August 20

  • Liberia: Curfew Imposed!

    New Dawn

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has imposed a curfew beginning Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 9PM to 6AM daily as part of additional measures under the state of emergency to curb... Read more »

  • Liberia: Dead Bodies Litter in Nimba

    New Dawn

    At least nine suspected Ebola dead bodies are left uncollected in several towns of Nimba County, as county health teams there reportedly struggled with a single vehicle for Ebola... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: SK Moyo Patron of John Nkomo Trust

    The Herald

    Senior Minister of State in the President's Office, Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo, has been appointed patron of the John Landa Nkomo Trust. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZNCC Boss Evicted

    The Herald

    Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce president Mr Hlanganiso Matangaidze has been evicted from the Jairos Jiri Association-owned building in Mutare, where he has been running... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Scheme to Downplay President Rapped

    The Herald

    AS factional scheming and jostling for leadership positions in Zanu-PF escalates ahead of the party's elective Congress in December, some individuals who are allegedly plotting... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'No Security Fear' - Minister Tah Allay Fears Over State of Emergency


    Justice Minister, Cllr. Christina Tah says the state of emergency recently declared by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf should not be seen as the government against the people, but... Read more »

  • Namibia: High Court Gets New Face After 54 Years


    A BUILDING that has been a feature of the Windhoek city centre for half a century, during which it has housed the heartbeat of Namibia's judicial system, is due to be transformed... Read more »

  • Namibia: Nampower Sued Over Bee


    NAMPOWER is being dragged to court after it chose black economic empowerment, decentralisation and rural development as bases for awarding a N$30 million tender. Read more »

  • Nigeria: APC Warns Against Arrest of Party Chairman in Borno

    Daily Independent

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly warned against the plan by the Department of State Security (DSS), acting at the behest of some politicians, to arrest its Chairman... Read more »

  • Kenya: I Didn't Know Kiala Had a Criminal Record - Mutua

    The Star

    Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has said he did not know Bernard Kiala had a criminal record when he vied for county head. "I only came to know recently that he had been jailed at... Read more »

  • Nigeria: How 15 Wanted Kidnap Kingpins Were Arrested in Anambra


    It is no longer news that gunmen who kidnapped Chief Michael Obi, father of John Mikel Obi, Super Eagles' midfielder and Chelsea star and demanded four billion US Dollars as... Read more »

  • Namibia: Robbery Victim Treated for Shock

    New Era

    A 72-year-old woman had to be treated for shock after she was robbed on Sunday, the police informed journalists during the weekend briefing. Read more »

  • Tanzania: More Should Be Done to Protect Albinos

    Daily News

    A NATIONWIDE awareness campaign will make people accept albinos as normal human beings...just like everybody else. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Bukoba Man Dies From Excessive Drinking

    Daily News

    A RESIDENT of Buzi village in Bugabo Ward, Bukoba Rural District was on Monday morning found dead alongside the road after he allegedly took excessive alcohol. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Albinos Must Be Protected At Any Cost

    Daily News

    FOR all the weird myths about persons with a skin disorder, erstwhile known as albinos, some bordering on the bizarre that they don't die, any person in his or her right frame of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Two Snake Charmers Held Over Robbery in Bauchi

    Daily Trust

    The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested two persons for allegedly using snakes to rob victims. Read more »

  • Nigeria: SSS Quizzes, Releases Senator Waku

    Daily Trust

    Senator Joseph Waku was quizzed and later released by the State Security Service (SSS) on Monday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: NSCDC Arrests INEC Staff Over Missing Voters Card

    Daily Trust

    Jigawa State command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) yesterday said it arrested three adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Man Held Over Father's Murder

    Daily Trust

    A Magistrate's Court in Jalingo, Taraba Stata, yesterday ordered that a 25-year-old man, James Nicodemus Koknyom, be reman-ded in prison custody over the killing of his father. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Daunting Challenges Before New Police Chief [analysis]


    ODITA SUNDAY writes on the familiar problems the new Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba would have to face and what stakeholders think he should do about existing... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Police Get Eight New DIGs

    Daily Trust

    The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of six Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) and two Commissioners of Police to the rank of Deputy Inspectors... Read more »

  • Kenya: ERC Shuts Four Petrol Stations for Cheating

    The Star

    John Kioko attends to a customer Kobil petrol station along Koinange station. Photo/Philip kamakya Read more »

  • Kenya: Maasais in Olkaria Move Kedong Ranch Tomorrow

    The Star

    MORE than 100 Maasai families from Olkaria will tomorrow be relocated by Kengen to the nearby Kedong Ranch. Read more »

  • Angola: Traders Advised to Request Police Escort When Going to Banks for Money


    The commander of the Kilamba Kiaxi District Police Division, chief superintendant Alberto Paulo "Bala", last Tuesday in Luanda advised traders to request police escort when they... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Understanding Kigali's Transport Challenges [opinion]

    New Times

    At the beginning of last year I was privileged to be part of a small group of individuals who met officials from the City of Kigali to familiarise ourselves with the different... Read more »

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