Archeologists Find Previously Undiscovered Ancient Egyptian City

[Deutsche Welle] Archeologists have uncovered an Ancient Egyptian city dating back more than 7,000 years near Abydos, thought to be one of Egypt’s earliest capitals. Officials hope the find can help the suffering tourism industry.

[Deutsche Welle] Archeologists have uncovered an Ancient Egyptian city dating back more than 7,000 years near Abydos, thought to be one of Egypt's earliest capitals. Officials hope the find can help the suffering tourism industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Thuli Madonsela Accepts German Africa Prize in Berlin

[Deutsche Welle] Known in her native South Africa as “the Steel Lady,” former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was awarded the German Africa Prize Thursday for her fight against corruption in her home country.

[Deutsche Welle] Known in her native South Africa as "the Steel Lady," former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was awarded the German Africa Prize Thursday for her fight against corruption in her home country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gang Rapists Who Terrorised Community Get 25 Years

[News24Wire] Two men found guilty of aggravated robbery, gang raping two young women next to a cemetery, and terrorising a local community have each been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

[News24Wire] Two men found guilty of aggravated robbery, gang raping two young women next to a cemetery, and terrorising a local community have each been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lagos Records 9,579 Fresh HIV Cases in 6 Months

[Vanguard] No fewer than 9,579 persons, of the 616, 318 that attended the HIV Counselling and Testing, HCT, awareness programme from January to June, 2016, have tested positive to HIV.

[Vanguard] No fewer than 9,579 persons, of the 616, 318 that attended the HIV Counselling and Testing, HCT, awareness programme from January to June, 2016, have tested positive to HIV.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AWCOM – Ghana Grind Out Draw With Nigeria

[Vanguard] It was always going to be a hard fought match between Ghana and Nigeria. And Ghana’s Black Queens forced high riding Super Falcons to a draw in the group B match at the Africa Women Nations Cup in Limbe, Cameroon.

[Vanguard] It was always going to be a hard fought match between Ghana and Nigeria. And Ghana's Black Queens forced high riding Super Falcons to a draw in the group B match at the Africa Women Nations Cup in Limbe, Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ooni Unveils Nigeria’s Tallest Statue

[Vanguard] Osogbo -The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has at Ile-Ife unveiled Moremi Statue of Liberty, the first of it’s kind in the country which he dedicated to the economic liberation of African youth.

[Vanguard] Osogbo -The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has at Ile-Ife unveiled Moremi Statue of Liberty, the first of it's kind in the country which he dedicated to the economic liberation of African youth.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Thunderstorm Wreaks Havoc On Akanu Ibiam Airport

[Vanguard] Enugu -The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, yesterday, said the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, was affected by a thunderstorm, which occurred in the early hours of yesterday, destroying parts of the Airport Terminal Bu…

[Vanguard] Enugu -The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, yesterday, said the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, was affected by a thunderstorm, which occurred in the early hours of yesterday, destroying parts of the Airport Terminal Building, Pilot Lounge and General Aviation Terminal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army, Amnesty International, Trade Words Over Alleged Killing of 150 Pro-Biafra Activists

[Vanguard] Amnesty International, yesterday, came out with a report stating that the Nigerian security forces led by the military, embarked on a chilling campaign of extrajudicial executions and violence resulting in the deaths of at least 150 peaceful…

[Vanguard] Amnesty International, yesterday, came out with a report stating that the Nigerian security forces led by the military, embarked on a chilling campaign of extrajudicial executions and violence resulting in the deaths of at least 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters in the South Eastern part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ask Buhari to Withdraw Proposed MTE, External Borrowing Plan, CSO Tells House

[This Day] Abuja -A civil society organisation (CSO), Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has enjoined the National Assembly to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw both the proposed 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Medium T…

[This Day] Abuja -A civil society organisation (CSO), Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has enjoined the National Assembly to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw both the proposed 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Medium Term Borrowing Plan (2016-2018) in order to revise both to align with the capital projects that should demand a staggering $30 billion loan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria