Al-Shabaab Destroys Communication Mast in Kenya’s Border Region

[Shabelle] Suspected Al-Shabaab militants destroyed a communication mast in Dabacity area in Mandera county of northeast Kenya on Tuesday night, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

[Shabelle] Suspected Al-Shabaab militants destroyed a communication mast in Dabacity area in Mandera county of northeast Kenya on Tuesday night, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

500 More Palms Burn in Northern State

[Radio Dabanga] Halfa -At least 500 palm treed were destroyed in a fire that swept through the groves of the Morka area on Sai Island in Sudan’s far north. Nubian activist Ashraf Abdel Wadoud told Radio Dabanga that the fire destroyed those few palms t…

[Radio Dabanga] Halfa -At least 500 palm treed were destroyed in a fire that swept through the groves of the Morka area on Sai Island in Sudan's far north. Nubian activist Ashraf Abdel Wadoud told Radio Dabanga that the fire destroyed those few palms that survived a fire that destroyed 11,0000 palms in the area three weeks ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Namuwca Identifies With Sierra Leoneans

[Observer] As more search continues for hundreds of people missing following the recent mudslide disaster near Freetown, Sierra Leone, the National Muslim Women’s Caucus of Liberia (NAMUWCA) yesterday identified with the country through its embassy in …

[Observer] As more search continues for hundreds of people missing following the recent mudslide disaster near Freetown, Sierra Leone, the National Muslim Women's Caucus of Liberia (NAMUWCA) yesterday identified with the country through its embassy in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen’s Great, Touching Good Neighborly Act

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf paid an extraordinary visit to our sister Republic of Sierra Leone last Thursday afternoon. The visit was not in response to an invitation; nor was it for a celebration of some sort. On the contrary, this visi…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf paid an extraordinary visit to our sister Republic of Sierra Leone last Thursday afternoon. The visit was not in response to an invitation; nor was it for a celebration of some sort. On the contrary, this visit followed a great tragedy that afflicted that country and its people, a disastrous mudslide that resulted in the loss of over 600 lives, with thousands more still missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S. Govt, MOE to Reach Out-of-School Children

[Observer] On Monday, August 28, the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Liberia’s Ministry of Education (MoE) launched the Accelerated Quality Education (AQE) project for Liberian children in Monr…

[Observer] On Monday, August 28, the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Liberia's Ministry of Education (MoE) launched the Accelerated Quality Education (AQE) project for Liberian children in Monrovia, a press release from the Embassy has said. According to the release, the project will provide quality basic education to out-of-school children in Liberia between the ages of 8-15. The new project, the release said, will be implemented in 260 accelerated learning

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Former Presidential Aspirant Accused of Tax Evasion, Forgery

[East African] Rwanda police has said it is carrying out investigations into suspected tax evasion and forgery involving one of President Paul Kagame’s fierce critic, Diane Rwigara.

[East African] Rwanda police has said it is carrying out investigations into suspected tax evasion and forgery involving one of President Paul Kagame's fierce critic, Diane Rwigara.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

No Going Back On Hajj Reforms – Nahcon

[Daily Trust] Makkah -Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Abdullahi Mukhtar said in spite of resistance by some stakeholders, the commission will go on with reforms of the entire hajj process.

[Daily Trust] Makkah -Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Abdullahi Mukhtar said in spite of resistance by some stakeholders, the commission will go on with reforms of the entire hajj process.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria