AFRICOM Says New Leaders Are Best Hope to End the Nation’s Dysfunction

[Shabelle] Somalia’s new government offers the country its best chance for “lasting peace in over a generation,” and the U.S. military will continue to build up local forces to fight Islamic militants rooted there, U.S. Africa Command said Wednesday.

[Shabelle] Somalia's new government offers the country its best chance for "lasting peace in over a generation," and the U.S. military will continue to build up local forces to fight Islamic militants rooted there, U.S. Africa Command said Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Parades Two Soldiers Defected From Jubbaland

[Shabelle] Al-Shabaab has paraded two soldiers from Southern regional state, Jubbaland at its stronghold town of Jilib in middle Jubba region. The soldiers are said to have deserted the Jubbaland state and joined the group which tries to topple Somalia…

[Shabelle] Al-Shabaab has paraded two soldiers from Southern regional state, Jubbaland at its stronghold town of Jilib in middle Jubba region. The soldiers are said to have deserted the Jubbaland state and joined the group which tries to topple Somalia's federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Seeks Ways of Preventing Child Soldiers in Armed Conflict

[Shabelle] The Federal Government of Somalia and federal member states want swift action taken in addressing the use of child soldiers in armed conflict in the country.

[Shabelle] The Federal Government of Somalia and federal member states want swift action taken in addressing the use of child soldiers in armed conflict in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Foreign Minister Visits Tunisia

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour on Sunday arrived to Tunisia on Sunday leading a foreign ministry delegation on a two day visit to Tunis at the invitation of his Tunisian counterpart Khamis Al-Jihainawi.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour on Sunday arrived to Tunisia on Sunday leading a foreign ministry delegation on a two day visit to Tunis at the invitation of his Tunisian counterpart Khamis Al-Jihainawi.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

African Union Commends EASF Field Training Exercise in Sudan

[SNA] Jabait -The representative of the African Union, Robert Kibaggi, has commended the field training exercise of the East African Standby Forces (EASF) currently taking place in Eastern Sudan’s region of Jabait, saying it coincides with meetings hel…

[SNA] Jabait -The representative of the African Union, Robert Kibaggi, has commended the field training exercise of the East African Standby Forces (EASF) currently taking place in Eastern Sudan's region of Jabait, saying it coincides with meetings held within the same context in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Bakri to Address Inaugural Sitting of Khartoum State

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice – President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, will address on Monday the inaugural sitting of the sixth session of Khartoum State’s Legislative Assembly.

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, will address on Monday the inaugural sitting of the sixth session of Khartoum State's Legislative Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan