Kenya Troops Slay Somalia Militants

[CAJ News] Nairobi -THE Kenya Defence Forces has reported a major breakthrough with the killing of over 30 Al-Shabaab militants in neighbouring Somalia. The terror group members were killed a raid on their command and logistics base 40 kilometres from …

[CAJ News] Nairobi -THE Kenya Defence Forces has reported a major breakthrough with the killing of over 30 Al-Shabaab militants in neighbouring Somalia. The terror group members were killed a raid on their command and logistics base 40 kilometres from the Kenyan border. The group's vehicles were destroyed and an assortment of weapons and communication equipment and food were recovered. KDF spokesman, Joseph Owuoth, told media the military was yet to ascertain if the militants planned attacks on military bases or to cross the

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Buhari Nominates Stephen Ocheni, Suleiman Hassan As Ministers

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan to fill the vacant ministerial positions in the Federal Executive Council.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan to fill the vacant ministerial positions in the Federal Executive Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mediators’ Exit Leaves DRC Deal in Danger of Collapsing

[VOA] A political deal signed on New Year’s Eve that was supposed to clear the way for elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the departure of President Joseph Kabila could be on the brink of collapse.

[VOA] A political deal signed on New Year's Eve that was supposed to clear the way for elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the departure of President Joseph Kabila could be on the brink of collapse.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Nigerian Girls’ Plight – Claims About Teen Marriage & Pregnancy Fact-Checked

[Africa Check] A vocal Nigerian Islamic ruler told elites from the country’s northern region earlier this year to stop building mosques and rather channel resources to educating girls and discourage early marriages.

[Africa Check] A vocal Nigerian Islamic ruler told elites from the country's northern region earlier this year to stop building mosques and rather channel resources to educating girls and discourage early marriages.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Enforce Order On School Opening, Closing Hours

[Monitor] The order by Ms Janet Museveni this week to stop schools from opening as early as 6am and not close as late as 8pm has been long in coming. Although belated, the Education and Sports minister’s decision is spot on.

[Monitor] The order by Ms Janet Museveni this week to stop schools from opening as early as 6am and not close as late as 8pm has been long in coming. Although belated, the Education and Sports minister's decision is spot on.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Runtown to Perform Across 27 Nigerian Cities in 2017

[Vanguard] Fresh off a world tour where he performed at sold out concerts at major venues like Indigo 02 Arena in London, Howard Event Center in Washington, Amazura concert hall in New York City and more, Nigerian pop star, Runtown is back in the count…

[Vanguard] Fresh off a world tour where he performed at sold out concerts at major venues like Indigo 02 Arena in London, Howard Event Center in Washington, Amazura concert hall in New York City and more, Nigerian pop star, Runtown is back in the country for more shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Zimbabwe Nationalising Mobile Phone Services?

[New Zimbabwe] WORKING for Zimbabwe’s parastatals used to be very much revered and prestigious. Not anymore. Parastatals are associated with corporate rot, nepotism, corruption non-payment of salaries, non-existent services, and scandals. Examples are …

[New Zimbabwe] WORKING for Zimbabwe's parastatals used to be very much revered and prestigious. Not anymore. Parastatals are associated with corporate rot, nepotism, corruption non-payment of salaries, non-existent services, and scandals. Examples are the executive salaries scandal, the demise of Ziscosteel, dodgy loans between ministers and State Owned Enterprises (SOE). The list is endless.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe