Ghanaian Security on high alert over fears of terrorists attack
The National Security Coordinator, Col. Larry Gbevlo Lartey is assuring Ghanaians the country's security agencies are alert and ready to foil any terrorist attacks. The insurgency of Islamist rebels in northern part of Mali, whose activities have spilled over into Algeria has caused anxiety in Ghana as the country contributes troops to ward off the rebels.
Zimbabwe: Late N'anga's Wife Speaks Out On Mystery Blast
The Zengeza traditional healer's 17-year-old wife opened up yesterday saying she felt electric shock in the blast that claimed her husband and four other people on Monday afternoon. The cause of the blast has not yet been established.
France has increased its troop strength in Mali to 1,400 to help fight militant Islamists in the north, the French defence minister has said. Close to 200 Nigerian troops are also due to arrive in Mali to join the military campaign.