Suspected U.S. Military Jets Carry Out Airstrike Near Bariire

[Shabelle] Suspected American warplanes were reported to have carried out an airstrike near Al Shabaab controlled town in Somalia’s southern Lower Shabelle region, residents said.

[Shabelle] Suspected American warplanes were reported to have carried out an airstrike near Al Shabaab controlled town in Somalia's southern Lower Shabelle region, residents said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Security Ministry Spokesman Resigns After Mogadishu Bombing

[Shabelle] The spokesman of Somalia’s Internal security, Ahmed Mohamud has announced his resignation two days after a truck bomb has killed at least 300 people in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] The spokesman of Somalia's Internal security, Ahmed Mohamud has announced his resignation two days after a truck bomb has killed at least 300 people in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Aukot Launches Funds Appeal, Hits Campaign Trail

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot and his running mate Emmanuel Nzai have launched funds plea for their presidential campaign ahead of the October 26 election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot and his running mate Emmanuel Nzai have launched funds plea for their presidential campaign ahead of the October 26 election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN General Assembly Elects Nigeria to Human Rights Council

[Daily Trust] The UN General Assembly on Monday in New York has elected, by secret ballot, Nigeria and 14 other States to serve on the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2018 to 2020 term.

[Daily Trust] The UN General Assembly on Monday in New York has elected, by secret ballot, Nigeria and 14 other States to serve on the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2018 to 2020 term.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyatta Asks Odinga Not to Block Kenyans From Voting

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed the mass protests by opposition leaders, saying no candidate should be allowed to dictate the terms of participating in an election.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed the mass protests by opposition leaders, saying no candidate should be allowed to dictate the terms of participating in an election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Could Towing an Iceberg to Cape Town Help Solve Future Water Problems?

[Daily Maverick] Every time South Africa suffers a serious drought, it doesn’t take long for someone to suggest that an iceberg should be towed from Antarctica to be tapped as a water source. It sounds laughably outlandish, but a company in the United …

[Daily Maverick] Every time South Africa suffers a serious drought, it doesn't take long for someone to suggest that an iceberg should be towed from Antarctica to be tapped as a water source. It sounds laughably outlandish, but a company in the United Arab Emirates claims that it is undertaking the task in 2018 in order to alleviate the UAE's water shortages. Could the same thing work for South Africa? By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CAF President’s Condolences Following Death of Former President of Madagascar

[CAF] The death of the former President of the Republic of Madagascar, Albert Zafy, 90 years old, at the Saint Pierre Hospital in Réunion Island, where he had been urgently admitted, is an immensely sad news.

[CAF] The death of the former President of the Republic of Madagascar, Albert Zafy, 90 years old, at the Saint Pierre Hospital in Réunion Island, where he had been urgently admitted, is an immensely sad news.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar