Ramaphosa to Make Working Visits to Angola, Botswana and Namibia

[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will undertake working visits to three countries later this week, his spokesperson Tyrone Seale said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will undertake working visits to three countries later this week, his spokesperson Tyrone Seale said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

4 Extremists Killed in Attack on French Embassy in Burkina Faso

[VOA] Burkina Faso’s information minister says four Islamic extremists have been killed in an attack on the French Embassy and French cultural center in the capital, Ouagadougou.

[VOA] Burkina Faso's information minister says four Islamic extremists have been killed in an attack on the French Embassy and French cultural center in the capital, Ouagadougou.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Military Kills Five Boko Haram, Loses Two Officers in Borno

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have engaged Boko Haram insurgents in the Sambisa forest, destroying their camps and killing five of them; while two military officers died a day after they sustained injuries from the battle.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have engaged Boko Haram insurgents in the Sambisa forest, destroying their camps and killing five of them; while two military officers died a day after they sustained injuries from the battle.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A State of Emergency in Four States?

[Guardian] While reacting to the escalating levels of violence unleashed by some herdsmen on some communities and farmers in some States of the Federation, a socio-political group, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called for a state of emergency …

[Guardian] While reacting to the escalating levels of violence unleashed by some herdsmen on some communities and farmers in some States of the Federation, a socio-political group, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called for a state of emergency to be declared in Benue, Taraba, Kaduna and Zamfara States. The Group also condemned calls for the establishment of State Police, claiming that 'it would be a recipe for disaster and an oppressive and manipulative tool in the hands of governors'. These are indeed some o

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Seriake Dickson Phenomenon in Bayelsa (II)

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo helicoptered into Yenagoa on the morning of February 16 to participate in the events marking Governor Dickson’s sixth anniversary celebrations. His first official assignment at the Bayelsa Heliport was the …

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo helicoptered into Yenagoa on the morning of February 16 to participate in the events marking Governor Dickson's sixth anniversary celebrations. His first official assignment at the Bayelsa Heliport was the unveiling of a plaque renaming it King Alfred Papapreye Diete-Spiff Heliport.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Respite As Lagos Pipeline Explosion Claims No Casualty

[Guardian] It was a relief of sorts for residents to learn that no life was lost to the explosion on a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) vandalised pipeline yesterday morning along the LASU/Isheri Road, Iyana-Odo Bus Stop on Igando axis of…

[Guardian] It was a relief of sorts for residents to learn that no life was lost to the explosion on a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) vandalised pipeline yesterday morning along the LASU/Isheri Road, Iyana-Odo Bus Stop on Igando axis of Alimosho council area of Lagos State. Residents and motorists were seen scampering for safety as the fire raged furiously.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ondo State PDP Elders Sure of Victory in 2019

[Guardian] The Elders Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo Central Senatorial District has expressed confidence that the party would regain control of the Federal Government and the senatorial district in 2019.

[Guardian] The Elders Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo Central Senatorial District has expressed confidence that the party would regain control of the Federal Government and the senatorial district in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Incest Case Postponed to April

[New Era] Windhoek -Police investigations into the case of a father who stands accused of sexually violating his daughter and forcing her to abort numerous times are yet to be finalised.

[New Era] Windhoek -Police investigations into the case of a father who stands accused of sexually violating his daughter and forcing her to abort numerous times are yet to be finalised.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia