Jammeh Rejects Result of Presidential Election

[Al Jazeera] Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has said that he rejects the outcome of last week’s election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow, only days after he conceded defeat to him in a public address.

[Al Jazeera] Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has said that he rejects the outcome of last week's election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow, only days after he conceded defeat to him in a public address.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Somali Info Minister Retains His Lower House Seat

[Shabelle] The outgoing minister for information of Somalia Mohamed Abdi Hayir Maraye has retained his seat of the lower house chamber after election in Mogadishu on Saturday. The minister has been announced the winner of today’s election for the lower…

[Shabelle] The outgoing minister for information of Somalia Mohamed Abdi Hayir Maraye has retained his seat of the lower house chamber after election in Mogadishu on Saturday. The minister has been announced the winner of today's election for the lower house seats of the Somali clans hailing from the self-declared Somaliland.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Despite Ban, Minister of Youth & Sports Elected MP

[Shabelle] The outgoing Somalia’s youth and sports minister Mohamed Abdullah Nuh has been elected as a federal MP in Hir-Shabelle lower house election despite ban from the country’s electoral body.

[Shabelle] The outgoing Somalia's youth and sports minister Mohamed Abdullah Nuh has been elected as a federal MP in Hir-Shabelle lower house election despite ban from the country's electoral body.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

MP Accused FIEIT of Working With President

[Shabelle] The newly elected Somali lawmaker Abdullahi Godah Barre has blamed the country’s electoral commission for working outgoing president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud who is standing for re-election.

[Shabelle] The newly elected Somali lawmaker Abdullahi Godah Barre has blamed the country's electoral commission for working outgoing president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud who is standing for re-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Onduparaka’s Shaban Muhammad Wins Player of the Year Award

[Independent (Kampala)] Shaban Muhammad who is the captain of Arua-based club Onduparaka FC was crowned FUFA player of the year at the recently organised FUFA Awards dinner held at Speke Resort Munyonyo.

[Independent (Kampala)] Shaban Muhammad who is the captain of Arua-based club Onduparaka FC was crowned FUFA player of the year at the recently organised FUFA Awards dinner held at Speke Resort Munyonyo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

From Washington, Influencing Ethiopia’s Politics

[Deutsche Welle] The Ethiopian diaspora in the US has assumed a significant role in politics back home and are shaping political debate through social media and satellite television.

[Deutsche Welle] The Ethiopian diaspora in the US has assumed a significant role in politics back home and are shaping political debate through social media and satellite television.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Suspension of Project Good for Ugandans – World Bank

[Independent (Kampala)] The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors met on Nov.22, discussed and upheld the decision to suspend the $265m Uganda Transport Sector Development Project (TSDP), a transport sector development initiative following an inves…

[Independent (Kampala)] The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors met on Nov.22, discussed and upheld the decision to suspend the $265m Uganda Transport Sector Development Project (TSDP), a transport sector development initiative following an investigation carried out on one project (the Fort Portal-Kamwenge Road) by the Inspection Panel-- the Bank's internal watchdog. On Nov. 28, Makhtar Diop, the World Bank's Vice President for the Africa region explained to The Independent's Ronald Musoke and other journalists via video co

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda