By Olivia Warham, Special for CNN-June 30, 2012 -- Updated 0418 GMT (1218 HKT)-Editor's note: Olivia Warham is Director of Waging Peace, a charity which campaigns against genocide and systematic human rights violations, with a particular focus on Africa.
Attacks at sea threaten tourism and fishing industries in the Seychelles, one of the few states to jail pirates.-Nazanine Moshiri Last Modified: 30 Jun 2012 15:51- Victoria, Seychelles - Montagne Possé is a prison with a stunning view. It is not often
Local Kenyan media are very cautious in giving news about Garissa churches attack-FrMar-Sixteen people have been killed in attacks on churches in the Kenyan town of Garissa near Somalia, say the Kenyan Red Cross and a medical official.-Regional deputy police chief Philip Ndolo said balaclava-clad "goons" attacked the town's Catholic church
29 JUNE 2012-Lagos — Hip-hop sensation, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has refuted rumours that he had a scuffle with mobile policemen. The internet was awash Tuesday night, with unconfirmed reports, claiming that the young hit-maker
By NATION REPORTER-Posted Sunday, July 1 2012 at 10:55-Two police officers are among ten people killed in two separate attacks in Garissa when masked gunmen sprayed bullets and hurled grenades at Catholic's Central Cathedral and AIC churches, police say.
Women, yes! But competent. The international scenario has changed and Banks are the new politicians-FrMar-BY Isaac Imaka (email the author) Posted Sunday, July 1 2012 at 01:00-The the just concluded Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians
7/1/2012-International envoy Kofi Annan said Saturday that Syria crisis talks in Geneva had agreed on the need for a transition government but left President Bashar al-Assad’s fate uncertain amid Russian opposition to proposals that he be excluded from power.
29 JUNE 2012-Lagos — Residents of Lagos State were, yesterday, enveloped by flood following heavy downpour that started Wednesday night. A number of houses and roads were submerged by the flood caused by the rain that lasted several hours.
Mohammed Mursi has been sworn in as Egypt's first civilian, democratically elected president at a historic ceremony in Cairo.-Hours after the ceremony, he was saluted by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, leader of the military council which is handing over power.
By MUGUMO MUNENE firstname.lastname@example.org And NJERI RUGENE email@example.com-Posted Saturday, June 30 2012 at 23:30-Preliminary investigations into the helicopter crash that killed Internal Security Minister George Saitoti, his assistant Orwa