MP Gelle Injured in Browl Over Election Date

[Dalsan Radio] The Head of Electoral Commission of Galmudug Mohamed Hassan Gelle was on Saturday phyically abused and injured in a confrontation with fellow Mps over election date.

[Dalsan Radio] The Head of Electoral Commission of Galmudug Mohamed Hassan Gelle was on Saturday phyically abused and injured in a confrontation with fellow Mps over election date.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Activists Occupy Nurses Home in Cape Town Over Land Sale Issue

[News24Wire] Police have been informed that activists from the organisation Reclaim the City is occupying the Helen Bowden Nurses Home, part of the Somerset Hospital precinct near Cape Town Stadium and V&A Waterfront in Green Point, on Sunday evening.

[News24Wire] Police have been informed that activists from the organisation Reclaim the City is occupying the Helen Bowden Nurses Home, part of the Somerset Hospital precinct near Cape Town Stadium and V&A Waterfront in Green Point, on Sunday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IGAD Leaders Convene Special Summit On Somali Refugees

[Shabelle] Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and international organisations will meet on Saturday in Nairobi to endorse a durable regional solution for Somali refugees.

[Shabelle] Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and international organisations will meet on Saturday in Nairobi to endorse a durable regional solution for Somali refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Twin Explosions Hit Mogadishu

[Dalsan Radio] At least 10 people were injured after two explosions hit Mogadishu on Friday, police have confirmed. The first explosion was an IED bomb set at vehicle in Sie Piano neighborhood in Hodan district.

[Dalsan Radio] At least 10 people were injured after two explosions hit Mogadishu on Friday, police have confirmed. The first explosion was an IED bomb set at vehicle in Sie Piano neighborhood in Hodan district.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Pirates Seize Fishing Trawler Off Somalia Coast

[Shabelle] Police say Somali pirates have seized a fishing trawler owned by a local businessman and forced the mostly foreign crew to disembark. Col. Mohamed Hassan told The Associated Press on Friday that the pirates used a small skiff to board the tr…

[Shabelle] Police say Somali pirates have seized a fishing trawler owned by a local businessman and forced the mostly foreign crew to disembark. Col. Mohamed Hassan told The Associated Press on Friday that the pirates used a small skiff to board the trawler off the village of Eyl in the northern semiautonomous state of Puntland.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Rest in Peace Andrew Kaweesi – How Secure Are the Rest of Us?

[Monitor] So, what if the late assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi was taking his children to school, or worse yet, taking his lovely wife to the hospital to experience one of the most amazing and magical wonders of this world – …

[Monitor] So, what if the late assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi was taking his children to school, or worse yet, taking his lovely wife to the hospital to experience one of the most amazing and magical wonders of this world - giving birth, what then? Do these cold blooded assassins have any conscience? What kind of blood flows through their horrid veins, I wonder; it must be much greener and more smelly than foul bile.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Muteesa’s Body Arrives to an Empty Parliament

[Monitor] As the days for the return of former Kabaka Edward Muteesa’s remains neared, government drew a plan so that the public would pay its respects to the first president of the country.

[Monitor] As the days for the return of former Kabaka Edward Muteesa's remains neared, government drew a plan so that the public would pay its respects to the first president of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Country Runs Risk of Olympic Ban, Thanks to Boardroom Power Games

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya topped the Africa medals table at the Rio Olympics last year. But this outstanding performance was overshadowed by the incompetence and corruption of its team management. The problems are so deep-rooted that the Internat…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya topped the Africa medals table at the Rio Olympics last year. But this outstanding performance was overshadowed by the incompetence and corruption of its team management. The problems are so deep-rooted that the International Olympic Committee recently threatened to suspend the country after national affiliate officials voted against reform. Wycliffe W. Njororai Simiyu, explains the background

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya