Rebel Leader Riek Machar Accused of Enlisting Ethiopians

[East African] A former Ethiopian rebel leader has accused former South Sudan vice president Riek Machar of recruiting the Nuer community in Gambela region to fight on his side in the civil war in the country.

[East African] A former Ethiopian rebel leader has accused former South Sudan vice president Riek Machar of recruiting the Nuer community in Gambela region to fight on his side in the civil war in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Arrests Expose Little Known Platform Five

[East African] When Rwandan police last month arrested eight people suspected of working with an armed group operating out of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), they brought to light the existence of a little-known coalition of opposition parties …

[East African] When Rwandan police last month arrested eight people suspected of working with an armed group operating out of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), they brought to light the existence of a little-known coalition of opposition parties going by the name Platform Five (P5).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Gas Station Explosions Rock Accra

[Deutsche Welle] Two gas stations in Accra have exploded, killing an unknown number of people. The blasts sent a fireball into the sky and were heard, seen and felt across the city.

[Deutsche Welle] Two gas stations in Accra have exploded, killing an unknown number of people. The blasts sent a fireball into the sky and were heard, seen and felt across the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

‘Football Remains the Greatest Unifier’

[Guardian] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that sports in Nigeria, particularly football, remained one of the greatest unifier of people across political affiliations, religion, gender, tribe and other divides.

[Guardian] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that sports in Nigeria, particularly football, remained one of the greatest unifier of people across political affiliations, religion, gender, tribe and other divides.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Makandiwa Prophecies Challenged

[Zimbabwe Standard] A Harare couple has claimed in High Court papers that United Family International Church (Ufic) leader Emmanuel Makandiwa and his wife, Ruth, are false prophets out to make money.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A Harare couple has claimed in High Court papers that United Family International Church (Ufic) leader Emmanuel Makandiwa and his wife, Ruth, are false prophets out to make money.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Lagos Govt’s ‘Administrative Lapses’ Tarnished Hopes of Young Athletes

[Premium Times] Administrative lapses by the Lagos State government has frustrated the sporting ambitions of dozens of young athletes and their coaches despite months of preparation.

[Premium Times] Administrative lapses by the Lagos State government has frustrated the sporting ambitions of dozens of young athletes and their coaches despite months of preparation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former President Jonathan Speak On Super Eagles’ World Cup Qualification

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo on Saturday (10/6/17). Bafana Bafana won 2-0. 03147/10/6/2017/Chidi Ohalete/BJO/NAN

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo on Saturday (10/6/17). Bafana Bafana won 2-0. 03147/10/6/2017/Chidi Ohalete/BJO/NAN

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Are the Super Eagles Back to Winning Ways

[Guardian] On October 7, 2017, the Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Chipolopolos of Zambia by 1-0 at the Uyo Stadium in Akwa Ibom. Alex Iwobi’s second half goal sealed Nigeria’s qualification to the 2018 world cup in Russia and dashed the Zambian t…

[Guardian] On October 7, 2017, the Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Chipolopolos of Zambia by 1-0 at the Uyo Stadium in Akwa Ibom. Alex Iwobi's second half goal sealed Nigeria's qualification to the 2018 world cup in Russia and dashed the Zambian team's dream of featuring in the world cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Puts Bounty in Hunt for Suspected Al Shabaab Members

[Shabelle] The Government has in the last two years placed over Sh100 million bounty on heads of about 35 wanted terror suspects. The money is for reward on information leading to arrest of most wanted Al Shabaab militia.

[Shabelle] The Government has in the last two years placed over Sh100 million bounty on heads of about 35 wanted terror suspects. The money is for reward on information leading to arrest of most wanted Al Shabaab militia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya