Army Chief Charges Troops to Get Shekau Dead or Alive

[Guardian] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.

[Guardian] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Imminent War, Crisis in Nigeria, Says Lai Mohammed

[Guardian] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says there is no imminent war or crisis in Nigeria and the country is in competent hands under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Guardian] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says there is no imminent war or crisis in Nigeria and the country is in competent hands under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SANDF Allowed Peaceful ‘Change of Leadership’ – Ramaphosa

[News24Wire] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has proven its role as a protector of the country’s constitutional order by allowing a peaceful handover of leadership in the ANC, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in Kimberley on Sunday.

[News24Wire] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has proven its role as a protector of the country's constitutional order by allowing a peaceful handover of leadership in the ANC, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in Kimberley on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Foil Major Terror Attack, Arrest Two Al-Shabaab Agents

[Nation] Police have foiled a major terrorist attack after fighting off gunmen, killing one and arresting two others after which they found a cache of arms including 36 grenades and five automatic rifles.

[Nation] Police have foiled a major terrorist attack after fighting off gunmen, killing one and arresting two others after which they found a cache of arms including 36 grenades and five automatic rifles.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police Foil Major Terror Attack Targeting Nairobi, Arrest Al-Shabaab Agents

[Nairobi News] Police have foiled a major terrorist attack after fighting off gunmen, killing one and arresting two others, after which they found a cache of arms including 36 grenades and five automatic rifles.

[Nairobi News] Police have foiled a major terrorist attack after fighting off gunmen, killing one and arresting two others, after which they found a cache of arms including 36 grenades and five automatic rifles.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia Under State of Emergency Following Prime Minister’s Resignation

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia says a state of emergency, imposed after the prime minister stepped down in a surprise move, will last six months. Authorities say the measure is necessary to “protect the constitutional system.”

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia says a state of emergency, imposed after the prime minister stepped down in a surprise move, will last six months. Authorities say the measure is necessary to "protect the constitutional system."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

What Kenya Has to Show for Sending Troops Into Somalia Seven Years Ago

[The Conversation Africa] On 16 October 2011, Kenyan troops crossed the border into Somalia. The official reason was that Kenya’s national security was threatened by the Somalia-based Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. The terrorist group had in fact…

[The Conversation Africa] On 16 October 2011, Kenyan troops crossed the border into Somalia. The official reason was that Kenya's national security was threatened by the Somalia-based Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. The terrorist group had in fact carried out a number of cross-border raids during the months preceding the operation.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

What Ramaphosa Needs to Do to Fix South Africa’s Foreign Relations After Zuma

[The Conversation Africa] When President Cyril Ramaphosa sits down to brief a newly appointed Minister of International Relations and Development, he might wonder what to say.

[The Conversation Africa] When President Cyril Ramaphosa sits down to brief a newly appointed Minister of International Relations and Development, he might wonder what to say.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Buhari Is Best for Nigeria – – Federal Govt.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said with President Muhammadu Buhari piloting the affairs of Nigeria, the country is in very safe and competent hands, hence there is no cause for alarm.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said with President Muhammadu Buhari piloting the affairs of Nigeria, the country is in very safe and competent hands, hence there is no cause for alarm.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria