Several Dead in Somalia After Suicide Bomber Targets Senior Army Officials

[Deutsche Welle] At least a dozen people have been killed in a car bomb near Somalia’s defense ministry compound in Mogadishu. The attack comes just days after Somalia’s president announced a military offensive against al-Shabab.

[Deutsche Welle] At least a dozen people have been killed in a car bomb near Somalia's defense ministry compound in Mogadishu. The attack comes just days after Somalia's president announced a military offensive against al-Shabab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Militants Storm Ishawo, Kill 5 Policemen, 2 Soldiers

[This Day] Despite the presence of the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Awatse (an Hausa word for scatter), some militants in the wee hours of Sunday, again unleashed mayhem on Ishawo area of Ikorodu in Lagos State.

[This Day] Despite the presence of the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Awatse (an Hausa word for scatter), some militants in the wee hours of Sunday, again unleashed mayhem on Ishawo area of Ikorodu in Lagos State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obasanjo – My Govt Never Plotted to Kill Bamaiyi

[This Day] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday said his government never plotted to kill former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (rtd), as claimed by Bamaiyi in his book.

[This Day] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday said his government never plotted to kill former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (rtd), as claimed by Bamaiyi in his book.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Who Removed Gupta’s Armoured Vehicle Under the Cover of Darkness?

[DA] Reports indicate that the armoured military vehicle that was parked inside the Gupta’s Saxonwold compound last week was removed on the back of a flatbed truck last night under cover of darkness.

[DA] Reports indicate that the armoured military vehicle that was parked inside the Gupta's Saxonwold compound last week was removed on the back of a flatbed truck last night under cover of darkness.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Kiir Declares Famine a National Disaster

[East African] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has declared the biting famine in the country a national calamity as the young nation runs out of cash to buy food for the starving populations.

[East African] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has declared the biting famine in the country a national calamity as the young nation runs out of cash to buy food for the starving populations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Museveni Critic Stella Nyanzi to Appear in Court

[Al Jazeera] Ugandan academic and government critic Stella Nyanzi, who has been arrested for insulting the East African country’s president and first lady, is set to appear in court on Monday, Kampala police said.

[Al Jazeera] Ugandan academic and government critic Stella Nyanzi, who has been arrested for insulting the East African country's president and first lady, is set to appear in court on Monday, Kampala police said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda