Time to Restrict Soldiers to the Barracks

[This Day] The federal government’s decision to outsource law enforcement, which is the primary responsibility of the police, to the Nigerian Army is one that comes with dire consequences.

[This Day] The federal government's decision to outsource law enforcement, which is the primary responsibility of the police, to the Nigerian Army is one that comes with dire consequences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Retail Chain Nakumatt, Tuskys Deal Faces Regulatory Hurdle

[East African] Troubled regional retail chain Nakumatt’s proposed merger with rival Tuskys Supermarkets was Monday facing a major regulatory hurdle after it emerged that the two top retailers had not sought the competition watchdog’s approval as requir…

[East African] Troubled regional retail chain Nakumatt's proposed merger with rival Tuskys Supermarkets was Monday facing a major regulatory hurdle after it emerged that the two top retailers had not sought the competition watchdog's approval as required by law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Decision on Pipeline Route Could Strain Kenya, Total Relations

[East African] Differing views on the route the crude oil export pipeline from South Lokichar in northwestern Kenya to the Indian Ocean shoreline should take, could strain relations between the government, Total and other partners, an industry lobby ha…

[East African] Differing views on the route the crude oil export pipeline from South Lokichar in northwestern Kenya to the Indian Ocean shoreline should take, could strain relations between the government, Total and other partners, an industry lobby has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Python Does Not Dance…

[This Day] Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the recent (or ongoing?) controversial military exercise in the South Eastern part of Nigeria…

[This Day] Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the recent (or ongoing?) controversial military exercise in the South Eastern part of Nigeria codenamed Operation Python Dance II is the first major incident in Nigerian military history to draw attention to this seemingly routine aspect of military operations worldwide. An operational code name requires creativity, it is meant to be a cover up, hide the real i

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wafu Cup of Nations – Nigeria Defeats Ghana’s Black Stars to Qualify for Semis

[This Day] Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles scored two second half goals against host Ghana’s Black Stars on Monday evening to book their passage to the semi final of the ongoing 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations in Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana.

[This Day] Nigeria's home-based Super Eagles scored two second half goals against host Ghana's Black Stars on Monday evening to book their passage to the semi final of the ongoing 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations in Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Morocco Willing to Support G5 Sahel Countries in Training and Border Security (FM)

[MAP] New York -The kingdom of Morocco is willing to support the G5 Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad) in the fields of troop training and security border, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bou…

[MAP] New York -The kingdom of Morocco is willing to support the G5 Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad) in the fields of troop training and security border, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, said on Monday in New York.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

HM the King’s Message of Peace Shows Deep Respect for Human Dignity (Irina Bokova)

[MAP] New York -HM King Mohammed VI’s message of peace shows “a deep respect for human dignity”, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, said Monday in New York.

[MAP] New York -HM King Mohammed VI's message of peace shows "a deep respect for human dignity", UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, said Monday in New York.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

FM Holds Talks in New York With Polish Counterpart

[MAP] New York -Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation, Nasser Bourita, held talks on Monday in New York with his Polish counterpart, Witold Waszczykowski, on the sidelines the 72th United Nations General Assembly.

[MAP] New York -Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation, Nasser Bourita, held talks on Monday in New York with his Polish counterpart, Witold Waszczykowski, on the sidelines the 72th United Nations General Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Tony Blair – I Am “Particularly Happy for HM the King”

[MAP] New York -Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday in New York that he was “particularly happy for HM King Mohammed VI”, who was honoured with the Global Hope Coalition Special Recognition Award for promoting tolerance and cross-cultu…

[MAP] New York -Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday in New York that he was "particularly happy for HM King Mohammed VI", who was honoured with the Global Hope Coalition Special Recognition Award for promoting tolerance and cross-cultural rapprochement.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

HM King Mohammed Vi Honoured With Global Hope Coalition Award for Promoting Tolerance

[MAP] New York -The Global Hope Coalition awarded here on Monday the Special Recognition Award for Leadership in the promotion of tolerance and cross-cultural rapprochement to HM King Mohammed VI “for the visionary leadership of the Sovereign in promot…

[MAP] New York -The Global Hope Coalition awarded here on Monday the Special Recognition Award for Leadership in the promotion of tolerance and cross-cultural rapprochement to HM King Mohammed VI "for the visionary leadership of the Sovereign in promoting harmony between different cultures both in Morocco and on the international scene".

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco