news From All Africa
- West Africa: West Africa Mobilises Against Maritime Insecurity
[ISS] ‘West Africa is on track to secure and take more advantage of its blue economy.’
- Zimbabwe: Jah Prayzah – From Uzumba to China
[Zimbabwe Standard] He conceded he never imagined he would one day dance his Uzumba dance Jerusarema in China, but Jah Prayzah looks poised to stretch the horizon.
- Zimbabwe: Grobbelaar Guns for Warriors Job
[Zimbabwe Standard] ZIMBABWE and Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar has shed tears over the chaotic state of local football and says he is more than ready to help in reviving the wounded game, first as Warriors coach and then as Zifa president.
- Somalia: Parliament Staff Killed in Mogadishu
[Dalsan Radio] Armed men gunned down a lady who was among the staff working in the Somali parliament at Wadajir district in Mogadishu on Saturday.
- Zimbabwe: Panic As Grenade Discovered Near Harare Bank Cash Machine
[New Zimbabwe] A SECTION of Harare’s Central Business District had to be cordoned off Friday after a bomb scare that brought the capital’s morning rush-hour to a grinding halt.
- Nigeria: Air Force Strikes Boko Haram Stronghold
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Military, in its resolution to incapacitate and further degrade the fighting spirit of Boko Haram Terrorist Group, has carried out several bombings and air strike missions in Sambisa Forest, the spokesperson for the Nigerian Air Force, Dele Alonge, has said.
- Nigeria: Golden Eaglets Paint Abuja With Goals
[Guardian] Nigeria’s U-17 side, Golden Eaglets, has once again proven their worth in goal scoring preparatory for the Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, as they netted 10 goals in two warm-up matches before relocating from Abuja to Katsina for closed-camping.
- Burundi: Former Army Chief Bikomagu Shot Dead
[Al Jazeera] Unidentified attackers have shot and killed Burundi’s former army chief of staff in the second high-profile killing this month, amid chaos linked to the disputed re-election of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
- Africa: How Africa Can Grow Its Own Solutions to Aquatic Weed Problems
[The Conversation Africa] Aquatic weeds throughout the world pose significant threats to water security. These threats are not only to biodiversity and ecological processes but also land and river communities that rely heavily on water resources – especially in developing countries. Wetlands, rivers and lakes throughout Africa have been invaded by several aquatic weed species.
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