Government Forces Pulling Out From Rural Gorongosa

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi told reporters on Thursday that the government’s defence and security forces are pulling out of positions they occupied in the central district of Gorongosa during the recent low level insurrection by the…

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi told reporters on Thursday that the government's defence and security forces are pulling out of positions they occupied in the central district of Gorongosa during the recent low level insurrection by the Renamo rebels.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

U.S. Hunt for Kony Over, Justice for Victims Remains

[RFI] Six years after the US sent troops to Central Africa to help hunt down notorious warlord Joseph Kony, the US Africa command (AFRICOM) announced this week that its mission was over. Critics warn the Lord Resistance Amry (LRA) still poses a risk an…

[RFI] Six years after the US sent troops to Central Africa to help hunt down notorious warlord Joseph Kony, the US Africa command (AFRICOM) announced this week that its mission was over. Critics warn the Lord Resistance Amry (LRA) still poses a risk and that the withdrawal could create a security vaccum in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Media Freedom in Africa ‘Not Great’

[Deutsche Welle] Media watchdogs are voicing concern about curbs on press freedom. DW looks at the media in Africa where restrictions range from subtle forms of censorship to imprisonment for journalists just doing their jobs.

[Deutsche Welle] Media watchdogs are voicing concern about curbs on press freedom. DW looks at the media in Africa where restrictions range from subtle forms of censorship to imprisonment for journalists just doing their jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gunmen Wearing Balaclavas Bomb ATMs, Shoot At Police

[News24Wire] A group of about ten armed men escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash after they blew up ATMs inside a store in Umzinto, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday.

[News24Wire] A group of about ten armed men escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash after they blew up ATMs inside a store in Umzinto, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mushin Fracas – 15 Gangsters Get 2-Year Jail Term

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Fifteen out of the 68 suspected gangsters arrested over the bloody war that occurred at Akala-Idi Oro areas of Mushin, Lagos were yesterday handed a two-year jail term by a Lagos Mobile Court.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Fifteen out of the 68 suspected gangsters arrested over the bloody war that occurred at Akala-Idi Oro areas of Mushin, Lagos were yesterday handed a two-year jail term by a Lagos Mobile Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Honours SA’s Greats At National Orders Awards

[News24Wire] World-renowned photographer Peter Magubane says his struggle has finally been acknowledged because South Africans now understand what he has been fighting for through his work.

[News24Wire] World-renowned photographer Peter Magubane says his struggle has finally been acknowledged because South Africans now understand what he has been fighting for through his work.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The United States and Nigeria’s Struggling Democracy

[AfricaPlus] Richard Joseph -On March 6-8, 2017, a Forum Series on Democracy and Insecurity in Africa took place in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois. The featured speakers were Professor Wale Adebanwi, Ambassador John Campbell, and Professor Attahiru Jeg…

[AfricaPlus] Richard Joseph -On March 6-8, 2017, a Forum Series on Democracy and Insecurity in Africa took place in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois. The featured speakers were Professor Wale Adebanwi, Ambassador John Campbell, and Professor Attahiru Jega. [1] At the time of these forums, uncertainty was growing in Nigeria. President Mohammadu Buhari had been away in London on medical leave for several weeks and the nature of his illness remained undisclosed. [2] The plunge in global oil prices had further depressed the economy, and a m

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria