Suicide Bomber Kills Self, Destroys 13 Vehicles in Borno

[Guardian] The Borno Police Command said on Friday that a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosive in the midst of 13 trucks along Maiduguri/ Mafa road leading to mass destruction.

[Guardian] The Borno Police Command said on Friday that a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosive in the midst of 13 trucks along Maiduguri/ Mafa road leading to mass destruction.

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Why Nigerian Airlines are Failing – Operators

[Premium Times] The Airline Operators of Nigeria, AON, on Sunday attributed the poor ?performance of domestic airlines to multiple taxation by various agencies in the aviation sector.

[Premium Times] The Airline Operators of Nigeria, AON, on Sunday attributed the poor ?performance of domestic airlines to multiple taxation by various agencies in the aviation sector.

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Sanzaar Enhances Super Rugby TMO Protocol

[News24Wire] SANZAAR, the southern hemisphere’s rugby governing body, on Friday announced that it has made an amendment to the television match official (TMO) protocol for the 2017 Super Rugby season.

[News24Wire] SANZAAR, the southern hemisphere's rugby governing body, on Friday announced that it has made an amendment to the television match official (TMO) protocol for the 2017 Super Rugby season.

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M’membe’s Wife Spends 2nd Night In Police Custody

Fugitive liquidation facing Post Newspapers editor Fred M’membe’s wife Mutinta spent a second night behind bars without being formally charged. Police picked up Mutinta on Wednesday evening after she tore the search warrant issued by the Lusaka Magistrate Court for … Continued

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Fugitive liquidation facing Post Newspapers editor Fred M’membe’s wife Mutinta spent a second night behind bars without being formally charged. Police picked up Mutinta on Wednesday evening after she tore the search warrant issued by the Lusaka Magistrate Court for her husband M’membe. Mutinta spent Wednesday night at Kabwata Police while she was moved to Woodlands Police for her second night. On Thursday evening she accompanied the police to the M’membe residence for a search that lasted two hours from 17:00 hours to 19:00 hours. After the search Mutinta was cantered away to Woodlands Police where she is being held. Police have not yet charged Mutinta alleging that they are still investigating the matter. On February 14, 2017 the Lusaka Magistrate Court issued an arrest warrant for M’membe following a complaint by the provisional liquidator over the newspaper man’s alleged continued posturing as owner of the seized Post Newspapers. M’membe is accused of not having declared all the assets for The Post newspapers for the disposal by the liquidator. The Post Newspapers was closed last year over a disputed K51 million tax debt owed to the Zambia Revenue Authority. The post M’membe’s Wife Spends 2nd Night In Police Custody appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Three Killed in Mortar Attack Near Presidential Palace

[Focac] Mogadishu -Three people were killed and four others were injured on Thursday when mortar shells landed at a residential area bordering the presidential villa in Mogadishu.

[Focac] Mogadishu -Three people were killed and four others were injured on Thursday when mortar shells landed at a residential area bordering the presidential villa in Mogadishu.

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Pres. Lungu Reaches Out To Civil Servants

President Edgar Lungu attempted to patch up the cat and mouse relationship between some members of the civil service and the ruling party. The Head of State has repeatedly accused some members of the civil service of sabotaging government programs. … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu attempted to patch up the cat and mouse relationship between some members of the civil service and the ruling party. The Head of State has repeatedly accused some members of the civil service of sabotaging government programs. There have also been reported incidences of purging the civil service for alleged opposition aligned members. On his address to members of the civil service in Solwezi and ruling party members President Lungu said that there was no need for the two groups to be suspicious of one another. “You are two sides of the same coin. We need coordination between the party and the civil service and the two parties need each other,†he said. The Head of State also on his tour faced up to the reality that North Western province is one of the areas that gave him the least votes. “Whether you supported me or not I am not bothered but will keep on working. Whoever wants to work with us is welcome even if they did not vote for us if you do not want give us space we work,†he said. President Lungu wound up his two day tour of duty of North Western Province as he touches base with the rest of the country. The post Pres. Lungu Reaches Out To Civil Servants appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Unicef Launches U.S.$110 Million Appeal for Sudan Children

[Focac] Khartoum -The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Sudan office, on Wednesday launched an appeal to raise 110 million U.S. dollars to meet humanitarian needs for children in Sudan.

[Focac] Khartoum -The United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF), Sudan office, on Wednesday launched an appeal to raise 110 million U.S. dollars to meet humanitarian needs for children in Sudan.

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Restoring Faith in Refs, a Mission Impossible!

[Daily News] Once again, no Tanzanian referee was selected to officiate the African Cup of Nations finals last month in Gabon, despite the presence of a good number of them with International Federation of Association Football ( FIFA) badges.

[Daily News] Once again, no Tanzanian referee was selected to officiate the African Cup of Nations finals last month in Gabon, despite the presence of a good number of them with International Federation of Association Football ( FIFA) badges.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania