Footage Shows Nigerian Soldiers Cooking Jollof Rice in Forest

[Vanguard] A video footage of gallant Nigerian soldiers who are fighting the Islamist Boko Haram terrorists shows them cooking jollof rice in the forest to keep body and soul together. Tagged 156 taskforce brigade kitchen, Alagarno, Borno State, one of…

[Vanguard] A video footage of gallant Nigerian soldiers who are fighting the Islamist Boko Haram terrorists shows them cooking jollof rice in the forest to keep body and soul together. Tagged 156 taskforce brigade kitchen, Alagarno, Borno State, one of the soldiers is seen pounding, another cutting Onions and yet another steering Jollof rice on fire while two others are turning the cooked rice from the pot to a cooler. What do you think? Hit your comments below.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Politicians Flock to London for Ibori

[Vanguard] Asaba -POLITICIANS mainly from Delta State and other parts of the country are flocking to London to rejoice with Chief James Ibori after his release from prison in the United Kingdom. The decision by many of his stalwarts to meet him in Lond…

[Vanguard] Asaba -POLITICIANS mainly from Delta State and other parts of the country are flocking to London to rejoice with Chief James Ibori after his release from prison in the United Kingdom. The decision by many of his stalwarts to meet him in London follows news that the former Delta helmsman would not be returning to the country soon given his plans to appeal his conviction.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Faces ‘Unacceptable’ Water and Sanitation Crisis – UN Expert

[UN News] A United Nations human rights expert today called on the Nigerian Government to increase funding for water and sanitation in next year’s budget to address the needs of 21 million residents of Lagos, the country’s largest city, which continues…

[UN News] A United Nations human rights expert today called on the Nigerian Government to increase funding for water and sanitation in next year's budget to address the needs of 21 million residents of Lagos, the country's largest city, which continues to grow while access to basic services dwindles.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Businessman Sues UK Bank for $4 Million

[The Herald] A British bank has failed to thwart a $4 million lawsuit by a Harare businessman for the financial loss his company suffered after the bank falsely classified the funds held in his account as proceeds of money laundering activities.

[The Herald] A British bank has failed to thwart a $4 million lawsuit by a Harare businessman for the financial loss his company suffered after the bank falsely classified the funds held in his account as proceeds of money laundering activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Yadessa Bojia – On Art and Activism – ‘Where There Is Pain There Is a Loud Noise’

[Addis Standard] Yadessa Bojia is a Seattle based Graphic Designer, Fine Arts painter and the Designer of the African Union (AU) Flag. Describing himself as a husband, parent and a brother, Yadessa uses his art as a “tool to create attentions around ca…

[Addis Standard] Yadessa Bojia is a Seattle based Graphic Designer, Fine Arts painter and the Designer of the African Union (AU) Flag. Describing himself as a husband, parent and a brother, Yadessa uses his art as a "tool to create attentions around causes I consider worthy or lack a highlight." Yadessa is best known for his relentless work of activism especially for his advocacy work around the global campaign to secure the release of Bekele Gerba, the prominent Ethiopian opposition figure who is jailed for the second tim

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Top Sheikhs Under Fire Over Women’s Basketball Ban

[Dalsan Radio] An Islamic Fatwa banning a women’s national basketball tournament that kicked off in Garowe on Thursday has raised protests on social media. Somalis on Twitter criticised the Council of Islamic Clerics for issuing a fatwa with no base in…

[Dalsan Radio] An Islamic Fatwa banning a women's national basketball tournament that kicked off in Garowe on Thursday has raised protests on social media. Somalis on Twitter criticised the Council of Islamic Clerics for issuing a fatwa with no base in Islamic Shariah.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia