Over 8,000 Attend Kigali Peace Marathon

[New Times] Rwandan athletes rolled up their sleeves yesterday to win the half marathon races at the 2018 Kigali International Peace Marathon as Salome Nyirarukundo and Noel Hitimana scooped gold medals in the women and men half marathon categories, re…

[New Times] Rwandan athletes rolled up their sleeves yesterday to win the half marathon races at the 2018 Kigali International Peace Marathon as Salome Nyirarukundo and Noel Hitimana scooped gold medals in the women and men half marathon categories, respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Birnin-Gwari – One Killed, Six Abducted in Fresh Attack

[Premium Times] Hours after armed bandits abducted three housewives in an early morning raid in the area, six persons met with the same fate Saturday evening along the Birnin-Gwari – Kaduna highway.

[Premium Times] Hours after armed bandits abducted three housewives in an early morning raid in the area, six persons met with the same fate Saturday evening along the Birnin-Gwari - Kaduna highway.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parliament Express Condolences At the Passing of Jazz Legend Dr Philip Tabane

[News24Wire] The presiding officers of Parliament have expressed their condolences to the family of South African jazz legend, Dr Philip Tabane, who passed away on Friday. Parliamentary spokesperson, Moloto Mothapo, said Tabane was best known for his h…

[News24Wire] The presiding officers of Parliament have expressed their condolences to the family of South African jazz legend, Dr Philip Tabane, who passed away on Friday. Parliamentary spokesperson, Moloto Mothapo, said Tabane was best known for his hit songs Nkupi and Muvhango.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ebola Vaccination Set to Start Amid Rising Number of Cases

[Deutsche Welle] Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are to start a vaccination campaign to contain an Ebola outbreak. The dangerous virus is spreading, with at least 21 people contracting the disease.

[Deutsche Welle] Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are to start a vaccination campaign to contain an Ebola outbreak. The dangerous virus is spreading, with at least 21 people contracting the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

ANC Disturbed by Rugby Presenter Ashwin Willemse’s Walkout

[News24Wire] The ANC in the Western Cape says that if there is no transformation in SA rugby when it comes to quotas, management, and culture, then maybe the sport should be placed in quarantine.

[News24Wire] The ANC in the Western Cape says that if there is no transformation in SA rugby when it comes to quotas, management, and culture, then maybe the sport should be placed in quarantine.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Courageous Civilians Foil Suicide Attack in Yobe Mosque – Army

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army says some courageous civilians on Sunday foiled a suicide bomb attack by a suspected female Boko Haram member on a mosque in Gashua, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army says some courageous civilians on Sunday foiled a suicide bomb attack by a suspected female Boko Haram member on a mosque in Gashua, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Swapo Party Youth League to Expel Members Who Insult Leaders On Social Media

[Namibian] THE secretary of the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL), Ephraim Nekongo says the league will expel members who are found insulting party leaders on social media platforms.

[Namibian] THE secretary of the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL), Ephraim Nekongo says the league will expel members who are found insulting party leaders on social media platforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Why Kenya’s Proposal to Execute Convicted Poachers Is a Bad Idea

[The Conversation Africa] Wildlife poaching in Kenya may soon be a capital offence, punishable by death. The proposal has surfaced because people believe existing penalties aren’t stringent enough, and because of the huge burden that poaching places on…

[The Conversation Africa] Wildlife poaching in Kenya may soon be a capital offence, punishable by death. The proposal has surfaced because people believe existing penalties aren't stringent enough, and because of the huge burden that poaching places on the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cyber Crime – Two Nigerians Jailed in UK for Stealing £1 Million

[This Day] Two Nigerians, Emmanuel Mmaduike and Olawale Kashimawo, both 31, who operated a London-based cyber crime group have been jailed after stealing more than £1m.

[This Day] Two Nigerians, Emmanuel Mmaduike and Olawale Kashimawo, both 31, who operated a London-based cyber crime group have been jailed after stealing more than £1m.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria