Army Arrests 126 Boko Haram Suspects in Borno IDPs Camp

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army yesterday said it had arrested about 126 suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damboa, Borno State.It said one of the suspects was with identity (ID) card of a soldier…

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army yesterday said it had arrested about 126 suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damboa, Borno State.It said one of the suspects was with identity (ID) card of a soldier killed by suspected insurgents in a recent attack at Sabon-Gari community of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Plans Underway to Arrest Overcrowding At Correctional Centres

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Plans are in place to reduce overcrowding at Correctional Services centres, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha said on Wednesday.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Plans are in place to reduce overcrowding at Correctional Services centres, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Well-Wisher Delivers Flowers to President Buhari in London

[Guardian] London -President Muhammadu Buhari may have got faceless and mischievous people peddling lies online that he has passed on – like they did on Monday. But he is alive and not in short supply of well-wishers who are standing by him at this tim…

[Guardian] London -President Muhammadu Buhari may have got faceless and mischievous people peddling lies online that he has passed on - like they did on Monday. But he is alive and not in short supply of well-wishers who are standing by him at this time of ill health.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nation On Verge of Platinum Refinery

[The Herald] Government yesterday signed an agreement with Australian company, Kelltech, for construction of a $300 million platinum refinery two months after Cabinet approved the project.

[The Herald] Government yesterday signed an agreement with Australian company, Kelltech, for construction of a $300 million platinum refinery two months after Cabinet approved the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mozambicans Pay Dearly for a President’s Financial Mistake

[IRIN] Maputo -Diagnosed HIV-positive two years ago, Kayana Kandagona* suffers regular episodes of dizziness. However, this is not the cause of the 34-year-old’s anxiety as she waits for a routine appointment at a faith-based organisation’s outpatient …

[IRIN] Maputo -Diagnosed HIV-positive two years ago, Kayana Kandagona* suffers regular episodes of dizziness. However, this is not the cause of the 34-year-old's anxiety as she waits for a routine appointment at a faith-based organisation's outpatient clinic in the Mozambican capital, Maputo.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Make Men ‘Better Members of Society’ – Dept of Women

[News24Wire] The recent high profile cases of women and children either being raped, burned, or hidden in a shallow grave highlights the need to focus on making boys and young men better members of society, the Department of Women in the Presidency, sa…

[News24Wire] The recent high profile cases of women and children either being raped, burned, or hidden in a shallow grave highlights the need to focus on making boys and young men better members of society, the Department of Women in the Presidency, said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cyber Criminals to Pay Sh20 Million, Serve Jail Time in New Bill

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The ICT ministry is working with parliament to push for the quick expedition of the Cyber Security and Protection Bill that proposes a fine of Sh20 million or 20 years in prison, or both for cyber terrorists and steep penalties fo…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The ICT ministry is working with parliament to push for the quick expedition of the Cyber Security and Protection Bill that proposes a fine of Sh20 million or 20 years in prison, or both for cyber terrorists and steep penalties for cyber offenders.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Safaricom and Vodacom May Compete for the Same Markets, Analysts Say

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Safaricom expansion plans could be complicated following the share swap between Vodafone and Vodacom with the South-Africa based mobile telco poised to acquire 35 percent of Safaricom.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Safaricom expansion plans could be complicated following the share swap between Vodafone and Vodacom with the South-Africa based mobile telco poised to acquire 35 percent of Safaricom.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya