] Cote d'Ivoire start their quest on Monday to become only the fourth country to defend a Cup of Nations title. The Ivorians play Togo in Oyem. That clash is followed by games against Democratic Republic of Congo and Morocco who are coached by Hervé Renard, who led them to their second continental crown in Equatorial Guinea in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

FNB Increases Online Banking Security

[New Era] Windhoek -In an age of technology, online security has always been a concern for people making use of online banking. As such, FNB Namibia has increased security technology to make sure that clients and their transactions are safe and secure.

[New Era] Windhoek -In an age of technology, online security has always been a concern for people making use of online banking. As such, FNB Namibia has increased security technology to make sure that clients and their transactions are safe and secure.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia