Guterres Calls for Lifting Travel Ban On Somalia

[Shabelle] UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for lifting a US ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, saying the measures would not prevent terrorists from entering the United States.

[Shabelle] UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for lifting a US ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, saying the measures would not prevent terrorists from entering the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kenya Denies Al-Shabaab Raid in Mandera City

[Shabelle] The Kenyan police said on Thursday that security has been beefed up along the border with Somalia after Al-Shabaab militants raided a police camp in Mandera County and escaped with a vehicle.

[Shabelle] The Kenyan police said on Thursday that security has been beefed up along the border with Somalia after Al-Shabaab militants raided a police camp in Mandera County and escaped with a vehicle.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Animal and Agric Professions Law Helps Improve Production – Minister

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister for Justice, Tahani Tour Al Daba, said the law on Animal and Agricultural Professions Organizations law will help improve and develop the agriculture and animal sectors and at the same time strengthen the link between…

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister for Justice, Tahani Tour Al Daba, said the law on Animal and Agricultural Professions Organizations law will help improve and develop the agriculture and animal sectors and at the same time strengthen the link between the farmers and nomads by way of increasing production away from any political activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Calls for Investigation Into Premier’s Role in 94 Deaths

[DA] A proposal by the Democratic Alliance has been accepted by the Gauteng Legislature’s Oversight Committee on the Premier’s Office and Legislature (OCPOL) to probe the role of Gauteng Premier David Makhura’s office in the deaths of 94 mental health …

[DA] A proposal by the Democratic Alliance has been accepted by the Gauteng Legislature's Oversight Committee on the Premier's Office and Legislature (OCPOL) to probe the role of Gauteng Premier David Makhura's office in the deaths of 94 mental health patients after they were transferred to unlicensed NGOs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gulu Trailblazing Ordinance on Alcohol Control Should Be Supported

[Monitor] Last Monday, the Gulu District Council Hall was full to capacity. A council meeting was in session. In the meeting hall was a team from the Ministry of Trade and Industry whose mission was to persuade or cajole the district council to suspend…

[Monitor] Last Monday, the Gulu District Council Hall was full to capacity. A council meeting was in session. In the meeting hall was a team from the Ministry of Trade and Industry whose mission was to persuade or cajole the district council to suspend the implementation of the Gulu Alcoholic Drinks Control Ordinance. The ordinance regulates the production, sale and consumption of alcohol especially those packed in sachets below 250 mls.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

WFP Food Aid Over 2016 ‘Higher Than Expected’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The World Food Programme provided more food assistance than planned during 2016 because of a higher than expected number of displaced people as a result of the renewed conflict in Jebel Marra, North and Central Darfur.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The World Food Programme provided more food assistance than planned during 2016 because of a higher than expected number of displaced people as a result of the renewed conflict in Jebel Marra, North and Central Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

PM Sharmarke Asks Kenya to Respect ICJ Verdict As Somalia Celebrates

[Dalsan Radio] Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmake has called on Kenya to respect the Thursday,s verdict by the International Court Of Justice rejecting Kenya,s objection for the court to hear a maritime dispute between the two countries neighborin…

[Dalsan Radio] Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmake has called on Kenya to respect the Thursday,s verdict by the International Court Of Justice rejecting Kenya,s objection for the court to hear a maritime dispute between the two countries neighboring countries

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Al-Bashir Renews Sudan Welcome to Lifting of Economic Sanctions

[SNA] Upper Atbara -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has welcomed the US decision lifting of the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan which was taken after the US administration became convinced about the futility of these sancti…

[SNA] Upper Atbara -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has welcomed the US decision lifting of the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan which was taken after the US administration became convinced about the futility of these sanctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Its Time for Amani Festival in Goma

[East African] The fourth edition of Amani Festival, one of the biggest cultural events in the Great Lakes Region, will be held on February 10-12 in Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The town strad…

[East African] The fourth edition of Amani Festival, one of the biggest cultural events in the Great Lakes Region, will be held on February 10-12 in Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The town straddles the border between Rwanda and DR Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa