[AIM] Maputo -A terrorist group, believed to be Islamic fundamentalists, murdered and beheaded four people on Thursday night in an attack against the village of Manila, in Mocimboa da Praia district, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.
[News24Wire] A “full-scale investigation” into allegations against Professional Protective Alternatives (PPA) and the Clifton Fourth Beach furore is still under way after the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira) received additional statements from eyewitnesses and “complainants with intimate information”.
[The Herald] Moscow, Russia -The recent decision to increase the prices of petrol and diesel was necessary and the conditions demanding that pronouncement presently remain unchanged, the President Mnangagwa has said.
STANDING ON A chair in a shabby classroom, a technician peels the plastic off the end of a cable with his teeth and attaches it to some exposed wires that dangle around a light bulb. “Soon the machine will work again,” he says cheerfully to a queue of voters, most of whom have waited for more than five hours. Across Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, hundreds of voting machines did not work on polling day, December 30th.
People say he’s got Togo IT IS NO mean feat for a ruling party to lose seats in an election boycotted by 14 opposition parties. Yet such is the depth of unhappiness with Faure Gnassingbé, the president of Togo, that his party’s majority shrank in parliamentary elections on December 20th, even though almost no one was standing against it. The opposition coalition shunned the vote, accusing the government of rigging the voters’ register
SOMETIMES, THE simplest of gestures carries weight. In 2015 Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi became the first president of Egypt to attend a Christmas mass
[Monitor] Supporters of singer-cum-politician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine held a protest in Bugembe Town Council along the Jinja-Iganga Highway which paralysed traffic flow on Friday afternoon.
[News24Wire] South Africa First Forum has laid fraud charges against a private security company at the centre of the Clifton beach controversy.
[Nation] Attend church, go to a chosen place for a sumptuous meal, then gulp down the drinks that appease the throat. Then more indulgence, more merry-making, more interactions, until the day ends.
[HRW] Kenyan police and the military are harassing and intimidating environmental rights activists in Lamu county, coast region, Human Rights Watch and the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders-Kenya said in a report released today.