Lawmaker Fatally Shot in Mogadishu

[VOA] A Somali regional lawmaker was fatally shot Tuesday in Mogadishu, police said. Ruqiya Abshir Noor was shot in her home in the city’s Shibis district, according to police.

[VOA] A Somali regional lawmaker was fatally shot Tuesday in Mogadishu, police said. Ruqiya Abshir Noor was shot in her home in the city's Shibis district, according to police.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Kenyatta Tells Sports Federations to Style Up, Pay Up Dues

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today called on sports federations in the country to style up and ensure that all Kenyan sportsmen and women are well taken care of.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today called on sports federations in the country to style up and ensure that all Kenyan sportsmen and women are well taken care of.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cape Town Water Consumption Drops By 43 Million Litres

[News24Wire] Capetonians have managed to get water usage down to 522 million litres per day over the past week – 43 million litres less than the previous week’s water usage.

[News24Wire] Capetonians have managed to get water usage down to 522 million litres per day over the past week - 43 million litres less than the previous week's water usage.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malawi First Ever 2018 Electronic Census Starts September – NSO

[Nyasa Times] National Statistical Office (NSO) will hold the much awaited first ever 2018 Electronic National Population and Housing Census (PHC) in September estimated to cost K21 billion.

[Nyasa Times] National Statistical Office (NSO) will hold the much awaited first ever 2018 Electronic National Population and Housing Census (PHC) in September estimated to cost K21 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

#ThisFlag Movement Leader Mawarire to Run For Local Office

[The Herald] Controversial pastor Evan Mawarire yesterday announced he was contesting as an independent candidate in council elections in Harare in the harmonised elections this year.

[The Herald] Controversial pastor Evan Mawarire yesterday announced he was contesting as an independent candidate in council elections in Harare in the harmonised elections this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Boko Haram – UN Allocates N4 Billion Aid to North-East

[Premium Times] The UN says it has allocated $11 million (about N4 billion) to help 60,000 internally displaced people in Borno and other humanitarian operations in North-east Nigeria.

[Premium Times] The UN says it has allocated $11 million (about N4 billion) to help 60,000 internally displaced people in Borno and other humanitarian operations in North-east Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Allocates $9 Million for Humanitarian Aid in North-East

[UN News] Some 60,000 people displaced by ongoing hostilities in Nigeria’s crisis-torn Borno state will receive life-saving aid thanks to an allocation from the United Nations-managed country-based humanitarian assistance fund.

[UN News] Some 60,000 people displaced by ongoing hostilities in Nigeria's crisis-torn Borno state will receive life-saving aid thanks to an allocation from the United Nations-managed country-based humanitarian assistance fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Appetite for Investment Grows

[The Herald] Zimbabwean business leaders attending the 2018 Africa CEO Forum here say there is a lot of appetite for investment in the country and the planned harmonisation of laws affecting the ease of doing business will bring a breakthrough for Pres…

[The Herald] Zimbabwean business leaders attending the 2018 Africa CEO Forum here say there is a lot of appetite for investment in the country and the planned harmonisation of laws affecting the ease of doing business will bring a breakthrough for President Mnangagwa's administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe