Two Ex-Cops in Trouble

[The Herald] Two more former police officers suspected to be part of a syndicate that has been terrorising motorists masquerading as traffic cops and collecting money in Harare appeared in court last week. According to the State, Farisai Malima and Fra…

[The Herald] Two more former police officers suspected to be part of a syndicate that has been terrorising motorists masquerading as traffic cops and collecting money in Harare appeared in court last week. According to the State, Farisai Malima and Francis Takura, both aged 30, were arrested at a commuter omnibus rank as they were planning to pounce.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Djibouti Plays the West Off Against the Far East

[ISS] China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10 000 troops. The military base has attracted much international attention, with little understanding of eithe…

[ISS] China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10 000 troops. The military base has attracted much international attention, with little understanding of either Djibouti or China's motives.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

Tarime Children Want Tormentors to Be Sanctioned

[Daily News] Tarime -Children of Tarime District in Mara Region have called for stiff legal measures to be taken against people who violate their rights, including rapists and female genital mutilation (FGM) perpetrators.

[Daily News] Tarime -Children of Tarime District in Mara Region have called for stiff legal measures to be taken against people who violate their rights, including rapists and female genital mutilation (FGM) perpetrators.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

No One Will Be Ejected From Kajiado – Official

[Nation] Kajiado County Commissioner Harsama Kello has allayed fears that non locals will be ejected from the region, after leaflets were circulated warning them to leave before August 8.

[Nation] Kajiado County Commissioner Harsama Kello has allayed fears that non locals will be ejected from the region, after leaflets were circulated warning them to leave before August 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NLC’s Wabba, Neca’s Oshinowo Elected Members of ILO Board

[Guardian] Geneva, Switzerland -President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba and Director General of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), Olusegun Oshinowo have emerged titular members of the International Labour Organi…

[Guardian] Geneva, Switzerland -President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba and Director General of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), Olusegun Oshinowo have emerged titular members of the International Labour Organisation (ILO's) Governing Board.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe Denies Ethnic Bias

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe has said he will never be biased towards his own Zvimba homeland as he tried to quell claims by rivals he was too concerned about his Zezuru tribe at the expense of all others.

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe has said he will never be biased towards his own Zvimba homeland as he tried to quell claims by rivals he was too concerned about his Zezuru tribe at the expense of all others.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Oath of Silence Was Taken Over Policeman’s Killing

[Vanguard] Lagos -Two residents of Oshokoro community in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos, who were arrested over the abduction of a Police Inspector, have revealed how the officer was killed and buried in a shallow grave.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Two residents of Oshokoro community in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos, who were arrested over the abduction of a Police Inspector, have revealed how the officer was killed and buried in a shallow grave.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Forestry Streamlining Committee Formed

[Daily News] Dodoma -The government has formed an independent 12-member committee for co-ordinating measures for curbing timber smuggling, which has minimised the forestry sector’s contribution to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for a long pe…

[Daily News] Dodoma -The government has formed an independent 12-member committee for co-ordinating measures for curbing timber smuggling, which has minimised the forestry sector's contribution to the nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for a long period.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Agitation for Biafra’s a Violation of Nigeria’s Constitution – Osinbajo

[Vanguard] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Sunday told the South East Traditional Rulers that agitations for secession by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the ultimatum issued to Ndigbo by the 16 coalition of youths group to vacate the …

[Vanguard] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Sunday told the South East Traditional Rulers that agitations for secession by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the ultimatum issued to Ndigbo by the 16 coalition of youths group to vacate the 19 Northern states before 1st October were wrong and a violation of Nigeria's constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria