The Long Shadow of Jacob Zuma

[Daily Maverick] The last week showed again that the game is not over and that former president Jacob Zuma is holding the ANC to a certain type of ransom. Zuma’s objective is revealed: to make his own prosecution too ghastly for the ANC to contemplate.

[Daily Maverick] The last week showed again that the game is not over and that former president Jacob Zuma is holding the ANC to a certain type of ransom. Zuma's objective is revealed: to make his own prosecution too ghastly for the ANC to contemplate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How 104 Abducted Dapchi Girls Regained Freedom – Govt

[Guardian] The Federal Government yesterday explained that the release of 104 out of the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls abducted last month by the Boko Haram sect was secured through back-channel efforts and with the help of some friends of the country.

[Guardian] The Federal Government yesterday explained that the release of 104 out of the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls abducted last month by the Boko Haram sect was secured through back-channel efforts and with the help of some friends of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Asks Court to Temporarily Forfeit Property Linked to Ekweremadu

[Guardian] The Federal Government yesterday filed an ex-parte application at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking the temporary forfeiture of property linked to Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu.

[Guardian] The Federal Government yesterday filed an ex-parte application at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking the temporary forfeiture of property linked to Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moghalu Foresees Victory in 2019 Presidential Election

[Guardian] Presidential hopeful and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has said that he intends to win the 2019 election.

[Guardian] Presidential hopeful and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has said that he intends to win the 2019 election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#DapchiGirls – Govt Attacks PDP for Doubting Kidnap, Release of Schoolgirls

[Premium Times] The Federal Government of Nigeria has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of “plumbing the depths of infamy” for saying the adoption and release of the Dapchi schoolgirls were stage-managed.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government of Nigeria has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of "plumbing the depths of infamy" for saying the adoption and release of the Dapchi schoolgirls were stage-managed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

HURIWA Urges UN to Probe of Boko Haram Activities

[Guardian] The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the United Nations Security Council to probe the activities of the Boko Haram sect in the North East.

[Guardian] The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the United Nations Security Council to probe the activities of the Boko Haram sect in the North East.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria, South Africa Absent As 44 African Countries Sign Trade Deal

[Guardian] Forty-four African countries yesterday proceeded with the signing of the agreement that established the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) without the two biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, and nine others.

[Guardian] Forty-four African countries yesterday proceeded with the signing of the agreement that established the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) without the two biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, and nine others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Harambee Stars Now Risk ‘Hosting’ Ghana on Foreign Soil

[Nairobi News] There is a high likelihood that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group F qualifier pitting Harambee Stars against Ghana scheduled for September 7 could be played on foreign land.

[Nairobi News] There is a high likelihood that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group F qualifier pitting Harambee Stars against Ghana scheduled for September 7 could be played on foreign land.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya