Security Service Says Attack on Multiple States Averted

[Premium Times] The State Security Service, SSS, has announced that it foiled a plan by the Islamic State of West Africa, ISWA, to announce major states in Northern Nigeria including Kano, Kaduna and the capital, Abuja.

[Premium Times] The State Security Service, SSS, has announced that it foiled a plan by the Islamic State of West Africa, ISWA, to announce major states in Northern Nigeria including Kano, Kaduna and the capital, Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

In Backing Chad, the West Faces Moral Hazards

[ICG] The West sees Chad as a reliable ally in the fight against extremists in the African Sahel. But it needs to take more care. Chad is breaking prior agreements by spending much of its oil revenue on the military, while social services and good gove…

[ICG] The West sees Chad as a reliable ally in the fight against extremists in the African Sahel. But it needs to take more care. Chad is breaking prior agreements by spending much of its oil revenue on the military, while social services and good governance have suffered.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

The Only Result Acceptable to Odinga Is the One Where He Is Declared President

[Democracy Works] Kenya’s Supreme Court made history when it nullified the results of the August 8 election in which President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner.

[Democracy Works] Kenya's Supreme Court made history when it nullified the results of the August 8 election in which President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Ivory Fell Into the Hands of Organized Criminal Syndicates

[IPS] Cambridge -“Ivory is like a drug and you have to be careful with it. If you are serious and desire it, you can get all you want, but you have to be patient and act very carefully,” a Cameroonian man selling ivory items from a network of shops acr…

[IPS] Cambridge -"Ivory is like a drug and you have to be careful with it. If you are serious and desire it, you can get all you want, but you have to be patient and act very carefully," a Cameroonian man selling ivory items from a network of shops across Central Africa, told TRAFFIC investigators in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

A Perfect Study in a Lack of Accountability

[Democracy Works] “This presidency is a crime in progress.” Agang’s Andries Tlouamma might have inadvertently come up with the best response during last week’s presidential question time.

[Democracy Works] "This presidency is a crime in progress." Agang's Andries Tlouamma might have inadvertently come up with the best response during last week's presidential question time.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sekeramayi Turns Knife On Mnangagwa Backers

[Zimbabwe Standard] Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi yesterday said the ruling party would soon organise meetings to elect a new war veterans leadership to replace the Christopher Mutsvangwa-led executive.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi yesterday said the ruling party would soon organise meetings to elect a new war veterans leadership to replace the Christopher Mutsvangwa-led executive.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe Drops Succession Bombshell

[Zimbabwe Standard] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday said he will not impose his wife as Zimbabwe’s next president as he opened up on his troubled relationship with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

[Zimbabwe Standard] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday said he will not impose his wife as Zimbabwe's next president as he opened up on his troubled relationship with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe