Kenyan Troops Complicit With Al Shabaab Charcoal Exports Says UN

[Shabelle] Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) units assigned to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) are complicit in the militant group Al Shabaab’s exports of charcoal, which earns the group about $10 million annually, a team of United Nations monit…

[Shabelle] Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) units assigned to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) are complicit in the militant group Al Shabaab's exports of charcoal, which earns the group about $10 million annually, a team of United Nations monitors claims in a new report.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Wood Export Fraud Claims Aimed At Blackmailing Buhari’s Govt – Minister

[Daily Trust] The allegations of wood export racketeering to China levelled against United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed was aimed at smearing the image of Nigeria, the Federal Government has said.

[Daily Trust] The allegations of wood export racketeering to China levelled against United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed was aimed at smearing the image of Nigeria, the Federal Government has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Assailants Hurl Grenade At Security Checkpoint in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Assailants believed to be Al Shabaab militants were reported to have hurled a grenade bomb at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning.

[Shabelle] Assailants believed to be Al Shabaab militants were reported to have hurled a grenade bomb at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

MERA Toughens On Construction of Filling Stations

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) says construction of new service stations will now undergo tough scrutiny as one way of ensuring safety and quality service delivery from filling stations in the country.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) says construction of new service stations will now undergo tough scrutiny as one way of ensuring safety and quality service delivery from filling stations in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Buhari in Ebonyi State, Stands On One Nigeria

[Guardian] President Muhammad Buhari yesterday described his presence in Ebonyi State as a demonstration of strong belief in Nigeria’s unity. Buhari, who did not inspect the guard of honour both at Nkweagu military cantonment and the Government House, …

[Guardian] President Muhammad Buhari yesterday described his presence in Ebonyi State as a demonstration of strong belief in Nigeria's unity. Buhari, who did not inspect the guard of honour both at Nkweagu military cantonment and the Government House, maintained his usual line of non-negotiability of Nigeria's unity. "Our diversity is almost unique and sure," he said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria