Govt Underreported – Minister Mohammed

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is underreported because its information handlers are not using the right and current communication channels.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is underreported because its information handlers are not using the right and current communication channels.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Businessman Pins Sheikh Kamoga On Threats to Kill

[Independent (Kampala)] The trial of Muslim clerics accused of murdering their colleagues resumed on Thursday with a prominent businessman from Masaka Hajji Yasin Kakomo accusing Sheikh Mohammad Yunus Kamoga and 13 other people of masterminding the ope…

[Independent (Kampala)] The trial of Muslim clerics accused of murdering their colleagues resumed on Thursday with a prominent businessman from Masaka Hajji Yasin Kakomo accusing Sheikh Mohammad Yunus Kamoga and 13 other people of masterminding the operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kyambadde Hits Back, Says No Elections for Chamber of Commerce

[Independent (Kampala)] Trade, Industry and Cooperatives minister Amelia Kyambadde maintains elections of Uganda National Chamber of Commerce (UNCC ) will not take place this month because of “national security threats”. She has issued a new statement …

[Independent (Kampala)] Trade, Industry and Cooperatives minister Amelia Kyambadde maintains elections of Uganda National Chamber of Commerce (UNCC ) will not take place this month because of "national security threats". She has issued a new statement confirming the cancellation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Introduces Policy to Help Stranded Ugandans Abroad

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it has introduced a new policy requiring all companies involved in labor exports to pay for transportation costs of those stranded or those being mistreated abroad.

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it has introduced a new policy requiring all companies involved in labor exports to pay for transportation costs of those stranded or those being mistreated abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Civil Society Takes MPs Tax Protest to the Streets

[Independent (Kampala)] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have launched a countrywide campaign by marching in Kampala streets against a proposed tax allowance exemption for Members of Parliament (MPs).

[Independent (Kampala)] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have launched a countrywide campaign by marching in Kampala streets against a proposed tax allowance exemption for Members of Parliament (MPs).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UN – Fighting Near Qandala Town Displaces 25,700

[Shabelle] Heavy fighting between pro-Islamic State (IS) militants and Somalia’s Puntland state forces for the control of the port town of Qandala has displaced 25, 700 people since late October, a UN body said Wednesday.

[Shabelle] Heavy fighting between pro-Islamic State (IS) militants and Somalia's Puntland state forces for the control of the port town of Qandala has displaced 25, 700 people since late October, a UN body said Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Raids Gofgadud District, 4 Killed

[Shabelle] A heavy fighting broke out in Goofgaduud near Baidoa town after armed militants belonging to Al Shabaab have launched an overnight attack on South-West state forces, residents said. According to the latest updates from the battle at least fo…

[Shabelle] A heavy fighting broke out in Goofgaduud near Baidoa town after armed militants belonging to Al Shabaab have launched an overnight attack on South-West state forces, residents said. According to the latest updates from the battle at least four South West State army soldiers have been killed, and several injured during the Al shabaab attack in Goofgaduud, 35Km north of Baidoa.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AMISOM Convoy Targeted in Deadly Blast in Somalia

[Shabelle] A roadside bomb explosion has ripped through a military convoy carrying African Union soldiers serving with AMISOM near Bulo-Mareer district in Somalia’s southern Lower Shabelle province. Al shabaab has claimed responsibility for the blast w…

[Shabelle] A roadside bomb explosion has ripped through a military convoy carrying African Union soldiers serving with AMISOM near Bulo-Mareer district in Somalia's southern Lower Shabelle province. Al shabaab has claimed responsibility for the blast which has resulted from a remote-controlled land mine planted on a semi-forest road linking the coastal city of Marko to Bulo-Mareer locality.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Rehabilitation of War Disabled Veterans

[Shabait] Nakfa -Mr. Shimwele Weldegergish, head of National Association of Eritrean War Disabled Veterans Fighters in the Gash-Barka region, said that the branch association has in the past 20 years extended over 43 million Nakfa to rehabilitate its m…

[Shabait] Nakfa -Mr. Shimwele Weldegergish, head of National Association of Eritrean War Disabled Veterans Fighters in the Gash-Barka region, said that the branch association has in the past 20 years extended over 43 million Nakfa to rehabilitate its members through various schemes.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Eritrean Nationals in Diaspora Hold Discussion On National Issues

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in France, Austria and Italy conducted different activities aimed at reflecting the true image of their country. A seminar organized by the Eritrean Embassy in France was conducted aimed at initiating inves…

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in France, Austria and Italy conducted different activities aimed at reflecting the true image of their country. A seminar organized by the Eritrean Embassy in France was conducted aimed at initiating investment and cooperation between Eritrea and France.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea