Africa Daily News Reviews; Cameroon, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Liberia, Ethiopia

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​At least 5 children killed by ‘young girl’ suicide bomber in a northern region of Cameroon plagued by Boko Haram attacks. A group of children was playing when “a young girl slipped in” among them, triggering her explosive charge, the safety officer explained. (News 24)

Cameroon asylum seekers get UNHCR relief materials in Calabar. Relief has come the way of Cameroon migrants as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR) commenced the distribution of relief materials worth millions of naira to over 6, 000 Cameroon asylum seekers in Nigeria . (Nigerian Guardian)




In Nigeria, the Former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, has reportedly collapsed and has been admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery, by Penok petrol station in Trans-Ekulu, Enugu State.(Daily Post)

In the Governorship election in Anambra Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) candidate in the November 18 governorship election in Anambra has pledged to deliver good governance to people of the state . (Guardian Nigeria)

In Nairobi, Kenyan ruling party lawmakers are appealing for calm amid ethnic tensions in a rural area following last week’s election, which was boycotted by the main opposition group headed by Raila Odinga. (News24)

Jubilee Party leaders criticised Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s call for street protests by National Super Alliance (NASA) supporters, saying actions that could trigger violence should be avoided. (Standard media)

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Kenya is on high alert following a suspected case of the Ebola-like Marburg virus in the western Trans Nzoia County, which borders Uganda. (AllAfrica)

Supreme Court Stops Liberia’s Runoff Elections. The Supreme Court of Liberia has ordered the National Elections Commission (NEC) to stay any and all actions in the pending runoff election scheduled for November 7, 2017 in line with the Writ for Prohibition prayed for by the Liberty Party. (All Africa)

Ethiopian Troops Enter Somalia, Back Offensive Against Al-Shabab. Hundreds of heavily-armed Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia, reportedly to assist a Somali government offensive against al-Shabab militants. (Voice of America)

In Uganda, The Western Uganda Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi obstructed from presenting “Age Limit” bill before the Parliament Legal Committee.(Kamuubi Media Africa)

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