August 22

  • Nigeria: 'On Resource Control We Stand' [interview]

    Guardian

    General Reuben Wilson, a.k.a. Ex-General, Pastor is the president, Leadership, Peace and Cultural Development Initiative (LPCDI). In this interview with The Guardian, he speaks to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ohanaeze Offers Support to FG's War Against Terrorism

    This Day

    The apex socio-cultural organisation of the Igboethnic nationalty, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has offered a strong word of support and commendation to the federal government and the military... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Army Capable of Containing Insecurity - COAS

    Daily Trust

    Chief of Army of Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minimah, says the Nigerian Army's is capable of containing the current security challenges in the country. He spoke during a courtesy visit... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Insecurity - Criticisms Against Army Unpatriotic, Says Orji

    Daily Independent

    Nigerians have been urged to encourage the Nigerian Army in the face of the current security challenges confronting the country instead of constant criticism. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tafida Debunks UK Media Report On Nigerian Military

    This Day

    Nigeria's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr. Dalhatu Tafida, has described British media's alleged brutality on civilians and Boko Haram insurgents by the military as... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nema - Gwoza Capture Leaves 11,442 Persons in Displaced Camps

    This Day

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday revealed that the recent attack and capture of Gwoza by Boko Haram insurgents had left 11,442 sleeping in two internally... Read more »

  • Nigeria: ICAO Begins Discussion On Conflict Zone Risk in Civilian Airspace

    Guardian

    THE International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has concluded the first two‐day meeting of its rapidly‐assembled Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation arising from... Read more »

  • Kenya: Mob Attacks Reporter, APs in Kajiado

    The Star

    KAJIADO-based Star reporter Kurgat Marindany was yesterday morning attacked and injured by angry Maasais, who were destroying the Hazardous Waste Company. Read more »

  • Kenya: Woman Killed in Kagumo

    The Star

    A mentally challenged woman has been found dead. Lucy Wangu's body was found yesterday morning at Kagumo. Police sources said Wangu used to sleep on the streets of Kagumo town. Read more »

  • Nigeria: UN Rehabilitates Escaped Chibok Girls

    This Day

    The United Nations has said it is rehabilitating some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram members who later escaped. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Boko Haram Attacks Police Academy, Yobe Town

    This Day

    A police mobile training academy in Gwoza, Borno State, as well as Buni Yadi, a town in Yobe State, have been overrun by Boko Haram terrorists in separate attacks in the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NIMASA DG - Why We Signed MoU With Air Force, Navy

    This Day

    Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi has given reasons why the agency signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Fight Against Terrorism - Gov. Orji Wants Army Encouraged

    Vanguard

    UMUAHIA -- ABIA State governor, Theodore Orji, has called on Nigerians to encourage the Nigerian Army in the battle against the current security challenges facing the nation. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 2015 - Ex-Militant Leaders Insist Jonathan Must Contest

    Leadership

    Repentant militant leaders under the aegis of the Niger Delta Youths for Democracy, yesterday vowed to resist any orchestrated plan aimed at frustrating President Goodluck Jonathan... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG'll Resolve All Military Pension Issues Soon - Obanikoro

    Leadership

    The minister of state for defence, Senator Musliu Obanikoro yesterday promised that the federal government would resolve all pension issues including the outstanding arrears that... Read more »

  • Liberia: West Point's Riot Victim Dead!

    New Dawn

    One of the victims in Wednesday's 20th August stone throwing battle with state securities in the quarantined West Point slum community has reportedly at the Redemption Hospital in... Read more »



August 21

  • South Sudan: Go Back to Peace Talks, Demand South Sudanese

    VOA

    South Sudanese civil society groups called on the government and opposition Wednesday to engage in meaningful talks to bring peace to South Sudan after the government failed to... Read more »

  • Sudan: Calm After New Darfur Clashes

    Radio Dabanga

    After the deadly clashes that broke out on Wednesday between Rizeigat and Ma'aliya in the area of Um Rakuba, Abu Karinka locality in East Darfur, a cautious calm prevailed today. Read more »

  • Sudan: Darfur Displaced Reject National Dialogue

    Radio Dabanga

    The head of the AU-UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, visited Kalma camp for the displaced in South Darfur on Wednesday. Read more »

  • South Sudan: Ethnic Militias and the Shrinking State [analysis]

    African Arguments

    Until early August, Maban county was mostly famous for the misery of others. Nearly 130,000 Sudanese refugees live - and sometimes die - in desperately difficult conditions in... Read more »

  • East Africa: UNHCR Seeks Repatriation of Somali Refugees

    VOA

    The U.N. refugee agency on Wednesday called for East African countries hosting Somali refugees to make voluntary repatriation possible and sustainable. Read more »

  • Africa: UN Rights Chief Lambasts UN Security Council for Inaction On Global Crises

    VOA

    Outgoing U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay has scolded the United Nations Security Council for its lack of action on some of the world's most serious crises, saying... Read more »

  • Central African Republic: Violence Continues Despite Presence of International Force

    RFI

    The European peacekeeping force EUFOR were involved in clashes with militants in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic on Tuesday. Five people were killed in these... Read more »

  • South Sudan: War Veterans Planting for Peace

    IPS

    Along the fertile banks of sub-Saharan Africa's White Nile, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile River, a war veteran's co-op is planting for a food secure future in South... Read more »

  • Somalia: Seven Al Shabaab Members Receive Death Penalty

    Dalsan Radio

    The military court convicted 13 more people yesterday. 7 were sentences to death as they were accused of jointly killing a prison inmate who was called Abdiaziz Muhidin Hiraabe. Read more »

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