Govt Dismisses Claims of Rampant Child Labour in Tobacco Farms

[New Zimbabwe] Government, through the Labour and Social Welfare Ministry, has dismissed claims by rights lobby group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) here was rampant child labour in tobacco farms throughout the country.

[New Zimbabwe] Government, through the Labour and Social Welfare Ministry, has dismissed claims by rights lobby group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) here was rampant child labour in tobacco farms throughout the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Vows to Proceed With Public Exam Despite Teachers Concerns

[New Zimbabwe] Government has vowed to proceed with the November Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) final Science practical examinations as scheduled despite demands by a teachers group to suspend sitting due to inadequate preparation among …

[New Zimbabwe] Government has vowed to proceed with the November Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) final Science practical examinations as scheduled despite demands by a teachers group to suspend sitting due to inadequate preparation among candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Federal Govt to Fight Off Arms Importation by Al-Shabaab

[Dalsan Radio] A consultative meeting between the Federal Government Security Ministry officials and the regional governments security ministries has noted the urgent need of preventing arms importation by Al-Shabaab and ISIL, especially from coastal t…

[Dalsan Radio] A consultative meeting between the Federal Government Security Ministry officials and the regional governments security ministries has noted the urgent need of preventing arms importation by Al-Shabaab and ISIL, especially from coastal towns still under the militia groups' control.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Raids Jubbaland Army Base Near Kismayo – 3 Soldiers Dead

[Shabelle] Al-Shabaab said it has carried out an attack against Jubbaland forces’ military base located on the outskirt of Kismayo, the regional capital of Lower Jubba province on Tuesday. The attack has left at least three regional state force members…

[Shabelle] Al-Shabaab said it has carried out an attack against Jubbaland forces' military base located on the outskirt of Kismayo, the regional capital of Lower Jubba province on Tuesday. The attack has left at least three regional state force members dead, while dozens wounded, according to a statement released by the Al-Shabaab militant group.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AU Troops’ Convoy Targeted in Landmine Explosion

[Shabelle] A witness says a powerful landmine explosion struck a military convoy carrying African Union peacekeepers in Southern Somalia on Tuesday night. The attack took place in Shalanbood town, near the port city of Marka, Lower Shabelle regional ca…

[Shabelle] A witness says a powerful landmine explosion struck a military convoy carrying African Union peacekeepers in Southern Somalia on Tuesday night. The attack took place in Shalanbood town, near the port city of Marka, Lower Shabelle regional capital early in the evening after troops came under IED blast.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Roadside Blast Injures Six Kenyan Police Officers Near Somalia Border

[Shabelle] Six Kenyan police officers were injured on Tuesday evening after the vehicle in which they were travelling in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Garissa country near the Somali border.

[Shabelle] Six Kenyan police officers were injured on Tuesday evening after the vehicle in which they were travelling in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Garissa country near the Somali border.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somali PM Meets With Security Chiefs in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] The prime minister of Somalia’s Federal Government, Hassan Ali Khaire held meeting the country’s top security chief amid a surge in attacks by Al-Shabab in the capital Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] The prime minister of Somalia's Federal Government, Hassan Ali Khaire held meeting the country's top security chief amid a surge in attacks by Al-Shabab in the capital Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Sanyang Youths Protest Peaceful Against Fishmeal Factory

[Foroyaa] Environmental activists and concerned Youth of Sanyang village in Kombo South, held a peaceful protest on Saturday June 30th, to call for the immediate closure of Nissim Fishmeal factory, in their community.

[Foroyaa] Environmental activists and concerned Youth of Sanyang village in Kombo South, held a peaceful protest on Saturday June 30th, to call for the immediate closure of Nissim Fishmeal factory, in their community.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia