Nigeria Bounce Back to Edge Angola Out of Semis

[CAF] Substitute Gabriel Okechukwu scored a 108th minute winner for Nigeria who came from behind to beat a resilient Angola side 2-1 on Sunday in Tangiers to book a place at the semis.

[CAF] Substitute Gabriel Okechukwu scored a 108th minute winner for Nigeria who came from behind to beat a resilient Angola side 2-1 on Sunday in Tangiers to book a place at the semis.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Kagame Assumes AU Chair, Launches Single Africa Air Market

[Independent (Kampala)] President Paul Kagame of Rwanda started his reign as African Union Chairperson on Sunday by announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

[Independent (Kampala)] President Paul Kagame of Rwanda started his reign as African Union Chairperson on Sunday by announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Fresh Moves to Arrest Grace Mugabe

[Zimbabwe Standard] The declaration by President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week that former first lady Grace Mugabe is no longer immune to prosecution appears to have left Mugabe’s garrulous wife vulnerable to arrest as vultures circle above her, bracing…

[Zimbabwe Standard] The declaration by President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week that former first lady Grace Mugabe is no longer immune to prosecution appears to have left Mugabe's garrulous wife vulnerable to arrest as vultures circle above her, bracing for a kill.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Musicians Pay Tribute to Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela

[Deutsche Welle] Prominent names from the South African music industry came together to pay a musical tribute to Hugh Masekela. The jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist died on Tuesday after a decade-long fight with cancer.

[Deutsche Welle] Prominent names from the South African music industry came together to pay a musical tribute to Hugh Masekela. The jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist died on Tuesday after a decade-long fight with cancer.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Could Militia Force Kabila Out?

[East African] The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing increased violence with the rise of militia groups taking on government forces as it becomes clear that elections set for December are unlikely.

[East African] The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing increased violence with the rise of militia groups taking on government forces as it becomes clear that elections set for December are unlikely.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Why Machar’s Absence Remains Sticking Point

[East African] Could the continued detention of the South Sudan rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar in South Africa and the perception of bias by regional body Igad, derail the political talks set for February?

[East African] Could the continued detention of the South Sudan rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar in South Africa and the perception of bias by regional body Igad, derail the political talks set for February?

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Soldiers in Deadly Clash With Militants

[Deutsche Welle] Al-Qaida-linked militants launched a strike on a military base in the north of the country. The UN Security Council warned that time is short for the government to show tangible results in combating the violence.

[Deutsche Welle] Al-Qaida-linked militants launched a strike on a military base in the north of the country. The UN Security Council warned that time is short for the government to show tangible results in combating the violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Evicted White Farmers Demand U.S.$9 Billion Compensation

[Financial Gazette] Dispossessed white farmers have tabled a US$9 billion compensation claim before President Emmerson Mnangagwa, for assets expropriated during the chaotic land redistribution programme as they seek redress from the new government, mul…

[Financial Gazette] Dispossessed white farmers have tabled a US$9 billion compensation claim before President Emmerson Mnangagwa, for assets expropriated during the chaotic land redistribution programme as they seek redress from the new government, multiple sources said this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Security Minister to Meet Victims of Boda Boda 2010 Brutality

[Monitor] Kampala -The Security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, is set to hold talks with members of Century Boda Boda Riders Association in order to understand their issues against Boda Boda 2010 activities in Kampala.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, is set to hold talks with members of Century Boda Boda Riders Association in order to understand their issues against Boda Boda 2010 activities in Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda