U.S. Conducts Three Strikes against Al-Shabaab

[DOD] Stuttgart -Between August 16-17, the Department of Defense conducted a series of three (3) precision airstrikes against al-Shabaab militants, killing seven (7) fighters. The operation occurred in Jilib, Somalia, about 200 miles southwest of Mogad…

[DOD] Stuttgart -Between August 16-17, the Department of Defense conducted a series of three (3) precision airstrikes against al-Shabaab militants, killing seven (7) fighters. The operation occurred in Jilib, Somalia, about 200 miles southwest of Mogadishu. The U.S. conducted this operation in coordination with Somali forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Buhari’s Return – Jos Residents Call for Special Attention to Economy

[Daily Trust] Residents of Jos, the Plateau State capital, have expressed happiness over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from a medical vacation in London.

[Daily Trust] Residents of Jos, the Plateau State capital, have expressed happiness over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from a medical vacation in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

12 Die in Lagos Boat Accident

[Daily Trust] The Lagos State government has confirmed the death of 12 persons in the boat mishap which occurred at the weekend in Ilashe area of the state.

[Daily Trust] The Lagos State government has confirmed the death of 12 persons in the boat mishap which occurred at the weekend in Ilashe area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hajj 2017 – Nahcon Begins Return Airlift Sep. 7

[Daily Trust] The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said it would commence the return airlift of pilgrims to this year’s hajj on September 7, a day after the Saudi Arabian authorities would have opened the airports.

[Daily Trust] The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said it would commence the return airlift of pilgrims to this year's hajj on September 7, a day after the Saudi Arabian authorities would have opened the airports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nasa Wants IEBC to Hand Over Poll Kits

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga wants the Supreme Court to order the electoral commission to hand over the 40,883 gadgets used to identify voters and transmit the results of the General Election.

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga wants the Supreme Court to order the electoral commission to hand over the 40,883 gadgets used to identify voters and transmit the results of the General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NEC Approves Community Policing, Synergy Among Security Agencies

[Premium Times] The National Economic Council, NEC, has recommended the implementation of community policing and collaboration between security operatives and intelligence community for prompt response to crimes, especially terrorism.

[Premium Times] The National Economic Council, NEC, has recommended the implementation of community policing and collaboration between security operatives and intelligence community for prompt response to crimes, especially terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN – IEBC’s Akombe Will Return to the UN “Fairly Soon”

[Nation] The United Nations has said that electoral agency commissioner Roselyne Akombe will “fairly soon” return to the global organisation, further fuelling speculation about her future at the elections body.

[Nation] The United Nations has said that electoral agency commissioner Roselyne Akombe will "fairly soon" return to the global organisation, further fuelling speculation about her future at the elections body.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S., UK Strengthen AMISOM Intel-Gathering Capabilities

[Shabelle] African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops are making strides in improving their intelligence-gathering capabilities in the fight against violent extremist organizations like al-Shabaab following a recent month-long intelligence, surve…

[Shabelle] African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops are making strides in improving their intelligence-gathering capabilities in the fight against violent extremist organizations like al-Shabaab following a recent month-long intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) course taught by both U.S. and British military personnel.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia