[Leadership] A Federal High Court sitting in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger state has set free about 475 suspected Boko Haram members.
[Addis Standard] Businesses and schools are closed, and transport was disrupted to and from Lege T’afo, on the eastern outskirt of Addis Abeba, as the stay-at-home protest in Oromia enters its second day.
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday said it had intensified the arrest and prosecution of erring marketers and fuel hawkers across the country.
[Deutsche Welle] A perfect storm of external events and domestic mismanagement has brought Namibia to its knees. The government cannot even afford to feed its army and the president has stopped using his private jet.
[The Conversation Africa] It all started with a wedding. A 200 plus entourage of friends and family landed their private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in April 2013.
[IPS] Near the Oromia-Somali Regional Border, Ethiopia -Ethnic animosity unleashed in Ethiopia has displaced hundreds of thousands as well as rendering all manner of usually sacrosanct loyalties obsolete.
[ISS] When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States (US) in January, many wondered what his administration’s policy towards Africa would be. Ten months later, it is clear that regarding security at least, a reduction of the US cost burden for United Nations (UN) peacekeeping, combined with increased direct US military engagement and a preference for bilateral support, are key pillars.
[Nation] Thirty-seven people died due to post-election violence between August 9 and 15, the national rights defender says.
[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe left Harare Monday for South Africa without wife, Grace, who remains at the centre of a legal storm after a Johannesburg hotel brawl with a 20-year-old model last month.
[CAJ News] Bamako -HUNDREDS of schools have closed in Mali as the insecurity battering the West African country persists.