Questions Emerge Over U.S.$351 Million Second Runway Project At the JKIA

[East African] How can a 4.8km airport runway cost a whopping $351.8 million? This is the question in the minds of many Kenyans after the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) revived plans to construct a second runway at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

[East African] How can a 4.8km airport runway cost a whopping $351.8 million? This is the question in the minds of many Kenyans after the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) revived plans to construct a second runway at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Is Cape Town’s Drought the New Normal?

[GroundUp] Journalists and the general public are asking many questions about the Western Cape drought. What is meant by a drought? Why is the drought happening? Where exactly is the drought occurring? Is this drought caused by climate change? Could it…

[GroundUp] Journalists and the general public are asking many questions about the Western Cape drought. What is meant by a drought? Why is the drought happening? Where exactly is the drought occurring? Is this drought caused by climate change? Could it have been predicted? Should we not expect it given Cape Town's climate?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Al-Shabaab Militants Killed in Own Explosion

[Dalsan Radio] At least 8 AlShabaab militants on Monday night died in an IED explosion in north of the Somali capital Mogadishu, Radio Dalsan reports. The eight were part of a Mogadishu based AlShabaab cell that were planning to execute an attack in th…

[Dalsan Radio] At least 8 AlShabaab militants on Monday night died in an IED explosion in north of the Somali capital Mogadishu, Radio Dalsan reports. The eight were part of a Mogadishu based AlShabaab cell that were planning to execute an attack in the capital, a NISA official told Radio Dalsan.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Jubaland’s Madobe Protests ‘Unislamic Act’ in Mogadishu Meeting

[Dalsan Radio] A commotion ensued at the beginning of a meeting between leaders of regional states and Federal government when Jubaland President Ahmed Islam Madoobe protested observation of a minute of silence to honour Somalis killed in the October 1…

[Dalsan Radio] A commotion ensued at the beginning of a meeting between leaders of regional states and Federal government when Jubaland President Ahmed Islam Madoobe protested observation of a minute of silence to honour Somalis killed in the October 14 attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Mogadishu Bans Tankers And Overloaded Trucks From City

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia’s capital Mogadishu’s administration has banned tankers and overloaded trucks from accessing the city two weeks after two terror attacks killed at least 427 people.

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia's capital Mogadishu's administration has banned tankers and overloaded trucks from accessing the city two weeks after two terror attacks killed at least 427 people.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

General Indha Adde Criticizes Sacking of Police and Intelligence Chiefs

[Shabelle] General Yusuf Mohamed Siad alias “Indha Adde” has criticized the recent dismissal of the country’s Police and Intelligence commanders over Al Shabaab attacks.

[Shabelle] General Yusuf Mohamed Siad alias "Indha Adde" has criticized the recent dismissal of the country's Police and Intelligence commanders over Al Shabaab attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kenyans Fled Lamu After Al Shabaab Attacks to Return Home

[Shabelle] DPs living in camps in Lamu after they fled their homes following al Shabaab attacks have been told to go back home. About 2,000 IDPs have been putting up at the Katsaka Kairu and Witu AIC church camps since July.

[Shabelle] DPs living in camps in Lamu after they fled their homes following al Shabaab attacks have been told to go back home. About 2,000 IDPs have been putting up at the Katsaka Kairu and Witu AIC church camps since July.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SDF – Elective Convention Rescheduled for February 2018

[Cameroon Tribune] Weekend’s NEC session in Bamenda inspired SDF MPs to insist and obtain Parliamentary inquiry on abuses during Anglophone crisis in November 2017 session of Parliament.

[Cameroon Tribune] Weekend's NEC session in Bamenda inspired SDF MPs to insist and obtain Parliamentary inquiry on abuses during Anglophone crisis in November 2017 session of Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon