Three Save the Children Staff Abducted

[Dalsan Radio] Three staff working for the international aid agency Save The Children were on jThursday taken hostage by Alshabaab outside Beledweyne in central Somalia. The three are all Somali nationals and were abducted while on a field trip near Be…

[Dalsan Radio] Three staff working for the international aid agency Save The Children were on jThursday taken hostage by Alshabaab outside Beledweyne in central Somalia. The three are all Somali nationals and were abducted while on a field trip near Beledweyne where they are based.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Norway Opposition Want PM Khayre Citizenship Stripped Off

[Dalsan Radio] Norway opposition Progress Party on Thursday called for the stripping off of Somalia Prime Minister designate Hassan Khayre’s Norwegian citizenship, a leading Norwegian news outlet has reported.

[Dalsan Radio] Norway opposition Progress Party on Thursday called for the stripping off of Somalia Prime Minister designate Hassan Khayre's Norwegian citizenship, a leading Norwegian news outlet has reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uganda Revenue Authority Launches Electronic Regional Cargo Tracking Hub

[Independent (Kampala)] The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has today launched three customs trade facilitation programmes that will improve the ease of doing business in Uganda and the East African Community, and also promote trade and Investment.

[Independent (Kampala)] The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has today launched three customs trade facilitation programmes that will improve the ease of doing business in Uganda and the East African Community, and also promote trade and Investment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Need to Amend the Elections (Amendment) Act

[Foroyaa] On the 20 July 2015 ex-president Jammeh’s government enacted the Elections (Amendment) Act 2015 which made it a requirement among other things for political parties to pay one million dalasi and have ten thousand members to be registered by t…

[Foroyaa] On the 20 July 2015 ex-president Jammeh's government enacted the Elections (Amendment) Act 2015 which made it a requirement among other things for political parties to pay one million dalasi and have ten thousand members to be registered by the IEC to function as a party.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Daba Marena’s Wife Questions the Whereabouts of Her Husband After Being Missing for More Than 11 Years

[Foroyaa] Yafa Kinteh, one of the wives of the former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director, Daba Marena who was arrested in 2006, visited Foroyaa’s office on the 16 February, to raise concern about the whereabouts of her husband. Daba has been m…

[Foroyaa] Yafa Kinteh, one of the wives of the former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director, Daba Marena who was arrested in 2006, visited Foroyaa's office on the 16 February, to raise concern about the whereabouts of her husband. Daba has been missing for more than 11 years without appearing in court for any trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fatoumata Tambajang Reassigned, 5 Other Ministers Appointed

[Foroyaa] President Adama Barrow has appointed and reassigned Mrs. Fatoumata Tambajang as Minister of Women’s Affairs, overseeing the portfolio of the Office of Vice President, according to a press release issued by the Office of the President yesterda…

[Foroyaa] President Adama Barrow has appointed and reassigned Mrs. Fatoumata Tambajang as Minister of Women's Affairs, overseeing the portfolio of the Office of Vice President, according to a press release issued by the Office of the President yesterday, February 22, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

IEC Chairman Speaks to the Political Parties Ahead of N/A Elections

[Foroyaa] Alieu Momarr Njai, the Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) give statements at the training of political parties as part of activities leading to the National Assembly Elections slated for 6th April, 2017. He spoke at the op…

[Foroyaa] Alieu Momarr Njai, the Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) give statements at the training of political parties as part of activities leading to the National Assembly Elections slated for 6th April, 2017. He spoke at the opening of a three day sensitization meeting scheduled at TANGO conference Hall from Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd February, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Armed Robberies – Central Darfur Woman Killed, Two Injured in South Kordofan

[Radio Dabanga] Deleig / Abbasiya -A woman has died of gunshot wounds after militants stormed a shop in Deleig camp for the displaced in Central Darfur on Tuesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Deleig / Abbasiya -A woman has died of gunshot wounds after militants stormed a shop in Deleig camp for the displaced in Central Darfur on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

EU Responds to Famine in South Sudan With €82 Million in Emergency Aid

[Radio Dabanga] Brussels -On Tuesday, the European Commission announced an emergency aid package worth ?82 million as famine is declared in South Sudan for the first time since the country gained independence in 2011.

[Radio Dabanga] Brussels -On Tuesday, the European Commission announced an emergency aid package worth ?82 million as famine is declared in South Sudan for the first time since the country gained independence in 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan