President Jacob Zuma Attends SADC Double Troika Summit in Botswana, 28 Jun

[SA Govt] His Excellency President Jacob Zuma will travel to Gaborone in the Republic of Botswana to attend the Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika scheduled to be held on 28 June 2016.

[SA Govt] His Excellency President Jacob Zuma will travel to Gaborone in the Republic of Botswana to attend the Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika scheduled to be held on 28 June 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

U.S. Condemns Deadly Attack On Mogadishu Hotel

[Shabelle] The U.S. Mission to Somalia condemns in the strongest terms the barbaric attack on the Nasa-Hablood Hotel in Mogadishu. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those injured or killed, including the State Minister …

[Shabelle] The U.S. Mission to Somalia condemns in the strongest terms the barbaric attack on the Nasa-Hablood Hotel in Mogadishu. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those injured or killed, including the State Minister of the Office of the Prime Minister for Environment, and we express hope for a speedy and complete recovery of the injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ex Minster Links Security Agencies to Al Shabaab

[Shabelle] Former Somali defense minister Salad Ali Jelle has accused the security agencies of the federal government of having links with Al Shabaab, helping them in the attacks.

[Shabelle] Former Somali defense minister Salad Ali Jelle has accused the security agencies of the federal government of having links with Al Shabaab, helping them in the attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

A City Council Member Shot Dead in Northern Galkayo

[Shabelle] Unidentified pistol-wielding men have shot and killed a local council member in northern Galkayo town, the headquarters of Mudug province in central Somalia, a witness said on Monday.

[Shabelle] Unidentified pistol-wielding men have shot and killed a local council member in northern Galkayo town, the headquarters of Mudug province in central Somalia, a witness said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al Shabaab Attacks KDF Camp in Gedo With Mortars

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab has launched again an overnight mortar attack on Kenyan military camp at Dhamase village in Gedo province, the latest in series of bombardments on KDF base in the area.

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab has launched again an overnight mortar attack on Kenyan military camp at Dhamase village in Gedo province, the latest in series of bombardments on KDF base in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Rwandan Youth in Uganda Pledge to Preserve Culture

[New Times] In a show of how much they truly want to learn about their culture, youth from different districts in Uganda over the weekend formed a think tank that will help them learn more about their culture.

[New Times] In a show of how much they truly want to learn about their culture, youth from different districts in Uganda over the weekend formed a think tank that will help them learn more about their culture.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

State to Intervene for Four Kenyans Jailed in Juba

[Nation] The government says it will start negotiations for an extradition agreement with South Sudan to relocate four Kenyans jailed in Juba on fraud charges if their appeal fails.

[Nation] The government says it will start negotiations for an extradition agreement with South Sudan to relocate four Kenyans jailed in Juba on fraud charges if their appeal fails.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

A Small Tour of Modern Kigali

[New Times] Last week we talked loosely about my new addiction-the Kigali Convention Center. I named myself the chief Convention Center reporter and people confirmed.

[New Times] Last week we talked loosely about my new addiction-the Kigali Convention Center. I named myself the chief Convention Center reporter and people confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

We Need to Save Our Ancestral Music, Says Masamba

[New Times] Masamba Intore is renowned traditional singer, a flair he started at just the age of 16. It is a family brand in a way, since it descends from a long line of ballet masters at the royal court. The professional singer, choreographer, produce…

[New Times] Masamba Intore is renowned traditional singer, a flair he started at just the age of 16. It is a family brand in a way, since it descends from a long line of ballet masters at the royal court. The professional singer, choreographer, producer, song writer and actor is one of the guardians of Rwanda's musical world heritage and is mostly famous for his songs that praise the Rwandan tradition and culture. The 47-year-old talked to Sunday Magazine's Sharon Kantengwa on his thoughts about traditional music in R

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

U.S. Sanctions High-Ranking Government Security Official

[DOD] Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned a Congolese government official, Céléstin Kanyama, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13413, as amended by Executive Order 13671, which authorizes the designation of persons for specified conduct “contributing to the conflict” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

[DOD] Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned a Congolese government official, Céléstin Kanyama, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13413, as amended by Executive Order 13671, which authorizes the designation of persons for specified conduct "contributing to the conflict" in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa