Communications Committee to Meet With Media Union, #SABC8

[News24Wire] The portfolio committee on communications will meet with members of the SABC8 and the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) after they wrote open letters to the committee, decrying the “recapture” of the public …

[News24Wire] The portfolio committee on communications will meet with members of the SABC8 and the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) after they wrote open letters to the committee, decrying the "recapture" of the public broadcaster.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How the Gulf Crisis Is Destabilising Somalia

[ISS] The Saudi Arabia-United Arab Emirates (UAE) decision to break relations with Qatar, and more importantly their insistence for others to follow their lead, has pitted the Federal Government of Somalia (‘Somali government’) against many of its fede…

[ISS] The Saudi Arabia-United Arab Emirates (UAE) decision to break relations with Qatar, and more importantly their insistence for others to follow their lead, has pitted the Federal Government of Somalia ('Somali government') against many of its federal member states. This has created a serious challenge for the country's nascent state-building process.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Poet Tsitsi Jaji in Class of Her Own

[The Herald] The year-end ‘torrent’ of new books of different genres by established and first-time Zimbabwean writers has begun to hit the Bookshelf. Last week, it was “Mukufunga”, a Shona short stories anthology by Samuel Makawa and this week, poet Ts…

[The Herald] The year-end 'torrent' of new books of different genres by established and first-time Zimbabwean writers has begun to hit the Bookshelf. Last week, it was "Mukufunga", a Shona short stories anthology by Samuel Makawa and this week, poet Tsitsi Ella Jaji invites us to further stretch our minds and experience her different type of poetry!

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

AU Donates Equipment to Somali Police to Enhance Security

[Shabelle] The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Monday that it has donated an assortment of office equipment to Somalia’s South West State Police Force to help enhance security in the regional state.

[Shabelle] The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Monday that it has donated an assortment of office equipment to Somalia's South West State Police Force to help enhance security in the regional state.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Puntland Probes Into Al-Shabaab On Army Checkpoint in Bosaso

[Shabelle] Puntland has announced Tuesday it will investigate Monday’s deadly attack on a security checkpoint in the northeastern port city of Bosaso, which has resulted in casualties.

[Shabelle] Puntland has announced Tuesday it will investigate Monday's deadly attack on a security checkpoint in the northeastern port city of Bosaso, which has resulted in casualties.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Two Dead As Gunmen Fire On Kenya University Staff, Say Police

[Shabelle] Gunmen killed two female employees of a university in Ukunda, near Mombasa on Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast in a suspected extremist attack, a Kenyan police official said Tuesday.

[Shabelle] Gunmen killed two female employees of a university in Ukunda, near Mombasa on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast in a suspected extremist attack, a Kenyan police official said Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Permanent Envoy to Geneva Addresses UNCTAD Meeting

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan Permanent Representative Sudan to Geneva Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail addressed Tuesday the meeting of the Director General of the United Nations Organization for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) with the African Ambassadors at the …

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan Permanent Representative Sudan to Geneva Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail addressed Tuesday the meeting of the Director General of the United Nations Organization for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) with the African Ambassadors at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva. He sent Sudan gratitude to the UNCTAD, African Countries and the Ambassador Idriss Al-Jazairi, the Special Rapporteur for the Unilateral Sanctions for supporting Sudan towards the lifting of sanctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan