Several Soldiers Killed in Attack On SNA Convoy

[Shabelle] Several Somali military soldiers were killed in an ambush attack by Al shabaab fighters in Bakol region, south-west of Somalia on Thursday. The Al shabaab attack took place at Marerey area, a small semi-forest area that links Hudur town to E…

[Shabelle] Several Somali military soldiers were killed in an ambush attack by Al shabaab fighters in Bakol region, south-west of Somalia on Thursday. The Al shabaab attack took place at Marerey area, a small semi-forest area that links Hudur town to El-Berde district, according to sources in the military.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uhuru Says Al Shabaab Defeated in Somalia Battle

[Shabelle] Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta said his military forces in Somalia have made i great victory in the fight against the Al Qaeda-linked militan group Al shbaab. President Kenyatta said KDF forces played a significant role in the an going effo…

[Shabelle] Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta said his military forces in Somalia have made i great victory in the fight against the Al Qaeda-linked militan group Al shbaab. President Kenyatta said KDF forces played a significant role in the an going efforts by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), aimed to wipe out Al shabaab in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Senior AU Official Begins Visit in Burundi

[Shabelle] The Commissioner for Peace and Security for the African Union, Smail Chergui, Wednesday afternoon started a two-day visit in Burundi amidst the east African country’s threat to withdraw its peacekeepers from Somalia.

[Shabelle] The Commissioner for Peace and Security for the African Union, Smail Chergui, Wednesday afternoon started a two-day visit in Burundi amidst the east African country's threat to withdraw its peacekeepers from Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Tunisia – Amend Draft Drug Law

[HRW] Tunis -Tunisia’s parliament should amend the draft drug law currently before it to strengthen its human rights provisions, Human Rights Watch, Avocats sans Frontières, and the Tunisian League for Human Rights said today in a joint letter to parliament.

[HRW] Tunis -Tunisia's parliament should amend the draft drug law currently before it to strengthen its human rights provisions, Human Rights Watch, Avocats sans Frontières, and the Tunisian League for Human Rights said today in a joint letter to parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Stars Face West African Side in March Friendly

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Stars will play a build-up match against a West African opponent during the FIFA friendly window in March as part of the preparations for the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers which begin in June.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Stars will play a build-up match against a West African opponent during the FIFA friendly window in March as part of the preparations for the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers which begin in June.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Group Calls for Radical Tourism Policy Changes

[Financial Gazette] THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says radical policy changes are required to spur growth in the tourism industry, which has been undermined by hostile polices and sloppy marketing by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA).

[Financial Gazette] THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says radical policy changes are required to spur growth in the tourism industry, which has been undermined by hostile polices and sloppy marketing by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition’s Maunde Re-Elected Deputy Mayor

[Nyasa Times] A United Democratic Front (UDF) Counsellor for Chinamwali ward David Maunde on Tuesday reclaimed his position as Deputy Mayor for Zomba City Council after flooring a DPP councillor, Chikhulipilo Jimu with 7 votes against 4.

[Nyasa Times] A United Democratic Front (UDF) Counsellor for Chinamwali ward David Maunde on Tuesday reclaimed his position as Deputy Mayor for Zomba City Council after flooring a DPP councillor, Chikhulipilo Jimu with 7 votes against 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tullow Discovers New Oil Fields in Turkana

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) has announced the discovery of gross oil interval of 55 metres with 25 metres of net oil pay at a depth of 700 metres in Kenya, even as the country prepares for oil exportation.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) has announced the discovery of gross oil interval of 55 metres with 25 metres of net oil pay at a depth of 700 metres in Kenya, even as the country prepares for oil exportation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya