Fadumo Dayib Sacked From Election Integrity Body Blames HSM for the Move

[Dalsan Radio] Former Presidential candidate Fadumo Diyab has been sacked from the recently formed Election Integrity Commission set to oversee the February 8 polls.

[Dalsan Radio] Former Presidential candidate Fadumo Diyab has been sacked from the recently formed Election Integrity Commission set to oversee the February 8 polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hassabo Gives Directive for Speeding Up Completion of National Policy On Immigration

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman has given directive for speeding up completion of national policy on immigration which has become one of issues of international concern.

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman has given directive for speeding up completion of national policy on immigration which has become one of issues of international concern.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

King Extends Condolences to Family of Moroccan National Killed in Quebec Terror Attack

[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of condolence and compassion to the family of Moroccan national Azzeddine Soufiane, who died in the terrorist attack perpetrated on Sunday evening at Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre, and messages to t…

[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of condolence and compassion to the family of Moroccan national Azzeddine Soufiane, who died in the terrorist attack perpetrated on Sunday evening at Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre, and messages to the Moroccans injured in this despicable attack, the Royal Office said in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Cameroon’s Anglophone Regions Suffer Under Internet Ban

[Deutsche Welle] In Cameroon, a government-ordered internet blackout aimed at quashing unrest in the English-speaking regions is hurting the local economy. Banks have been paralyzed and salaries left unpaid.

[Deutsche Welle] In Cameroon, a government-ordered internet blackout aimed at quashing unrest in the English-speaking regions is hurting the local economy. Banks have been paralyzed and salaries left unpaid.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Prudence, Accountability and Fiscal Federalism

[Guardian] When former interim chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Richard Kpodo, the other day asked the Federal Government to investigate how the 13 per cent derivation fund to the states in the Niger Delta oil producing…

[Guardian] When former interim chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Richard Kpodo, the other day asked the Federal Government to investigate how the 13 per cent derivation fund to the states in the Niger Delta oil producing area has been spent over the years, he echoed a general observation that the huge money received by the various governments has not reflected in the area's development. The consequence, of course, has been militant agitations and 'the breaking of oil and gas pipelines

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Burundian Peacekeepers Serving in Somalia to Get Salary Arrears

[Dalsan Radio] “We want to respect Burundi’s sovereignty. We have signed a new memorandum of understanding whereby we (the AU) agreed to transfer salaries of Burundian troops of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to the benefit of the Burundian Na…

[Dalsan Radio] "We want to respect Burundi's sovereignty. We have signed a new memorandum of understanding whereby we (the AU) agreed to transfer salaries of Burundian troops of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to the benefit of the Burundian National Defense Force (FDN)," the Commissioner for Peace and Security for the African Union, Smail Chergui, told a press briefing at Bujumbura International Airport before departure.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

30 Dead in Bay After Drinking Contaminated Water

[Dalsan Radio] At least 30 people have been confirmed dead after consuming contaminated water in Masuubiyow village some 15km from Baidoa. The deaths have occurred in the last 2 days, health ministry confirmed to Radio Dalsan in Baidoa.

[Dalsan Radio] At least 30 people have been confirmed dead after consuming contaminated water in Masuubiyow village some 15km from Baidoa. The deaths have occurred in the last 2 days, health ministry confirmed to Radio Dalsan in Baidoa.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Why Somalia Presidential Election Is a Litmus Test for Neighbouring Ethiopia

[Dalsan Radio] The February 8 Presidential election in Somalia is expected to be a major test for neighbouring Ethiopia which is openly backing incumbent Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, analysts say.

[Dalsan Radio] The February 8 Presidential election in Somalia is expected to be a major test for neighbouring Ethiopia which is openly backing incumbent Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, analysts say.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nine Prominent Figures Appointed to the Election Integrity Commission

[Dalsan Radio] Speaker of the Somali Parliament Mohamed Jawari on Monday appointed nine prominent somali personalities to oversee the integrity of the February 8 presidential elections

[Dalsan Radio] Speaker of the Somali Parliament Mohamed Jawari on Monday appointed nine prominent somali personalities to oversee the integrity of the February 8 presidential elections

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia