Laikipia Ranchers Condemn Politicians Telling Residents They’ll Evict Them Once Elected

[Nation] Laikipia ranchers have said they are in the county to stay and have faulted politicians seeking votes by lying to the electorate that they will chase them away.

[Nation] Laikipia ranchers have said they are in the county to stay and have faulted politicians seeking votes by lying to the electorate that they will chase them away.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Al-Shabaab Militants Carry Out 2nd Attack in Mandera

[Shabelle] Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have attacked Dabacity in Elwak, Mandera County and destroyed a Safaricom telecommunication mast. County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia said the attack occurred at about 1.45am Monday.

[Shabelle] Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have attacked Dabacity in Elwak, Mandera County and destroyed a Safaricom telecommunication mast. County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia said the attack occurred at about 1.45am Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

2016 African Person of the Year – Pastor Evan Mawarire

[Daily Maverick] One angry Facebook video completely changed Pastor Evan Mawarire’s life – and breathed new life into Zimbabwe’s resistance movement. Mawarire reminded Zimbabweans that ordinary people really can make a difference, and that words can be…

[Daily Maverick] One angry Facebook video completely changed Pastor Evan Mawarire's life - and breathed new life into Zimbabwe's resistance movement. Mawarire reminded Zimbabweans that ordinary people really can make a difference, and that words can be as powerful as bullets. For this, Robert Mugabe labelled him a "disgrace" and "a great shame". We call him African of the Year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Military Refutes Claims of Capture of El Wak By Al Shabaab

[Shabelle] A Somali military commander has refuted reports by local media that Al-Shabaab militants have seized the border town of El Wak in Gedo region near Kenyan border. Speaking to Radio Shabelle, Col Osman Nuh Hajji one of Somali army officers in …

[Shabelle] A Somali military commander has refuted reports by local media that Al-Shabaab militants have seized the border town of El Wak in Gedo region near Kenyan border. Speaking to Radio Shabelle, Col Osman Nuh Hajji one of Somali army officers in El Wak confirmed that the area is calm and under their full control, saying Al shabaab has never taken over the town.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ostrich Farming Lucrative Investment

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Botswana is covered with sandy soil, has a hot climate and such environmental conditions contribute to the country having the largest wild ostrich population in the world.

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Botswana is covered with sandy soil, has a hot climate and such environmental conditions contribute to the country having the largest wild ostrich population in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Police Force to Weed Out Bad Apples

[The Herald] Police have warned corrupt policemen and women countrywide that the force will not hesitate to fire and arrest them. The sentiments also comes after Government recently said it was set to introduce an electronic traffic system to monitor p…

[The Herald] Police have warned corrupt policemen and women countrywide that the force will not hesitate to fire and arrest them. The sentiments also comes after Government recently said it was set to introduce an electronic traffic system to monitor police officers at roadblocks in real time, to curb corruption and ensure compliance with traffic regulations.Speaking at the National Quartermaster's 2016 end of year party in Harare over the weekend, Police Deputy Commissioner-General Levie Sibanda urged officers to disc

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria On Fast Track to End Aids By 2030 – NACA DG

[Vanguard] Although Nigeria currently has about 3 million people living with HIV and ranks second only to South Africa in terms of disease burden globally, one of the key priorities by the Federal government to fast-track progress towards ending AIDS b…

[Vanguard] Although Nigeria currently has about 3 million people living with HIV and ranks second only to South Africa in terms of disease burden globally, one of the key priorities by the Federal government to fast-track progress towards ending AIDS by 2030, is to build on the successes that treatment has had on prevention and control in the last 15 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Beaten Judoka Bounces Back to Win Track Bronze

[Sascoc] He may have been beaten twice in his individual judo matches at the African Region 5 Games here but Team South Africa’s Regan Wilson is a man whose judogi suit is a coat of many colours.

[Sascoc] He may have been beaten twice in his individual judo matches at the African Region 5 Games here but Team South Africa's Regan Wilson is a man whose judogi suit is a coat of many colours.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa