McGovern Statement on New Obama Sanctions Policy for Sudan

[U.S. House] Washington. DC -Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and   leading voice on Sudan   released the following statement on the announced changes by the Obama Administration regarding U.S. sanctions on Sudan.

[U.S. House] Washington. DC -Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and   leading voice on Sudan   released the following statement on the announced changes by the Obama Administration regarding U.S. sanctions on Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mutinying Troops Strike Deal With Government in Bouake

[Al Jazeera] The Ivory Coast’s government and mutinying troops have reached a final deal at talks in Bouake, government sources said, shortly after talks were interrupted by gunfire at barracks across the country.

[Al Jazeera] The Ivory Coast's government and mutinying troops have reached a final deal at talks in Bouake, government sources said, shortly after talks were interrupted by gunfire at barracks across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

The Rise and Rise of Ugandan Keeper Denis Onyango

[East African] As Uganda and the rest of the region eagerly awaits the Cranes’ first appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament (Afcon) in Gabon from January 14 in four decades, expectations are high as the team makes a comeback as the Confeder…

[East African] As Uganda and the rest of the region eagerly awaits the Cranes' first appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament (Afcon) in Gabon from January 14 in four decades, expectations are high as the team makes a comeback as the Confederation of Africa Federation's National Team of the Year and its talismanic goalkeeper Denis Masinde Onyango as the CAF African Player of the Year (Based in Africa).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Southern Kaduna Killings – the Inside Story

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Tsonje, a village in the heart of Kaura local government of Kaduna is the latest victim of attacks by unidentified gunmen in the Southern senatorial zone. They attacked last Saturday and engaged local vigilante and policemen in a …

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Tsonje, a village in the heart of Kaura local government of Kaduna is the latest victim of attacks by unidentified gunmen in the Southern senatorial zone. They attacked last Saturday and engaged local vigilante and policemen in a gun battle, at the end of which two men identified as Ephraim Ezekiel and Joshua Ladi lay dead. Village Head Adamu Abbah said five people were killed, and that it happened while they were on their way to their farms. The attack unsettled villagers greatly, as it had seemed all nec

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Who’s Who of Football Face Carthage Eagles on Sunday

[allAfrica] Pre-tournament favourites Senegal will receive a stern early test of their championship credentials when they take on Tunisia in a tasty 2017 African Nations Cup Group B clash at the Stade de Franceville on Sunday (19h00 GMT).

[allAfrica] Pre-tournament favourites Senegal will receive a stern early test of their championship credentials when they take on Tunisia in a tasty 2017 African Nations Cup Group B clash at the Stade de Franceville on Sunday (19h00 GMT).

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Malawi News Defies Closure, Coming Out On Saturday As Usual

[Nyasa Times] The flagship weekly newspaper, Malawi News will hit the streets as usual on Saturday despite being closed by Malawi Revenue Authority over millions in unpaid taxes, Nyasa Times has learnt.

[Nyasa Times] The flagship weekly newspaper, Malawi News will hit the streets as usual on Saturday despite being closed by Malawi Revenue Authority over millions in unpaid taxes, Nyasa Times has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt Worried About Continued Killing of Persons With Albinism

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Dr Jean Kalilani on Friday expressed worry with continued killing of persons with albinism in the country.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Dr Jean Kalilani on Friday expressed worry with continued killing of persons with albinism in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Gabon 2017 Kicks Off Without Super Eagles

[Daily Trust] The 31st edition of the biggest football event on the continent of Africa, the Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017 will commence this afternoon in Libreville as the host nation Gabon take on Guinea Bissau at the Stade de I’Amitie, Lib…

[Daily Trust] The 31st edition of the biggest football event on the continent of Africa, the Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017 will commence this afternoon in Libreville as the host nation Gabon take on Guinea Bissau at the Stade de I'Amitie, Libreville.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The New Lagos Traffic Law

[This Day] I once wrote on this same page describing myself as a Lagos boy. My friend and colleague Tunde Rahman re-echoed this few years back when I was bidding Lagos farewell after almost four years as Sector Commander. Nothing has really changed as …

[This Day] I once wrote on this same page describing myself as a Lagos boy. My friend and colleague Tunde Rahman re-echoed this few years back when I was bidding Lagos farewell after almost four years as Sector Commander. Nothing has really changed as I remain a Lagosian who is always proud of being called one. If you mistake us for being proud and brash, please I beg you to kindly bear with us as we are just who we are, always striving for excellence as the State is noted despite our acknowledged inadequacies which

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria