Boko Haram – What’s in a Message?

[ISS] Besides the unrelenting violence that characterises Boko Haram, a revealing, but often-ignored, aspect of the group’s public outreach is its messaging. Boko Haram’s desire to spread its narrative has been one of the most important features of the…

[ISS] Besides the unrelenting violence that characterises Boko Haram, a revealing, but often-ignored, aspect of the group's public outreach is its messaging. Boko Haram's desire to spread its narrative has been one of the most important features of the group's insurgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ongoro Storms Orange House After ODM Denies Her Ticket

[Nation] Nominated Senator Elizabeth Ongoro on Wednesday arrived at Orange House in Nairobi with angry supporters to protest the ODM party’s refusal to allow her to contest for the Ruaraka parliamentary seat.

[Nation] Nominated Senator Elizabeth Ongoro on Wednesday arrived at Orange House in Nairobi with angry supporters to protest the ODM party's refusal to allow her to contest for the Ruaraka parliamentary seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Defends Tobacco Consumption Law As Civil Society Joins Fight

[Monitor] Kampala -Government has defended the passing and operationalization of the law that restricts and regulates the consumption of tobacco and its products before the Constitutional Court.

[Monitor] Kampala -Government has defended the passing and operationalization of the law that restricts and regulates the consumption of tobacco and its products before the Constitutional Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ethiopian Airline Flies Thousands of Passengers From Kaduna Airport

[Premium Times] Ethiopian Airlines says it has airlifted over 4,500 passengers from Kaduna International Airport since it commenced flight operations from the airport on March 8.

[Premium Times] Ethiopian Airlines says it has airlifted over 4,500 passengers from Kaduna International Airport since it commenced flight operations from the airport on March 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Clears Justice Ademola, Wife of Corruption Charges

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court, FHC, in Abuja has cleared Justice Adeniyi Ademola and his wife, Olabowale, of charges of corruption brought against them by the Attorney General of the Federation.

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court, FHC, in Abuja has cleared Justice Adeniyi Ademola and his wife, Olabowale, of charges of corruption brought against them by the Attorney General of the Federation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency On Postponement of Ahmed Kathrada’s Memorial Service

[SA Govt] The Presidency has noted conflicting media reports and social media commentary on the events surrounding the request for postponement of the Official Memorial Service of the late Mr Ahmed Kathrada. The event was due to take place on Saturday,…

[SA Govt] The Presidency has noted conflicting media reports and social media commentary on the events surrounding the request for postponement of the Official Memorial Service of the late Mr Ahmed Kathrada. The event was due to take place on Saturday, 01 April 2017 in Soweto.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy First to Be Featured On Virtual Reality

[Capital FM] Now you’ll get to experience the wilderness like never before. Kenya’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in partnership with Virry VR, becomes the first wildlife area to feature on Virtual Reality, an experience that…

[Capital FM] Now you'll get to experience the wilderness like never before. Kenya's Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in partnership with Virry VR, becomes the first wildlife area to feature on Virtual Reality, an experience that takes gamers on a virtual safari in the Kenyan savannah.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Social Development On Payment of Social Grants

[SA Govt] Service delivery, happiness and delight were the order of the day when cash payment of social grants went ahead smoothly as scheduled from 3 April, 2017. Millions of beneficiaries accessed their money at South Africa Social Security Agency (S…

[SA Govt] Service delivery, happiness and delight were the order of the day when cash payment of social grants went ahead smoothly as scheduled from 3 April, 2017. Millions of beneficiaries accessed their money at South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) cash pay points across the country without incident.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

AfCHPR Makes Case for Egypt and Tunisia’s Access to Court

[Nation] The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) is actively pushing for more countries to grant their citizens the rights to access it in order to promote justice on the continent.

[Nation] The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) is actively pushing for more countries to grant their citizens the rights to access it in order to promote justice on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya