Police Foil Major Terror Attack

[East African] Police in Kenya have foiled a major terrorist attack after fighting off gunmen, killing one and arresting two others after which they found a cache of arms including 36 grenades and five automatic rifles.

[East African] Police in Kenya have foiled a major terrorist attack after fighting off gunmen, killing one and arresting two others after which they found a cache of arms including 36 grenades and five automatic rifles.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Recall Policemen Attached to VIPs

[Daily Trust] Nigeria presently has about 400,000 police officers and men to take care of the security needs of 180 million people. Yet 150,000 of them are attached to VIPs and unauthorised persons in the country, according to the Police Service Commis…

[Daily Trust] Nigeria presently has about 400,000 police officers and men to take care of the security needs of 180 million people. Yet 150,000 of them are attached to VIPs and unauthorised persons in the country, according to the Police Service Commission, PSC. The commission's chairman, retired Police Inspector General Mike Okiro recently said, "We cannot have more than half of the police population I private hands." He said that the commission in conjunction with the Nigeria Police Force had commenced withdrawal of p

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Discord in Corruption War As Malami Queries Magu Over CCT Chairman, Umar’s Prosecution

[This Day] Lagos -Signs that the discord in President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption has deepened emerged on Monday as news broke of a query by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, to the …

[This Day] Lagos -Signs that the discord in President Muhammadu Buhari's war against corruption has deepened emerged on Monday as news broke of a query by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, to the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, asking him to explain his decision to file corruption charges against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr. Danladi Umar.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Government Aims to Reduce By 50 Percent Number of Fatalities in Traffic Accidents By 2026 (Govt. Chief)

[MAP] Rabat -The government aspires, in implementation of the 2017-2026 national road safety strategy, to reduce by 50% the number of fatalities in traffic accidents in 2026 and by 25% in 2021, said Monday in Rabat, head of government, Saad Eddine El O…

[MAP] Rabat -The government aspires, in implementation of the 2017-2026 national road safety strategy, to reduce by 50% the number of fatalities in traffic accidents in 2026 and by 25% in 2021, said Monday in Rabat, head of government, Saad Eddine El Othmani.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Lawmaker Backs Dual Citizenship

[New Dawn] RiverGee County Senator Conmany B. Wesseh seems to be in support of President George Weah’s recent suggestions for dual citizenship in Liberia, including granting land ownership right to non-Negroes.

[New Dawn] RiverGee County Senator Conmany B. Wesseh seems to be in support of President George Weah's recent suggestions for dual citizenship in Liberia, including granting land ownership right to non-Negroes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Residents Protest for Electricity

[New Dawn] Students, officials of government residing in Caldwell Township and ordinary residents of Montserrado County Electoral District#15 woke up here on Monday, 19 February to a nightmare when group of angry residents demanding power for the towns…

[New Dawn] Students, officials of government residing in Caldwell Township and ordinary residents of Montserrado County Electoral District#15 woke up here on Monday, 19 February to a nightmare when group of angry residents demanding power for the township held officers of the Police Support Unit or PSU in a standoff.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Debtors Can Repay in Small Amounts – Swarts

[Namibian] Swakopmund’s acting chief executive officer Marco Swarts has dismissed claims by beneficiaries of the Build Together low-cost housing scheme who defaulted on payments that they must settle their whole arrears once off or risk losing their ho…

[Namibian] Swakopmund's acting chief executive officer Marco Swarts has dismissed claims by beneficiaries of the Build Together low-cost housing scheme who defaulted on payments that they must settle their whole arrears once off or risk losing their houses.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Angry Mob Kills Suspected Criminal

[New Dawn] Angry mob of Patient Shop Community in Gardnersville Township a Monrovia suburb has flogged a suspected criminal to death. The victim is identified as 32-year-old Richards ‘Shinning Man’. Residents described the deceased as one of many crimi…

[New Dawn] Angry mob of Patient Shop Community in Gardnersville Township a Monrovia suburb has flogged a suspected criminal to death. The victim is identified as 32-year-old Richards 'Shinning Man'. Residents described the deceased as one of many criminals, who had terrorized inhabitants of Patient Shop community, Yanford Town, and adjacent communities, respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia