Ex-Soldiers Allege Funds’ Misuse As Government Remembers Fallen Heroes

[Guardian] Abuja, Jos and Kano -Amid allegations of embezzlement of emblem funds and non-payment of pension arrears, the grand finale of the 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day was celebrated across the country yesterday.

[Guardian] Abuja, Jos and Kano -Amid allegations of embezzlement of emblem funds and non-payment of pension arrears, the grand finale of the 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day was celebrated across the country yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chebukati, Wabukala Fates to Be Known at Tuesday Special Sittings

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The nominee for the post of EACC Chairperson Archbishop Eliud Wabukala and the nominee for IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati will on Tuesday know their fates when the National Assembly holds a special sitting to consider their sel…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The nominee for the post of EACC Chairperson Archbishop Eliud Wabukala and the nominee for IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati will on Tuesday know their fates when the National Assembly holds a special sitting to consider their selection.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

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