Regulation of Boda Boda Industry Long Overdue

[Monitor] Last week, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago announced plans to pass a law to regulate boda boda operations in the city. The proposal, according to the Lord Mayor, is broadly aimed at reducing the controversy surrounding the boda boda industry…

[Monitor] Last week, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago announced plans to pass a law to regulate boda boda operations in the city. The proposal, according to the Lord Mayor, is broadly aimed at reducing the controversy surrounding the boda boda industry, and specifically provides for: Having a common body, management, term of office, gazetting stages, data banks, taxation, areas of operation, and other general policies for boda boda operators.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IGAD Summit On Somali Refugees Starts in Nairobi

[SNA] Nairobi -The IGAD Summit on Somali refugees began Saturday evening in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, with participation of the Vice – President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, and the leaders of Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia, Djib…

[SNA] Nairobi -The IGAD Summit on Somali refugees began Saturday evening in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, with participation of the Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, and the leaders of Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti and South Sudan, the representative of Yemen, the IGAD partners and representatives of the regional and international organizations.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Hassabo Meets With Kenyan President

[SNA] Nairobi -Vice – President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, met Saturday evening in Nairobi with the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, on the sidelines of the IGAD summit on the Somali refugees.

[SNA] Nairobi -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, met Saturday evening in Nairobi with the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, on the sidelines of the IGAD summit on the Somali refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Hassabo Meets With President of South Sudan State

[SNA] Nairobi -Vice – President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, met Saturday evening in Nairobi with the President of South Sudan State, Salva Kiir, on the sidelines of the sidelines of the IGAD summit on the Somali refugees.

[SNA] Nairobi -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, met Saturday evening in Nairobi with the President of South Sudan State, Salva Kiir, on the sidelines of the sidelines of the IGAD summit on the Somali refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

MP Gelle Injured in Browl Over Election Date

[Dalsan Radio] The Head of Electoral Commission of Galmudug Mohamed Hassan Gelle was on Saturday phyically abused and injured in a confrontation with fellow Mps over election date.

[Dalsan Radio] The Head of Electoral Commission of Galmudug Mohamed Hassan Gelle was on Saturday phyically abused and injured in a confrontation with fellow Mps over election date.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Activists Occupy Nurses Home in Cape Town Over Land Sale Issue

[News24Wire] Police have been informed that activists from the organisation Reclaim the City is occupying the Helen Bowden Nurses Home, part of the Somerset Hospital precinct near Cape Town Stadium and V&A Waterfront in Green Point, on Sunday evening.

[News24Wire] Police have been informed that activists from the organisation Reclaim the City is occupying the Helen Bowden Nurses Home, part of the Somerset Hospital precinct near Cape Town Stadium and V&A Waterfront in Green Point, on Sunday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IGAD Leaders Convene Special Summit On Somali Refugees

[Shabelle] Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and international organisations will meet on Saturday in Nairobi to endorse a durable regional solution for Somali refugees.

[Shabelle] Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and international organisations will meet on Saturday in Nairobi to endorse a durable regional solution for Somali refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia