Woman Killed in West Darfur Robbery

[Radio Dabanga] Sirba -A woman was killed in Sirba locality in West Darfur on Sunday evening, as she travelled home from the market to a camp for the displaced. The coordinator of Abu Suruj camp reported to Radio Dabanga that the attack occurred when G…

[Radio Dabanga] Sirba -A woman was killed in Sirba locality in West Darfur on Sunday evening, as she travelled home from the market to a camp for the displaced. The coordinator of Abu Suruj camp reported to Radio Dabanga that the attack occurred when Gasima Ranja, the mother of three children, was on her way home from Saliba market with five women and three men.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Puntland’s Presidency Director Killed in Bosasso

[Shabelle] Suspected Al shabaab assassins have murdered director of Puntland’s presidential palace Aden Gaas Haruse in the northeastern coastal city of Bosasso on Tuesday afternoon, witnesses and police said.

[Shabelle] Suspected Al shabaab assassins have murdered director of Puntland's presidential palace Aden Gaas Haruse in the northeastern coastal city of Bosasso on Tuesday afternoon, witnesses and police said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Van Kills 12 Children in Gombe Maulud Procession

[Daily Trust] Gombe -At least 12 children were killed when a pickup van ran into a procession of students marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad in a town in Gombe state yesterday.

[Daily Trust] Gombe -At least 12 children were killed when a pickup van ran into a procession of students marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad in a town in Gombe state yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inside Losperfontein Prison, Where ‘Life Is a Hard One’

[News24Wire] The dusty roads of the remote Losperfontein leave much to be desired, so it’s no wonder that the nearby prison is in rot, forgotten and in a state of disrepair.

[News24Wire] The dusty roads of the remote Losperfontein leave much to be desired, so it's no wonder that the nearby prison is in rot, forgotten and in a state of disrepair.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rousing Welcome for Kiambu Beauty Queen After Finishing 5th in Miss World Event

[Nation] The newly-crowned Miss World Africa Evelyn Njambi jetted back into the country Tuesday to a warm reception organised by Kiambu Governor William Kabogo’s wife Mrs Philomena Kabogo.

[Nation] The newly-crowned Miss World Africa Evelyn Njambi jetted back into the country Tuesday to a warm reception organised by Kiambu Governor William Kabogo's wife Mrs Philomena Kabogo.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police ‘Christmas’ Checkpoints On the Rise

[Observer] As the Christmas and New Year seasons approach, commercial drivers have complained about increasing extortion by police officers who have set up two checkpoints at the entrance to the city of Kakata.

[Observer] As the Christmas and New Year seasons approach, commercial drivers have complained about increasing extortion by police officers who have set up two checkpoints at the entrance to the city of Kakata.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia