Two Arrested After Attack on Former Tourism Secretary

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former Tourism Permanent Secretary Rebecca Nabutola and her husband are nursing injuries following an attack by robbers at their home on the outskirts of Nairobi Monday morning.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former Tourism Permanent Secretary Rebecca Nabutola and her husband are nursing injuries following an attack by robbers at their home on the outskirts of Nairobi Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Are African Men and Women Still Fleeing to Yemen?

[Al Jazeera] Conflict has been raging in Yemen since 2015, yet people from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea remain undeterred to thread on the perilous routes only to encounter dangerous conditions when they get there. To paraphrase the Somali-British poe…

[Al Jazeera] Conflict has been raging in Yemen since 2015, yet people from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea remain undeterred to thread on the perilous routes only to encounter dangerous conditions when they get there. To paraphrase the Somali-British poet Warsan Shire, they continue to flee their lands, as home won't let them stay.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt Uncovers Isis’ Recruitment Strategy, Alerts Nigerians

[Leadership] The federal government has urged parents and guardians to monitor the activities of their children and wards, especially on social media, to prevent them from being recruited by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

[Leadership] The federal government has urged parents and guardians to monitor the activities of their children and wards, especially on social media, to prevent them from being recruited by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Warns Isis Using Money to Recruit Nigerians

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has raised the alarm that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has resorted to financial inducements to recruit vulnerable Nigerians, particularly foreign students into the international terrorist network.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has raised the alarm that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has resorted to financial inducements to recruit vulnerable Nigerians, particularly foreign students into the international terrorist network.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

$1.1 Billion Required for Meningitis Vaccines As Deaths Rise to 328

[This Day] Abuja -The sum of $1.1 billion is currently required for the vaccination of 22 million persons in the five states affected by the outbreak of the Type C cerebro-spinal meningitis disease where 328 lives have been claimed by the disease.

[This Day] Abuja -The sum of $1.1 billion is currently required for the vaccination of 22 million persons in the five states affected by the outbreak of the Type C cerebro-spinal meningitis disease where 328 lives have been claimed by the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obasanjo – a Hard Act to Follow?

[Daily Trust] The reforms Obasanjo initiated when he was elected President were widespread and covered virtually every aspect of public life. He spent the first many months of his two terms in studies and consultations as well as travels to all parts o…

[Daily Trust] The reforms Obasanjo initiated when he was elected President were widespread and covered virtually every aspect of public life. He spent the first many months of his two terms in studies and consultations as well as travels to all parts of the world and to institutions that he knew would further his good intentions for the country. His reforms actually began at the doorsteps of the public service which he recognized as the engine room through which all other positive changes will be carried through. He was

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oct 1 Bombing – Okah to Know Fate May 16

[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed May16 for ruling, on an application for no-case-submission by Charles Okah, seeking to be discharged of terrorism charges.

[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed May16 for ruling, on an application for no-case-submission by Charles Okah, seeking to be discharged of terrorism charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mashariki Film Festival Awards Best Filmmakers

[New Times] Of the six, two were Rwandans. Emmanuel Harris Munezero’s short film, It Works, scooped the accolade for Best Short Fiction Film, while Habib Kanobana’s film, Football For Peace scooped the accolades for Best Short Documentary.

[New Times] Of the six, two were Rwandans. Emmanuel Harris Munezero's short film, It Works, scooped the accolade for Best Short Fiction Film, while Habib Kanobana's film, Football For Peace scooped the accolades for Best Short Documentary.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda