Islamic State Affiliate Claims Attack

[RFI] An affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) armed group has claimed responsibility for attacks in the Sahel region, including one that injured three French soldiers in Mali on Thursday and an attack in October that killed four US soldiers and three fr…

[RFI] An affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) armed group has claimed responsibility for attacks in the Sahel region, including one that injured three French soldiers in Mali on Thursday and an attack in October that killed four US soldiers and three from Niger.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Zuma Booed 4 Times During #ANC106 Celebrations

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma was booed at least four times during the ANC’s 106th birthday celebrations at the Absa stadium in East London, Eastern Cape on Saturday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma was booed at least four times during the ANC's 106th birthday celebrations at the Absa stadium in East London, Eastern Cape on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ramaphosa Outlines Plans for Radical Change – With Assurances

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The African National Congress’s new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa, sketched out a path for the party’s future on Saturday which carefully balanced demands for radical change to address South Africa’s deeply-rooted inequalities with ass…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The African National Congress's new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa, sketched out a path for the party's future on Saturday which carefully balanced demands for radical change to address South Africa's deeply-rooted inequalities with assurances to investors, business people, farmers and minorities feeling threatened by the change.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Nigeria – Mixed Reactions to Maiduguri Curfew

[Deutsche Welle] The governor of Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state has tightened a curfew and stepped up security checks in a bid to clamp down on terror group Boko Haram. Some welcome the measures, others say they erode freedoms.

[Deutsche Welle] The governor of Nigeria's northeastern Borno state has tightened a curfew and stepped up security checks in a bid to clamp down on terror group Boko Haram. Some welcome the measures, others say they erode freedoms.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania’s Local Banks Need Better Management

[Deutsche Welle] Community banks in Tanzania must work more closely with local businesses. This would be a win-win situation for both sides that would boost the country’s economy.

[Deutsche Welle] Community banks in Tanzania must work more closely with local businesses. This would be a win-win situation for both sides that would boost the country's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Meat Contaminated By Toxic Chemicals

[Deutsche Welle] Some butchers are using dangerous chemicals to preserve meat and keep away flies. Formaldehyde, a chemical used to preserve dead bodies in hospitals, is one of the chemicals being used.

[Deutsche Welle] Some butchers are using dangerous chemicals to preserve meat and keep away flies. Formaldehyde, a chemical used to preserve dead bodies in hospitals, is one of the chemicals being used.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Queen of Katwe – How Chess Changes Lives

[Deutsche Welle] Phiona Mutesi got out of the Katwe slums in Uganda by playing chess. Then a book was written about her and a film made. Just over a year after the film’s release, she talks to DW about how chess has changed her life.

[Deutsche Welle] Phiona Mutesi got out of the Katwe slums in Uganda by playing chess. Then a book was written about her and a film made. Just over a year after the film's release, she talks to DW about how chess has changed her life.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda