First Somali-American State Lawmaker Says U.S. Is Welcoming, Despite Islamophobia

[VOA] In 2016, Ilhan Omar made history when she was elected to Minnesota’s House of Representatives, becoming the first Somali-American to win a state office in the United States.

[VOA] In 2016, Ilhan Omar made history when she was elected to Minnesota's House of Representatives, becoming the first Somali-American to win a state office in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Darfur Hospital Fires ‘Out of Line’ Doctors

[Radio Dabanga] Ed Daein -Four doctors have been fired for their participation in a strike at Ed Daein Hospital in East Darfur, on Monday. They had also made calls to declare the spread of cholera.

[Radio Dabanga] Ed Daein -Four doctors have been fired for their participation in a strike at Ed Daein Hospital in East Darfur, on Monday. They had also made calls to declare the spread of cholera.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

New Appeal By Mudawi’s Family for Activist’s Release

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The family of the detained human rights activist Dr Mudawi Ibrahim demanded the Minister of Justice and the Sudanese attorney-general to stop his prolonged detention by the security apparatus.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The family of the detained human rights activist Dr Mudawi Ibrahim demanded the Minister of Justice and the Sudanese attorney-general to stop his prolonged detention by the security apparatus.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mandela Tactics Should Inspire Stakeholders in Burundi Talks, Say Politicians

[Iwacu] Political leaders believe Mandela inheritance should inspire stakeholders in Burundi peace talks to resolve the current Burundi crisis. He enormously contributed to the 2000 Burundi peace plan which resulted in the Arusha Agreement that ended a…

[Iwacu] Political leaders believe Mandela inheritance should inspire stakeholders in Burundi peace talks to resolve the current Burundi crisis. He enormously contributed to the 2000 Burundi peace plan which resulted in the Arusha Agreement that ended a decade of civil war. They have said that on 18 July, the date on which the world celebrates the Nelson Mandela Day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ex President Mohamud to Meet SW’s Sharif Amidst Talk of Motion Against PM Kheyre By MPs

[Dalsan Radio] Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is scheduled to meet South West State President Shariff Hassan Adan in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania, Radio Dalsan has established.

[Dalsan Radio] Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is scheduled to meet South West State President Shariff Hassan Adan in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania, Radio Dalsan has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Election Hopefuls ‘Disrespect’ Voters in Televised No-Show, Says Solo Debater

[RFI] Candidates for Kenya’s vice presidency must apologise to the nation for not showing up to a televised election debate and “disrespecting” the Kenyan people, according to the only contender to take part. Muthiora Kariara was the only running mate …

[RFI] Candidates for Kenya's vice presidency must apologise to the nation for not showing up to a televised election debate and "disrespecting" the Kenyan people, according to the only contender to take part. Muthiora Kariara was the only running mate for the August polls who took part in Monday's debate alongside two moderators and the audience.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cape Town Community Leader Stabbed to Death in Robbery

[News24Wire] A community leader belonging to a people’s rights organisation, which became known for flinging faeces to demand better toilets in parts of Cape Town, has been killed during a robbery.

[News24Wire] A community leader belonging to a people's rights organisation, which became known for flinging faeces to demand better toilets in parts of Cape Town, has been killed during a robbery.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lagos LG Polls – Perfect Time to Remove APC, PDP From Governance – Rhodes-Vivour

[Premium Times] Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour is a 34-year-old activist and architect who holds a Masters Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT in the United States. As the KOWA Party chairmanship aspirant for Ikeja local government area, …

[Premium Times] Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour is a 34-year-old activist and architect who holds a Masters Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT in the United States. As the KOWA Party chairmanship aspirant for Ikeja local government area, he tells PREMIUM TIMES in this interview why he moved into politics, how he raised funds for his campaigns, and his plans for the council if elected.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boy Died Painful Death At Hands of Mom’s Ex-Boyfriend

[News24Wire] A man who killed his ex-girlfriend’s nine-year-old son after she broke up with him, claimed he was not feeling well shortly after the Limpopo High Court started handing down his sentence on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A man who killed his ex-girlfriend's nine-year-old son after she broke up with him, claimed he was not feeling well shortly after the Limpopo High Court started handing down his sentence on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa