Somali District Official Assassinated in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Unidentified gunmen thought to be Al shabaab assassins have shot and killed a local district official in Mogadishu on Sunday, as insecurity concerns continue to grow in the capital.

[Shabelle] Unidentified gunmen thought to be Al shabaab assassins have shot and killed a local district official in Mogadishu on Sunday, as insecurity concerns continue to grow in the capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Int’l Community Hails Election of New Hirshabelle President

[Shabelle] The United Nations, African Union, European Union and Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States congratulate Mohamed Abdi Ware on his election as President of HirShabelle i…

[Shabelle] The United Nations, African Union, European Union and Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States congratulate Mohamed Abdi Ware on his election as President of HirShabelle in a vote held by the HirShabelle regional assembly yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Bell Pottinger Fallout Continues As Geoghegan’s Father Quits UK Firm

[News24Wire] The fallout following Bell Pottinger’s collapse and entry into administration last week has continued, with the man who introduced the Guptas to the PR firm stepping down from the board of UK services company Rentokil on Monday.

[News24Wire] The fallout following Bell Pottinger's collapse and entry into administration last week has continued, with the man who introduced the Guptas to the PR firm stepping down from the board of UK services company Rentokil on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2017 Finalists – CDC & UP?

[New Republic] If what has been seen so far in the country can be transmitted into vote in the 2017 presidential and legislative elections, then the race will likely be between the Unity Party (UP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

[New Republic] If what has been seen so far in the country can be transmitted into vote in the 2017 presidential and legislative elections, then the race will likely be between the Unity Party (UP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Urey Poise to ‘Take Govt From Few Elites’

[New Republic] Despite him being considered by many Liberians as one of the elite citizens in the country who have consolidated all of the wealth and governance onto themselves, the standard-bearer of the All Liberian Party (ALP), Benoni Urey has vowed…

[New Republic] Despite him being considered by many Liberians as one of the elite citizens in the country who have consolidated all of the wealth and governance onto themselves, the standard-bearer of the All Liberian Party (ALP), Benoni Urey has vowed to take government from the few elites in the country to the ordinary citizens if elected president of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia