UN Chief Urges Easing of Tensions in Guerguerat Area

[UN News] Deeply concerned over rising tensions near Guerguerat in the buffer strip in southern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday called for maximum restraint in the area.

[UN News] Deeply concerned over rising tensions near Guerguerat in the buffer strip in southern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday called for maximum restraint in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Nzimande On Free Higher Education – ‘Where Is the Money Going to Come From?’

[News24Wire] SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande has slammed President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of free tertiary education during his address at the Joe Slovo commemoration held at the Avalon Cemetery in Soweto on Saturday morning.

[News24Wire] SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande has slammed President Jacob Zuma's announcement of free tertiary education during his address at the Joe Slovo commemoration held at the Avalon Cemetery in Soweto on Saturday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Akwa Ibom Jailbreak – 28 ‘Hardened’ Criminals Still At Large

[Premium Times] The Controller General of Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, Jaffaru Ahmed, has disclosed that 28 inmates of Ikot Ekpene Prisons that escaped during jailbreak on December 27, 2017 were still at large.

[Premium Times] The Controller General of Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, Jaffaru Ahmed, has disclosed that 28 inmates of Ikot Ekpene Prisons that escaped during jailbreak on December 27, 2017 were still at large.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wife of Boko Haram’s Factional Leader, Mamman Nur, Killed – Army

[Premium Times] The Nigerian military on Saturday said the wife of Mamman Nur, the factional leader of Boko Haram, was among those killed when troops attacked the group’s location in the Lake Chad region.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian military on Saturday said the wife of Mamman Nur, the factional leader of Boko Haram, was among those killed when troops attacked the group's location in the Lake Chad region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

“Somalia Not Yet Sovereign,” Says MP Fowziyo

[Dalsan Radio] Fowziyo Yussuf Haji, a member of the Somali parliament says the country is in the hands of foreign nations and each of those nations is pulling the country to a different direction.

[Dalsan Radio] Fowziyo Yussuf Haji, a member of the Somali parliament says the country is in the hands of foreign nations and each of those nations is pulling the country to a different direction.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UN Announces Special Probe Into Attacks On Peacekeepers in Eastern DR Congo

[UN News] The United Nations is launching a special investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one month after 15 ‘blue helmets’ were killed and dozens wounded in the deadliest single assault o…

[UN News] The United Nations is launching a special investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one month after 15 'blue helmets' were killed and dozens wounded in the deadliest single assault on a UN mission in nearly a quarter century.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

1,050 Boko Haram Insurgents Surrender

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army on Saturday said 1, 050 insurgents had surrendered to troops in Lake Chad and Monguno general area of operations, as it also warned that many of them are on the run.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army on Saturday said 1, 050 insurgents had surrendered to troops in Lake Chad and Monguno general area of operations, as it also warned that many of them are on the run.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria