U.S. Muslim Leaders Condemn Deadly Mogadishu Attack

[VOA] Muslim leaders in the Washington area have condemned the recent terrorist attack in Mogadishu that killed nearly 400 people and injured 228. Imams and diplomats expressed shock and horror at Friday prayers.

[VOA] Muslim leaders in the Washington area have condemned the recent terrorist attack in Mogadishu that killed nearly 400 people and injured 228. Imams and diplomats expressed shock and horror at Friday prayers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somalia Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises to 358

[VOA] Thousands of Somalis gathered Friday to pray at the site of the country’s deadliest bombing. Last Saturday a truck bomb exploded on a busy street in Mogadishu, killing what is now believed to be 358 people.

[VOA] Thousands of Somalis gathered Friday to pray at the site of the country's deadliest bombing. Last Saturday a truck bomb exploded on a busy street in Mogadishu, killing what is now believed to be 358 people.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Good News for Proteas As Philander Returns for Cobras

[News24Wire] Proteas seamer Vernon Philander will make his return from injury for the Cape Cobras in their four-day clash against the Dolphins in Oudtshoorn starting on Monday.

[News24Wire] Proteas seamer Vernon Philander will make his return from injury for the Cape Cobras in their four-day clash against the Dolphins in Oudtshoorn starting on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Boko Haram Hostages Stranded at Border

[VOA] Boko Haram’s renewed campaign of suicide bombings in Far North Cameroon has bred suspicion that remains even as attacks have died down. Local communities are currently blocking 400 former Boko Haram hostages from returning home.

[VOA] Boko Haram's renewed campaign of suicide bombings in Far North Cameroon has bred suspicion that remains even as attacks have died down. Local communities are currently blocking 400 former Boko Haram hostages from returning home.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Key U.S. Senators Call for More Information on Niger Attack

[VOA] Key U.S. senators called Sunday for the White House to be more forthcoming about the country’s military involvement in Niger after four U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush there earlier this month.

[VOA] Key U.S. senators called Sunday for the White House to be more forthcoming about the country's military involvement in Niger after four U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush there earlier this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Malawi First ‘Bloodsucking’ Conviction At Zomba Court – 3 Months Jail for Rumour Mongering

[Nyasa Times] A Magistrate court in Zomba has convicted 47-year old Stanford Bamusi of Mtiwa Village in the district to three months imprisonment with hard labour for spreading ‘blood-sucking’ rumours without no option of a fine.

[Nyasa Times] A Magistrate court in Zomba has convicted 47-year old Stanford Bamusi of Mtiwa Village in the district to three months imprisonment with hard labour for spreading 'blood-sucking' rumours without no option of a fine.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

At Least 12 Troops Killed in Latest Attack

[VOA] Authorities in Niger say at least a dozen paramilitary police have been killed in an attack similar to the one that killed four U.S. Green Beret and four Nigerien troops Oct. 4.

[VOA] Authorities in Niger say at least a dozen paramilitary police have been killed in an attack similar to the one that killed four U.S. Green Beret and four Nigerien troops Oct. 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

From the Inside – Cabinet Reshuffles Cause Departmental Drag, Hitting Provinces Hard

[Daily Maverick] Continuity and stability are essential components of good governance but we must not shy away from dealing with the “problem of permanency” where necessary.

[Daily Maverick] Continuity and stability are essential components of good governance but we must not shy away from dealing with the "problem of permanency" where necessary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Does Finance Minister Stop Endless Cycle of Waste, Corruption?

[Daily Maverick] Malusi Gigaba has an uphill battle to convince us that he is a good leader who acts with integrity. Is he prepared to salvage his tattered reputation by looking beyond his compromised boss who is, one way or the other, on his political…

[Daily Maverick] Malusi Gigaba has an uphill battle to convince us that he is a good leader who acts with integrity. Is he prepared to salvage his tattered reputation by looking beyond his compromised boss who is, one way or the other, on his political deathbed yet still desperately moving the chess pieces?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa