‘Suicide Bombing Has Been Reduced Drastically’ – Buratai

[Premium Times] The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai said on Sunday that the army had identified one key location of perpetrators of suicide bombings and had destroyed it.

[Premium Times] The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai said on Sunday that the army had identified one key location of perpetrators of suicide bombings and had destroyed it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three Suicide Bombers Killed in Boko Haram Attacks On Maiduguri

[Premium Times] Three persons, all suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers, died in their own explosions in the early hours of Sunday when they attempted to invade Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, with explosive vests strapped around their bodies, an o…

[Premium Times] Three persons, all suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers, died in their own explosions in the early hours of Sunday when they attempted to invade Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, with explosive vests strapped around their bodies, an official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

One Dead As Police Teargas, Brutalize Kanyama Residents

Zambia Police yesterday brutally beat hundreds of Kanyama residents who attempted to turn up for the UPND rally in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. One person died in the fracas. Sources say 300 people were detained and loaded in … Continued

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Zambia Police yesterday brutally beat hundreds of Kanyama residents who attempted to turn up for the UPND rally in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. One person died in the fracas. Sources say 300 people were detained and loaded in police trucks to various police stations. The heavily armed State Police sealed off Twashuka grounds while detaining anyone loitering about within the premises. Meanwhile, some residents and UPND supporters continued making their way to the rally venue vowing that their leaders Hakainde Hichilema and his deputy Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba must address the nation especially on the crippled economy and presidential petition. The post One Dead As Police Teargas, Brutalize Kanyama Residents appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Concerns Raised After Govt Gives Telecoms User Data

[Monitor] Kampala -Government has allowed telecoms access to confidential personal data held by National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) in order to enforce new directives on Sim card registration.

[Monitor] Kampala -Government has allowed telecoms access to confidential personal data held by National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) in order to enforce new directives on Sim card registration.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chikwawa Local Leaders, Business Community Blamed for Girl School Dropout

[Nyasa Times] Various people plying different businesses around Kakoma in the area of Chief Chapananga in Chikwawa have been blamed for impregnating teenage girls consequently forcing most of them to drop out of school.

[Nyasa Times] Various people plying different businesses around Kakoma in the area of Chief Chapananga in Chikwawa have been blamed for impregnating teenage girls consequently forcing most of them to drop out of school.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam – Crystallizing Unity

[Ethiopian Herald] Today, the 6th year anniversary of the commencement of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) is being celebrated at the construction site. Who could have imagined what shape GERD would take in six years time when the late Prime M…

[Ethiopian Herald] Today, the 6th year anniversary of the commencement of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) is being celebrated at the construction site. Who could have imagined what shape GERD would take in six years time when the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi laid the surprising cornerstone? Today, the six year old Dam graces and fills Ethiopians with hope and triumph. Ethiopians from all walks of life, the Diaspora as well as friends of Ethiopia came forward with all they have to contribute for the Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Open Borders in Horn of Africa, Humanitarian Agencies Say

[Nation] Regional development bloc, IGAD and humanitarian agencies are asking countries in the Horn of Africa to open up borders and share data on the number of people in need of food.

[Nation] Regional development bloc, IGAD and humanitarian agencies are asking countries in the Horn of Africa to open up borders and share data on the number of people in need of food.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya