Suicide Bomber Kills 4 Somali Army Officers

[VOA] At least four Somali government soldiers have been killed and six wounded by a suicide bomber who attacked a tea restaurant in the divided town of Galkayo in central Somalia, witnesses and officials said Saturday. The attack happened on the north…

[VOA] At least four Somali government soldiers have been killed and six wounded by a suicide bomber who attacked a tea restaurant in the divided town of Galkayo in central Somalia, witnesses and officials said Saturday. The attack happened on the northern side of the town controlled by the Puntland semi-autonomous region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Former President Returns

[VOA] Former Malawi President Joyce Banda has returned to her country after more than three years, where she faces possible graft charges.

[VOA] Former Malawi President Joyce Banda has returned to her country after more than three years, where she faces possible graft charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Unstoppable March Towards Participatory Democracy – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] Kigali -Remarks by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of the Republic of Liberia. Upon acceptance of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend

[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] Kigali -Remarks by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of the Republic of Liberia. Upon acceptance of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

New Science, Technology Policy to Spur Investments

[New Times] Discussions on the development of a regional science, technology and innovation policy for East African Community (EAC) kicked off in Kigali on Thursday, with stakeholders pushing for faster consultations to have the policy in place.

[New Times] Discussions on the development of a regional science, technology and innovation policy for East African Community (EAC) kicked off in Kigali on Thursday, with stakeholders pushing for faster consultations to have the policy in place.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Prosecution Banks On Science to Tackle Gender-Based Violence

[New Times] The National Public Prosecution Authority on Friday held a consultative meeting with medics and investigators following an increase of defilement and rape cases in the last three years.

[New Times] The National Public Prosecution Authority on Friday held a consultative meeting with medics and investigators following an increase of defilement and rape cases in the last three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwandair Launches Abuja Route

[New Times] The national carrier RwandAir on Friday launched its new route to the Nigerian capital Abuja, making it the airline’s second destination in the West African country after the commercial hub Lagos.

[New Times] The national carrier RwandAir on Friday launched its new route to the Nigerian capital Abuja, making it the airline's second destination in the West African country after the commercial hub Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Monosov and Kamudzengerere – Two Artists Rewriting the History of Interracial Marriage

[New Zimbabwe] RACHEL Monosov and Admire Kamudzengerere are an interracial couple living on two separate continents. Last year, when Rachel visited Admire in Harare and the two were married in a traditional Zimbabwean ceremony.

[New Zimbabwe] RACHEL Monosov and Admire Kamudzengerere are an interracial couple living on two separate continents. Last year, when Rachel visited Admire in Harare and the two were married in a traditional Zimbabwean ceremony.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UK – Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan Named Major Sponsor for Zim Achievers Awards

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Achievers International has confirmed that funeral service provider, Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan (DFCP), have come on board as one of the events’ major sponsors.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Achievers International has confirmed that funeral service provider, Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan (DFCP), have come on board as one of the events' major sponsors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

A Big Plus As Huge Plane Lands in Dar

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) is confident that any big passenger aircraft can land at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam on normal or diversion landing.

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) is confident that any big passenger aircraft can land at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam on normal or diversion landing.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania