Calm Returns to Parts of Mudug Region After Battle

[Shabelle] A precarious calm has returned to some parts of Mudug region in Central Somalia, a day after a deadly gunfight between Galmudug forces and Al Shabaab militants. Local residents in Amara and nearby villages said the situation is normal and pe…

[Shabelle] A precarious calm has returned to some parts of Mudug region in Central Somalia, a day after a deadly gunfight between Galmudug forces and Al Shabaab militants. Local residents in Amara and nearby villages said the situation is normal and people are going about their daily activities, mainly the business normally.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Auditor General Overturns Air Control Transference

[Shabelle] Somalia’s auditor general Dr Nur Farah Jimale has called in the outgoing aviation minister Ali Jama Jingale to rescind his plan to transfer the country’s airspace to foreign countries.

[Shabelle] Somalia's auditor general Dr Nur Farah Jimale has called in the outgoing aviation minister Ali Jama Jingale to rescind his plan to transfer the country's airspace to foreign countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Land Mine Blast At Army Checkpoint Leaves 2 Dead

[Shabelle] Two soldiers are reported to have been killed, and four others sustained wounds in a remote-controlled land mine blast occurred at an army checkpoint in Tihsile area near Wanlaweyn.

[Shabelle] Two soldiers are reported to have been killed, and four others sustained wounds in a remote-controlled land mine blast occurred at an army checkpoint in Tihsile area near Wanlaweyn.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Life Esidimeni Deaths Now Above 100, Will Rise – Health Ombudsman

[News24Wire] Health ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba says the death toll of mentally ill patients who were transferred from Life Esidimeni to 27 NGOs will continue to rise, and is now above 100.

[News24Wire] Health ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba says the death toll of mentally ill patients who were transferred from Life Esidimeni to 27 NGOs will continue to rise, and is now above 100.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ruling On Regional Police Commander’s Clue to Isle Katiba

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court will today rule on whether prosecution witness, Ilala Regional Police Commander Salum Hamdani, will explain his knowledge of the Constitution of Zanzibar or not.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Kisutu Resident Magistrates' Court will today rule on whether prosecution witness, Ilala Regional Police Commander Salum Hamdani, will explain his knowledge of the Constitution of Zanzibar or not.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

New Report Reveals Woes Haunting Free Education

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Over 40 per cent of Tanzania’s adolescents miss out on secondary education even as the service is being offered for free in the country, according to a new report released yesterday by the Human Rights Watch (HRW).

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Over 40 per cent of Tanzania's adolescents miss out on secondary education even as the service is being offered for free in the country, according to a new report released yesterday by the Human Rights Watch (HRW).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Farmers Need Support of Extension Officers

[Citizen] A coffee farmer in Mbozi District, Mbeya Region, has urged the government to push researchers who could come up with new crop varieties that withstand effects of climate change. The farmer made the appeal while noting that coffee, which was o…

[Citizen] A coffee farmer in Mbozi District, Mbeya Region, has urged the government to push researchers who could come up with new crop varieties that withstand effects of climate change. The farmer made the appeal while noting that coffee, which was once a popular crop in the district, was slowly losing its prominence.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania