Car Bomb Kills At Least 5 in Mogadishu

[Al Jazeera] Mogadishu -A deadly car bomb blast targeting a security checkpoint near the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital has killed at least five people and wounded several others.

[Al Jazeera] Mogadishu -A deadly car bomb blast targeting a security checkpoint near the Presidential Palace in the Somali capital has killed at least five people and wounded several others.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

All Set for Sunday’s Kampala World Cross

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ugandan capital is ready to welcome 557 runners from 59 countries and one refugee team at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on Sunday March 26.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ugandan capital is ready to welcome 557 runners from 59 countries and one refugee team at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on Sunday March 26.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court to Rule On Bond for Sh4bn KRA Fraud Suspect

[Nation] A 28-year-old man alleged to have hacked into the taxman’s systems, leading to the loss of nearly Sh4 billion, will know next week whether he will be detained for 40 days or freed on bond.

[Nation] A 28-year-old man alleged to have hacked into the taxman's systems, leading to the loss of nearly Sh4 billion, will know next week whether he will be detained for 40 days or freed on bond.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leader Cagey as Alliance Meeting Fails

[Nation] Confusion reigned in the National Super Alliance (Nasa) opposition coalition on Tuesday as an important meeting scheduled by its principals failed to take place without an explanation.

[Nation] Confusion reigned in the National Super Alliance (Nasa) opposition coalition on Tuesday as an important meeting scheduled by its principals failed to take place without an explanation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Environment Ministry Calls for Effective Protection of Burundian Forests

[Iwacu] While the world celebrates the International Day of Forests on 21 March of each year, bush fires, agricultural activities, anarchical constructions, illegal fishing, etc. caused by human activities constitute a threat to Burundi forests. Burund…

[Iwacu] While the world celebrates the International Day of Forests on 21 March of each year, bush fires, agricultural activities, anarchical constructions, illegal fishing, etc. caused by human activities constitute a threat to Burundi forests. Burundi Environment Ministry says a sensitization campaign is the main strategy to preserve forests and protected areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Parties Storm IEBC Offices Over List Deadline

[Nation] At least 30 small political parties Tuesday afternoon stormed the electoral agency offices and forced a meeting with its commissioners, demanding a March 27 deadline for parties to submit membership list to be annulled.

[Nation] At least 30 small political parties Tuesday afternoon stormed the electoral agency offices and forced a meeting with its commissioners, demanding a March 27 deadline for parties to submit membership list to be annulled.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Detained Pregnant Wife of Activist to Appear in Court

[AI London] British national Violette Uwamahoro, the pregnant wife of a political opposition activist living in exile, who was arrested by Rwandan authorities and held incommunicado, will make her first appearance in court at a bail hearing in the capi…

[AI London] British national Violette Uwamahoro, the pregnant wife of a political opposition activist living in exile, who was arrested by Rwandan authorities and held incommunicado, will make her first appearance in court at a bail hearing in the capital Kigali tomorrow, said Amnesty International.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda