MPs Gather to Be Sworn Into Secured Area in Mogadishu

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia’s members of both Upper House and Lower House have been sworn in the capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday. The MPs are holding their first session at school-Policia, one of the most heavily secured areas of the city.

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia's members of both Upper House and Lower House have been sworn in the capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday. The MPs are holding their first session at school-Policia, one of the most heavily secured areas of the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Gambella Investors Angry Over Report

[Addis Fortune] At a recent meeting with government officials, investors reacted angrily to the release of a report on the commercial farm investment in Gambella Region. The investors fiercely criticized officials on the results of the investigation which was conducted by a group of experts from different agencies led by Alemayehu Tegenu, former minister of Water, Irrigation & Electricity.

[Addis Fortune] At a recent meeting with government officials, investors reacted angrily to the release of a report on the commercial farm investment in Gambella Region. The investors fiercely criticized officials on the results of the investigation which was conducted by a group of experts from different agencies led by Alemayehu Tegenu, former minister of Water, Irrigation & Electricity.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Kenya Extends Mandera Curfew After Al Shabaab Raids

[Shabelle] The government has extended the dusk to dawn curfew in Mandera county by three months starting Wednesday, December 28. Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery on Tuesday said the order remains effective until March 28, 2017 at 6.30 am.

[Shabelle] The government has extended the dusk to dawn curfew in Mandera county by three months starting Wednesday, December 28. Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery on Tuesday said the order remains effective until March 28, 2017 at 6.30 am.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Egypt Arrests Al-Jazeera Producer On Fake News Charge

[CPJ] New York -Jazeera news producer Mahmoud Hussein immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officials initially questioned Hussein on December 20 when he arrived in Egypt on a family visit from Qatar, where he is based, accordin…

[CPJ] New York -Jazeera news producer Mahmoud Hussein immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officials initially questioned Hussein on December 20 when he arrived in Egypt on a family visit from Qatar, where he is based, according to reports. Hussein was arrested on December 23, Al-Jazeera said.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Somalia Swears in its 10th New Parliament

[Shabelle] Somalia has sworn-in its 10th parliament in Mogadishu on Tuesday, December 27 under a tight security and heavy presence of troops on main streets in the capital. The voting process for the new parliament members is yet to be completed, with …

[Shabelle] Somalia has sworn-in its 10th parliament in Mogadishu on Tuesday, December 27 under a tight security and heavy presence of troops on main streets in the capital. The voting process for the new parliament members is yet to be completed, with a new list of 5 seats which were nullified by the electoral disputes body to be re-contested.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

State Monopoly Printing Profit

[Addis Fortune] Brehan Ena Selam Priniting Enterprise has reported that it earned a profit of 36.3 million Birr during the first quarter of the current fiscal year. The figure exceeded by 135pc the target set by the enterprise. Last year, it had earned…

[Addis Fortune] Brehan Ena Selam Priniting Enterprise has reported that it earned a profit of 36.3 million Birr during the first quarter of the current fiscal year. The figure exceeded by 135pc the target set by the enterprise. Last year, it had earned more than 145 million Br in gross profits.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia