Minister Quits, 2nd in Less Than Two Months

[Shabelle] Somalia’s Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Dr. Maryan Qasim Ahmed suddenly resigned on Wednesday, citing personal circumstances. The minister announced her resignation during a press conference in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] Somalia's Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Dr. Maryan Qasim Ahmed suddenly resigned on Wednesday, citing personal circumstances. The minister announced her resignation during a press conference in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

East African Bloc Calls for Sustaining Peace in Warring Somalia Regions

[Shabelle] Africa’s regional bloc IGAD on Tuesday called on the international community to sustain and build peace between Somalia’s rival regional states of Puntland and Galmudug.

[Shabelle] Africa's regional bloc IGAD on Tuesday called on the international community to sustain and build peace between Somalia's rival regional states of Puntland and Galmudug.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

CPA Presidency – Parliament Will Support Hon. Monjowa Lifaka

[Cameroon Tribune] The Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association was on November 15, 2017 received in the Senate and National Assembly.

[Cameroon Tribune] The Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association was on November 15, 2017 received in the Senate and National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Govt Releases List of Deadly Car Bomb Suspects

[VOA] The Somali government has released the names and the photos of the suspects behind last month’s deadly truck bombing that killed more than 350 people and injured more than 400 others in Mogadishu.

[VOA] The Somali government has released the names and the photos of the suspects behind last month's deadly truck bombing that killed more than 350 people and injured more than 400 others in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Drama in Senate As Ndume Resumes

[Guardian] Abuja -Former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, resumed sitting yesterday after serving out 90 legislative days of suspension creating a drama in the chamber.

[Guardian] Abuja -Former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, resumed sitting yesterday after serving out 90 legislative days of suspension creating a drama in the chamber.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hell or High Water – Face to Face With Patricia De Lille and the Battle to Stave Off Day Zero

[Daily Maverick] A cautiously optimistic Patricia de Lille told Daily Maverick this week that the City of Cape Town’s disaster management plan had managed to stave off the projected March 2018 date of Day Zero for the city’s water supply. But structura…

[Daily Maverick] A cautiously optimistic Patricia de Lille told Daily Maverick this week that the City of Cape Town's disaster management plan had managed to stave off the projected March 2018 date of Day Zero for the city's water supply. But structural and bureaucratic challenges still stand in the way of bringing augmentation initiatives online, and officials are working overtime to make up for lost time to avoid running out of water.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Military Officials Must Safeguard Human Rights

[AI London] In response to the military takeover and subsequent control of certain streets of the capital city Harare and the state-run broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for Southern Africa Deprose…

[AI London] In response to the military takeover and subsequent control of certain streets of the capital city Harare and the state-run broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, Amnesty International's Regional Director for Southern Africa Deprose Muchena said:

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Government Urged to Abolish Capital Punishment

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -The government has been urged to abolish capital punishment and commute all death sentences to life imprisonment. This position was canvassed yesterday in Port Harcourt by a group called Citizens United for the Rehabilitation …

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -The government has been urged to abolish capital punishment and commute all death sentences to life imprisonment. This position was canvassed yesterday in Port Harcourt by a group called Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE-Nigeria) after it visited several prisons across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria