U.S. Denies Civilian Deaths in Barire Airstrikes

[Dalsan Radio] U.S. on Thursday denied any civlian casualties in the August 25 airstrike that it said had targeted Alshabaab militants in Barire Somalia. In a statement the US Afrocom said that casualties from the incident “were those of armed enemy co…

[Dalsan Radio] U.S. on Thursday denied any civlian casualties in the August 25 airstrike that it said had targeted Alshabaab militants in Barire Somalia. In a statement the US Afrocom said that casualties from the incident "were those of armed enemy combatants". Photos of ten men alleged to be local farmers went viral on social media attracting condemnation on the USA and fueling propaganda by Alshabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Details of How Babu Owino Ordered Opponent’s Beating Revealed in Court

[Nairobi News] An opponent of Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili Owino alias Babu Owino, on Wednesday recounted how he was allegedly beaten up by goons and left for dead on the orders of the lawmaker.

[Nairobi News] An opponent of Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili Owino alias Babu Owino, on Wednesday recounted how he was allegedly beaten up by goons and left for dead on the orders of the lawmaker.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Denies Allegations of Civilian Massacre in Somalia

[Shabelle] The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) on Wednesday denied allegations that an operation carried out in August by American troops in Somalia resulted in civilian deaths.

[Shabelle] The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) on Wednesday denied allegations that an operation carried out in August by American troops in Somalia resulted in civilian deaths.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Expands Codelagos to Out-of-School Residents

[This Day] As part of efforts to increase residents’ access to its ongoing free coding programme, the Lagos State Government has announced the commencement of CodeLagos out-of-school centres.

[This Day] As part of efforts to increase residents' access to its ongoing free coding programme, the Lagos State Government has announced the commencement of CodeLagos out-of-school centres.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Civil War Worsening – UN Panel

[East African] The catastrophic conditions that confronts war-torn South Sudan will likely worsen in coming months in the face of government intransigence and ineffective regional peace-making efforts, United Nations monitors have warned.

[East African] The catastrophic conditions that confronts war-torn South Sudan will likely worsen in coming months in the face of government intransigence and ineffective regional peace-making efforts, United Nations monitors have warned.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Group Condemns Human Trafficking, Slave Trade of Nigerians in Libya

[This Day] Members of Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa has joined numerous organisations and individuals in the world in condemning the human trafficking and slave trade of Nigerians and other African countries in Libya.

[This Day] Members of Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa has joined numerous organisations and individuals in the world in condemning the human trafficking and slave trade of Nigerians and other African countries in Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Kenya Set to Give EALA Nominee Lists On Thursday

[East African] Kenya’s two major coalitions are scheduled to hand over their lists of nominees to the East African Legislative Assembly on Thursday, kicking off a process delayed by the lengthened electioneering period.

[East African] Kenya's two major coalitions are scheduled to hand over their lists of nominees to the East African Legislative Assembly on Thursday, kicking off a process delayed by the lengthened electioneering period.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cellphone Key in Addressing SA Festive Season Carnage

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH Africans have been reminded of the role mobile phones can play in making travellers safe amid an accident-prone national road network coupled with the upcoming annual holiday season.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH Africans have been reminded of the role mobile phones can play in making travellers safe amid an accident-prone national road network coupled with the upcoming annual holiday season.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Landmine Clearance Celebrates Mugabe’s Fall

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWE is to embark on a massive clearance of landmines that colonial forces laid at the borders with neighbouring countries during the liberation struggle over 40 years ago.

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWE is to embark on a massive clearance of landmines that colonial forces laid at the borders with neighbouring countries during the liberation struggle over 40 years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe