42 Escaped Chibok Schoolgirls Graduate From Plateau, Katsina Schools

[Daily Trust] Forty-two girls who escaped from Boko Haram after their abduction ?at Government Secondary School, Chibok on April 14, 2014? have graduated from private schools in Plateau and Katsina states through a joint sponsorship ?by the Borno State…

[Daily Trust] Forty-two girls who escaped from Boko Haram after their abduction ?at Government Secondary School, Chibok on April 14, 2014? have graduated from private schools in Plateau and Katsina states through a joint sponsorship ?by the Borno State Government and a non-profit humanitarian organization, Girl Child Concern, chaired by Dr Mairo Mandara, a foremost advocate of girl-child education in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Defence Force Celebrates Heroes Day in Dar, Differently

[Daily News] TANZANIA People’s Defence Force (TPDF) celebrated the Heroes Day differently in Dar es Salaam yesterday, giving free health services to citizens and cleaning the environment.

[Daily News] TANZANIA People's Defence Force (TPDF) celebrated the Heroes Day differently in Dar es Salaam yesterday, giving free health services to citizens and cleaning the environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Presidential Age Limit Stirs Debate

[VOA] Uganda’s parliament is considering an amendment to the country’s constitution on land issues, but it is another proposed revision, not on the table, that is sparking the fiercest debate.

[VOA] Uganda's parliament is considering an amendment to the country's constitution on land issues, but it is another proposed revision, not on the table, that is sparking the fiercest debate.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Magufuli Orders Price Cut On Road Building Deal

[Citizen] President John Magufuli has ordered the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) to enter into renegotiations with the contractor who won the job of constructing the 57-kilometre Mkiwa-Itigi-Makongoros road sighting overpricing.

[Citizen] President John Magufuli has ordered the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) to enter into renegotiations with the contractor who won the job of constructing the 57-kilometre Mkiwa-Itigi-Makongoros road sighting overpricing.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Factions Agree to Cease-fire Deal

[VOA] Both sides in the Libyan conflict agreed to the terms of a cease-fire agreement Tuesday during talks mediated by French President Emmanuel Macron.

[VOA] Both sides in the Libyan conflict agreed to the terms of a cease-fire agreement Tuesday during talks mediated by French President Emmanuel Macron.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Ahmed Timol Inquest Continues in Pretoria

[News24Wire] The second inquest into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s death at the hands of security branch police in 1971 is set to continue in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The second inquest into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's death at the hands of security branch police in 1971 is set to continue in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Marathoners Ooze Confidence Ahead of Worlds

[Nation] Kenya’s cocktail of big city and championship marathon runners are confident of an impressive outing at the 16th IAAF World Championships in London next week.

[Nation] Kenya's cocktail of big city and championship marathon runners are confident of an impressive outing at the 16th IAAF World Championships in London next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya