Outcry From Laikipia Herders As Police Effect Ruto’s Tough Order

[Nation] Barely a day after Deputy President William Ruto directed police to use force to restore sanity in Laikipia County, herders are up in arms alleging harassment and torture by security agencies.

[Nation] Barely a day after Deputy President William Ruto directed police to use force to restore sanity in Laikipia County, herders are up in arms alleging harassment and torture by security agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Odinga Falls Ill, Spends Night in Hospital

[Nation] Conflicting details have come to light over the hospitalisation of Opposition leader Raila Odinga at a Nairobi hospital, where he was treated for food poisoning.

[Nation] Conflicting details have come to light over the hospitalisation of Opposition leader Raila Odinga at a Nairobi hospital, where he was treated for food poisoning.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Xenophobic Attacks – Senate Cancels Trip to S-Africa

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, cancelled its proposed trip to South Africa following the return of xenophobic attacks on Africans, including Nigerians, who suffered injuries and had their property destroyed.

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, cancelled its proposed trip to South Africa following the return of xenophobic attacks on Africans, including Nigerians, who suffered injuries and had their property destroyed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwandan Blogger to Stand Trial for Genocide Ideology

[HRW] Joseph Nkusi is a Rwandan blogger who has sharply criticized Rwanda’s government, made false and inflammatory claims about the 1994 genocide, and founded a radical opposition group while living in exile in Norway. Next Monday, he is slated to go …

[HRW] Joseph Nkusi is a Rwandan blogger who has sharply criticized Rwanda's government, made false and inflammatory claims about the 1994 genocide, and founded a radical opposition group while living in exile in Norway. Next Monday, he is slated to go on trial in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, where he faces charges of genocide ideology, sectarianism, and inciting insurrection or trouble amongst the population.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mothers from Nigeria, Somalia Share Pain, Express Solidarity on Women’s Day

[VOA] International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on the progress and immense challenges still facing women across the globe. To recognize this day, Voice of America hosted a discussion in which women from two of the countries impacted by extremism,…

[VOA] International Women's Day is a time to reflect on the progress and immense challenges still facing women across the globe. To recognize this day, Voice of America hosted a discussion in which women from two of the countries impacted by extremism, Nigeria and Somalia, shared their stories.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kaduna Rivals Lagos in Growing Hip-hop Culture

[VOA] Lagos has long been known as Nigeria’s pop culture hub. It’s the home of Nigeria’s film industry, Nollywood, as well as many of the country’s top musicians and artists.

[VOA] Lagos has long been known as Nigeria's pop culture hub. It's the home of Nigeria's film industry, Nollywood, as well as many of the country's top musicians and artists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria