Mutinous Forces Barricade Mogadishu’s Main Streets

[Shabelle] Mutinous Somali forces have barricaded main streets in Mogadishu on Sunday morning over lack of pay for over a year. The forces also shut down several business centres and shopping malls as were frustrated over the government’s failure to pa…

[Shabelle] Mutinous Somali forces have barricaded main streets in Mogadishu on Sunday morning over lack of pay for over a year. The forces also shut down several business centres and shopping malls as were frustrated over the government's failure to pay their payments for more than 15 months.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Sudanese Version of an Arab Spring?

[SudaNow] By appointing Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih the first formal prime minister in almost three decades, a window of opportunity is opening for a controlled gradual change that will be the first of its kind in the country’s history and could pave the w…

[SudaNow] By appointing Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih the first formal prime minister in almost three decades, a window of opportunity is opening for a controlled gradual change that will be the first of its kind in the country's history and could pave the way for attaining some of the much missing political stability.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mortars Land Near Jaalle Siyad Military Academy

[Shabelle] A number of mortar rounds were fired at Jaalle Siyad military academy, in the Capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, witnesses said. Eyewitness said several mortar shells landed at residential area near Jaalle Siyad military academy, which…

[Shabelle] A number of mortar rounds were fired at Jaalle Siyad military academy, in the Capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, witnesses said. Eyewitness said several mortar shells landed at residential area near Jaalle Siyad military academy, which houses to soldiers serving with African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Burundi Soldier Repatriated From Somalia for Driving Alone in Mogadishu

[Iwacu] Caporal-Chief Niyonkuru Leon was repatriated from the UN peacekeeping mission in Somalia on 9 March. He is accused of driving alone in the Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia. “The troop contributing country, even the international community…

[Iwacu] Caporal-Chief Niyonkuru Leon was repatriated from the UN peacekeeping mission in Somalia on 9 March. He is accused of driving alone in the Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia. "The troop contributing country, even the international community, doesn't tolerate this due to the insecurity prevailing there", says Gaspard Baratuza, army spokesperson.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

A Leader, If Elected, Should Stay in Power Indefinitely – Speaker of Burundi National Assembly

[Iwacu] The speaker of the National Assembly announced on Thursday that a president chosen and loved by the people should stay in power. An expert in the peaceful resolution of conflicts, however, says that the Government of Burundi wants to completely…

[Iwacu] The speaker of the National Assembly announced on Thursday that a president chosen and loved by the people should stay in power. An expert in the peaceful resolution of conflicts, however, says that the Government of Burundi wants to completely ignore the Arusha Peace agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

AMISOM Calls On People to Held End Al Shabaab Threat

[Shabelle] The African Union Mission in Somalia known as (AMISOM) has appealed to the Somali people to continue working with AU and Somali Forces to bring an end Al shabaab threat. The AU Special Representative for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador…

[Shabelle] The African Union Mission in Somalia known as (AMISOM) has appealed to the Somali people to continue working with AU and Somali Forces to bring an end Al shabaab threat. The AU Special Representative for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Francisco Madeira called on the public to contribute to the stabilizing efforts of the the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hirshabelle Parliament Endorses New Cabinet

[Shabelle] The lawmakers of the southern regional administration of HirShabelle have overwhelmingly endorsed the new cabinet line-up appointed by President Alii Abdullahi Osoble last Month.

[Shabelle] The lawmakers of the southern regional administration of HirShabelle have overwhelmingly endorsed the new cabinet line-up appointed by President Alii Abdullahi Osoble last Month.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

SNA Forces Repel Al-Shabab in Shalanbood Attack

[Shabelle] Reports reaching us from Shalanbod district in lower Shabeele region indicate that Al-shabaab fighters attacked government forces bases in the town on Friday night. Locals told the media the militants raided a local government forces base fr…

[Shabelle] Reports reaching us from Shalanbod district in lower Shabeele region indicate that Al-shabaab fighters attacked government forces bases in the town on Friday night. Locals told the media the militants raided a local government forces base from tow directions, leading to a fierce gun battle that lasted for hours. The forces however managed to repulse the attackers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Dar Water Woes to End As Plant Gets Power

[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM residents will soon breathe a sigh of relief over water shortages following completion of the construction of a 33KV power line that will enable pumping of 196 million litres of water from Upper Ruvu Water Treatment Plant to …

[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM residents will soon breathe a sigh of relief over water shortages following completion of the construction of a 33KV power line that will enable pumping of 196 million litres of water from Upper Ruvu Water Treatment Plant to the city daily.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania