Lamu Residents Who Fled ‘Al-Shabaab’ Attacks Get Relief Food

[Nation] The Lamu County government has distributed relief food to residents who fled their homes due to fear of Al-Shabaab attacks and who are currently putting up in various camps in Witu Division, Lamu West.

[Nation] The Lamu County government has distributed relief food to residents who fled their homes due to fear of Al-Shabaab attacks and who are currently putting up in various camps in Witu Division, Lamu West.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Aid Groups Marshal Scarce Resources to Save Children

[VOA] For 12 years, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has worked in Ethiopia’s Somali region, providing medical care during droughts, floods and other types of emergencies that made food scarce and left people hungry.

[VOA] For 12 years, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has worked in Ethiopia's Somali region, providing medical care during droughts, floods and other types of emergencies that made food scarce and left people hungry.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

REG, Patriots Lock Horns as Playoffs Start

[New Times] It’s D-day in local basketball as giants Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and Patriots square off in Game 1 of the best-of-five playoffs final series on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium-the game starts at 8pm.

[New Times] It's D-day in local basketball as giants Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and Patriots square off in Game 1 of the best-of-five playoffs final series on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium-the game starts at 8pm.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Public Works PS Airlifted to Nairobi for Treatment After ‘Al- Shabaab’ Attack

[Nation] Public Works Principal Secretary Maryam El Maawy has been airlifted to Nairobi for treatment after she was seriously injured during an Al-Shaabab attack in Lamu County.

[Nation] Public Works Principal Secretary Maryam El Maawy has been airlifted to Nairobi for treatment after she was seriously injured during an Al-Shaabab attack in Lamu County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Kiir Fires Striking Judges

[VOA] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has fired a dozen judges who went on strike in May to demand better pay and improved working conditions. Before the firings, only 274 judges had been employed across the entire country.

[VOA] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has fired a dozen judges who went on strike in May to demand better pay and improved working conditions. Before the firings, only 274 judges had been employed across the entire country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

SADC Enjoying Sustained Power Generation Surplus

[The Herald] Efforts to achieve energy security in southern Africa appear to be achieving results as the region continues on a positive trajectory that has seen it enjoying surplus electricity generation since the beginning of the year.

[The Herald] Efforts to achieve energy security in southern Africa appear to be achieving results as the region continues on a positive trajectory that has seen it enjoying surplus electricity generation since the beginning of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Constitution Bill On Compulsory Land Acquisition Splits Parliament

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A section of Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday vowed to rally their colleagues in Uganda’s Parliament to shoot down the proposed Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A section of Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday vowed to rally their colleagues in Uganda's Parliament to shoot down the proposed Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda