Somali Candidates Boycott Presidential Debate Event

[Shabelle] Over 12 candidates running for president in February 8 election have on Tuesday boycotted a president debate at the parliament hall in Mogadishu following internet disconnection.

[Shabelle] Over 12 candidates running for president in February 8 election have on Tuesday boycotted a president debate at the parliament hall in Mogadishu following internet disconnection.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

35,000 Tonnes for Distribution to Hunger Stricken Citizens

[Daily News] Dodoma -Food distribution to hunger stricken citizens has started, with the government announcing the possibility of missing the 2017/18 food production target.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Food distribution to hunger stricken citizens has started, with the government announcing the possibility of missing the 2017/18 food production target.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Elders Call for Re-Election of President Hassan Sheikh

[Shabelle] After a crucial meeting in Mogadishu, prominent Somali traditional elders have called for the re-election of the outgoing president HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in the February 8 polls.

[Shabelle] After a crucial meeting in Mogadishu, prominent Somali traditional elders have called for the re-election of the outgoing president HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in the February 8 polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Refugees to Get Cash, Not Rations – WFP

[Daily News] Some selected refugees at Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in western Tanzania have received some ‘cash transfer’ from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), replacing what used to be part of their monthly food rations.

[Daily News] Some selected refugees at Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in western Tanzania have received some 'cash transfer' from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), replacing what used to be part of their monthly food rations.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Buhari Speaks From London

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called and spoke with the minister of youth and sports development, Solomon Dalung, from London, where he is currently on vacation.

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called and spoke with the minister of youth and sports development, Solomon Dalung, from London, where he is currently on vacation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pests Damage Agricultural Production in Imbo Region

[Iwacu] “The provinces most affected by plant pests are Cibitoke Bubanza and Rumunge of the Imbo high temperature region. The average agricultural production varies between 50% and 60%. The production average is even less than 50% in some areas of Cibi…

[Iwacu] "The provinces most affected by plant pests are Cibitoke Bubanza and Rumunge of the Imbo high temperature region. The average agricultural production varies between 50% and 60%. The production average is even less than 50% in some areas of Cibitoke western province", says Salvator Sindayihebura, Director General of Agriculture.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Colonial Past and Present Frictions

[Deutsche Welle] In Cameroon, there has been a surge in protests by the English speaking minority against the dominance of the francophone majority. Understanding the country’s colonial past helps explain the depth of this animosity.

[Deutsche Welle] In Cameroon, there has been a surge in protests by the English speaking minority against the dominance of the francophone majority. Understanding the country's colonial past helps explain the depth of this animosity.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Congolese M23 Rebels Flee to Rwanda

[East African] Fighters from former Congolese M23 rebels are said to have crossed into Rwanda, hours after reports of clashes between the DRC army and the defunct group emerged.

[East African] Fighters from former Congolese M23 rebels are said to have crossed into Rwanda, hours after reports of clashes between the DRC army and the defunct group emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Four Drown, Two Others Injured in Mpwapwa

[Daily News] Dodoma -Four people have drowned as two others were injured after their residential houses were swept by rainwater at Isighu Village in Majumba Sita, Mpwapwa District, on Monday night.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Four people have drowned as two others were injured after their residential houses were swept by rainwater at Isighu Village in Majumba Sita, Mpwapwa District, on Monday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania