First Journalism School in 26 Years

[VOA] Being a journalist in Somalia carries both risk and reward. The risk comes from al-Shabab militants and other armed groups who have killed at least 26 reporters in the last five years, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

[VOA] Being a journalist in Somalia carries both risk and reward. The risk comes from al-Shabab militants and other armed groups who have killed at least 26 reporters in the last five years, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President ‘Shocked’ by Election Official’s Killing

[VOA] Kenya’s president took to social media to proclaim he was “deeply shocked and saddened” by killing of a senior election official ahead of next week’s presidential vote.

[VOA] Kenya's president took to social media to proclaim he was "deeply shocked and saddened" by killing of a senior election official ahead of next week's presidential vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Results Transmission Tests to Be Conducted Countrywide Wednesday

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was Wednesday set to conduct a live simulation of the election results transmission system countrywide to test its capability ahead of next week’s elections.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was Wednesday set to conduct a live simulation of the election results transmission system countrywide to test its capability ahead of next week's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Reps Will Revisit Devolution of Powers – Gbajabiamila

[Premium Times] The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has described the legislative act that killed the devolution of powers bill as a mistake that would be corrected when the house resumes from recess in September.

[Premium Times] The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has described the legislative act that killed the devolution of powers bill as a mistake that would be corrected when the house resumes from recess in September.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

JICA Assists to Create a Barrier Free Environment for Persons With Disabilities

[SNA] Khartoum,2,8,2017-(SUNA)- Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in collaboration with National Council for Persons with Disabilities conducted seminar on “Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities” in 31st July to 3rd August 2017 report…

[SNA] Khartoum,2,8,2017-(SUNA)- Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in collaboration with National Council for Persons with Disabilities conducted seminar on "Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities" in 31st July to 3rd August 2017 reported in a press release issued by (JICA).

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Workers, Residents Cry Foul Over City Quarry Plans

[The Herald] Workers and residents have condemned plans by Harare City Council to create a board of directors to run the Crusher Station, a quarry mining venture in the capital, amid fears that the City Fathers could run-down the business. Workers and …

[The Herald] Workers and residents have condemned plans by Harare City Council to create a board of directors to run the Crusher Station, a quarry mining venture in the capital, amid fears that the City Fathers could run-down the business. Workers and residents' representatives yesterday raised fears that council was trying to create a company that could be used to siphon money for private use.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Shona Book Blames Parents

[The Herald] Engineer and author Damiano Chiuswa recently launched his first book, “Mandiputsira Imba Yangu”, a narrative that blames parents for failing to groom their kids for marriage.

[The Herald] Engineer and author Damiano Chiuswa recently launched his first book, "Mandiputsira Imba Yangu", a narrative that blames parents for failing to groom their kids for marriage.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe