news From All Africa
- Kenya: When an Angel Goes Back Home …
[The Star] When Baby Ivannah Alusa Limo’s entire small intestine had to be removed, she fought to stay alive. This is a story of her resilience and how she taught the more than 7,000 strangers on Facebook how to live, love, care, share, hope and pray
- Kenya: Govt Official Accuses Coast Hotel of Racism
[The Star] DIRECTOR of Digital Communication in the Office of the President Dennis Itumbi has accused a Mombasa hotel of racism.
- Kenya: Two Testify in 'Vampire' Case
[The Star] TWO witnesses yesterday testified at the High Court in Nakuru against Geoffrey Matheri, who allegedly stabbed and sucked the blood of a woman at his house in Naivasha.
- Kenya: Women Want Obama to Discuss Withdrawing Soldiers From Somalia
[The Star] THE Women Empowerment Kenya yesterday urged US President Barack Obama to press for withdrawal of Kenyan troops from Somalia for the sake of peace.
- Burundi: Violence Continues As Voting Gets Under Way in Burundi
[Deutsche Welle] Polling stations have opened across Burundi for presidential elections boycotted by the opposition. Explosions and gunfire rocked the capital Bujumbura overnight, as anti-government protests continued.
- Nigeria: Nigeria's Hope for Oil Price Recovery Dims As Iran Returns
[Vanguard] NIGERIA’S hope for an immediate recovery in the global price of crude oil may not be achievable in the foreseeable future, as a result of the return of Iran to oil export, after reaching a historic agreement with six global powers on its nuclear programme that would pave way for the lifting of the western sanction on its country.
- Nigeria: Don't Listen to Obama On Gay Issues, Group Urges Buhari
[Vanguard] Lagos -Project for Human Development (PHD), a Civil Society Organisation, on Sunday urged President Mohammadu Buhari not to listen to the US government on issues of Gay rights, so as to protect the laws and values of Nigeria.
- Nigeria: Eight Killed in Police Checkpoint Bomb Blast in Damaturu
[This Day] Maiduguri -The Yobe State Police Command monday said eight persons were killed in an explosion at a police checkpoint in Damaturu, the state capital.
- Nigeria: Obama Backs Nigerian Leader's Agenda Against Boko Haram
[Deutsche Welle] US President Barack Obama has met with new Nigerian president to discuss counter-terrorism efforts, during Muhammadu Buhari’s first diplomatic visit to Washington. Obama lauded Buhari’s “reputation for integrity.”
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