Boko Haram ‘Crushed’ but Suicide Bombings Continue

[Deutsche Welle] As 2016 draws to a close, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is claiming Boko Haram has finally been defeated, but suicide bombers are still slipping into crowded public places where they maim and kill.

[Deutsche Welle] As 2016 draws to a close, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is claiming Boko Haram has finally been defeated, but suicide bombers are still slipping into crowded public places where they maim and kill.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

NCAA Fines Arik N6 Million Over ‘Poor Handling’ of Luggage

[Guardian] Air travel apex regulatory body, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has fined Arik Air N6 million for the violation of aviation rules in the recent poor handling of luggage belonging to some London passengers.

[Guardian] Air travel apex regulatory body, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has fined Arik Air N6 million for the violation of aviation rules in the recent poor handling of luggage belonging to some London passengers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Year When a Padded Budget Got Missing

[Vanguard] The outgoing year was one that saw high-drama in the processing of the budget of the Federal Government. It was the year that padding was introduced into the political phraseology of the land

[Vanguard] The outgoing year was one that saw high-drama in the processing of the budget of the Federal Government. It was the year that padding was introduced into the political phraseology of the land

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Big Guns Mathare, AFC Leopards, Gor Mahia Storm Into KPL Under 20 Semis

[Nation] Title holders Mathare United, Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards all cruised to the semi-finals of the Kenyan Premier League Under-20 Championship after overcoming their respective opponents at the Camp Toyoyo grounds on Tuesday.

[Nation] Title holders Mathare United, Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards all cruised to the semi-finals of the Kenyan Premier League Under-20 Championship after overcoming their respective opponents at the Camp Toyoyo grounds on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Extension of Oil Pipeline Will Boost Development

[Nation] The planned extension of the oil pipeline to more towns is a welcome initiative that can only boost the development of these areas. This efficient and cost-effective mode of transportation of petroleum products from the Mombasa port will also …

[Nation] The planned extension of the oil pipeline to more towns is a welcome initiative that can only boost the development of these areas. This efficient and cost-effective mode of transportation of petroleum products from the Mombasa port will also come with other advantages. One of the most urgent and highly significant is enhancing road safety. The transportation of this inflammable commodity by road over long distances is a potentially deadly undertaking.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Woman to Appear in Court for Child Abandonment

[News24Wire] A woman who abandoned her baby in a minibus taxi at the Pavilion shopping centre three weeks ago will appear at the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A woman who abandoned her baby in a minibus taxi at the Pavilion shopping centre three weeks ago will appear at the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SRNL Rainbow Paints Final Day January 21

[Nyasa Times] The 2016 Rainbow Paints Southern Region Netball League Champion is expected to be crowned on 21 January with Kukoma Diamonds scheduled to lock horns against Thunder Queens in a final game at Blantyre Youth Centre.

[Nyasa Times] The 2016 Rainbow Paints Southern Region Netball League Champion is expected to be crowned on 21 January with Kukoma Diamonds scheduled to lock horns against Thunder Queens in a final game at Blantyre Youth Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi