Boko Haram Feeds Off Corruption in Nigeria

[Al Jazeera] There is a stereotype of bustling internet cafes in Lagos full of opportunist young men earnestly trying to dupe recipients of their messages into supplying their credit card details. Three thousand miles away, a very different breed of Ni…

[Al Jazeera] There is a stereotype of bustling internet cafes in Lagos full of opportunist young men earnestly trying to dupe recipients of their messages into supplying their credit card details. Three thousand miles away, a very different breed of Nigerian scammer can be found in the cafes of Knightsbridge, central London, funded by the very tax dollars that are so badly needed to develop their homeland.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Suspect Arrested in Murder of UN Workers

[Al Jazeera] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested two suspects in connection to last month’s killing of two UN investigators, but one of the prisoners has escaped, according to a senior prosecutor.

[Al Jazeera] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested two suspects in connection to last month's killing of two UN investigators, but one of the prisoners has escaped, according to a senior prosecutor.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Citizens Seek Justice After Jammeh’s Fall

[IRIN] Banjul -A year ago, opposition activist Solo Sandeng led the first march in over decade to call for free elections in Gambia. Although the demonstration was a catalyst for the ouster of autocrat Yahya Jammeh, it cost Sandeng his life.

[IRIN] Banjul -A year ago, opposition activist Solo Sandeng led the first march in over decade to call for free elections in Gambia. Although the demonstration was a catalyst for the ouster of autocrat Yahya Jammeh, it cost Sandeng his life.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Concerns About Tanzania Oil and Gas Regulator’s Capacity

[East African] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania’s gas and oil regulator lacks the capacity to execute its mandate, report shows. The Controller Accounts General’s (CAG) report for the period ending June 30, 2016 raised questions about the capacity of the Tanzan…

[East African] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's gas and oil regulator lacks the capacity to execute its mandate, report shows. The Controller Accounts General's (CAG) report for the period ending June 30, 2016 raised questions about the capacity of the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Blow to Rift Valley Railways As Investor Pulls Out of ‘Takeover Talks’

[East African] Uncertainty surrounding the future of the Kenya-Uganda Railway concession has claimed its first casualty, with a private equity firm pulling out of a deal to acquire the operator Rift Valley Railways from Qalaa Holdings of Egypt.

[East African] Uncertainty surrounding the future of the Kenya-Uganda Railway concession has claimed its first casualty, with a private equity firm pulling out of a deal to acquire the operator Rift Valley Railways from Qalaa Holdings of Egypt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda