“There are two people dead that I know of and many injured,” said the person, who was not authorized to speak to the media.
A gas pipeline in Nigeria’s Delta state was shut down on Friday, according to state oil company NNPC and local authorities.
Explosion and gunfire shots were heard at an upmarket complex in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital on Tuesday afternoon. Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack on the hotel; for an update CNBC Africa spoke to eye witness in Nairobi Cynthia Nyamai.
The explosion killed at least 35 people and left hundreds injured.
The death toll from a car bomb blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Tuesday that exploded outside the Presidential Palace has risen to 22
A car bomb claimed by al Shabaab Islamist militants killed 10 people outside the president's palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.