Assailants Hurl Grenade At Security Checkpoint in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Assailants believed to be Al Shabaab militants were reported to have hurled a grenade bomb at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning.

[Shabelle] Assailants believed to be Al Shabaab militants were reported to have hurled a grenade bomb at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

MERA Toughens On Construction of Filling Stations

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) says construction of new service stations will now undergo tough scrutiny as one way of ensuring safety and quality service delivery from filling stations in the country.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) says construction of new service stations will now undergo tough scrutiny as one way of ensuring safety and quality service delivery from filling stations in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Buhari in Ebonyi State, Stands On One Nigeria

[Guardian] President Muhammad Buhari yesterday described his presence in Ebonyi State as a demonstration of strong belief in Nigeria’s unity. Buhari, who did not inspect the guard of honour both at Nkweagu military cantonment and the Government House, …

[Guardian] President Muhammad Buhari yesterday described his presence in Ebonyi State as a demonstration of strong belief in Nigeria's unity. Buhari, who did not inspect the guard of honour both at Nkweagu military cantonment and the Government House, maintained his usual line of non-negotiability of Nigeria's unity. "Our diversity is almost unique and sure," he said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Refugees Flock Conflict-Torn Congo

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 65 000 new asylum seekers have fled the volatile Central African Republic and South Sudan to the equally troubled Democratic Republic of Congo. Violence, tensions and fear about imminent attacks in border areas have trigg…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 65 000 new asylum seekers have fled the volatile Central African Republic and South Sudan to the equally troubled Democratic Republic of Congo. Violence, tensions and fear about imminent attacks in border areas have triggered the influx. Local authorities have reported tens of thousands more arrivals from CAR in areas of difficult access. The country is in immense crisis as clashes between Christian radicals and Muslim militants continue. Some 64 000 civilians have been registered in DRC in recen

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Anambra Poll – Battle for 3 Parties, but There Could Be Surprises

[Vanguard] After months of rigorous and vigorous campaigns that took the candidates to all nooks and crannies of the state, the Anambra State governorship election is just few days away.

[Vanguard] After months of rigorous and vigorous campaigns that took the candidates to all nooks and crannies of the state, the Anambra State governorship election is just few days away.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ICC Probes Grave Crimes in the Country

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -THE decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate in Burundi gives victims hope those responsible for grave crimes over the past two years could be held to account. ICC is opening a probe following unchecked ab…

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -THE decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate in Burundi gives victims hope those responsible for grave crimes over the past two years could be held to account. ICC is opening a probe following unchecked abuses, which include rape, torture and executions blamed on government forces and youths aligned to the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy - Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD - FDD) of President Pierre Nkurunziza. ICC prosecutors have also identified murde

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Social Media Abuzz With Rumours of Imminent Coup, Claims Mugabe Residence Under Siege

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe appears to have staggered a step closer to a military coup, amid rumours that military vehicles have already rolled out of army bases heading for the capital Harare and that soldiers are laying siege to President Robert Mugabe…

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe appears to have staggered a step closer to a military coup, amid rumours that military vehicles have already rolled out of army bases heading for the capital Harare and that soldiers are laying siege to President Robert Mugabe at his residence. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe