President Farmajo to Attend African Business Summit in Egypt

[Shabelle] The President of Guinea, current chair of the AU, will be joining the Forum as well as the Presidents of Chad, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Comoros and Somalia. The Vice President of Nigeria is also expected as is the Prime Minister of Mozambique. The Forum will start with a Young Entrepreneurs Day, with 50 of Africa’s leading start-ups in funding and partner pitches.

[Shabelle] The President of Guinea, current chair of the AU, will be joining the Forum as well as the Presidents of Chad, Rwanda, Côte d'Ivoire, Comoros and Somalia. The Vice President of Nigeria is also expected as is the Prime Minister of Mozambique. The Forum will start with a Young Entrepreneurs Day, with 50 of Africa's leading start-ups in funding and partner pitches.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uganda Begins Somalia Troop Withdrawal

[Shabelle] Uganda’s military says it has begun the withdrawal of 281 troops serving in the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia. The move announced on Wednesday is part of a UN plan that will see African Union (AU) soldiers’ numbers reduced by…

[Shabelle] Uganda's military says it has begun the withdrawal of 281 troops serving in the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia. The move announced on Wednesday is part of a UN plan that will see African Union (AU) soldiers' numbers reduced by 1,000 by the end of this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Suspected U.S. Jets Carry Out Airstrike in Southern Somalia

[Shabelle] An air strike hit a village south of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and a local official said the attack targeted Islamist al Shabaab militants fighting to topple the country’s central government.

[Shabelle] An air strike hit a village south of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and a local official said the attack targeted Islamist al Shabaab militants fighting to topple the country's central government.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Angola At 3rd Forum On Sciences in South Africa

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola, through the Minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria do Rosário Bragança Sambo, is participating on December 7-8 in Pretoria city in the 3rd forum on science of South Africa.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola, through the Minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria do Rosário Bragança Sambo, is participating on December 7-8 in Pretoria city in the 3rd forum on science of South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

AfDB Offers U.S $147 Million Loan to Namibia

[New Era] Windhoek -The African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed to infuse an additional N$2 billion in loans into the Namibian economy, after the injection of a N$3 billion loan to finance the country’s development programme this year, specifically …

[New Era] Windhoek -The African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed to infuse an additional N$2 billion in loans into the Namibian economy, after the injection of a N$3 billion loan to finance the country's development programme this year, specifically focusing on economic governance and improving competitiveness.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Gondwana Professional Cyclists Bolster Desert Dash Teams

[Namibia Economist] The Gondwana Collection on Wednesday flew in five heavy weight international cyclists to join their two teams for the 2017 Nedbank Desert Dash that starts this Friday afternoon, 08 December, and finishes in Swakopmund on Saturday af…

[Namibia Economist] The Gondwana Collection on Wednesday flew in five heavy weight international cyclists to join their two teams for the 2017 Nedbank Desert Dash that starts this Friday afternoon, 08 December, and finishes in Swakopmund on Saturday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Tsumeb Council Overhauled

[New Era] Omuthiya -Tsumeb Municipality has undergone a complete overhaul with several councillors assigned to new positions after yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony at the copper town’s council chambers.

[New Era] Omuthiya -Tsumeb Municipality has undergone a complete overhaul with several councillors assigned to new positions after yesterday's swearing-in ceremony at the copper town's council chambers.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Agro Processing Industrial Parks to Attract More FDI

[Ethiopian Herald] During this time, the manufacturing sector is also expected to grow by 25 percent annually. To facilitate this growth, the government has been establishing agro-processing industrial parks in Tigray, Amhara, Oromia and Southern Natio…

[Ethiopian Herald] During this time, the manufacturing sector is also expected to grow by 25 percent annually. To facilitate this growth, the government has been establishing agro-processing industrial parks in Tigray, Amhara, Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' states, investing some 2.5 billion USD.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia