Outrage Over Military Conviction of Cameroon Journalist

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE conviction and ten-year sentence a Cameroonian military court has imposed on a journalist for alleged terrorism has been denounced as a travesty to justice. Radio journalist, Ahmed Abba, has been convicted after torture and a tr…

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE conviction and ten-year sentence a Cameroonian military court has imposed on a journalist for alleged terrorism has been denounced as a travesty to justice. Radio journalist, Ahmed Abba, has been convicted after torture and a trial deemed unfair by human rights groups. He was also fined a whooping ? 84 000 (R1, 2 million) on charges of "non-denunciation of terrorism" and "laundering of the proceeds of terrorist acts." The journalist has been acquitted of the charge of "glorifying acts of terrorism

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Al-Shabaab and AU Troops Clash in Central Somalia

[Shabelle] A heavy fighting between Al shabaab militants and Ethiopian forces has erupted near Beledweyne city, the regional capital of Hiiraan proven on Tuesday night, residents said.

[Shabelle] A heavy fighting between Al shabaab militants and Ethiopian forces has erupted near Beledweyne city, the regional capital of Hiiraan proven on Tuesday night, residents said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Set to Meet With His Turkish Counterpart

[Shabelle] President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo who is in Turkey for a 3-day state visit is set to meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the capital Ankara on Wednesday.

[Shabelle] President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo who is in Turkey for a 3-day state visit is set to meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the capital Ankara on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Bombing Jebel Marra ‘Violates Ceasefire’ – Slm-Aw

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -The holdout rebel group in Darfur’s Jebel Marra has condemned the aerial bombardments by the Sudanese Air Force last weekend which led to an unknown number of casualties. “The government had announced an unilateral ceasefire.”

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -The holdout rebel group in Darfur's Jebel Marra has condemned the aerial bombardments by the Sudanese Air Force last weekend which led to an unknown number of casualties. "The government had announced an unilateral ceasefire."

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

The Barea, Flames Lock Horns

[Nyasa Times] Tickets for Malawi national football team return leg against Madagascar in the Championship for African Nations (Chan) on Saturday at Bingu National Stadium will start being sold on Wednesday at strategic points across the country.

[Nyasa Times] Tickets for Malawi national football team return leg against Madagascar in the Championship for African Nations (Chan) on Saturday at Bingu National Stadium will start being sold on Wednesday at strategic points across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chinese Firms Praised for Training Tanzanian Workers, Students

[Focac] Dar es Salaam -Twenty-eight Tanzanians working as employees or interns at Chinese companies on Saturday praised the firms for helping them acquire more knowledge and skills.

[Focac] Dar es Salaam -Twenty-eight Tanzanians working as employees or interns at Chinese companies on Saturday praised the firms for helping them acquire more knowledge and skills.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Informal Food Vendors Get Training On Food Safety

[Namibia Economist] The Agro Marketing Trade Agency (AMTA) together with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conducted workshops in Rundu and Ongwediva on food safety to informal food vendors.

[Namibia Economist] The Agro Marketing Trade Agency (AMTA) together with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conducted workshops in Rundu and Ongwediva on food safety to informal food vendors.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Inside Country’s Most Severe Budget Cuts Yet

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian police are hinting that they may have no choice but to park a significant number of the service vehicles across the country, after its budget for fuel alone was slashed by 82 percent.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian police are hinting that they may have no choice but to park a significant number of the service vehicles across the country, after its budget for fuel alone was slashed by 82 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Action Aid Trains Caregivers in Nsanje

[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -There are high prospects of improved delivery of Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in Nsanje following the training of over 100 care givers by Action Aid.

[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -There are high prospects of improved delivery of Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in Nsanje following the training of over 100 care givers by Action Aid.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi