Robow Speaks to Media in Mogadishu, Renounces Violence

[Shabelle] Former Al shabaab deputy leader and spokesman Sheikh Mukhtar Robow Ali known as “Abu Mansur” has fir the first time faced the media in Mogadishu, to renounce violence.

[Shabelle] Former Al shabaab deputy leader and spokesman Sheikh Mukhtar Robow Ali known as "Abu Mansur" has fir the first time faced the media in Mogadishu, to renounce violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Corruption Watchdog Calls On President to Cancel Request of U.S.$ 32.6 Million Loan

[Iwacu] In a letter sent to Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza on 9 August, the chairman of the Observatory for the Fight against Corruption and Embezzlement (OLUCOME) expressed his concerns about a credit equivalent to US% 32.6 million to be granted …

[Iwacu] In a letter sent to Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza on 9 August, the chairman of the Observatory for the Fight against Corruption and Embezzlement (OLUCOME) expressed his concerns about a credit equivalent to US% 32.6 million to be granted by the Chinese Bank 'Exim Bank'. This appropriation will be used to complete the digital television migration project.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

70 Burundian Refugees Return in Pilot Project of Repatriation

[Iwacu] The governments of Burundi and DRC alongside UNHCR launched a pilot project of repatriation of Burundian refugees. On August 14th, 70 refugees from 24 families were voluntarily repatriated from Lusenda refugee camp in the DR Congo.

[Iwacu] The governments of Burundi and DRC alongside UNHCR launched a pilot project of repatriation of Burundian refugees. On August 14th, 70 refugees from 24 families were voluntarily repatriated from Lusenda refugee camp in the DR Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Guterres Says UN Stands in Solidarity With Disaster-Hit Sierra Leone

[UN News] Amid a mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone, Secretary-General António Guterres today reiterated that the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government and people in the ongoing rescue efforts.

[UN News] Amid a mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone, Secretary-General António Guterres today reiterated that the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government and people in the ongoing rescue efforts.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

One UN Peacekeeper Killed, Another Injured in Coordinated Attack On Mission Base in Central Mali

[UN News] The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today confirmed the death of a national soldier and one UN peacekeeper in an attack by non-identified gunmen.

[UN News] The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today confirmed the death of a national soldier and one UN peacekeeper in an attack by non-identified gunmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

UN Forces Attacked Ahead of Security Council Debate On Sahel Force

[RFI] Gunmen killed nine people in two separate attacks in Mali on Monday, the day before the UN Security Council was due to discuss an all-African security force in the Sahel region.

[RFI] Gunmen killed nine people in two separate attacks in Mali on Monday, the day before the UN Security Council was due to discuss an all-African security force in the Sahel region.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

‘Rwanda Turn Up’ Tour Kicks Off in Musanze

[New Times] It was a display of talent as the Rwanda Turn Up kicked off in Northern Province on Saturday. Residents of Musanze town and nearby areas thronged the district’s Ubworoherane stadium to see the artistes perform.

[New Times] It was a display of talent as the Rwanda Turn Up kicked off in Northern Province on Saturday. Residents of Musanze town and nearby areas thronged the district's Ubworoherane stadium to see the artistes perform.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Meet the Sharp-Looking, All New ‘Githeriman’

[Nation] Just days after he became a trending topic on social media, Martin Kamotho Njenga, has acquired a distinctly different appearance from that of the githeri munching voter who endeared himself to many Kenyans on Election Day.

[Nation] Just days after he became a trending topic on social media, Martin Kamotho Njenga, has acquired a distinctly different appearance from that of the githeri munching voter who endeared himself to many Kenyans on Election Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari’s Treatment – I Don’t Know Who’s Paying – Adesina

[Vanguard] The special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that he dose not know who is responsible for the president’s medical bills, while noting that as a president he has the right to be treated by c…

[Vanguard] The special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that he dose not know who is responsible for the president's medical bills, while noting that as a president he has the right to be treated by country

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria