Opposition Figure Detained At Sudan Airport

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A prominent opposition figure, Abdelmoneim Omer, was detained in Khartoum Airport on Sunday night. The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has also summoned opposition members for questioning.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A prominent opposition figure, Abdelmoneim Omer, was detained in Khartoum Airport on Sunday night. The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has also summoned opposition members for questioning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Buhari Congratulates Veteran Actor, Jimmy Johnson At 77

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the Nollywood family and media industry in congratulating ace entertainer, presenter and comedian, Jimmy Johnson (aka Okoro), who turns 77 years today.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the Nollywood family and media industry in congratulating ace entertainer, presenter and comedian, Jimmy Johnson (aka Okoro), who turns 77 years today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Strike At Swazi King’s SADC University

[Swazi Media] Workers at the university in Swaziland that King Mswati III has chosen to spearhead his University of Transformation started a strike on Monday (9 January 2016) protesting about short-term contracts.

[Swazi Media] Workers at the university in Swaziland that King Mswati III has chosen to spearhead his University of Transformation started a strike on Monday (9 January 2016) protesting about short-term contracts.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Nigeria to Begin Tracking of Oil Production, Sales Destination

[This Day] Abuja -Nigeria will from this year begin to track the volume of its crude oil production from fields of production and loading bays, to sales destinations in a renewed effort to cut down on prevalent oil theft and loss of revenue, the Minist…

[This Day] Abuja -Nigeria will from this year begin to track the volume of its crude oil production from fields of production and loading bays, to sales destinations in a renewed effort to cut down on prevalent oil theft and loss of revenue, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Museveni Faces Tough 2017

[Independent (Kampala)] Museveni’s bid to lift the presidential age-limit, the bad and worsening economy, land grabbing, poverty-driven insecurity, and growing elite impunity of those close to power and brutality of the security forces, especially the …

[Independent (Kampala)] Museveni's bid to lift the presidential age-limit, the bad and worsening economy, land grabbing, poverty-driven insecurity, and growing elite impunity of those close to power and brutality of the security forces, especially the police are some of the issues most pundits that The Independent spoke to predict will dominate 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FG Seeks $400m World Bank Loan to Rebuild North East

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government tuesday said it was seeking about $400 million World Bank loan to rebuild the North-east of the country, where Boko Haram terrorists had destroyed many of its infrastructure and social system.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government tuesday said it was seeking about $400 million World Bank loan to rebuild the North-east of the country, where Boko Haram terrorists had destroyed many of its infrastructure and social system.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Biafra – Court Commences Secret Trial of Kanu, Others

[This Day] The secret trial of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, and three others finally commenced yesterday, with the court providing shields obstructing journalists and the public from getting a glimpse of w…

[This Day] The secret trial of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, and three others finally commenced yesterday, with the court providing shields obstructing journalists and the public from getting a glimpse of witnesses, counsel and even the trial judge.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Namibia Welcomes China’s Ivory Ban

[Focac] Windhoek -The Namibian Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA), along with other conservationists have welcomed the bold move by Chinese authorities, to gradually stop the processing and sales of ivory for commercial purposes by the end of 2017.

[Focac] Windhoek -The Namibian Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA), along with other conservationists have welcomed the bold move by Chinese authorities, to gradually stop the processing and sales of ivory for commercial purposes by the end of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

DSS Arrests Boko Haram Members in Lagos, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kogi

[This Day] In its determined counter-terrorism efforts to consolidate on the gains it has made in the sustenance of offensive against identified criminal gangs, kidnap syndicates and terrorist elements across the country, the Department of State Servic…

[This Day] In its determined counter-terrorism efforts to consolidate on the gains it has made in the sustenance of offensive against identified criminal gangs, kidnap syndicates and terrorist elements across the country, the Department of State Services (DSS) has recorded major successes to further degraded the capacity of these elements to operate in the county.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inflation Rate Rises Slightly to 7.3 Percent in December

[New Times] Rwanda’s annual inflation rate rose by almost one percentage point to 7.3 per cent last month, up from 6.4 per cent in November 2016, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) monthly consumer price index (CPI) report indicates.

[New Times] Rwanda's annual inflation rate rose by almost one percentage point to 7.3 per cent last month, up from 6.4 per cent in November 2016, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) monthly consumer price index (CPI) report indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda