Charcoal, Illegal Logging Fund Al-Shabaab Militants Hiding in Boni Forest

[Shabelle] Proceeds from illegal logging and charcoal burning inside the Boni Forest are being used to fund terrorists, the authorities say. Al Shabaab is also benefiting from the sale of game meat by the Boni community.

[Shabelle] Proceeds from illegal logging and charcoal burning inside the Boni Forest are being used to fund terrorists, the authorities say. Al Shabaab is also benefiting from the sale of game meat by the Boni community.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UN Security Council Decides to Extend Mandate of Assistance Mission

[Shabelle] The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted Resolution 2408 extending the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until March 31, 2019.

[Shabelle] The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted Resolution 2408 extending the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until March 31, 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Municipal Officials Arrested for Tender Fraud Worth Millions

[SAPS] Butterworth -Twelve municipal officials from Mnquma municipality appeared before the Butterworth Magistrate court today for Fraud, Corruption and contravention of the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) after they were arrested in the mornin…

[SAPS] Butterworth -Twelve municipal officials from Mnquma municipality appeared before the Butterworth Magistrate court today for Fraud, Corruption and contravention of the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) after they were arrested in the morning (27 March 2018), by a multidisciplinary task team comprising the Hawks, Crime Intelligence and detectives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kendra Wilkinson Has Reached Her Breaking Point and Is Reportedly Planning to Divorce Hank Baskett

[News24Wire] Kendra Wilkinson has reached her breaking point and is reportedly planning to file for divorce from husband Hank Baskett in the near future.

[News24Wire] Kendra Wilkinson has reached her breaking point and is reportedly planning to file for divorce from husband Hank Baskett in the near future.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Minister Announces Closure of Major Taxi Routes Ahead of Easter Weekend

[SAPS] Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced the immediate and indefinite closure of major taxi routes in Mthatha and surrounding areas which are currently involved in ongoing conflicts which have resulted in the killing of more than 60 people since…

[SAPS] Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced the immediate and indefinite closure of major taxi routes in Mthatha and surrounding areas which are currently involved in ongoing conflicts which have resulted in the killing of more than 60 people since it erupted in 2016. The affected routes are the R61 and the N2 junction to Maclear and Tsolo respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

First Lady Calls for Girls’ Empowerment in Schools

[New Times] The First Lady and Chairperson of Imbuto Foundation, Mrs Jeannette Kagame has called for practical efforts by parents, teachers and other education stakeholders to eliminate barriers that limit girls’ education.

[New Times] The First Lady and Chairperson of Imbuto Foundation, Mrs Jeannette Kagame has called for practical efforts by parents, teachers and other education stakeholders to eliminate barriers that limit girls' education.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Senators Call for Review of Science and Research Policy

[New Times] Government should fast-track review of the national policy for science and technology, research and innovation, and also increase the sector’s funding, senators have said.

[New Times] Government should fast-track review of the national policy for science and technology, research and innovation, and also increase the sector's funding, senators have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda