Al Shabaab Attacks Mandera Town, Clashes With Kenyan Police

[Shabelle] A fierce gun battle was reported between police and Al Shabaab terrorists in Mandera Town Monday morning. Police say this followed a dawn attack in Bullahawa where several people – including the attackers are believed to have been killed.

[Shabelle] A fierce gun battle was reported between police and Al Shabaab terrorists in Mandera Town Monday morning. Police say this followed a dawn attack in Bullahawa where several people - including the attackers are believed to have been killed.

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Hirshabelle Election Commission Promises Free and Fair Poll

[Shabelle] HirShabelle’s Independent National Electoral Commission says it is ready to conduct free and fair elections in presidential election expected to take place on 16th September. Abdiweli Sheikh Ali Mohamed, the spokesman of the commission, told…

[Shabelle] HirShabelle's Independent National Electoral Commission says it is ready to conduct free and fair elections in presidential election expected to take place on 16th September. Abdiweli Sheikh Ali Mohamed, the spokesman of the commission, told Radio Shabelle that they will try to prevent any vote rigging and corruption during the poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

How Diezani Ignored Due Process in Handling of N59.44 Billion ‎NNPC Funds – Audit Report

[Premium Times] The 2015 audit report of the Federation Account has uncovered how the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, usurped National Assembly powers to draw billions in cash from the joint venture cash calls …

[Premium Times] The 2015 audit report of the Federation Account has uncovered how the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, usurped National Assembly powers to draw billions in cash from the joint venture cash calls account without appropriation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Continuation of Dino Melaye’s Recall

[Premium Times] An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has dismissed an application filed by the representative of the Kogi West Senaorial constituency, Dino Melaye, seeking to nullify his recall.

[Premium Times] An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has dismissed an application filed by the representative of the Kogi West Senaorial constituency, Dino Melaye, seeking to nullify his recall.

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Burundi – Target for ICC?

[Iwacu] The UN Commission of Inquiry released a report on Monday (September 4th). It requests the International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity committed in Burundi.

[Iwacu] The UN Commission of Inquiry released a report on Monday (September 4th). It requests the International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity committed in Burundi.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Unpaid Work for Wife Basher

[The Herald] Primrose Nyanzero Herald Reporter A Chitungwiza man will perform 175 hours of community service after he was last week convicted of assaulting his wife after she refused to disclose her mobile phone password.

[The Herald] Primrose Nyanzero Herald Reporter A Chitungwiza man will perform 175 hours of community service after he was last week convicted of assaulting his wife after she refused to disclose her mobile phone password.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

I’ll Not Appoint a Successor – President

[The Herald] President Mugabe has said he will not appoint a successor as that is not Constitutional, but a responsibility of the party’s congress which convenes every five years.

[The Herald] President Mugabe has said he will not appoint a successor as that is not Constitutional, but a responsibility of the party's congress which convenes every five years.

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Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Visit Al-Nuhoud City

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, Faisal Hamed Al-Muallah, metSaturday at his residence at Kafouri area in Khartoum, the Wali (governor) of West Kordufan State, Abu Al-Gasim Baraka, accompanied by the speaker of the state’s Legislative Co…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, Faisal Hamed Al-Muallah, metSaturday at his residence at Kafouri area in Khartoum, the Wali (governor) of West Kordufan State, Abu Al-Gasim Baraka, accompanied by the speaker of the state's Legislative Council, Sharief Abad, in presence of Ambassador Hassan Jad-Kareem, and Mohmed Moustafa, member of the National Council, Al-Safi Salim, the Executive Director of the higher committee of the West Kordufan development, the Director of the Ministy of International Cooperation and

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan