Puntland Forces Recapture Qandala From Islamic Militants

[Shabelle] Puntland state forces have wrested full control of the Qandala coastal town of Bari region following days of battle with pro-Islamic state militants, according to the sources.

[Shabelle] Puntland state forces have wrested full control of the Qandala coastal town of Bari region following days of battle with pro-Islamic state militants, according to the sources.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Seeks Votes of the MPs From Jubbaland

[Shabelle] The outgoing president of the federal government of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has paid one-day visit to the capital of the southern semi-autonomous Jubbaland state on his re-election campaign.

[Shabelle] The outgoing president of the federal government of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has paid one-day visit to the capital of the southern semi-autonomous Jubbaland state on his re-election campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Biafra Dares Army, Launches Operation David Dance

[Vanguard] Onitsha -The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, worldwide and its Directorate of State, DOS, said it has launched Operation David Dance in response to the Army’s Operation Python Dance.

[Vanguard] Onitsha -The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, worldwide and its Directorate of State, DOS, said it has launched Operation David Dance in response to the Army's Operation Python Dance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Broadcaster Refuses to Cooperate With Parliament Inquiry

[News24Wire] The SABC has refused to hand over ten of 15 requested documents to Parliament’s ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of its board, MPs heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The SABC has refused to hand over ten of 15 requested documents to Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of its board, MPs heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U-20 in Minor Setback Ahead of Crucial Match

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Under-20 quest to reclaim the COSAFA youth championship has been rocked by the withdrawal of dependable defender Boyd Mkandwire ahead of the crucial opening fixture against rivals Zimbabwe this afternoon.

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Under-20 quest to reclaim the COSAFA youth championship has been rocked by the withdrawal of dependable defender Boyd Mkandwire ahead of the crucial opening fixture against rivals Zimbabwe this afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

President’s Address Hailed

[The Herald] Members of Parliament commended the State of the Nation Address delivered by President Mugabe at Parliament yesterday saying it captured the socio economic situation prevailing in the country and reflected efforts Government was taking to …

[The Herald] Members of Parliament commended the State of the Nation Address delivered by President Mugabe at Parliament yesterday saying it captured the socio economic situation prevailing in the country and reflected efforts Government was taking to address the challenges.Addressing a joint sitting of both the National Assembly and Senate, President Mugabe outlined several measures Government was taking to promote local content requirements across all sectors consistent with its economic blue print Zim-Asset and the

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Economic Opportunities Can Double If Nairobians Use Public Transport, WB Says

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A new policy research working paper by the World Bank indicates that economic opportunities in Nairobi can double within an hour when commuters travel by foot or use public transport.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A new policy research working paper by the World Bank indicates that economic opportunities in Nairobi can double within an hour when commuters travel by foot or use public transport.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ghana Goes to the Polls in Closely Fought Election

[Al Jazeera] Ghanaians are casting their ballots in neck and neck presidential and parliamentary polls, held at a time of economic woes and corruption scandals that have eroded President John Mahama’s lustre.

[Al Jazeera] Ghanaians are casting their ballots in neck and neck presidential and parliamentary polls, held at a time of economic woes and corruption scandals that have eroded President John Mahama's lustre.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Nigeria Grapples With Starvation Amid Boko Haram Battle

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations has warned that northern Nigeria faces the “largest crisis in Africa” as the government’s war with Boko Haram has become increasingly bogged down In northern Borno state, the epicentre of a conflict that has spread to th…

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations has warned that northern Nigeria faces the "largest crisis in Africa" as the government's war with Boko Haram has become increasingly bogged down In northern Borno state, the epicentre of a conflict that has spread to three neighbouring countries - Chad, Cameroon and Niger - Nigeria's army has unleashed a barrage of air and land assaults.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria