Gunmen Shoot Dead Radio Owner

[Dalsan Radio] An enterpreneur and owner of the Voice of Central Somalia radio has been shot dead by unknown assailants. Mohamed Omar Hagafey was in his vehicle in Hodan district when he was accosted by gunmen who later fled the scene.

[Dalsan Radio] An enterpreneur and owner of the Voice of Central Somalia radio has been shot dead by unknown assailants. Mohamed Omar Hagafey was in his vehicle in Hodan district when he was accosted by gunmen who later fled the scene.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

7th Tayeb Salih International Award Round-Up

[SudaNow] Al-Tayeb Salih International Award for Creative Writing concluded its seventh round last Thursday with participation of 28 countries, 208 literary works and 18 studies on African literature.

[SudaNow] Al-Tayeb Salih International Award for Creative Writing concluded its seventh round last Thursday with participation of 28 countries, 208 literary works and 18 studies on African literature.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Prepare for Short Growing Season, Experts Warn

[Iwacu] On 16 February 2017, Burundi environment ministry organised a workshop on how to mitigate the impact of the climate change. Theophile Ndarufatiye, the assistant to the environment minister, said climate change is a serious problem.

[Iwacu] On 16 February 2017, Burundi environment ministry organised a workshop on how to mitigate the impact of the climate change. Theophile Ndarufatiye, the assistant to the environment minister, said climate change is a serious problem.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Do Not Amend Burundi’s Constitution, Mkapa Says

[Iwacu] The 4th round of the inter-Burundi dialogue has taken place in Arusha, Tanzania, to try to resolve the current Burundi crisis. The ruling party, CNDD-FDD, refuses to sit down with the main coalition of political opponents in exile, CNARED, sayi…

[Iwacu] The 4th round of the inter-Burundi dialogue has taken place in Arusha, Tanzania, to try to resolve the current Burundi crisis. The ruling party, CNDD-FDD, refuses to sit down with the main coalition of political opponents in exile, CNARED, saying they are wanted criminals in Burundi. The facilitator met with the two parties separately.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Let’s Challenge Perceptions About Infertile Women

[New Times] According to World Health Organisation (WHO), more than 180 million couples in developing countries (one in every four couples) suffer from primary infertility. In Africa, infertility is caused by infections in over 85 per cent of women. Th…

[New Times] According to World Health Organisation (WHO), more than 180 million couples in developing countries (one in every four couples) suffer from primary infertility. In Africa, infertility is caused by infections in over 85 per cent of women. The social stigma of childlessness, especially for infertile women, still leads to isolation in many cultures. Inability to have a child or to become pregnant can result in being greatly ostracised, isolated, disinherited or assaulted. This may result in denial access to f

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Eritrea Wins Men and Women Elite Ttt and Itt in African Continental Cycling Championship

[Shabait] Asmara -The 2017 African Continental Cycling Championship that started on Tuesday in the Egyptian city of Luxor witnessed extraordinary performance the Eritrean National Cycling team that comfortably won the 57.8 Km Team Time Trial (TTT) both…

[Shabait] Asmara -The 2017 African Continental Cycling Championship that started on Tuesday in the Egyptian city of Luxor witnessed extraordinary performance the Eritrean National Cycling team that comfortably won the 57.8 Km Team Time Trial (TTT) both in the elite men and women.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Preparation for the National Assembly Elections Is Underway

[Foroyaa] Many people who want to contest the National Assembly elections under the ticket of the Coalition or its stakeholders are going around seeking the mandate of the electorate.

[Foroyaa] Many people who want to contest the National Assembly elections under the ticket of the Coalition or its stakeholders are going around seeking the mandate of the electorate.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia’s New Chief Justice Sworn in

[Foroyaa] Mr. Hassan Bubacarr Jallow, has after his appointment as Chief Justice of the Gambia, taken oath of office on Wednesday, February 15, at a ceremony held at Kairaba Beach hotel presided over by President Adama Barrow.

[Foroyaa] Mr. Hassan Bubacarr Jallow, has after his appointment as Chief Justice of the Gambia, taken oath of office on Wednesday, February 15, at a ceremony held at Kairaba Beach hotel presided over by President Adama Barrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ex-VP Isatou Njie Saidy Assures Cooperation With Transition Process

[Foroyaa] The former vice-President of the Gambia, Madame Isatou Njie Saidy, speaking on behalf of the cabinet ministers of the previous government under Yahya Jammeh, assured the current government of their full cooperation to make the transition proc…

[Foroyaa] The former vice-President of the Gambia, Madame Isatou Njie Saidy, speaking on behalf of the cabinet ministers of the previous government under Yahya Jammeh, assured the current government of their full cooperation to make the transition process possible.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ebrima Sanyang Yet to Be Released

[Foroyaa] A family member of Ebrima Sanyang, alias Ndongo Tobb, has called on the Government of President Adama Barrow to intervene to ensure the release of their relative who has been detained at Mile Two prison for more than two years.

[Foroyaa] A family member of Ebrima Sanyang, alias Ndongo Tobb, has called on the Government of President Adama Barrow to intervene to ensure the release of their relative who has been detained at Mile Two prison for more than two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia