#ThisFlag Movement Leader Mawarire Arrested

[The Herald] CONTROVERSIAL pastor Evan Mawarire, who made a dubious name for himself by mobilising people to illegally demonstrate against Government under his #This Flag movement, has been arrested.Mawarire was arrested at Harare International Airport…

[The Herald] CONTROVERSIAL pastor Evan Mawarire, who made a dubious name for himself by mobilising people to illegally demonstrate against Government under his #This Flag movement, has been arrested.Mawarire was arrested at Harare International Airport yesterday afternoon. It was not clear by last night where the controversial clergyman was coming from when he was arrested on landing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sundowns Gambled On Billiat Exit

[The Herald] KHAMA BILLIAT’S latest failure to move to Europe appears to have surprised even his club, Mamelodi Sundowns, who had resigned themselves to losing their talisman and even prepared for life without the Zimbabwe international forward.The 26-…

[The Herald] KHAMA BILLIAT'S latest failure to move to Europe appears to have surprised even his club, Mamelodi Sundowns, who had resigned themselves to losing their talisman and even prepared for life without the Zimbabwe international forward.The 26-year-old Warriors' star seemed set to finally make his dream move to Europe after making an impression at the 2017 Nations Cup finals to justify why he was named as the best on-field footballer, plying his trade on the continent last year, by the Confederation of African

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Five UN Officials Killed By Bandits in Cameroon

[This Day] Yola -Suspected bandits from the Republic of Cameroun have killed five officials of the International Boundary Committee set up by the United Nations to resolve the border dispute between Nigeria and Cameroun.

[This Day] Yola -Suspected bandits from the Republic of Cameroun have killed five officials of the International Boundary Committee set up by the United Nations to resolve the border dispute between Nigeria and Cameroun.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Some Women Have Found Expression in Their Own Writings – – Betty Abah, Writer/Activist

[Vanguard] Betty Abah, is a Nigerian writer, women and child rights activist, and Executive Director of CEE-HOPE, a child/girls’ rights and development NGO. Abah has authored five books including the award-wining Go Tell Our King (poetry), Sound of Bro…

[Vanguard] Betty Abah, is a Nigerian writer, women and child rights activist, and Executive Director of CEE-HOPE, a child/girls' rights and development NGO. Abah has authored five books including the award-wining Go Tell Our King (poetry), Sound of Broken Chains and Mother of Multitudes, the Biography of Ebele Eko. Speaking to Woman's Own, she shares her ideas. Excerpt...

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soldier Sentenced to Seven Years for Manslaughter

[This Day] A Special Military Court Martial sitting in Maiduguri has sentenced a soldier, Private Hassan Adamu, deployed for the counter-insurgency operations in North-east to a seven years jail term for manslaughter.

[This Day] A Special Military Court Martial sitting in Maiduguri has sentenced a soldier, Private Hassan Adamu, deployed for the counter-insurgency operations in North-east to a seven years jail term for manslaughter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Approves Death Penalty, Life Imprisonment for Kidnappers

[This Day] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday signed the Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping Bill into law, which he said, recommends life imprisonment for kidnapping for ransom and death penalty in a case where a victim dies.

[This Day] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday signed the Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping Bill into law, which he said, recommends life imprisonment for kidnapping for ransom and death penalty in a case where a victim dies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Emecheta – the ‘Old School’ and Feminist Literature

[Vanguard] AS the literary world deliberately giving a nod to mourn one of its rare, female gems, Buchi Emecheta, WO examines contemporary Nigerian literature by women writers; and how well their themes align with the feminist tradition.

[Vanguard] AS the literary world deliberately giving a nod to mourn one of its rare, female gems, Buchi Emecheta, WO examines contemporary Nigerian literature by women writers; and how well their themes align with the feminist tradition.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria