Monthly Archives: August 2016

Attacks Nigerian Air Force may have killed the top leader of Boko Haram

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Via SABC

According to the spokesman for the Nigerian army, Colonel Sani Usman Kukasheka, attacks carried out by the Air Force of Nigeria in the village of Taye, Borno State, may have caused the death of the top leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau. Boko Haram, an Islamic fundamentalist group, has been carrying out attacks on more than seven years in Nigeria, those who have caused the death of about 15,000 people.

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President Edgar Lungu Re-Elected as President of Zambia

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Via Lusakatimes

Zambia’s president has been declared winner of the August 11 polls. Edgar Lungu polled 1,860,877 votes, over 100,000 votes more than the main opposition’s 1,760,347 figure to pass the 50% threshold.The 59-year-old leader came into power after winning a ballot triggered by the death of his predecessor, Michael Sata, in October 2014.

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