Blasts Rock Maiduguri After Jonathan’s Visit

Blasts Rock Maiduguri After Jonathan’s Visit

  (Leadership)Less than 24 hours after President Goodluck Jonathan left Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, several explosions reportedly rocked the city. LEADERSHIP gathered that seven explosions were heard in Jajeri ward of Budum town, within minutes. No casualties were reported. Read more shortly.

Uganda opposition makes ICC threat

Uganda opposition makes ICC threat

(theafricareport)Fed up with what it termed harassment of its leaders by the state and the police, Uganda’s main opposition has threatened to approach the International Criminal Court (ICC) and other regional courts. The Forum for Democratic Change this week accused the police of gross human rights violations and abuse of power, saying its leaders were […]

Kenyan elections marred by Mombasa violence

Kenyan elections marred by Mombasa violence

At least 13 killed in co-ordinated attacks by armed secessionists in Mombasa and Kilifi as rest of country votes peacefully David Smith in Nairobi (Thegurardian) 4 March 2013 Violence has flared on election day in Kenya, with at least 13 people killed in co-ordinated attacks on the coast. A group of 200 Mombasa Republican Council […]

Blasts target Somalia’s Lido beach restaurant

Blasts target Somalia’s Lido beach restaurant

  By ABDULKADIR KHALIF in Mogadishu | Friday, March 1  2013 at  16:39 (Africareview) A suicide bomber has struck a restaurant at Lido beach, north Mogadishu, reports say. The restaurant is on the shores of the Indian Ocean. Witnesses said a second blast emanated from a car packed with explosive materials. The car was at the […]