The Gambia – Jammeh’s Defeat Shows Voting Does Count, and Dictators Do Fall

[Daily Maverick] The shock defeat of Gambia’s would-be president-for-life Yahya Jammeh sent shock waves through the region, and caused wild celebrations in Banjul. But for one Gambian journalist-in-exile, the news has far more personal implications. By…

[Daily Maverick] The shock defeat of Gambia's would-be president-for-life Yahya Jammeh sent shock waves through the region, and caused wild celebrations in Banjul. But for one Gambian journalist-in-exile, the news has far more personal implications. By SIMON ALLISON.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Govt to Probe Corps Members’ Deaths in Bayelsa, Kano States

[Guardian] Abuja and Asaba -The Federal Government is to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of three Batch ‘B’ (Stream I) members during the ongoing orientation in Bayelsa, Kano and Zamfara states.

[Guardian] Abuja and Asaba -The Federal Government is to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of three Batch 'B' (Stream I) members during the ongoing orientation in Bayelsa, Kano and Zamfara states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Approaches High Court to Review State Capture Report Recommendations

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has approached the North Gauteng High Court to review and set aside the remedial action recommendations of the public protector’s State of Capture report.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has approached the North Gauteng High Court to review and set aside the remedial action recommendations of the public protector's State of Capture report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stone Extends Leopard Creek Lead

[News24Wire] Brandon Stone edged closer to a second European Tour title with a fine 66 in the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday to lead by three shots at Leopard Creek Country Club.

[News24Wire] Brandon Stone edged closer to a second European Tour title with a fine 66 in the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday to lead by three shots at Leopard Creek Country Club.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Indongo’s Quick Hands Put Russian to the Sword … As Tobias Produces Another World Champion

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s internationally acclaimed boxing promoter and well respected trainer Nestor ‘Sunshine’ Tobias is certainly a man on a serious mission.

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's internationally acclaimed boxing promoter and well respected trainer Nestor 'Sunshine' Tobias is certainly a man on a serious mission.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Igbos Are Nigeria’s Most Truthful Yet Misunderstood People

[Premium Times] Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, on Monday described the Igbos as “the most truthful, committed and trust -worthy people but often misunderstood in the country.”

[Premium Times] Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, on Monday described the Igbos as "the most truthful, committed and trust -worthy people but often misunderstood in the country."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria