Nigeria: Stop Blaming Buhari Alone for Insecurity, Uzodinma Tells Opposition

[This Day] The Chairman of Southern Senators’ Forum, Senator Hope Uzodinma has expressed worry over what he described as “undue politicization of the security situation in the country,” and advocated a bi-partisan and collaborative approach among all stakeholders in Nigeria towards addressing the issue.

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South Africa: Immigrant-Owned Shop Saved By Residents, Later Looted

[GroundUp] Looting of immigrant-owned shops continued on Friday in the Strand area. GroundUp reported earlier how the L’Gra shop in Greenfields, Lwandle, had been protected by the community from looting on Thursday. But on Friday, it fell victim too.

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Africa: U.S. Think Tank Cautions Africa On Increase in Chinese Projects

[East African] Kenya and other African countries could reap net benefits from Chinese investment, but that favourable outcome hinges on whether host countries adopt effective oversight and accountability mechanisms, according to a US Defence Department think tank.

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