MKO Abiola 19 Years After – the Murder of Hope

[Vanguard] Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, MKO as he was simply known was a true phenomenon. Businessman, philanthropist, and politician, he was voted president in what has unarguably turned out to be the freest and fairest presidential electio…

[Vanguard] Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, MKO as he was simply known was a true phenomenon. Businessman, philanthropist, and politician, he was voted president in what has unarguably turned out to be the freest and fairest presidential election in the history of Nigeria. Remarkably, the same election turned out to be the most controversial following the action of the General Ibrahim Babangida military regime after it was annulled.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jose Chameleone Thrills Fans in Kampala

[Capital FM] On behalf of his Eritrean friends, I would like to extend my best wishes and heartfelt congratulations to Dr Jose Chameleone ahead of his concert tonight – Yemane Haile, – Kampala based businessman

[Capital FM] On behalf of his Eritrean friends, I would like to extend my best wishes and heartfelt congratulations to Dr Jose Chameleone ahead of his concert tonight - Yemane Haile, - Kampala based businessman

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Abiola – We’re Living At the Mercy of God – Extended Family Members

[Vanguard] THE demise of late Chief MKO Abiola has left a big vacuum in the family which is yet to be filled. Getting to the Abiola family house in Ita-Oje in Abeokuta North local government, it was obvious that the extended family members who reside i…

[Vanguard] THE demise of late Chief MKO Abiola has left a big vacuum in the family which is yet to be filled. Getting to the Abiola family house in Ita-Oje in Abeokuta North local government, it was obvious that the extended family members who reside in the one-storey building have been neglected. Except those who either did not know the status of the family before the demise of the late breadwinner or read about it, the family could be counted as a poor family now.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Journalist Detained By Police, Released Two Days Later

[Iwacu] A journalist who had been detained by the police and sent to the public prosecution office has been freed this Thursday. Joseph Bananeno, a benevolent journalist of Radio Maria, was arrested by the police on Tuesday over charges of “incitement …

[Iwacu] A journalist who had been detained by the police and sent to the public prosecution office has been freed this Thursday. Joseph Bananeno, a benevolent journalist of Radio Maria, was arrested by the police on Tuesday over charges of "incitement to public disorder".

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Hormuud Halts SMS News Alerts After Rejecting Al-Shabaab Appeal

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia’s largest communication company Hormuud telecom has put stop to radio news sms alerts in the last five days Rdio Dalsan reports . The halt comes after Alshabab reportedly requested Hormuud to have its affiliate radio station Andu…

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia's largest communication company Hormuud telecom has put stop to radio news sms alerts in the last five days Rdio Dalsan reports . The halt comes after Alshabab reportedly requested Hormuud to have its affiliate radio station Andulus be included in the radio news alerts .

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Journalist Shot By Villa Somalia Guards

[Dalsan Radio] A journalist working for government owned radio Muqdisho was Thursday shot and injured by Villa Somalia Guards . Journalist identiied as Fahad Abdi Gaas was shot at the first checkpoint entry in to the presidentail place .

[Dalsan Radio] A journalist working for government owned radio Muqdisho was Thursday shot and injured by Villa Somalia Guards . Journalist identiied as Fahad Abdi Gaas was shot at the first checkpoint entry in to the presidentail place .

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Farmers Protest Negligence in Sudan’s Agricultural Scheme

[Radio Dabanga] El Hosh -Hundreds of farmers in Sudan’s El Gezira and El Managil agricultural scheme protested in front of the Agricultural Bank of El Hosh against the non-delivery of fertilisers and herbicides on Monday.

[Radio Dabanga] El Hosh -Hundreds of farmers in Sudan's El Gezira and El Managil agricultural scheme protested in front of the Agricultural Bank of El Hosh against the non-delivery of fertilisers and herbicides on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Price of U.S. Dollar up to 19 Sudan Pound

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The price of the U.S. Dollar has increased to SDG19 yesterday, compared to 18.4 Sudanese pounds last week. Traders said they expect the dollar price to drop in the event the United States decide to indefinitely lift financial …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The price of the U.S. Dollar has increased to SDG19 yesterday, compared to 18.4 Sudanese pounds last week. Traders said they expect the dollar price to drop in the event the United States decide to indefinitely lift financial sanctions that were imposed on Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cholera in South Kordofan – Student Dies, Infections Spread

[Radio Dabanga] Delling / Kadugli / Ed Daein -Four people died of cholera in Delling in South Kordofan, including a university student. Three other students also contracted cholera. Meanwhile the university of Kadugli refuses to postpone the start of t…

[Radio Dabanga] Delling / Kadugli / Ed Daein -Four people died of cholera in Delling in South Kordofan, including a university student. Three other students also contracted cholera. Meanwhile the university of Kadugli refuses to postpone the start of the new year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan