Nigerian Press zoom meeting with parents of abducted schoolgirls, oil marketers, others

Nigerian Press zoom meeting with parents of abducted schoolgirls, oil marketers, others

President Goodluck Jonathan's meeting with representatives of parents of 200 abducted schoolgirls and promises of early rescue of the abductees, and the clash of oil marketers with ...

Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post on Saturday in Egypt's western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province ...

Boko Haram insurgents kill 100 people, seize Nigerian town

Boko Haram insurgents kill 100 people, seize Nigerian town

Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a north-eastern town left undefended by Nigeria's military, according to a civil ...

Sirleaf urges security to help fight against Ebola

Sirleaf urges security to help fight against Ebola

The Liberian leader urged security personnel in the various communities to compel patients to seek medical attention as a way of combating the Ebola virus.The Liberian leader spoke ...

MTN named SA most valuable company

MTN named SA most valuable company

Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed mobile service operator MTN has been named as the most valuable brand in South Africa, a report said Tuesday. The Brand Finance South Africa ...

Kinshasa regains calm after Tuesday’s shooting incident

Kinshasa regains calm after Tuesday’s shooting incident

Calm has returned to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following Tuesday's shooting around the Tshatshi military barracks located in the Ngaliema ...

FAJ urges Sudan to investigate raid on newspaper office

FAJ urges Sudan to investigate raid on newspaper office

The President of the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) Mohamed Garba, has challenged Sudanese authorities to stop harassing journalists in the country and immediately ...

Nigerian Press zoom meeting with parents of abducted schoolgirls, oil marketers, others

President Goodluck Jonathan's meeting with representatives of parents of 200 abducted schoolgirls and promises of early rescue of the abductees, and the clash of oil marketers with government dominated Wednesday's Nigerian newspapers.The Guardian and Vanguard among others reported that Jonathan finally met with representatives of parents of the abducted schoolgirls 100 days after the abduction of their ...

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Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post on Saturday in Egypt's western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province along the border with neighbouring Libya. Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi called it a "terrorist attack" on soldiers defending the country's borders that will "not go unanswered. "Terrorism will be uprooted from every part of ...

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Boko Haram insurgents kill 100 people, seize Nigerian town

Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a north-eastern town left undefended by Nigeria's military, according to a civil defence spokesman and a human rights advocate.A statement published by Africa Centre for Strategis Studies on Monday, said Hundreds of people in another north-eastern area, Askira Uba, were fleeing after receiving letters from the ...

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Sirleaf urges security to help fight against Ebola

The Liberian leader urged security personnel in the various communities to compel patients to seek medical attention as a way of combating the Ebola virus.The Liberian leader spoke Tuesday at the Ministry of Health where she paid a visit to obtain first hand briefing of the deadly disease. She insisted that no family members should be allowed to bury dead relatives without the knowledge of health authorities ...

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MTN named SA most valuable company

Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed mobile service operator MTN has been named as the most valuable brand in South Africa, a report said Tuesday. The Brand Finance South Africa Top 50 brands report states that MTN retained its position as the country's most valuable brand, increasing its total value to $5.38 billion from $5.17 billion in 2013. The mobile communications company was also listed as the ...

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Kinshasa regains calm after Tuesday’s shooting incident

Calm has returned to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following Tuesday's shooting around the Tshatshi military barracks located in the Ngaliema district.The governor of the city of Kinshasa, Andre Kimbuta Yango who was speaking on state TV (RTNC) confirmed the return to a state of calm, insisting that it was an attempt by a group of outlaws to intrude into this military camp, ...

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FAJ urges Sudan to investigate raid on newspaper office

The President of the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) Mohamed Garba, has challenged Sudanese authorities to stop harassing journalists in the country and immediately investigate the attacks against the Al-Tayar newspaper office in Khartoum. FAJ Eastern Africa said an unknown group of people raided the premises of Al-Tayar newspaper on Friday and attacked the Editor-In-Chief Osman Merghani and three ...

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Nigerian President assures girls safe release soon

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in a meeting with parents of the abducted schoolgirls in Abuja on Tuesday, assured them that their daughters will be released soon and safe, God willing!. This was the first ever official meeting with the parents of over 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram members in Chibok on 14 April 2014. “I Know it is only when your daughters will be released and ...

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Kenya opposition initiate national referendum process

Kenya's official opposition party Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) on Tuesday picked a team of experts who will spearhead the calls for a national referendum.The team of four lawyers chaired by former legal aide and advisor to former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Paul Mwangi will be tasked to collect one million signatures to initiate a referendum and also formulate referendum questions. CORD called ...

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Sudanese papers zoom terrorist attack on newspaper office

The Sudanese newspapers concentrated on the consequences of the attacks on Osman Mernan, the Editor-In-Chief of the Daily Sudanese newspaper of “Altyar” which tookplace last Saturday.The Journalist is still admitting at hospital while the police is investigating the circumstances of the incident. Meanwhile a terrorist group called Hamza group has claimed responsibility for the assult. Sudan Tribune newspaper ...

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