news From All Africa
- Africa: Kenyan Universities Top List of Hackers in Africa – Report
[The Star] Kenyatta University and JKUAT are among Kenyan universities topping a list of hackers in Africa, says a report by Cyberoam.
- Zimbabwe: What About Africa's Humans?
[Waza] Zimbabwe’s most famous big cat, Cecil the lion, was shot and killed by an American trophy hunter early in July. The man who stalked and killed the 13 year old lion is Walter Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota. Waza Blogger Jera reflects on the aftermath of the heinous act.
- South Africa: Zimbabweans Fear Deportation As Home Affairs Bungles Special Permit Process
[GroundUp] The immigrant rights group People Against Suffering Oppression and Poverty (PASSOP) is concerned that hundreds of Zimbabweans are being told to leave South Africa imminently.
- Nigeria: We've Identified Countries Holding Stolen Money – Buhari
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed yesterday that his administration had made headway in the bid to recover the country’s looted funds, by identifying financial institutions and countries in which payments for stolen Nigerian crude oil are deposited.
- Kenya: 150,000 Kids Given Polio Dose in Nakuru
[The Star] The Nakuru government has immunised 150,000 children since Saturday, Public Health officer Samuel King’ori has said.
- Sierra Leone: Two New Cases of Ebola Recorded
[Al Jazeera] Two new cases of Ebola have surfaced in Sierra Leone’s Tonkolili district after a man died last week in the area where the deadly virus had not been seen for months, according to an official.
- Kenya: 'I Plunged Into Fire and Pulled Out My Burning Classmate'
[Nation] At around 11pm on Sunday, George Njenga was asleep in one of the dormitories at Stephjoy Boys’ Christian Boarding School in Limuru, Kiambu County, when he was awakened by screams and chaos.
- Kenya: Why the Catholic Church is Opposed to Polio Vaccine
[The Star] The Catholic Church last week urged Kenyans to ignore the polio jab drive which started on Saturday.
- Burundi: Human Rights Activist Injured in Shooting
[Deutsche Welle] A well-known human rights activist in Burundi has been seriously injured after being shot at by men on motorcycles. The shooting comes on the heels of General Adolphe Nshimirimana’s assassination.
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