Kenyan Soldiers Fight Back After Raid By Shabaab

[Nation] Kenyan troops in Somalia were Friday engaged in a massive counter offensive against Al-Shabaab – on land and air – just hours after a deadly attack on their base by the Somalia-based terrorists.

[Nation] Kenyan troops in Somalia were Friday engaged in a massive counter offensive against Al-Shabaab - on land and air - just hours after a deadly attack on their base by the Somalia-based terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Army Officer Who Called Service Chiefs ‘Nollywood Actors’ Loses Children in Car Crash

[Premium Times] Two children of T.J Abdallah, an infantry officer who called Nigerian service chiefs, “Nollywood actors” in a private WhatsApp group have died in a car accident as the family travelled to visit him in detention in Maiduguri, Borno State…

[Premium Times] Two children of T.J Abdallah, an infantry officer who called Nigerian service chiefs, "Nollywood actors" in a private WhatsApp group have died in a car accident as the family travelled to visit him in detention in Maiduguri, Borno State, after he became incommunicado for several weeks, PREMIUM TIMES can report today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram – Northeast Nigeria ‘500 Years Behind South in Education’ – VC

[Premium Times] The Vice- Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, Abubakar Njodi, has said the North-east may take 500 years to recover from the destruction inflicted by Boko Haram on its education system and attain the current standard in southern …

[Premium Times] The Vice- Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, Abubakar Njodi, has said the North-east may take 500 years to recover from the destruction inflicted by Boko Haram on its education system and attain the current standard in southern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Citizen Editor Feels ‘Vindicated’ After Winning Dismissal Case

[News24Wire] The Citizen editor Steve Motale will be going back to work on Monday after the Labour Court set aside his dismissal on Friday, he confirmed to News24 on Friday.

[News24Wire] The Citizen editor Steve Motale will be going back to work on Monday after the Labour Court set aside his dismissal on Friday, he confirmed to News24 on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dear First Lady, It Is Time to Stop Running and Start Talking About Health Crisis

[Nation] Dear Mrs Margaret Kenyatta. I like you a great deal. I think you are undeniably beautiful and extremely graceful. Something tells me that you are a great mother and a supportive spouse too, for only God knows the challenges political wives hav…

[Nation] Dear Mrs Margaret Kenyatta. I like you a great deal. I think you are undeniably beautiful and extremely graceful. Something tells me that you are a great mother and a supportive spouse too, for only God knows the challenges political wives have to go through.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria Confident of Clinching AU Seat

[Premium Times] The Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Friday expressed optimism that Fatima Mohammed, Nigerian/ECOWAS candidate for Commissioner for Peace and Security, African Union Commission would clinch the position.

[Premium Times] The Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Friday expressed optimism that Fatima Mohammed, Nigerian/ECOWAS candidate for Commissioner for Peace and Security, African Union Commission would clinch the position.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

When Buses, Matatus and Boda Bodas Became Our Public Transport System

[Monitor] This piece started life as a self-congratulatory tweet by the @UgandaUPF (Uganda Police) #fikasalama team on Iganga Road. They had arrested a lorry carrying natives either on their way to the market, a wedding or burial (the things we natives…

[Monitor] This piece started life as a self-congratulatory tweet by the @UgandaUPF (Uganda Police) #fikasalama team on Iganga Road. They had arrested a lorry carrying natives either on their way to the market, a wedding or burial (the things we natives usually go to in groups). The photo in the tweet showed the passengers squatting in the back (flat bed) of the lorry to evade surveillance or for safety. I have been in the back of a lorry several times, so I suppose it was a bit of both.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

5 Big Brother Housemates Named for Fake Eviction

[Leadership] Five housemates has been put out for possible eviction in Day 5 of the Big Brother Naija sponsored by Payporte. Biggie had advised the housemates to socialise and win their fellow housemates over.

[Leadership] Five housemates has been put out for possible eviction in Day 5 of the Big Brother Naija sponsored by Payporte. Biggie had advised the housemates to socialise and win their fellow housemates over.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria