Moody’s Leave Bond Long, Short Term Ratings Unchanged

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Government has thanked all citizens who continue to support a common goal of promoting social transformation and more inclusive economic growth.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Government has thanked all citizens who continue to support a common goal of promoting social transformation and more inclusive economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Al Shabaab Parades Govt Soldiers in Sablale Town

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab, the Somalia-based militant group linked with Al Qaeda has paraded two soldiers in Sablale district in Lower Shabelle region, whom it said defected from Somalia military to their side.

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab, the Somalia-based militant group linked with Al Qaeda has paraded two soldiers in Sablale district in Lower Shabelle region, whom it said defected from Somalia military to their side.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Breaking – Huge Blast Hits Mogadishu Market

[Shabelle] A car bomb has exploded near a busy market in Mogadishu on Saturday, witness said. A witness in the scene said explosives-laden vehicle went off at Suqa-Berta junction in Mogadishu’s Waberi district, killings several civilians at the market.

[Shabelle] A car bomb has exploded near a busy market in Mogadishu on Saturday, witness said. A witness in the scene said explosives-laden vehicle went off at Suqa-Berta junction in Mogadishu's Waberi district, killings several civilians at the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Handball – Police Fail to Defend Regional Title

[New Times] Rwanda’s Police Handball Club’s campaign at this year’s East and Central Africa Handball Federation (ECAHF) tournament ended in a pretty unceremonious style after the local handball powerhouse failed to defend their title in Nairobi, Kenya.

[New Times] Rwanda's Police Handball Club's campaign at this year's East and Central Africa Handball Federation (ECAHF) tournament ended in a pretty unceremonious style after the local handball powerhouse failed to defend their title in Nairobi, Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

UN Trains Somali Officials On Human Trafficking

[Shabelle] The UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday that it has trained 30 police and immigration officers from various ports of entry in Puntland, Somalia on basic concepts of human trafficking and gender-based violence (GBV).

[Shabelle] The UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday that it has trained 30 police and immigration officers from various ports of entry in Puntland, Somalia on basic concepts of human trafficking and gender-based violence (GBV).

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uganda to Send 2,275 Extra Troops to Somalia

[Shabelle] Uganda has sent another contingent of 2,275 troops to serve under the African Union Mission for Somalia AMISOM. Chief of Defense Forces Gen. Karumba Wamala dismissed talk by those saying that UPDF troops in AMISOM will mutiny because of the …

[Shabelle] Uganda has sent another contingent of 2,275 troops to serve under the African Union Mission for Somalia AMISOM. Chief of Defense Forces Gen. Karumba Wamala dismissed talk by those saying that UPDF troops in AMISOM will mutiny because of the delay of their allowances.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Somali Presidential Election Pushed Back to December

[Shabelle] Somalia is likely to push back its forthcoming election to December 15, which was expected to take place on the 30th November, 2016, according to the electoral calendar.

[Shabelle] Somalia is likely to push back its forthcoming election to December 15, which was expected to take place on the 30th November, 2016, according to the electoral calendar.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Deputy Minister ‘Touched’ By Session On Abuse Against Women

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy Minister of Human Settlements Zou Kota-Fredericks says she was emotionally touched by the stories of abuse and hurt women from townships like Dunoon and Mitchells Plain revealed during a dialogue session.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy Minister of Human Settlements Zou Kota-Fredericks says she was emotionally touched by the stories of abuse and hurt women from townships like Dunoon and Mitchells Plain revealed during a dialogue session.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deadline for Late Online Applications Looms

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Education Department has reminded parents of the deadline for late online applications to secure a place for their children in Gauteng public schools for 2017.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Education Department has reminded parents of the deadline for late online applications to secure a place for their children in Gauteng public schools for 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa