Chibok Mediator Wins UN Prize for Educating Victims of Nigeria’s Boko Haram

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -A Nigerian lawyer who helped to secure the release of dozens of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 was on Monday announced the winner of a U.N. prize for providing an education to children uproote…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -A Nigerian lawyer who helped to secure the release of dozens of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 was on Monday announced the winner of a U.N. prize for providing an education to children uprooted by violence in northeast Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Analysis – a Provincial Turn-Off On the ANC’s Long and Winding Road to Unity

[Daily Maverick] With just around three months until the ANC’s December leadership conference, something appears to be shifting. Instead of a simple two-horse race between those who support Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and his current boss Presiden…

[Daily Maverick] With just around three months until the ANC's December leadership conference, something appears to be shifting. Instead of a simple two-horse race between those who support Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and his current boss President Jacob Zuma, a push for unity is gaining ground. This push, if successful, could have a massive impact, and may save the party, at least in the short term. But there are still important, difficult and possibly lasting obstacles, not the least of which is Zuma himself. By STE

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Python Dance – Ekweremadu Writes Buhari, Urges Dialogue to Avert Another War

[Vanguard] The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has written President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to go the way of dialogue and call off the ongoing Operation Python Dance in South East to avoid the kind of tension that could deg…

[Vanguard] The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has written President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to go the way of dialogue and call off the ongoing Operation Python Dance in South East to avoid the kind of tension that could degenerate to full scale civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Wins 2017 UN Nansen Refugees Award

[Vanguard] A Nigerian, Mr Zannah Mustapha, the Director, Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School, has won the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) 2017 Nansen Refugees Award, newsmen report.

[Vanguard] A Nigerian, Mr Zannah Mustapha, the Director, Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School, has won the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) 2017 Nansen Refugees Award, newsmen report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANCYL Member Killed in Car Crash

[News24Wire] African National Congress Youth League member (ANCYL) and businessman Sive Nombembe has passed on following a crash in the town of Mdantsane outside East London, Eastern Cape in the early hours of Saturday morning.

[News24Wire] African National Congress Youth League member (ANCYL) and businessman Sive Nombembe has passed on following a crash in the town of Mdantsane outside East London, Eastern Cape in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Tusker Down Mathare at Ruaraka

[Nation] Lloyd Wahome’s lone goal gave champions Tusker a 1-0 over Mathare United in a SportPesa Premier League match staged at the Ruaraka grounds on Sunday.

[Nation] Lloyd Wahome's lone goal gave champions Tusker a 1-0 over Mathare United in a SportPesa Premier League match staged at the Ruaraka grounds on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Flames, Rubber Bullets Mark Cape Town #TaxiStrike

[News24Wire] Rubber bullets were fired into a group of people throwing stones at buses and police in Du Noon, north of Cape Town, on Monday as a taxi driver strike took hold.

[News24Wire] Rubber bullets were fired into a group of people throwing stones at buses and police in Du Noon, north of Cape Town, on Monday as a taxi driver strike took hold.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa