Thabit Appoints 14 District Commissioners Including 5 Women.

[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed on Tuesday appointed 15 District Commissioners for Banaadir region including 5 women . This is the highest number of women to be appointed district commissioners by the adminsitration since Somalia gai…

[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed on Tuesday appointed 15 District Commissioners for Banaadir region including 5 women . This is the highest number of women to be appointed district commissioners by the adminsitration since Somalia gained its independence.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Prof Maghembe Request Parliament to Endorse Sh148 Billion for His Ministry

[Citizen] Dodoma -The minister for natural resources and tourism Professor Jumanne Maghembe has requested the Parliament to endorse Sg148 billion budget for his ministry in 2017/18 financial year.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The minister for natural resources and tourism Professor Jumanne Maghembe has requested the Parliament to endorse Sg148 billion budget for his ministry in 2017/18 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

WHO Elects Ethiopian As First African Director-General

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the United Nations health agency, has elected former Ethiopian health minister Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its new director-general – the first time that a representati…

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the United Nations health agency, has elected former Ethiopian health minister Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its new director-general - the first time that a representative of the African continent has filled the post.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Miss Seychelles Beauty Pageant Contestants to Be Revealed End of April

[Seychelles News Agency] The contestants of the upcoming Miss Seychelles Another World beauty pageant have until April 25 to register for the event, said the head of the Creative Industries and National Events Agency, CINEA.

[Seychelles News Agency] The contestants of the upcoming Miss Seychelles Another World beauty pageant have until April 25 to register for the event, said the head of the Creative Industries and National Events Agency, CINEA.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

5 Beauty Queens From Miss Seychelles Another World

[Seychelles News Agency] The Miss Seychelles beauty pageant has been a tradition since the beginning of 1968. It is a platform which embodies the unique personality and beauty of the young ladies in Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the western Ind…

[Seychelles News Agency] The Miss Seychelles beauty pageant has been a tradition since the beginning of 1968. It is a platform which embodies the unique personality and beauty of the young ladies in Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Kaweesi Murder Suspect Says Police Offered Me Money to Pin Security Minister

[Monitor] Kampala -The puzzle about the murder of Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi continues to take more twists as one of the suspects says police interrogators offered him Shs1b to implicate Security minister Lt Gen Henry Tu…

[Monitor] Kampala -The puzzle about the murder of Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi continues to take more twists as one of the suspects says police interrogators offered him Shs1b to implicate Security minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Biggest Land Occupation in Cape Town in Recent Years Is Taking Place

[GroundUp] Tensions simmered in Khayelitsha yesterday as residents flouted interdicts preventing occupation of open land at a number of sites. The land occupations in Khayelitsha this past week are among the biggest in Cape Town in recent years.

[GroundUp] Tensions simmered in Khayelitsha yesterday as residents flouted interdicts preventing occupation of open land at a number of sites. The land occupations in Khayelitsha this past week are among the biggest in Cape Town in recent years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

French President Reaffirms Commitment to Fight Terrorism in Sahel

[VOA] During his election campaign, France’s new president Emmanuel Macron promised he would visit French troops in Mali. Just days into his term, he made Mali his second foreign visit, and his first to Africa.

[VOA] During his election campaign, France's new president Emmanuel Macron promised he would visit French troops in Mali. Just days into his term, he made Mali his second foreign visit, and his first to Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Uganda, Tanzania Sign Hoima-Tanga Oil Pipeline Construction

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni and his Tanzanian counterpart John Pombe Magufuli have signed the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Agreement (EACOP), which now paves way for construction of the proposed crude oil export pipeline from Hoima, in mid…

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni and his Tanzanian counterpart John Pombe Magufuli have signed the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Agreement (EACOP), which now paves way for construction of the proposed crude oil export pipeline from Hoima, in mid western Uganda to Tanzania's Indian Ocean port of Tanga.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda