How American University of Nigeria is Stopping Almajiri Kids From Joining Boko Haram

[Premium Times] The American University of Nigeria, Yola, has said its Feed and Read for Boys programme has prevented hundreds of Almajiri children from becoming members of the Boko Haram insurgent group in the North-east.

[Premium Times] The American University of Nigeria, Yola, has said its Feed and Read for Boys programme has prevented hundreds of Almajiri children from becoming members of the Boko Haram insurgent group in the North-east.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Suicide Bombers Hit University of Maiduguri Killing Security Guard

[Vanguard] Two suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram members have attacked the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), killing one security guard and leaving a soldier injured.

[Vanguard] Two suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram members have attacked the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), killing one security guard and leaving a soldier injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soldiers Stage Fresh Revolt Over Salaries

[Al Jazeera] Gunfire has erupted in several cities across the Ivory Coast, including the military headquarters in the commercial capital Abidjan, as anger spread following a decision by some leaders of a group of mutineers to drop demands for bonuses.

[Al Jazeera] Gunfire has erupted in several cities across the Ivory Coast, including the military headquarters in the commercial capital Abidjan, as anger spread following a decision by some leaders of a group of mutineers to drop demands for bonuses.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Grim Torture Images Ignite Anger Against ‘Police

[Al Jazeera] Ugandan rights activists say grisly images of the torture of a detained politician showing septic wounds on his body highlight escalating brutality and impunity by the country’s security personnel.

[Al Jazeera] Ugandan rights activists say grisly images of the torture of a detained politician showing septic wounds on his body highlight escalating brutality and impunity by the country's security personnel.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ebola Outbreak Declared After 3 Deaths in DR Congo

[Al Jazeera] An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after one person who died of hemorrhagic fever tested positive for the virus. Two others may have also died from the disease.

[Al Jazeera] An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after one person who died of hemorrhagic fever tested positive for the virus. Two others may have also died from the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Decline in Savings Forces Banks to Ask Shareholders for More Cash

[East African] Across-section of Kenyan banks are banking on shareholders to shore up their core capital as customers shift money from bank accounts to alternative investments that promises decent returns.

[East African] Across-section of Kenyan banks are banking on shareholders to shore up their core capital as customers shift money from bank accounts to alternative investments that promises decent returns.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Deal That Earned New Kenya Airways Boss His Job

[East African] Kenya Airways’ new chief executive Sebastian Mikosz is expected to increase its passenger numbers, further cut its operational costs, optimise its assets, review its networks, and reduce its dependency on shareholder bailouts.

[East African] Kenya Airways' new chief executive Sebastian Mikosz is expected to increase its passenger numbers, further cut its operational costs, optimise its assets, review its networks, and reduce its dependency on shareholder bailouts.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Rolls Out Special Licence for Tour Vans

[East African] Kenya has rolled out a special tourism service vehicle licence (TSV), effectively shutting public service vehicle operators, who usually convert their vehicles into tour vans during tourism peak seasons, out of the business.

[East African] Kenya has rolled out a special tourism service vehicle licence (TSV), effectively shutting public service vehicle operators, who usually convert their vehicles into tour vans during tourism peak seasons, out of the business.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mauritius’ SBM Among Chase Bank Bidders

[East African] Mauritius’ SBM Holdings is bidding to buy a stake in Kenya’s Chase Bank, which will give it greater presence in the East African economy after acquiring Fidelity Bank last year.

[East African] Mauritius' SBM Holdings is bidding to buy a stake in Kenya's Chase Bank, which will give it greater presence in the East African economy after acquiring Fidelity Bank last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius