Strike and Upheaval – the Myth of Trickle-Down, Guinea Edition

[African Arguments] The recent nationwide protests in Guinea-Conakry transcended ethnic and regional differences, but also highlighted disconnections between top and bottom in Guinea’s contentious politics.

[African Arguments] The recent nationwide protests in Guinea-Conakry transcended ethnic and regional differences, but also highlighted disconnections between top and bottom in Guinea's contentious politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

CAF’s Upcoming Election Tears the NFF Apart

[Premium Times] With just days to the elections to form a new board of the Confederation of African football, it seems things have fallen apart in Nigeria’s football federation amid concerns over which candidate the country would support in the March 1…

[Premium Times] With just days to the elections to form a new board of the Confederation of African football, it seems things have fallen apart in Nigeria's football federation amid concerns over which candidate the country would support in the March 16 elections scheduled for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Kiir Faces Fresh Rebellion As Senior Military Officers Resign

[East African] South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is facing a series of defections from the army as other communities accuse him of favouring his Dinka community in promotions.

[East African] South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is facing a series of defections from the army as other communities accuse him of favouring his Dinka community in promotions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The Condom Divide in Sudan

[East African] Islamists and secularists are virtually at war in Sudan over a recent newspaper article on the condom usage and the concept of the faithfulness among couples.

[East African] Islamists and secularists are virtually at war in Sudan over a recent newspaper article on the condom usage and the concept of the faithfulness among couples.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Kenyan Budget Airline Seeks Licences to 11 African Countries

[East African] Kenya’s low-cost airline Jambojet has applied for licences to fly to destinations in 11 African countries in renewed efforts to expand operations beyond the country.

[East African] Kenya's low-cost airline Jambojet has applied for licences to fly to destinations in 11 African countries in renewed efforts to expand operations beyond the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Suspect Arrested After the Shooting of Three Persons in Rocklands During the Past Weekend

[SAPS] On Friday 2017-02-24 at about 20:20 Mitchell’s Plain police received a complaint of a shooting at the corners of Caravelle and Diamond Streets, Rocklands. Upon their arrival they noticed an unknown man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot w…

[SAPS] On Friday 2017-02-24 at about 20:20 Mitchell's Plain police received a complaint of a shooting at the corners of Caravelle and Diamond Streets, Rocklands. Upon their arrival they noticed an unknown man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds to his body. The victim, a 17 year old, passed away on the scene. A second male victim, aged 26 years, also sustained a gunshot wound to his left ankle during the same incident. He was later taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance. A third victim sustained mul

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Search Continues for Boy Who Fell Down Mineshaft

[News24Wire] Residents of the Jerusalem informal settlement in Boksburg, are still holding on to the hope that a rescue team will find a five-year-old boy who fell down a mine shaft on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Residents of the Jerusalem informal settlement in Boksburg, are still holding on to the hope that a rescue team will find a five-year-old boy who fell down a mine shaft on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa