13 Hurt in City Market Explosion – Report

[allAfrica] 13 people have been injured after a hand grenade was thrown by unknown attackers at a market in Jimma town in the Oromia Regional State, reports Fana Broadcasting Corporate.

[allAfrica] 13 people have been injured after a hand grenade was thrown by unknown attackers at a market in Jimma town in the Oromia Regional State, reports Fana Broadcasting Corporate.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Five of 20 Prisoners Involved in Daring Escape Arrested

[News24Wire] Gauteng police say they have re-arrested five of the 20 prisoners involved in a daring escape after a group of armed men ambushed their vehicle while en route to prison.

[News24Wire] Gauteng police say they have re-arrested five of the 20 prisoners involved in a daring escape after a group of armed men ambushed their vehicle while en route to prison.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How to End Government-ASUU Imbroglio – Adeyewa

[Guardian] Vice Chancellor, Redeemers University, Ede, Osun State, Prof. Debo Adeyewa, has advised the Federal Government to strategically liaise with authorities of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), corporate organisations, philanthropi…

[Guardian] Vice Chancellor, Redeemers University, Ede, Osun State, Prof. Debo Adeyewa, has advised the Federal Government to strategically liaise with authorities of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), corporate organisations, philanthropists, key stakeholders as well as parents to discuss and address the issue of funding the education sector in clear terms.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South African Social Media Is Giving Consumers Power to Discipline Corporations

[The Conversation Africa] More than 20 years after democracy it seems incredible that a leading South African insurance company, Outsurance would put out a Father’s Day advertisement which featured mostly white dads. If their marketing team didn’t see …

[The Conversation Africa] More than 20 years after democracy it seems incredible that a leading South African insurance company, Outsurance would put out a Father's Day advertisement which featured mostly white dads. If their marketing team didn't see the problem, citizens on social media certainly did and helped the company to see the error of its ways - and fast.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Now That Buhari Is Back…

[Daily Trust] I think I can welcome myself back to this column by borrowing from Buhari’s broadcast of Monday, August 21 2017, where he said “it is nice to be back home”. This column has been absent the past three weeks, so without meaning to be presum…

[Daily Trust] I think I can welcome myself back to this column by borrowing from Buhari's broadcast of Monday, August 21 2017, where he said "it is nice to be back home". This column has been absent the past three weeks, so without meaning to be presumptuous by comparing myself with Buhari or mere column writing with the arduous task of running a country, I can also say, "it is nice to be back".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

31 Vessels Laden With Fuel, Others, Expected At Lagos Ports

[Guardian] No fewer than 31 vessels are expected to arrive at the Lagos pilotage district with various cargoes, including petroleum products, wheat, corn, fertiliser and a host of others.

[Guardian] No fewer than 31 vessels are expected to arrive at the Lagos pilotage district with various cargoes, including petroleum products, wheat, corn, fertiliser and a host of others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Only Buhari Will Decide Fate of Lawal, Oke – Osinbajo

[Guardian] Abuja -Only President Muhammadu Buhari will determine the fate of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke, suspended over …

[Guardian] Abuja -Only President Muhammadu Buhari will determine the fate of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke, suspended over sundry allegations leveled against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Elders From East Hararghe Call for an End to ‘Liyu Police Anarchy’ in Oromia

[Addis Standard] In an exclusive interview with Addis Standard, a group of elders who traveled from East Hararghe Zone, Gursum Woreda of the Oromia Regional State to the capital Addis Abeba have called for an end to the “Liyu police anarchy” in areas b…

[Addis Standard] In an exclusive interview with Addis Standard, a group of elders who traveled from East Hararghe Zone, Gursum Woreda of the Oromia Regional State to the capital Addis Abeba have called for an end to the "Liyu police anarchy" in areas bordering the Oromia and Somali regional states.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia