Forces Carry Out Security Sweep in Bardere Town

[Shabelle] Somali federal government security forces have conducted a security sweep in the southern town of Bardere in Gedo province on Friday morning, residents said. The dawn operation saw the arrest of several suspects in connection with remote-con…

[Shabelle] Somali federal government security forces have conducted a security sweep in the southern town of Bardere in Gedo province on Friday morning, residents said. The dawn operation saw the arrest of several suspects in connection with remote-controlled overnight IED blast targeted Somali and Ethiopian troops in the town.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Army Issues Alert On Boko Haram Suspects Fleeing Sambisa Forest

[This Day] The Nigerian Army has said due to its ongoing final clearance and occupation of Boko Haram terrorists hideouts in Sambisa forest, a number of the terrorists are escaping the theatre of operation in the North-east to other parts of the country.

[This Day] The Nigerian Army has said due to its ongoing final clearance and occupation of Boko Haram terrorists hideouts in Sambisa forest, a number of the terrorists are escaping the theatre of operation in the North-east to other parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FIFA Rankings – Eagles End 2016 As Africa’s 8th Best Team

[This Day] Nigeria has dropped one place in the latest December rankings released by the world football governing body, FIFA yesterday. The Super Eagles are now placed eighth in Africa and 51st in the world after 616 ranking points.

[This Day] Nigeria has dropped one place in the latest December rankings released by the world football governing body, FIFA yesterday. The Super Eagles are now placed eighth in Africa and 51st in the world after 616 ranking points.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Allocates U.S.$3 Million to Somalia-Kenya Cross-Border Pilot Project for Somali Refugees

[UN News] The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund is set to allocate $3 million on a pilot project that will provide peacebuilding and professional skills to Somali refugees volunteering to return from Kenya to Somalia.

[UN News] The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund is set to allocate $3 million on a pilot project that will provide peacebuilding and professional skills to Somali refugees volunteering to return from Kenya to Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

As Funds Shrink, UN May End Assistance to 150,000 People

[UN News] Due to a lack of funding, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is running a risk of soon needing to halt its aid to 150,000 people in crisis-torn Central African Republic (CAR) who have been displaced by violence.

[UN News] Due to a lack of funding, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is running a risk of soon needing to halt its aid to 150,000 people in crisis-torn Central African Republic (CAR) who have been displaced by violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Cervical Cancer – Group Wants Nigerian Girls Immunised Before First Sex

[Premium Times] In a bid to stem the rising cases of cervical cancer in Nigeria, Health Education and Empowerment Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, has commenced awareness and screening sessions among women in rural communities in Ogun State.

[Premium Times] In a bid to stem the rising cases of cervical cancer in Nigeria, Health Education and Empowerment Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, has commenced awareness and screening sessions among women in rural communities in Ogun State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Health Funding – Endless Wait for Abuja On Abuja Declaration

[Premium Times] When member countries of the African Union converged on Abuja in April 2001 to agree 15 per cent of their annual budget to the health sector, there was a victory dance across the African continent.

[Premium Times] When member countries of the African Union converged on Abuja in April 2001 to agree 15 per cent of their annual budget to the health sector, there was a victory dance across the African continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Inaugurates 15-Man Panel On Rivers Rerun Elections

[Premium Times] The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated the recently constituted joint investigative panel on the Dec. 10 legislative re-run elections in Rivers.

[Premium Times] The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated the recently constituted joint investigative panel on the Dec. 10 legislative re-run elections in Rivers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cape Town Quells Metro Police Strike Fears

[News24Wire] It does not appear that metro police officers who have complained about a vehicle shortage will go on strike, Richard Bosman, Cape Town’s safety and security executive director, said on Friday.

[News24Wire] It does not appear that metro police officers who have complained about a vehicle shortage will go on strike, Richard Bosman, Cape Town's safety and security executive director, said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa