Nigerians Tell of Being Used As Slaves in Libya

[This Day] The European Union (EU) is working with Libyan coastguards to reduce the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea. But many of those intercepted end up in detention centres in Libya, where some migrants say they are used as slaves, …

[This Day] The European Union (EU) is working with Libyan coastguards to reduce the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea. But many of those intercepted end up in detention centres in Libya, where some migrants say they are used as slaves, as the BBC found when it spoke to some Nigerians who have just returned home

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Has Grace Msalame Found Love in the New Year?

[Nairobi News] Former TV presenter Grace Msalame’s post on Instagram of her right hand placed on what appears to be a male hand’s palm has set tongues wagging in social media.

[Nairobi News] Former TV presenter Grace Msalame's post on Instagram of her right hand placed on what appears to be a male hand's palm has set tongues wagging in social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Kenyans Wasted One Third of Christmas Food

[Nairobi News] As Kenyans enter the dreaded month of January – or Njaanuary in local parlance – the startling wastefulness that many resorted to during the festive season has been revealed.

[Nairobi News] As Kenyans enter the dreaded month of January - or Njaanuary in local parlance - the startling wastefulness that many resorted to during the festive season has been revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tanzania Govt Set to Probe ‘Irregularities’ in the Purchase of Police Vehicles

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Ministry of Home Affairs plans to form a Commission of experts to look into 53 police vehicles that were recently cleared at the Dar es Salaam Port and are currently packed at Kurasini Police College to establish their wort…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Ministry of Home Affairs plans to form a Commission of experts to look into 53 police vehicles that were recently cleared at the Dar es Salaam Port and are currently packed at Kurasini Police College to establish their worthiness.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Top Causes of Death (Museveni Is Wrong)

[Observer] In his New Year’s address for 2018 on Sunday, President Museveni claimed, while extolling the health achievements of his government, that non-communicable diseases are now the top killers in Uganda.

[Observer] In his New Year's address for 2018 on Sunday, President Museveni claimed, while extolling the health achievements of his government, that non-communicable diseases are now the top killers in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Female Professor Declares Presidential Ambition

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -A female Professor of Language and Communication Arts at the Rivers State University of Education, Olufumilayo Adesanya-Davis, is aspiring to be president of Nigeria come the 2019 elections.

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -A female Professor of Language and Communication Arts at the Rivers State University of Education, Olufumilayo Adesanya-Davis, is aspiring to be president of Nigeria come the 2019 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Museveni Signs Bill Removing Uganda Presidential Age Limits

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill removing presidential age limits, a spokesman said Tuesday, clearing the way for the 73-year-old’s expected sixth run at the presidency in 2021.

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda's Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill removing presidential age limits, a spokesman said Tuesday, clearing the way for the 73-year-old's expected sixth run at the presidency in 2021.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda