Democracy’s Come to Stay – Dickson

[Vanguard] Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, yesterday, challenged anti-democratic forces working to truncate the country’s democracy to have a rethink, saying that democracy in Nigeria has come to stay.

[Vanguard] Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, yesterday, challenged anti-democratic forces working to truncate the country's democracy to have a rethink, saying that democracy in Nigeria has come to stay.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Egypt’s 5,000 Year Old Secret Art – Tahtib

[RFI] The drums beat a hypnotic rhythm. The fighters, each armed with a bamboo-like rod, display their footwork as they keep an eye on their opponent, accelerating or slowing down in time with the music. They move in circles around one another, often i…

[RFI] The drums beat a hypnotic rhythm. The fighters, each armed with a bamboo-like rod, display their footwork as they keep an eye on their opponent, accelerating or slowing down in time with the music. They move in circles around one another, often in duels between two, sometimes three or four at a time. This is Tahtib. This week - May 28 - the first ever tournament in Paris is being held.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Several Activities to Be Organised to Observe World Oceans Day

[Government of Mauritius] A series of activities will be organised by the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, in collaboration with other stakeholders from 03 to 09 June 2017 to mark World Oceans Day. Since 2002, World …

[Government of Mauritius] A series of activities will be organised by the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, in collaboration with other stakeholders from 03 to 09 June 2017 to mark World Oceans Day. Since 2002, World Oceans Day is commemorated every year on the 8th of June, at international level. The theme for this year is "Our Oceans, Our Future".

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Magufuli Drops and Appoints New Police Chief

[Daily News] President John Magufuli yesterday appointed Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander, Commissioner of Police (CP) Simon Sirro, the new Inspector General of Police (IGP).

[Daily News] President John Magufuli yesterday appointed Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander, Commissioner of Police (CP) Simon Sirro, the new Inspector General of Police (IGP).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Local Actor, 16 Others in Court On Sex Offences Charges

[News24Wire] Seventeen people, including a local actor, will face charges under sexual offences and human trafficking laws in the Springs Magistrate’s Court on Monday after a captive woman managed to escape last week.

[News24Wire] Seventeen people, including a local actor, will face charges under sexual offences and human trafficking laws in the Springs Magistrate's Court on Monday after a captive woman managed to escape last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tanzania Warns Foreigners On Passports Formality

[Daily News] The Tanzanian government has reiterated that foreigners, including nationals of other East African Community (EAC) member states, must use passports to gain entry into the country.

[Daily News] The Tanzanian government has reiterated that foreigners, including nationals of other East African Community (EAC) member states, must use passports to gain entry into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Protests Physical Harrasment by Ethiopian AMISOM Troops

[Dalsan Radio] A Somali humanitarian worker Amina Abdikadir and Chinese television CGTN’s correspondent Abdiaziz Billow have launched complaints with Amisom after they were allegedly physically harassed in two different incidents in Baidoa by Ethiopian…

[Dalsan Radio] A Somali humanitarian worker Amina Abdikadir and Chinese television CGTN's correspondent Abdiaziz Billow have launched complaints with Amisom after they were allegedly physically harassed in two different incidents in Baidoa by Ethiopian troops.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Two Dead in a Deadly Blast in Southern Somalia

[Shabelle] At least two people were reported to have been killed, and five others wounded in a deadly explosion in Mahaday district in Somalia’s southern Middle Shabelle region on Saturday.

[Shabelle] At least two people were reported to have been killed, and five others wounded in a deadly explosion in Mahaday district in Somalia's southern Middle Shabelle region on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia