What Buhari Govt Must Do to Develop Niger Delta, Implement Action Plan – Development Expert

[Premium Times] Deirdre LaPin is a development expert currently based in the US. She is an also Africanist scholar who has studied Nigeria for over 45 years. She lived in Nigeria for extended periods totalling 18 years and for ten years worked in and o…

[Premium Times] Deirdre LaPin is a development expert currently based in the US. She is an also Africanist scholar who has studied Nigeria for over 45 years. She lived in Nigeria for extended periods totalling 18 years and for ten years worked in and on the Niger Delta as a managing advisor on development to the oil industry and later for international agencies. Between 1997 and 2001, she helped Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, establish the first corporate community investment program in Africa, with 180 Nigeri

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tributes Pour in for Kasinauyo

[Zimbabwe Standard] The love and affection by which Edzai Kasinauyo was held in football circles was summed up by the avalanche of tributes that poured in yesterday for the former Warriors winger who passed away in South Africa on Friday.

[Zimbabwe Standard] The love and affection by which Edzai Kasinauyo was held in football circles was summed up by the avalanche of tributes that poured in yesterday for the former Warriors winger who passed away in South Africa on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Horror Crash – Trouble for Bus Owners, Police and Govt

[Zimbabwe Standard] A fortnight ago, Zimbabweans woke up to the tragic news that 43 people had perished and 23 others seriously injured when a Zambia-bound King Lion bus veered off the road and hit a tree along the Harare-Chirundu high way.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A fortnight ago, Zimbabweans woke up to the tragic news that 43 people had perished and 23 others seriously injured when a Zambia-bound King Lion bus veered off the road and hit a tree along the Harare-Chirundu high way.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ICC to Rule Over South Africa’s Failure to Arrest Indicted Sudanese President

[Radio Dabanga] The Hague -The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is expected to rule over South Africa’s failure to arrest President Omar Al Bashir within three weeks.

[Radio Dabanga] The Hague -The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is expected to rule over South Africa's failure to arrest President Omar Al Bashir within three weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Pokello ‘Recovers’ From Cyber War

[Zimbabwe Standard] A fortnight ago socialite and fashionista Pokello Nare was caught up in a fierce social media storm with one Taka Chivore who went on a smear campaign, lifting the lead on the ex-BBA housemate’s alleged dirty secrets.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A fortnight ago socialite and fashionista Pokello Nare was caught up in a fierce social media storm with one Taka Chivore who went on a smear campaign, lifting the lead on the ex-BBA housemate's alleged dirty secrets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

5 Killed, 12 Hurt in Al-Shabab Attack on Somali Military Base

[VOA] At least five people were killed and 12 others wounded Saturday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army soldiers and al-Shabab militants in the Bakol region of southwestern Somalia, officials said.

[VOA] At least five people were killed and 12 others wounded Saturday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army soldiers and al-Shabab militants in the Bakol region of southwestern Somalia, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

In Congo, Artists Rely On the Patronage of the Wealthy

[Al Jazeera] Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo – JC Kibombo, aka Professa Zikfull, a 32-year-old rumba singer and songwriter, was paying tribute to Congolese music legend Papa Wemba at a bar in this eastern city last year when he noticed a familiar, a…

[Al Jazeera] Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo - JC Kibombo, aka Professa Zikfull, a 32-year-old rumba singer and songwriter, was paying tribute to Congolese music legend Papa Wemba at a bar in this eastern city last year when he noticed a familiar, and powerful, figure watching him.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

AU Calls for Calm Amid Djibouti-Eritrea Border Tensions

[Al Jazeera] The African Union (AU) has urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show “restraint” as tensions over a disputed border territory intensified and threatened to revive a longstanding and at times violent dispute.

[Al Jazeera] The African Union (AU) has urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show "restraint" as tensions over a disputed border territory intensified and threatened to revive a longstanding and at times violent dispute.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti