Police Kill One Suicide Bomber, Arrest Another in Maiduguri

[This Day] Maiduguri -Policemen from the Borno State Police Command on Tuesday intercepted and killed a female suicide bomber and arrested another while trying to infiltrate Maiduguri metropolis.

[This Day] Maiduguri -Policemen from the Borno State Police Command on Tuesday intercepted and killed a female suicide bomber and arrested another while trying to infiltrate Maiduguri metropolis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Meet the Man Who Could Be Next U.S. Ambassador to South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Joel Pollak is a South African-born lawyer, former speechwriter to Tony Leon and the son-in-law of a local anti-apartheid activist. He also happens to be the editor-at-large of Breitbart, the alt-right website credited with helping gal…

[Daily Maverick] Joel Pollak is a South African-born lawyer, former speechwriter to Tony Leon and the son-in-law of a local anti-apartheid activist. He also happens to be the editor-at-large of Breitbart, the alt-right website credited with helping galvanise white nationalists in America. Now he is being touted as a potential US ambassador to South Africa. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

On Buhari’s Vacation

[Guardian] While the storm over President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘medical vacation’ abroad rages and has been compounded by his request for an indefinite extension of same, it is important for all Nigerians to wish the President very robust health and pray…

[Guardian] While the storm over President Muhammadu Buhari's 'medical vacation' abroad rages and has been compounded by his request for an indefinite extension of same, it is important for all Nigerians to wish the President very robust health and pray for his safe return to the task of leading Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Companies Urged to Treat Host Communities As Critical Stakeholders

[Vanguard] An indigenous oil firm, Belema Producing Limited, has called for oil bearing communities to be treated as key stakeholders in the industry, stressing that this will help achieve enduring peace in the region.

[Vanguard] An indigenous oil firm, Belema Producing Limited, has called for oil bearing communities to be treated as key stakeholders in the industry, stressing that this will help achieve enduring peace in the region.

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URA Tax Collections Grow By 8%

[EA Business] Kampala -The Uganda Revenue Authority posted a solid performance in the year ended 31st, December, 2016, performing above the set target for the particular period.

[EA Business] Kampala -The Uganda Revenue Authority posted a solid performance in the year ended 31st, December, 2016, performing above the set target for the particular period.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rohr Dismisses Cameroon, Plans Two Friendly Games Next Month

[Guardian] Super Eagles’ Coach, Garnot Rohr, who was in Gabon to monitor the country’s opponents in the forthcoming World Cup and the Cameroun 2019 Nations Cup, has allayed fears over the threat posed by the Indomitable Lions to Nigeria’s Russia 2018 a…

[Guardian] Super Eagles' Coach, Garnot Rohr, who was in Gabon to monitor the country's opponents in the forthcoming World Cup and the Cameroun 2019 Nations Cup, has allayed fears over the threat posed by the Indomitable Lions to Nigeria's Russia 2018 ambitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria