Police Foil Major Terror Attack Targeting Nairobi, Arrest Al-Shabaab Agents

[Nairobi News] Police have foiled a major terrorist attack after fighting off gunmen, killing one and arresting two others, after which they found a cache of arms including 36 grenades and five automatic rifles.

[Nairobi News] Police have foiled a major terrorist attack after fighting off gunmen, killing one and arresting two others, after which they found a cache of arms including 36 grenades and five automatic rifles.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia Under State of Emergency Following Prime Minister’s Resignation

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia says a state of emergency, imposed after the prime minister stepped down in a surprise move, will last six months. Authorities say the measure is necessary to “protect the constitutional system.”

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia says a state of emergency, imposed after the prime minister stepped down in a surprise move, will last six months. Authorities say the measure is necessary to "protect the constitutional system."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

What Kenya Has to Show for Sending Troops Into Somalia Seven Years Ago

[The Conversation Africa] On 16 October 2011, Kenyan troops crossed the border into Somalia. The official reason was that Kenya’s national security was threatened by the Somalia-based Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. The terrorist group had in fact…

[The Conversation Africa] On 16 October 2011, Kenyan troops crossed the border into Somalia. The official reason was that Kenya's national security was threatened by the Somalia-based Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. The terrorist group had in fact carried out a number of cross-border raids during the months preceding the operation.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

What Ramaphosa Needs to Do to Fix South Africa’s Foreign Relations After Zuma

[The Conversation Africa] When President Cyril Ramaphosa sits down to brief a newly appointed Minister of International Relations and Development, he might wonder what to say.

[The Conversation Africa] When President Cyril Ramaphosa sits down to brief a newly appointed Minister of International Relations and Development, he might wonder what to say.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Buhari Is Best for Nigeria – – Federal Govt.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said with President Muhammadu Buhari piloting the affairs of Nigeria, the country is in very safe and competent hands, hence there is no cause for alarm.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said with President Muhammadu Buhari piloting the affairs of Nigeria, the country is in very safe and competent hands, hence there is no cause for alarm.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Five Business Lessons Learnt From the Political Activism and Iconic Life of Tsvangirai

[Zimbabwe Standard] Not so long ago, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga visited Morgan Tsvangirai, their political opponent, to check on his health and advise on the benefits the government had awarded him. This act of…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Not so long ago, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga visited Morgan Tsvangirai, their political opponent, to check on his health and advise on the benefits the government had awarded him. This act of kindness revealed to the public, the extent of Tsvangirai's terminal illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Revealed – How Grace Got Her ‘Fake’ PhD

[Zimbabwe Standard] University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice-chancellor Levi Nyagura allegedly took the institution’s lecturers to Grace Mugabe’s Mazowe orphanage so she could take oral examinations for her disputed Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree, a Harare …

[Zimbabwe Standard] University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice-chancellor Levi Nyagura allegedly took the institution's lecturers to Grace Mugabe's Mazowe orphanage so she could take oral examinations for her disputed Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree, a Harare court heard yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ncube Drops Tsvangirai Bombshell

[Zimbabwe Standard] MDC president Welshman Ncube yesterday said the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai confided in him that he was losing his battle against cancer and that he was not going to make it to the next elections.

[Zimbabwe Standard] MDC president Welshman Ncube yesterday said the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai confided in him that he was losing his battle against cancer and that he was not going to make it to the next elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai – Army Takes Over Body, Sparks Fury

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s body arrived in Harare from South Africa yesterday afternoon amid chaotic scenes after the government decided to take it to an army mortuary overnight.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai's body arrived in Harare from South Africa yesterday afternoon amid chaotic scenes after the government decided to take it to an army mortuary overnight.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Makandiwa’s Accusers Seek to Avoid Court

[Zimbabwe Standard] A Harare couple that took United Family International Church leader Emmanuel Makandiwa to court for alleged loss of revenue following the sale of their house is now pushing for a negotiated settlement.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A Harare couple that took United Family International Church leader Emmanuel Makandiwa to court for alleged loss of revenue following the sale of their house is now pushing for a negotiated settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe