Africa In The News

Nigerian army punishes rowdy soldiers

MAIDUGURI, March 27 – A soldier has been jailed, a colleague demoted and a navy officer imprisoned as the Nigeria General Court Marshall (GCM) cracks the whip on rising ill-discipline in the uniformed forces. The military court in northeastern Maiduguri sentenced a soldier serving with anti-terror units to two years’ imprisonment for assault while another […]

In The News South Africa

Zuma appoints interim SABC board

PRETORIA, March 26 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the presidency said on Sunday. The appointments were made in terms of the Broadcasting Act and on the recommendation of the National Assembly. The appointments were for a period of six month, […]