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  • Nigeria: Air Force Fighter Jet Crashes in Adamawa
    [This Day] The Nigerian Air Force (NAF801) F7-Ni fighter jet returning to the base from an interdicted mission crashed due to bad weather and not under enemy fire around Hong, Hong Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa State at about 1623hrs (4.23 pm) on Saturday.
  • South Africa: Students Call Off Protest As Part of Agreement – Unisa
    [News24Wire] Ongoing student protests at Unisa have been called off with immediate effect following an agreement that includes scrapping the newly introduced acceptance fee.
  • Libya: UN Authorizes Bid to Stop Migrant Smuggling
    [UN News] Acting to help “save the threatened lives of migrants or of victims of human trafficking” and to disrupt criminal enterprises operating on the high-seas off the coast of Libya, the United Nations Security Council today authorized for one year operations by the European Union (EU) and individual countries to inspect and or seize vessels of suspected of people smuggling in the Mediterranean.
  • South Africa: Fake Cop With Gun Barred From ANC NGC
    [News24Wire] Security at the ANC’s National General Council on Saturday was beefed up after a man tried to enter the conference with a gun after claiming to be a police officer.
  • Burundi: Govt Raises Red Flag Over Sanctions
    [East African] Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza’s ruling party CNDD-FDD has warned that the European Union sanctions against three top officials may derail efforts to resume dialogue between the government and the opposition.
  • South Africa: Govt Has Failed to Keep Their Promises – Maimane
    [News24Wire] Defeating drugs and gangs needs a collective effort from society, including a government that is present, listens, and acts, none of which President Jacob Zuma’s government has done, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Saturday.
  • South Africa: Man Shoots Five, Kills Himself in Free State Taxi Violence
    [News24Wire] A Free State taxi association member killed one person and shot four others before turning the gun on himself on the way back from a funeral on Saturday, Free State police said.
  • Nigeria: I Shall Return – Enyeama
    [Vanguard] Former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama has been in the news following his rift with Coach Sunday Oliseh. Enyeama announced his resignation from the national team via the social platform. In this interview with Galaxy Television, Enyeama however, the Akwa Ibom born goal tender is saying he wants to be part of the team to re-write the history of Nigeria football.
  • Nigeria: Air Force Jet Crashes in Yola, Kills Pilot
    [Daily Trust] Yola & Ronald Mutum -A military fighter aircraft yesterday crashed near Yola, the Adamawa State capital, enroute a mission in Maiduguri.

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