Human Rights Priorities for Somalia’s New Government

[Shabelle] Somalia’s new government should ensure that the security forces are accountable and improve protection of the most vulnerable people, Human Rights Watch said today in a 10-point report on human rights priorities.

[Shabelle] Somalia's new government should ensure that the security forces are accountable and improve protection of the most vulnerable people, Human Rights Watch said today in a 10-point report on human rights priorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UN Condemns ‘Gruesome’ Killing of Somali Minster

[Shabelle] The United Nations special representative for Somalia Michael Keating has strongly condemned the gruesome killing of Abas Siraji the public works and reconstruction minister.

[Shabelle] The United Nations special representative for Somalia Michael Keating has strongly condemned the gruesome killing of Abas Siraji the public works and reconstruction minister.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Raids AU Military Base in Central Somalia

[Shabelle] Heavily armed Al shabaab fighters have launched an attack on a military base belonging to Ethiopian troops serving with African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Halgan town.

[Shabelle] Heavily armed Al shabaab fighters have launched an attack on a military base belonging to Ethiopian troops serving with African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Halgan town.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Human Rights Priorities for New Government

[HRW] The creation of a new government in Somalia in March 2017 provides an important opportunity to address with international support many of the country’s pressing human rights problems.

[HRW] The creation of a new government in Somalia in March 2017 provides an important opportunity to address with international support many of the country's pressing human rights problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hockey Cup Tourney Set for the Coast

[Namibia Economist] The Dome in Swakopmund will host the Africa Cup Inline Hockey Tournament from 22 – 25 May. At a recent Africa Cup Pre-photos event (l-r) Dave Hammond (Captain of Team Canada), Paul Schrader (Bank Windhoek), Trish Hammond (NIIHA spor…

[Namibia Economist] The Dome in Swakopmund will host the Africa Cup Inline Hockey Tournament from 22 - 25 May. At a recent Africa Cup Pre-photos event (l-r) Dave Hammond (Captain of Team Canada), Paul Schrader (Bank Windhoek), Trish Hammond (NIIHA sports officer), Marco Debortoli (Co-Captain of Team Namibia) had the opportunity meet each other before the kick-off of the event.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Six Perish in Separate Road Carnage

[Zambia Reports] Six people died in separate road traffic accidents on Tuesday across three provinces including Lusaka, Copperbelt, and Western Province.

[Zambia Reports] Six people died in separate road traffic accidents on Tuesday across three provinces including Lusaka, Copperbelt, and Western Province.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Hichilema Treason Case Goes Ahead

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National (UPND) officials are confirming that the case involving Hakainde Hichilema and 5 other people jointly charged with Treason will go ahead tomorrow morning.

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National (UPND) officials are confirming that the case involving Hakainde Hichilema and 5 other people jointly charged with Treason will go ahead tomorrow morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Agribank Launches ‘No Collateral Loan Product’

[Namibia Economist] Agribank launched what it deems a revolutionary “No Collateral Loan Product” in Oshakati last week. The no collateral loan product is in line with the Bank’s plan to respond to the call for inclusion of all farmers country-wide, esp…

[Namibia Economist] Agribank launched what it deems a revolutionary "No Collateral Loan Product" in Oshakati last week. The no collateral loan product is in line with the Bank's plan to respond to the call for inclusion of all farmers country-wide, especially those in communal areas who do not have access to conventional collateral.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Bans Second Hand Underwear

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has again warned against second hand underwear. This has led to the Zambian government to ban second hand under garments because they pose a health hazard.

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has again warned against second hand underwear. This has led to the Zambian government to ban second hand under garments because they pose a health hazard.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia