5 Killed, 12 Hurt in al-Shabab Attack on Somali Military Base

[VOA] At least five people were killed and 12 others wounded Saturday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army soldiers and al-Shabab militants in the Bakol region of southwestern Somalia, officials said.

[VOA] At least five people were killed and 12 others wounded Saturday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army soldiers and al-Shabab militants in the Bakol region of southwestern Somalia, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Khama in Sweden

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama left for Sweden yesterday on a three-day official visit at the invitation of the prime minister of Sweden, Mr Stefan Lofven.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama left for Sweden yesterday on a three-day official visit at the invitation of the prime minister of Sweden, Mr Stefan Lofven.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

10 Investors Inspect National Railways’ Assets, Facilities

[New Zimbabwe] A group of ten potential investors interested in the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)’s ambitious $400 million recapitalisation project, last week inspected some of the company’s assets dotted around the country.

[New Zimbabwe] A group of ten potential investors interested in the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)'s ambitious $400 million recapitalisation project, last week inspected some of the company's assets dotted around the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

KCCA’s First Double Washes Away Previous Heartbreaks

[Observer] Thursday’s Uganda Cup final provided a rare opportunity for KCCA to exercise the ghost of being the only traditional giant never to have won a league and Cup double. SC Villa has six while Express has one.

[Observer] Thursday's Uganda Cup final provided a rare opportunity for KCCA to exercise the ghost of being the only traditional giant never to have won a league and Cup double. SC Villa has six while Express has one.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Brazilians Bulldoze to Victory At SA Open

[Sascoc] Alex Ribeiro was crowned men’s champion at the Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing pres. by Hurley in Durban on Sunday, leading a near clean sweep of the top eight positions by South American surfers on the final day of the World Surf League (WSL) Q…

[Sascoc] Alex Ribeiro was crowned men's champion at the Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing pres. by Hurley in Durban on Sunday, leading a near clean sweep of the top eight positions by South American surfers on the final day of the World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 rated event.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa