July 31

  • Sudan: Malik Agar Calls On Sudanese to Join Forces

    Radio Dabanga

    On the occasion of Eid El Fitr, the chairman of the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF, an alliance of the main rebel movements), Malik Agar, called on all Sudanese to unite, and work... Read more »

  • Sudan: 'Darfur Refugees Did Not Return Home' - Camp Heads

    Radio Dabanga

    Officials of the West Darfur State officials and the Darfur Regional Authority (DRA) announced that 48,000 Darfuris have voluntarily returned from the refugee camps in eastern Chad... Read more »

  • Sudan: Security Situation Deteriorating in Sirba, West Darfur

    Radio Dabanga

    The residents of the camps for the displaced in Sirba locality, West Darfur, have not been able to enjoy the Eid El Fitr, as the security situation has deteriorated significantly. Read more »

  • Somalia: Fierce Violence Erupts Near Kismayo

    Shabelle

    An intense conflict last night on the outskirts of Kismayo in the Lower Shabelle region between Interim Jubba Administration troops against the Al-Shabaab terrorist insurgents. Read more »

  • Africa: U.S. Not Looking for Permanent Military Presence in Africa

    Shabelle

    The US does not intend to have a permanent military presence in Africa to resolve the continent's conflicts, but is committed to help its partners confront transnational threats, a... Read more »

  • Somalia: Govt Troops Conduct Search Operations in Mogadishu's Districts

    Shabelle

    Somali government troops with support from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers are reported to be conducting search operations in several neighbourhoods of the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG Targets N81 Billion for Terror Victims

    Daily Trust

    President Goodluck Jonathan says he hopes to raise about $500 million (an equivalent of N81billion) within 12 months for the victims of terrorist attacks in the country. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Quds Day Killings - 'Soldiers Are Not Murderers'

    Daily Trust

    Spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, Major General Chris Olukolade, yesterday said Nigerian military personnel are not murderers but people who are out to protect Nigerians. Read more »

  • Nigeria: UK, FG Partner On Maritime Security

    Daily Trust

    A 19-member maritime security industry consortium, led by Finmeccanica UK will showcase maritime security solutions at an industry day in Lagos today. According to a statement from... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Equip the Air Force to Defeat Boko Haram'

    Daily Trust

    Nigeria can only defeat the Boko Haram insurgents with improved aerial force, leader of a pro-President Goodluck Jonathan group, the Jonathan Trust Foundation (JTF) Mr. Abiodun... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Insurgents Target Govt Infrastructure in Yobe

    Daily Trust

    Residents are fleeing towns and villages in the southern part of Yobe State, as members of the Boko Haram sect continue to launch attacks in the area. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Alleged Non-Empowerment - Ex-Militants Vow to Disrupt Shell Operations

    Vanguard

    ABUJA--A group of trained ex-militants have threatened to shut down the operation of Shell and its affiliates in 10 communities of the Niger Delta hosting Southern Swamp Associated... Read more »

  • Kenya: Call to Arrest Those Behind Coast Killings

    The Star

    KAKAMEGA Senator Bonny Khalwale has asked the government to arrest culprits behind the recent killings at the Coast. Read more »

  • Kenya: Businessman Robbed in Karen

    The Star

    Police are looking for a gang that attacked a businessman as he was driving into his compound last night and robbed him of cash and other valuables in Karen, Nairobi. The victim... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NUPENG Backs Jonathan's U.S.$1 Billion Loan Request

    Independent

    The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), on Wednesday, said it was in support of the Federal Government's proposed $1 billion loan to fight terrorism in the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG to Raise U.S.$500 Million for Boko Haram Victims in 12 Months

    Leadership

    As the federal government gets set to officially launch the Boko Haram Victims Support fund today, President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed hope that about $500 million would have... Read more »

  • Kenya: Assault Case Postponed

    The Star

    A case where a man is charged with assaulting a woman was adjourned because most were witnesses were absent. Read more »

  • Kenya: 'Sonko Impostor' Raped Me - Eldoret Girl

    The Star

    A university student yesterday came forward claiming to be a victim of a man who has been conning people using the Nairobi senator Mike Sonko. Read more »

  • Kenya: Fishermen Find Body in Bush

    The Star

    A man was found dead in a bush in Otati village, Nyatike, yesterday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Chibok Girls - UK Not Sending Troops to Nigeria - -Pocock

    Vanguard

    The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Andrew Pocock has reiterated that the British Government's offer of assistance to Nigeria in the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls does... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Jonathan Launches 64 - Page E-Passport

    Leadership

    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday launched the newly designed 64-page electronic e-passport, saying the security measures involving the use of the passport were such that would... Read more »

  • Kenya: Student Raped By Sonko Impostor

    The Star

    A 22 year old university student says she has been repeatedly raped by a man who has been impersonating Nairobi senator Mike Sonko's online identity. She says the suspect, Joseph... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ugborodo Indigenes Not Ready for Peace, Says Navy

    Independent

    The 21-man Interface Committee for the $16 billion Ugborodo Community gas city project has been accused of working against the entrenchment of lasting peace in the troubled... Read more »



July 30

  • Mozambique: Maputo Peace Deal Delayed

    Deutsche Welle

    The low level conflict between Mozambique's former civil war foes escalated recently, but now there is fresh hope of peace in the East African country. However, a deal has been... Read more »

  • Africa: Libya Is Fast Following Somalia's Road to Ruin [analysis]

    African Arguments

    With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge. The UN and US have... Read more »

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