Van Kills 12 Children in Gombe Maulud Procession

[Daily Trust] Gombe -At least 12 children were killed when a pickup van ran into a procession of students marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad in a town in Gombe state yesterday.

[Daily Trust] Gombe -At least 12 children were killed when a pickup van ran into a procession of students marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad in a town in Gombe state yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inside Losperfontein Prison, Where ‘Life Is a Hard One’

[News24Wire] The dusty roads of the remote Losperfontein leave much to be desired, so it’s no wonder that the nearby prison is in rot, forgotten and in a state of disrepair.

[News24Wire] The dusty roads of the remote Losperfontein leave much to be desired, so it's no wonder that the nearby prison is in rot, forgotten and in a state of disrepair.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rousing Welcome for Kiambu Beauty Queen After Finishing 5th in Miss World Event

[Nation] The newly-crowned Miss World Africa Evelyn Njambi jetted back into the country Tuesday to a warm reception organised by Kiambu Governor William Kabogo’s wife Mrs Philomena Kabogo.

[Nation] The newly-crowned Miss World Africa Evelyn Njambi jetted back into the country Tuesday to a warm reception organised by Kiambu Governor William Kabogo's wife Mrs Philomena Kabogo.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police ‘Christmas’ Checkpoints On the Rise

[Observer] As the Christmas and New Year seasons approach, commercial drivers have complained about increasing extortion by police officers who have set up two checkpoints at the entrance to the city of Kakata.

[Observer] As the Christmas and New Year seasons approach, commercial drivers have complained about increasing extortion by police officers who have set up two checkpoints at the entrance to the city of Kakata.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

From Hunger in Nigeria to Poverty in Europe

[Guardian] The increasing surge of migrants who cross the Mediterranean Sea from Africa and other parts of the world, mainly into Europe, has become a global threat that requires urgent global attention.

[Guardian] The increasing surge of migrants who cross the Mediterranean Sea from Africa and other parts of the world, mainly into Europe, has become a global threat that requires urgent global attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Peerless Ndejje University Retain Overall Team Title

[Nation] Uganda’s Ndejje University retained the overall team title as the East African University Games came to a close Tuesday at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

[Nation] Uganda's Ndejje University retained the overall team title as the East African University Games came to a close Tuesday at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda