Two Killed, Several Injured in Mogadishu Blast

[Shabelle] Two civilians were killed, and many more others wounded in a bomb explosion in Mogadishu, the latest in string of increasing attacks in war-riddled capital, police and witnesses said. The blast has resulted from a remotely detonated bomb tar…

[Shabelle] Two civilians were killed, and many more others wounded in a bomb explosion in Mogadishu, the latest in string of increasing attacks in war-riddled capital, police and witnesses said. The blast has resulted from a remotely detonated bomb targeted Somali security forces at Ex-control Balad in Mogadishu. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the deadly attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kenyan Teaches World How to Join Solids Without Using Heat

[Nation] Scientists worldwide now know it is possible to join two solids without welding or using heat, thanks to an invention by a team led by a Kenyan professor working in the United States.

[Nation] Scientists worldwide now know it is possible to join two solids without welding or using heat, thanks to an invention by a team led by a Kenyan professor working in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Danny Faure At Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

[Government of Seychelles] The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure will be participating in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), which will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from the 16th to 18th January 2017.

[Government of Seychelles] The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure will be participating in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), which will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from the 16th to 18th January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

‘Totally Out of the Question’ That a Third of Malawi’s Population Live in SA

[Africa Check] South African television programme Carte Blanche investigated the fraught journey to South Africa many Malawians experience. But their hard-hitting figure that “almost one-third of Malawi’s population” live in South Africa is completely …

[Africa Check] South African television programme Carte Blanche investigated the fraught journey to South Africa many Malawians experience. But their hard-hitting figure that "almost one-third of Malawi's population" live in South Africa is completely off-point.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Maybe Tanzania Could Do With Another Media Law

[Citizen] Those who thought there were enough or too many laws on media in Tanzania are wrong. There is at least one more urgent law required: Prevention of Banning of Media Outlets by President Act, 2017.

[Citizen] Those who thought there were enough or too many laws on media in Tanzania are wrong. There is at least one more urgent law required: Prevention of Banning of Media Outlets by President Act, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

We’ve Restored Nigeria’s Sanity, Territorial Integrity, Says Buhari

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday said his administration has restored Nigeria’s sanity and territorial integrity lost during the prolonged battles with the terrorist group, Boko Haram.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday said his administration has restored Nigeria's sanity and territorial integrity lost during the prolonged battles with the terrorist group, Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Humanitarian Crisis in Lake Chad Basin ‘Growing in Dramatic Fashion,’ Security Council Told

[UN News] Briefing the Security Council today, senior United Nations officials underlined the significant challenges and deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Lake Chad Basin region, including in particular those posed by the militant group, Boko…

[UN News] Briefing the Security Council today, senior United Nations officials underlined the significant challenges and deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Lake Chad Basin region, including in particular those posed by the militant group, Boko Haram, and urged for sustained support to national and regional security, political and humanitarian action.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Forex Earnings Hit $24 Billion in Third Quarter 2016

[This Day] The federal government aggregate foreign exchange (forex) inflow as at the third quarter of 2016 moved up remarkably to $24 billion, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Doyin Salami, has …

[This Day] The federal government aggregate foreign exchange (forex) inflow as at the third quarter of 2016 moved up remarkably to $24 billion, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Doyin Salami, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

BBOG Joins FG to Search for Chibok Girls in Sambisa

[Guardian] The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has sent a delegation to join the Federal Government’s team on a day search sorties for missing Chibok girls to Sambisa Forest.

[Guardian] The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has sent a delegation to join the Federal Government's team on a day search sorties for missing Chibok girls to Sambisa Forest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Campaign to Help Vaccinate Millions of Children Against Measles in North-East

[UN News] A United Nations-supported mass vaccination campaign is set to start tomorrow to protect more than 4.7 million children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria.

[UN News] A United Nations-supported mass vaccination campaign is set to start tomorrow to protect more than 4.7 million children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria