Tuskys Targets Premium Market With Muthaiga Expansion

[Nation] Tuskys Supermarkets is seeking to grow its presence in upmarket suburbs even as it started restocking key Nairobi branches belonging to troubled Nakumatt last week ahead of its acquisition.

[Nation] Tuskys Supermarkets is seeking to grow its presence in upmarket suburbs even as it started restocking key Nairobi branches belonging to troubled Nakumatt last week ahead of its acquisition.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Diplomatic Staff Told to Leave Mogadishu After ‘Specific’ Threat

[Deutsche Welle] The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US’s African Command renews drone strikes on jihadist targets in Somalia.

[Deutsche Welle] The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US's African Command renews drone strikes on jihadist targets in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Botswana Lodges Complaint After Convoy Allegedly Forces President Off the Road

[News24Wire] Botswana has lodged an official complaint with the South African government after its president was allegedly forced off the road by North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s blue light convoy.

[News24Wire] Botswana has lodged an official complaint with the South African government after its president was allegedly forced off the road by North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo's blue light convoy.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

NULGE, MHWUN Move Against Bayelsa Government Plan to Sack Workers

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State chapters of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Medical and Health Workers of Nigeria (MHWUM) have issued a three-day ultimatum to the state government to reverse its plan to sack thous…

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State chapters of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Medical and Health Workers of Nigeria (MHWUM) have issued a three-day ultimatum to the state government to reverse its plan to sack thousands of workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Honoring Courageous Journalism

[PR Newswire] New York -Four inspiring journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen will be honored with the Committee to Protect Journalists’ 2017 International Press Freedom Awards, an annual recognition of courageous journalism.

[PR Newswire] New York -Four inspiring journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen will be honored with the Committee to Protect Journalists' 2017 International Press Freedom Awards, an annual recognition of courageous journalism.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Piracy – Foreign Shipping Firms Pay U.S.$45 Million to Escort Vessels in Nigeria

[Leadership] Lagos -Due to the volatile nature of Nigeria waterways, foreign shipping companies spend over N13.76 billion ($45 million) annually to escort their vessels from one point to another on Nigeria’s waterways, LEADERSHIP has learnt.

[Leadership] Lagos -Due to the volatile nature of Nigeria waterways, foreign shipping companies spend over N13.76 billion ($45 million) annually to escort their vessels from one point to another on Nigeria's waterways, LEADERSHIP has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#BlackMonday Demonstration a ‘Miracle’ – Organisers

[News24Wire] Following a week of debate where the #BlackMonday movement was described as racist and even a backlash by some of South Africa’s white minority, the organisers maintain that the gathering was nothing short of a miracle.

[News24Wire] Following a week of debate where the #BlackMonday movement was described as racist and even a backlash by some of South Africa's white minority, the organisers maintain that the gathering was nothing short of a miracle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Joint Statement On the Ongoing Detention of a Human Rights Lawyer in Egypt

[PR Newswire] London -The governments of Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK are deeply concerned by the ongoing detention of human rights lawyer Ibrahim Metwally Hegazy.

[PR Newswire] London -The governments of Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK are deeply concerned by the ongoing detention of human rights lawyer Ibrahim Metwally Hegazy.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt