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

President Talks to the Media At the Airport

[Foroyaa] Below are excerpts from the President’s interview with the media at the airport upon his arrival from the African Union summit, as presented by the Office of the President.

[Foroyaa] Below are excerpts from the President's interview with the media at the airport upon his arrival from the African Union summit, as presented by the Office of the President.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Media to Serve As Watchdog in Assessing CRC – Chairman

[Foroyaa] Cherno Sulayman Jallow, the Chairperson of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), underscores the importance of the media in the review process both as driver to communicate, and as watchdog to assess the conduct of the process. Accordin…

[Foroyaa] Cherno Sulayman Jallow, the Chairperson of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), underscores the importance of the media in the review process both as driver to communicate, and as watchdog to assess the conduct of the process. According to Jallow, this is why they are using the media as the first gateway to make public entry.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Muhammed Magassy Calls for the Infrastructural Development of Basse

[Foroyaa] Muhammed Magassy, National Assembly Member for Basse, has express the need for Government intervention to build the country’s second airport and the faculty of agriculture of the University of The Gambia, National Center for Arts and Culture …

[Foroyaa] Muhammed Magassy, National Assembly Member for Basse, has express the need for Government intervention to build the country's second airport and the faculty of agriculture of the University of The Gambia, National Center for Arts and Culture and the National Library and National Museum, in Basse have; that these Offices should have regional branches in Basse, if Government wants to realise the place as the second capital and acknowledged the support and efforts of his electorate in national development.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia