Anglophone Activists Go On Trial in Cameroon

[Deutsche Welle] The trial has begun of three activists on charges branded by a defense lawyer as “hyper-political.” They relate to protests in the English-speaking regions over the marginalization by the majority Francophones.

[Deutsche Welle] The trial has begun of three activists on charges branded by a defense lawyer as "hyper-political." They relate to protests in the English-speaking regions over the marginalization by the majority Francophones.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Stealing of Majek Fashek’s Song – Timi Dakolo Battles to Save His Name

[Vanguard] Following the story we published on Monday, in which Majek Fashek’s management threatened to slam a N100 million lawsuit against Timi Dakolo for copyright infringement when he did a remake of ‘Send Down The Rain,’the latter has presented a p…

[Vanguard] Following the story we published on Monday, in which Majek Fashek's management threatened to slam a N100 million lawsuit against Timi Dakolo for copyright infringement when he did a remake of 'Send Down The Rain,'the latter has presented a proof of payment to put the records straight.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Physically Challenged Visits Onitsha Military Cantonment, Reconciles With Army

[Vanguard] For Mr. Chijioke Uraku, a physically challenged young man from Ikwo, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State who was physically assaulted by two military Police officers along New Market Road Onitsha, Tuesday, February 6 and Friday, Fe…

[Vanguard] For Mr. Chijioke Uraku, a physically challenged young man from Ikwo, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State who was physically assaulted by two military Police officers along New Market Road Onitsha, Tuesday, February 6 and Friday, February 10, 2017 will remain evergreen in the memory.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Loses $100 Billion Revenue to Pipelines Sabotage – Kachikwu

[Vanguard] Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday, said the Federal Government lost about $100 billion revenue last year to incessant attacks on oil facilities by militants in the Niger Delta.

[Vanguard] Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday, said the Federal Government lost about $100 billion revenue last year to incessant attacks on oil facilities by militants in the Niger Delta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bring Back Land Cases to Clan Leaders, Emorimor Tells Soroti Chief Magistrate

[Monitor] Soroti -As cases of land wrangles dominate Soroti High Court, the Iteso Cultural Leader (ICU), His Highness Papa Emorimor Augustine Osuban has directed Soroti Chief Magistrate, Ruth Nabassa to refer back such cases to be settled by the clan l…

[Monitor] Soroti -As cases of land wrangles dominate Soroti High Court, the Iteso Cultural Leader (ICU), His Highness Papa Emorimor Augustine Osuban has directed Soroti Chief Magistrate, Ruth Nabassa to refer back such cases to be settled by the clan leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Surfing Charity Honoured At Laureus Awards in Monaco

[Sascoc] While Wayde van Niekerk may have missed out on gaining yet another global sporting honour, there was still something for South Africans to shout about as surfing charity ‘Waves for Change’ won the Sport for Good category at the 2017 Laureus Aw…

[Sascoc] While Wayde van Niekerk may have missed out on gaining yet another global sporting honour, there was still something for South Africans to shout about as surfing charity 'Waves for Change' won the Sport for Good category at the 2017 Laureus Awards in Monaco on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KwaZulu Natal Ambulance Escapes Hijack Attempt En Route to Pregnant Patient

[News24Wire] A KwaZulu-Natal emergency medical services (EMS) vehicle on its way to attend to a pregnant woman was almost hijacked at Slangspruit in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday night, the province’s health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A KwaZulu-Natal emergency medical services (EMS) vehicle on its way to attend to a pregnant woman was almost hijacked at Slangspruit in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday night, the province's health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Undersecretary of Foreign Ministry Lauds Kuwait Support to Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Abdul-Ghani Al-Naeem, received in his office Tuesday the Ambassador of Kuwait, Bassam Mohamed Mubarak, and appreciated the role and the continuous support being extended …

[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Abdul-Ghani Al-Naeem, received in his office Tuesday the Ambassador of Kuwait, Bassam Mohamed Mubarak, and appreciated the role and the continuous support being extended by the State of Kuwait.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan