Niger Delta Militant Group Breaks Silence

[Daily Trust] Asaba -The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), a seemingly implacable militant group that had breached the plea for ceasefire and hostilities in the oil region until late last year, has broken its silence on why the group took …

[Daily Trust] Asaba -The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), a seemingly implacable militant group that had breached the plea for ceasefire and hostilities in the oil region until late last year, has broken its silence on why the group took a retreat.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Events That Shaped INEC in 2016

[Daily Trust] The electoral empire said in its official website in October, 2016 that 10 new political parties were registered by the commission, thereby increasing the number of recognized political parties from 30 to 40.

[Daily Trust] The electoral empire said in its official website in October, 2016 that 10 new political parties were registered by the commission, thereby increasing the number of recognized political parties from 30 to 40.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FIFA Approves 20 Rwandan Referees

[New Times] The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) on Tuesday at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland approved a total of 20 Rwandan referees that will officiate domestic and international matches this year.

[New Times] The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) on Tuesday at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland approved a total of 20 Rwandan referees that will officiate domestic and international matches this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Wokie Captures Miss Liberia’s Crown

[NEWS] Miss Wokie Kou Dolo emerged winner of the 2016/2017 Miss. Liberia Beauty Pageant, following spectacular performances at the national event held December 30, 2016 in Monrovia.

[NEWS] Miss Wokie Kou Dolo emerged winner of the 2016/2017 Miss. Liberia Beauty Pageant, following spectacular performances at the national event held December 30, 2016 in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Fall of Sambisa Forest – Security Expert Advices Military to Be Alert

[Vanguard] As the Military celebrates the capture of Sambisa forest and take over of Boko Haram headquarters in Bornu state, Security expert has advised the military not to conclude that the fight against Terrorism is over.

[Vanguard] As the Military celebrates the capture of Sambisa forest and take over of Boko Haram headquarters in Bornu state, Security expert has advised the military not to conclude that the fight against Terrorism is over.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Suspected Poacher Shot

[New Era] Windhoek -A joint team of police officers and game rangers from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) yesterday morning shot and injured a man, who was in a group of three fugitive poachers who on Tuesday evaded a dragnet set up to en…

[New Era] Windhoek -A joint team of police officers and game rangers from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) yesterday morning shot and injured a man, who was in a group of three fugitive poachers who on Tuesday evaded a dragnet set up to ensnare them after they entered a private farm.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Family Loses 300 Cattle in One Year

[Namibian] ONE family in the Otjimbingwe area appears to have experienced a sizeable fortune die-off as a result of prolonged extreme drought conditions during 2016.

[Namibian] ONE family in the Otjimbingwe area appears to have experienced a sizeable fortune die-off as a result of prolonged extreme drought conditions during 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Year in Preview – How to Survive Zimbabwe in 2017

[News24Wire] Bank queues. Shortages of cash but swelling volumes of bond notes. A president in failing health. If 2016 wasn’t an easy year for many Zimbabweans, 2017 could be even harder.

[News24Wire] Bank queues. Shortages of cash but swelling volumes of bond notes. A president in failing health. If 2016 wasn't an easy year for many Zimbabweans, 2017 could be even harder.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe