Gunfire Rocks Bouake Army Camp After Troops Pay Dispute

[Al Jazeera] Heavy gunfire erupted early on Saturday near the main military camp in Ivory Coast’s second largest city, Bouake, where disgruntled soldiers launched an uprising a day earlier over salaries and bonuses, a resident and a soldier said.

[Al Jazeera] Heavy gunfire erupted early on Saturday near the main military camp in Ivory Coast's second largest city, Bouake, where disgruntled soldiers launched an uprising a day earlier over salaries and bonuses, a resident and a soldier said.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Gunfire Breaks Out as Soldiers’ Protest Spreads

[Deutsche Welle] Gunfire was heard in several Ivory Coast cities for a second day as military officials prepared to meet soldiers demanding pay and bonuses. The violence was akin to a 2014 strike where former rebels made similar demands.

[Deutsche Welle] Gunfire was heard in several Ivory Coast cities for a second day as military officials prepared to meet soldiers demanding pay and bonuses. The violence was akin to a 2014 strike where former rebels made similar demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Berlin Unruffled By U.S. Lawsuit On Colonial-Era Genocide

[Deutsche Welle] Namibian indigenous groups filed a lawsuit against Germany in a US court on Thursday, demanding compensation for genocide by German colonial troops in the early 1900s. Berlin appears unperturbed.

[Deutsche Welle] Namibian indigenous groups filed a lawsuit against Germany in a US court on Thursday, demanding compensation for genocide by German colonial troops in the early 1900s. Berlin appears unperturbed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ethiopia Joins Senegal on UN Security Council

[IPS] United Nations -Five of the UN Security Council’s 15 seats were filled by new members this week, but a bigger shift in the council is expected later this month under the new US administration.

[IPS] United Nations -Five of the UN Security Council's 15 seats were filled by new members this week, but a bigger shift in the council is expected later this month under the new US administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

2016 Was a Year Not to Forget in Ugandan Sport

[Monitor] And so, the days quickly became months and before we knew it, pop concerts and evangelical crusades scattered all over the rolling hills of this town lit up the night sky with fireworks. And just like that 2016 was gone.

[Monitor] And so, the days quickly became months and before we knew it, pop concerts and evangelical crusades scattered all over the rolling hills of this town lit up the night sky with fireworks. And just like that 2016 was gone.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda