allAfrica.com (Washington, DC)-Chris Katongo scored for Zambia in a second successive game at the African Nations Cup finals to hand them top place in Group A after a 1-0 win over co-hosts Equatorial Guinea.
Vanguard (Lagos)-ABUL-Qaqa, the spokesman of the Jama’atu Ahlis Sunnati Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, also known as Boko Haram, yesterday, alleged that security agents have arrested “many” of its members in Sokoto and called for their immediate release.
allAfrica.com (Washington, DC)-Libya ended a 30-year wait for an Africa Cup of Nations finals win as they defeated Senegal 2-1 their Group A clash in Bata on Sunday night, but still bow out of the 2012 competition.
Nation (Nairobi)-Police are blaming an Ethiopian rebel movement for clashes that have killed seven people and blocked Form One students from reporting to school.
East African (Nairobi)-The Ethiopian government is forcibly displacing tens of thousands of indigenous people, with the apparent aim of leasing some of the vacated land to an India-based flower exporter, Human Rights Watch charges.
BuaNews (Tshwane)-The economic crisis occurs under very upbeat circumstances for Africa said President Jacob Zuma.
RNW Africa (Hilversum)-Rebels in Sudan’s South Kordofan state have captured 29 Chinese workers after a battle with government forces, a spokesman for the insurgents said on Sunday.
AIM (Maputo)-Heads of state and government from across the continent, including Mozambican President Armando Guebuza, on Saturday witnessed the inauguration of the new headquarters of the African Union, a gleaming conference and office complex that towers over central Addis Ababa.
AIM (Maputo)-”The African Renaissance that we all dreamed of is beginning to happen”, claimed Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on Saturday, at the inauguration of the new African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa.
AIM (Maputo)-Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Sunday called for the removal of “excessively protectionist” practices and policies that hinder trade between African countries.