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Ugandan police warned of a possible attack on mosques including in the capital Kampala by Somalia's al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants and cautioned the public to be vigilant. Police said they had received intelligence indicating al Shabaab was planning an attack on Kampala during the Eid al-Adha holiday on Thursday. "The...
Long queues have formed outside shops selling alcohol in South Africa as restrictions on its sale are lifted for the first time in two months. Social media posts showed people cheering and clapping as buyers emerged clutching their bottles. Some people said they had queued overnight. People are banned from singing in...
SES held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently in Betzdorf, Luxembourg. The shareholders approved all proposed resolutions, notably the company's 2016 accounts and the proposed dividend of EUR 1.34 per A-share, which will be paid to shareholders on 26 April 2017. Shareholders elected Kaj-Erik Relander, entrepreneur and independent advisor to different...
The Defence Headquarters has so far deployed 1 200 officers and men to the Africa-led International Support Mission to Mali (AFISMA), an official said in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director of  Defence Information, Col. Mohammed Yerima, gave the piece of information to newsmen as an...
Hundreds of Muslim villagers in Egypt's south have attacked Christian-owned stores in search of a girl whose family claims was abducted.   The villagers assaulted the stores on Tuesday and surrounded two churches in the city of al-Wasta in Bani Suef province in Egypt's south....
Property developers, suppliers and owners recently got the opportunity to showcase their best projects and services from across sub-Saharan Africa at the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards held on 24 August this year. The awards, which were held at the API Summit and Expo 2017, recognised innovation and outstanding achievement...
United Arab Emirates, Dubai — In the latest product update of Milestone System’s XProtect 2022 R2 video management software, Milestone introduces several new features and capabilities. These include managing and monitoring incidents with the click of one button, offering the Essential+ version of XProtect on AWS Marketplace starting on...
U.S. senators called on President Barack Obama's administration on Friday to impose targeted sanctions on officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo responsible for violence and rights violations amid rising political tensions. Hoping to increase pressure on the government of President Joseph Kabila, three of Obama's fellow Democrats, senators Richard...
A new book,‘’How and Why the Yoruba Fought and Lost the Biafra-Nigeria Civil War’’ written by Dr Jimanze Ego-Alowes will be officially presented on the 20th October, 2016, at the Best Western Starfire Hotel, 128 Joel Ogunnaike GRA Ikeja. The book which focuses on the roles the regions and...
A Nigerian anti-corruption activist, Wilson Atumeyi, has won the Africans Rising, a Pan-African movement’s Activist of the year. Those honoured are a Zambian movement, Youth fir Parliament and Joice Zou, a poet from Angola won the Artistic Activist of the year. Speaking at an event to unveil the winners in Abuja, the Co-Chair of...
The Centre for Good Governance and Accountability, CGGA, has dismissed reports accusing Justice Mary Odili of influencing the Supreme Court verdict on Rivers State governorship election petition, describing it as a calculated effort at discrediting her credibility. It particularly warned against further dragging of her name into any orchestrated controversy...
The UNICEF said on Thursday that it had entered into partnership with 35 local radio stations in South Sudan as part of efforts to combat rampant child marriage in the country. UNICEF Representative in South Sudan Mohamed Ayoya said this in a statement issued in Juba. Ayoya said that the radio...
The Nigerian Military has said that there is no truth in the reports that it has stopped efforts to invade the Sambisa forest. Sambisa forest is believed to be the last stronghold of Boko Haram militants. It is also believed to be the place where the missing Chibok girls might...
Absa Bank Limited, a subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group (BAGL), has successfully concluded a five year $100 million Special Facility Agreement with the China Development Bank (CDB). This is the first major transaction between the two lenders and is geared towards providing funding to Small and Medium Enterprises...
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, in Lokoja on Thursday flagged off the N-power program of the Federal Government for the 4,521 successful beneficiaries in the state. He also lauded President Muhammad Buhari for the initiative aimed at empowering unemployed graduates across the federation. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant...
The African Scientific Research and innovation Council (ASRIC) has elected Prof. Moustapha Bousmina from Morocco as the new chairman. Bousmina emerged as the chairman after the election of new Bureau members at the fourth African Scientific Research and innovation Council (ASRIC) congress on Wednesday in Nairobi. The News Agency of Nigeria...
JERSEY CITY: DriveWealth, LLC, a pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, today announced a partnership with Hisa Technologies, Africa’s first wealth management platform that makes investing social. Leveraging DriveWealth’s real-time fractional trading technology, Hisa users can invest in fractional shares of U.S. stocks, while benefiting from educational content...