Latest News August 7, 2015
August 7, 2015
news From All Africa
- Tanzania/Congo-Brazzaville: Twiga Stars Deserve Public Support
[Daily News] National women football team, Twiga Stars shifted base from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar yesterday, in preparation for the All Africa Games (AAG) finals scheduled to start from September 4 to 17 this year in Congo, Brazzaville.
- Southern Africa: Zambia Doesn't Hold 60 Percent of Southern Africa's Freshwater
[Africa Check] The claim that Zambia has 60% of the Southern African Development Community’s freshwater is completely false.
- Swaziland: King's Virginity Test Claims Are False
[Swazi Media] A Nigerian website has falsely claimed that girls and young women in Swaziland are forced to undergo public virginity tests before King Mswati III decides whether to take them as his wife.
- Kenya: Samsung Unveils Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 4G-Enabled Handsets in Kenya
[CIO] Samsung Electronics has today launched its 4G enabled Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 mid-range smartphones that will enable users get the most of their mobile experience.
- Libya: Almost 400 People Rescued After Fishing Boat Sinks – UN
[UN News] Almost 400 people have been rescued so far from a vessel which sank off the coast of Libya while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea with an estimated 600 refugees and migrants on board, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.
- Nigeria: 5 Things to Do for Free in Suleja
[Premium Times] Suleja, sometimes confused as one of Abuja’s suburbs, due to its proximity, is one of the major cities in Niger state, Nigeria. Originally called Abuja before the Nigerian government adopted the name for its federal capital in 1976, it is now regarded as Abuja’s younger, smaller, less glamorous sister considering its local appeal.
- South Africa: Are All South Africans Equally at Risk of Being Killed?
[ISS] South Africans have the right to know when and where they are most at risk of being murdered.
- Nigeria: Probe Ruling Party's Former Governors – Former Ruling PDP
[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to also go after the corrupt leaders and members of the All Progressive Congress.
- Nigeria: Fraternity Performs Rites for Ooni
[This Day] Members of a fraternity on Thursday entered into Oduduwa’s shrine and other sacred forests to perform further rites on the transition of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade.
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