Army Chief Orders Probe of Extortion of Motorists

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, has on Sunday ordered for an immediate investigation on allegation of long queues of trucks and extortion of motorists and drivers along Gamboru Ngala road Borno state.

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, has on Sunday ordered for an immediate investigation on allegation of long queues of trucks and extortion of motorists and drivers along Gamboru Ngala road Borno state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Grain Traders in East Africa Rush for Low-Cost Uganda Maize

[East African] Grain traders from East Africa are rushing to Uganda to buy maize at about half the international price, after a bounty harvest there, amid shortages in the region caused by drought.

[East African] Grain traders from East Africa are rushing to Uganda to buy maize at about half the international price, after a bounty harvest there, amid shortages in the region caused by drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Names New PM

[Deutsche Welle] Mali’s prime minister and government resigned without providing a reason. The country is months from a presidential election that will take place against the backdrop of a fragile peace agreement and instability.

[Deutsche Welle] Mali's prime minister and government resigned without providing a reason. The country is months from a presidential election that will take place against the backdrop of a fragile peace agreement and instability.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

National Dialogue Expected Any Time Now

[East African] National dialogue to ease political tension in Kenya is expected to begin this week when the Multi Sectoral Forum, which has the backing of an international committee, meets to roll out a roadmap that is expected to end in June.

[East African] National dialogue to ease political tension in Kenya is expected to begin this week when the Multi Sectoral Forum, which has the backing of an international committee, meets to roll out a roadmap that is expected to end in June.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Seven Top Sporting Moments for Nigeria in 2017

[Premium Times] The year 2017 may not have been an all-round fantastic year for Nigeria as far as sports is concerned; but nonetheless, there were some glowing moments that will linger for a long time.

[Premium Times] The year 2017 may not have been an all-round fantastic year for Nigeria as far as sports is concerned; but nonetheless, there were some glowing moments that will linger for a long time.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Runtown’s ‘Mad Over You’ 2017 Most Downloaded Song

[Vanguard] Nigerian pop singing artiste, Douglas Jack Agu, better known as ‘Runtown’, has had an exceptional year and he is wrapping it up in grand style with amazing numbers on digital platforms.

[Vanguard] Nigerian pop singing artiste, Douglas Jack Agu, better known as 'Runtown', has had an exceptional year and he is wrapping it up in grand style with amazing numbers on digital platforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wanyama’s Imminent Return From Injury Excites His Fans

[Nairobi News] Victor Wanyama’s English club Tottenham Hotspur has excited a chunk of his loyal fans on social media by announcing that the player is on the verge of making a return to competitive action.

[Nairobi News] Victor Wanyama's English club Tottenham Hotspur has excited a chunk of his loyal fans on social media by announcing that the player is on the verge of making a return to competitive action.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mugabe VP Mphoko ‘Demands Exit Package’ – Report

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s former deputy president Phelekezela Mphoko has reportedly demanded an exit package after being fired from both government and the ruling Zanu-PF in November.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's former deputy president Phelekezela Mphoko has reportedly demanded an exit package after being fired from both government and the ruling Zanu-PF in November.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe