KDF and Police Officers Survive Al Shabaab Attack

[Shabelle] A convoy of Kenya Defence Force (KDF) and the police on Monday, June 5, narrowly survived death in Wajir county. The security officers were in a joint operation in search of al-Shabaab militants, when their convoy was attacked with an Improv…

[Shabelle] A convoy of Kenya Defence Force (KDF) and the police on Monday, June 5, narrowly survived death in Wajir county. The security officers were in a joint operation in search of al-Shabaab militants, when their convoy was attacked with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Suspected U.S. Jets Bomb Al Shabaab Convoy in Somalia

[Shabelle] Suspected US fighter jets have launched an overnight airstrike in Southern Somalia, targeting a convoy of vehicles reportedly carrying senior Al shabaab commanders.

[Shabelle] Suspected US fighter jets have launched an overnight airstrike in Southern Somalia, targeting a convoy of vehicles reportedly carrying senior Al shabaab commanders.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Burundi to Pay Salary for Its Peacekeepers in Somalia

[Shabelle] Burundian peacekeepers serving in the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are to receive their salary arrears as the European Union (EU) has peacekeepers’ salary arrears for six months, the Burundian army spokesman said.

[Shabelle] Burundian peacekeepers serving in the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are to receive their salary arrears as the European Union (EU) has peacekeepers' salary arrears for six months, the Burundian army spokesman said.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Mutharika Impressed With Women-Led Army Parade

[Nyasa Times] For the second time female Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier was assigned to command the parade of the Guard of Honour at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) before President Peter Mutharika’s departure for Europe.

[Nyasa Times] For the second time female Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier was assigned to command the parade of the Guard of Honour at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) before President Peter Mutharika's departure for Europe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chess – Luzia Pires Leads Women’s Luanda Provincial Championship

[ANGOP] Luanda -Master FIDE (MF), Luzia Pires, is leading the provincial senior women’s chess championship with two points, a competition that began on Sunday at the Angolan Federation’s headquarters.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Master FIDE (MF), Luzia Pires, is leading the provincial senior women's chess championship with two points, a competition that began on Sunday at the Angolan Federation's headquarters.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Nation Set to Achieve Food Self-Sufficiency

[The Herald] Government is finalising the second and final crop and livestock assessment report for the 2016/ 17 farming season, as early indications point to food self-sufficiency. The report would be tabled before Cabinet once completed. The country …

[The Herald] Government is finalising the second and final crop and livestock assessment report for the 2016/ 17 farming season, as early indications point to food self-sufficiency. The report would be tabled before Cabinet once completed. The country expects over two million tonnes of maize.The high yields in most crops have been attributed to Government input programmes, including Command Agriculture, hard work by farmers from all sectors and good rains received during the season.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rural District Council Engages Debt Collectors

[The Herald] Bubi Rural District Council has engaged debt collectors in a bid to recover more than $500 000 owed by ratepayers. The local authority’s chief executive officer, Mr Partson Mlilo, said the RDC was forced to engage debt collectors as reside…

[The Herald] Bubi Rural District Council has engaged debt collectors in a bid to recover more than $500 000 owed by ratepayers. The local authority's chief executive officer, Mr Partson Mlilo, said the RDC was forced to engage debt collectors as residents were reluctant to meet their obligations."We are being owed $540 481 and from that, $170 851 is owed by residents living in the low density suburbs, while $342 630 is owed by residents in the high density suburbs," he said. "The debt dates back to June 2013, when Gove

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7 Entities Owe SME Bank N$150 Million

[Namibian] SEVEN of the biggest SME Bank loan recipients who include property developers, a media company and a medicine supply firm got a combined N$150 million from the troubled institution.

[Namibian] SEVEN of the biggest SME Bank loan recipients who include property developers, a media company and a medicine supply firm got a combined N$150 million from the troubled institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia