news From All Africa
- Kenya: Rape Victims Suffer in Silence, Eight Years After Post-Election Violence
[RFI] A rights group has evidence that hundreds of women and girls raped during the violence following Kenya’s 2007 election are suffering from acute physical and psychological trauma.
- Nigeria: What Hope for Nigerians As Health Workers Down Tools Tomorrow?
[Daily Trust] On the 27th of last month , health workers in the country under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and the Assembly of Healthcare Professionals (AHPA) met and gave the federal government a 15-day ultimatum which commenced from February 3rd to meet their demands otherwise they will proceed on a nationwide strike.
- Nigeria: President Buhari Sacks Heads of 26 Federal Agencies
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the disengagement of 26 Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of some parastatals, agencies and commissions.
- Uganda: Police Block Besigye Rally As One Is Killed, Scores Injured
[Monitor] Kampala -FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye failed to hold any of his Kampala rallies yesterday after he and his supporters were intercepted by police on his way to a rally in Kisenyi.
- Congo-Kinshasa: Party Leader Arrest Raises Tensions Ahead of Strike
[Al Jazeera] The brief arrest of an opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has raised tensions ahead of a planned general strike called by opponents of President Joseph Kabila.
- Zimbabwe: Three Men in Court for Stealing Mugabe Son's iPhone 6
[New Zimbabwe] THREE men appeared before a Harare magistrate Monday charged with stealing an Iphone 6 belonging to President Robert Mugabe’s youngest son, Bellarmine Chatunga.
- Kenya: Liverpool Legend Barnes to Visit Kenya
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Liverpool FC legend John Barnes will visit Kenya next week to oversee the fourth Standard Chartered Road to Anfield tournament slatted for February 27 at Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani.
- South Africa: Police Rescue 18 Children Held at Church
[News24Wire] Police rescued 18 children who had allegedly been held hostage at a church near Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape on Monday afternoon.
- Kenya: Exports Spike Amidst Emerging Markets Gloom
[Nation] Kenya is seeking ways to take advantage of the turnaround in exports which have risen faster than imports for the first time in more than five years.
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