Bus Inferno – Forensic Experts Deployed

[The Herald] A team of forensic experts from the Zimbabwe Republic Police has been deployed to assist in identifying 20 passengers who were burnt beyond recognition when a South Africa-bound Proliner bus they were travelling in sideswiped with a haulag…

[The Herald] A team of forensic experts from the Zimbabwe Republic Police has been deployed to assist in identifying 20 passengers who were burnt beyond recognition when a South Africa-bound Proliner bus they were travelling in sideswiped with a haulage truck and caught fire at Nyamatikiti River near Chaka in Mvuma District on Wednesday night. Government has since pledged to assist the bereaved families with $200 each towards burial costs and implored drivers to exercise caution on the roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Declares New War Against Al Shabaab

[Shabelle] Somalia’s new president on Thursday declared the country a war zone and replaced its military and intelligence chiefs while instructing the army to prepare a new offensive against al-Shabab extremists.

[Shabelle] Somalia's new president on Thursday declared the country a war zone and replaced its military and intelligence chiefs while instructing the army to prepare a new offensive against al-Shabab extremists.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ex Ambassador to Turkey, UK Named As NISA Chief

[Shabelle] Somali president Mohamed Abdullahu Farmajo has on Thursday announced a new security shakeup, firing former Police, Intelligence and Military commanders. Former Somali Ambassador to UK, Abdullahi Sanbalolshe has been re-appointed as New chief…

[Shabelle] Somali president Mohamed Abdullahu Farmajo has on Thursday announced a new security shakeup, firing former Police, Intelligence and Military commanders. Former Somali Ambassador to UK, Abdullahi Sanbalolshe has been re-appointed as New chief of the National Intelligence and security agency (NISA) in a security shake-up.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

‘EU-Sudan Migration Cooperation Legitimises Militia State’ – Enough

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -The European Union migration mitigation programme is supporting Sudan’s “Border Control from Hell”, says Enough Project, which has closely followed the Sudanese militia assigned to control the borders.

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -The European Union migration mitigation programme is supporting Sudan's "Border Control from Hell", says Enough Project, which has closely followed the Sudanese militia assigned to control the borders.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Sets Up Committee to Reconcile, Clear Pension Backlog

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Budget and Planning , Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday said the federal government would constitute a special committee to reconcile conflicting figures on pensioners claims and evolve creative measures to raise funds…

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Budget and Planning , Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday said the federal government would constitute a special committee to reconcile conflicting figures on pensioners claims and evolve creative measures to raise funds towards resolving the huge pension liabilities to workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

One Killed, Five Injured in Fresh Xenophobic Attack On Nigerians in S’africa

[This Day] Abuja -Renewed attacks on Nigerians in South Africa thursday claimed the life of one person and left five others injured in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of South Africa.

[This Day] Abuja -Renewed attacks on Nigerians in South Africa thursday claimed the life of one person and left five others injured in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Non-Release of Amnesty Funds Threatening Gains Recorded in N’Delta, Senate Warns

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate thursday said the non-release of funds to the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is threatening to erode the gains recorded by restoration of peace to the Niger Delta region, and may cause a resurgence of militant activit…

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate thursday said the non-release of funds to the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is threatening to erode the gains recorded by restoration of peace to the Niger Delta region, and may cause a resurgence of militant activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria