Somali Parliament Speaker Reaches Baidoa City

[Shabelle] Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, the speaker of Somalia’s Federal Parliament has landed in Baidoa town on Monday. Southwest State Parliament speaker, regional lawmakers, and other high-ranking state officials welcomed Jawari’s delegation in styl…

[Shabelle] Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, the speaker of Somalia's Federal Parliament has landed in Baidoa town on Monday. Southwest State Parliament speaker, regional lawmakers, and other high-ranking state officials welcomed Jawari's delegation in style at the city's airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

African Countries Need to Own Fight Against Land Degradation – AU Official

[Daily Trust] Almami Dampha is the Senior Policy Officer of the African Union Commission. He represented the commission at the just concluded Regional Steering Committee meeting of the Great Green Wall (GGW) for Sahara and Sahel Initiative in Abuja. In…

[Daily Trust] Almami Dampha is the Senior Policy Officer of the African Union Commission. He represented the commission at the just concluded Regional Steering Committee meeting of the Great Green Wall (GGW) for Sahara and Sahel Initiative in Abuja. In this interview, he speaks on the challenges of the programme and more. Excerpt:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Coastal Region On Alert for Christmas Attacks By Al-Shabaab

[Shabelle] Police in Kwale in the coastal region of Kenya have found a haul of weapons from the gunmen suspected of an attack in September on a local church. The find coincided with government warnings that Al-Shabaab militants might be planning attack…

[Shabelle] Police in Kwale in the coastal region of Kenya have found a haul of weapons from the gunmen suspected of an attack in September on a local church. The find coincided with government warnings that Al-Shabaab militants might be planning attacks in the area during the Christmas season.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Githurai Killer Bus in Kericho Accident Lacked NTSA Permit – Police

[Nairobi News] A Githurai Traveller Sacco bus that crashed at the Kericho junction to Kisumu, killing three people, did not have a permit from the National Transport and Safety Authority.

[Nairobi News] A Githurai Traveller Sacco bus that crashed at the Kericho junction to Kisumu, killing three people, did not have a permit from the National Transport and Safety Authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Turkey, Sudan Agree to Boost Bilateral Trade, Cooperation

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -During a two-day visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Khartoum, Turkey and Sudan agreed to establish a strategic cooperation council and to enhance trade agreements.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -During a two-day visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Khartoum, Turkey and Sudan agreed to establish a strategic cooperation council and to enhance trade agreements.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan