With So Much Goodwill, New Somali Leader Should Be Better

[Citizen] The joy was palpable on the streets of Mogadishu as one of the most unlikely candidates, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (pictured), was declared the winner of the presidential election in Somalia last week.

[Citizen] The joy was palpable on the streets of Mogadishu as one of the most unlikely candidates, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (pictured), was declared the winner of the presidential election in Somalia last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Residents Clash With AMISOM Over Accident

[Dalsan Radio] Amisom personnel were forced to fire in the air when residents of Hodan district pelted the troops with stones to protest an accident that involved a public vehicle and Amisom armored vehicle.

[Dalsan Radio] Amisom personnel were forced to fire in the air when residents of Hodan district pelted the troops with stones to protest an accident that involved a public vehicle and Amisom armored vehicle.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Daallo Plane Carring Somali MPs and Ministers Makes Emergency Landing in Nairobi

[Dalsan Radio] A Daallo plane made an emergency landing at Nairobi’s JKIA Airport after one of its engined failed. Kenya security and firefighters rushed at the runaway before the plane landed after it was denied to use the Wajir International Airport.

[Dalsan Radio] A Daallo plane made an emergency landing at Nairobi's JKIA Airport after one of its engined failed. Kenya security and firefighters rushed at the runaway before the plane landed after it was denied to use the Wajir International Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Burundi Sends Fresh Boots On the Ground to Replace Previous Group of Soldiers in Somalia

[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu, 14 February 2017 – A new battle group from Burundi has arrived in Mogadishu to replace soldiers of the 34th battalion who are rotating out after completing one-year tour of duty in Somalia.

[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu, 14 February 2017 - A new battle group from Burundi has arrived in Mogadishu to replace soldiers of the 34th battalion who are rotating out after completing one-year tour of duty in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Magufuli Reminds Me of Stint in a Police Cell

[Citizen] When President John Magufuli spoke on Sunday about the high and mighty who formerly had the government in their pockets, I was taken back to March 2014 when yours truly spent 27 hours in a police cell in Dar es Salaam.

[Citizen] When President John Magufuli spoke on Sunday about the high and mighty who formerly had the government in their pockets, I was taken back to March 2014 when yours truly spent 27 hours in a police cell in Dar es Salaam.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tut’s Pretoria Campus Suspends Classes After Protests

[News24Wire] The academic programme at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Pretoria campus has been suspended following violent protest action that erupted on Tuesday night.

[News24Wire] The academic programme at the Tshwane University of Technology's Pretoria campus has been suspended following violent protest action that erupted on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa