Top KZN Maths Pupil Walked 30 Minutes Home From Night Classes

[News24Wire] Despite sometimes having to walk 30 minutes in the dark on her way home from night classes at her school, Snothile Jacinta Mahlinza managed to bag six distinctions.

[News24Wire] Despite sometimes having to walk 30 minutes in the dark on her way home from night classes at her school, Snothile Jacinta Mahlinza managed to bag six distinctions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Islamic State-Allied Boko Haram Faction Claims Killing of Nigerian Troops

[Vanguard] The Islamic State faction of Boko Haram on Friday said it was responsible for a late December attack on Nigerian army barracks, claiming it killed nine soldiers and took military equipment.

[Vanguard] The Islamic State faction of Boko Haram on Friday said it was responsible for a late December attack on Nigerian army barracks, claiming it killed nine soldiers and took military equipment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shocked At Executions in Egypt, UN Rights Office Raises Concerns Over Due Process Guarantees

[UN News] The United Nations human rights wing on Friday expressed deep shock that 20 people were reported to have been executed in Egypt since last week, amid concerns that due process and fair trial guarantees did not appear to have been followed.

[UN News] The United Nations human rights wing on Friday expressed deep shock that 20 people were reported to have been executed in Egypt since last week, amid concerns that due process and fair trial guarantees did not appear to have been followed.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

UN Agency Registers Thousands of Refugees Arriving in Chad

[UN News] In the wake of a recent flare-up of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations refugee agency said Friday that it is registering and assisting thousands of mostly women and children refugees arriving in Chad.

[UN News] In the wake of a recent flare-up of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations refugee agency said Friday that it is registering and assisting thousands of mostly women and children refugees arriving in Chad.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

UN Rights Office Warns DR Congo Authorities Against Use of Excessive Force When Policing Protests

[UN News] Amid ongoing political tension in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), violent actions by the security forces during recent protests in Kinshasa and other cities suggest “deliberate intention to suppress civil and political rights,” th…

[UN News] Amid ongoing political tension in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), violent actions by the security forces during recent protests in Kinshasa and other cities suggest "deliberate intention to suppress civil and political rights," the United Nations human rights office reported on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

President Akufo-Addo Meets Christian Leaders in the New Year

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 3rd January, 2018, met with leaders of the Christian community at the Flagstaff House, Accra, to discuss matters of mutual concern, at a closed-door meeting.

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 3rd January, 2018, met with leaders of the Christian community at the Flagstaff House, Accra, to discuss matters of mutual concern, at a closed-door meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana