2017 Turned Out to Be Another Grim Year for Journalists and Journalism in Somalia, Says Nusoj

[NUSOJ] 2017 has turned out to be another anus horribilis for journalists throughout Somalia. The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) recorded during the year four journalists killed, 12 wounded, while 22 journalists were arrested and 8 beaten…

[NUSOJ] 2017 has turned out to be another anus horribilis for journalists throughout Somalia. The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) recorded during the year four journalists killed, 12 wounded, while 22 journalists were arrested and 8 beaten up, or threatened with death or imprisonment.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ugandan President Calls for Regional Effort to Defeat ADF

[ANGOP] Kampala -Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in his New Year message on Sunday called for a joint regional effort to defeat the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) operating in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

[ANGOP] Kampala -Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in his New Year message on Sunday called for a joint regional effort to defeat the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) operating in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

CIO Boss Killed in Horrific Road Crash

[New Zimbabwe] CENTRAL Intelligence Organisation (CIO) deputy director Nickson Chirinda (57) was killed Saturday night after his Toyota Land Cruiser collided with heavy truck near Chinhoyi University.

[New Zimbabwe] CENTRAL Intelligence Organisation (CIO) deputy director Nickson Chirinda (57) was killed Saturday night after his Toyota Land Cruiser collided with heavy truck near Chinhoyi University.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Chief Calls for Restraint After Protesters Die

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to exercise restraint amid reports of a violent crackdown by national security forces on demonstrations in the capital, Kinshasa, and a number of other cities.

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to exercise restraint amid reports of a violent crackdown by national security forces on demonstrations in the capital, Kinshasa, and a number of other cities.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa