Al Shabaab Briefly Seize Town From Somali Military

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab fighters have briefly seized a key area in Somalia’s southern lower Shabelle region from government troops following a massive gun attack on Saturday afternoon.

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab fighters have briefly seized a key area in Somalia's southern lower Shabelle region from government troops following a massive gun attack on Saturday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uganda Says Salary of Its Troops in AMISOM ‘Ready’

[Shabelle] The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has said the Ugandan troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia will be paid in Euros effective January 2017 and that ten months arrear for the troops has been transferred…

[Shabelle] The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has said the Ugandan troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia will be paid in Euros effective January 2017 and that ten months arrear for the troops has been transferred to Bank of Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

SPLM-N – ‘Sudan’s Armed Forces Violate Ceasefire in South Kordofan’

[Radio Dabanga] Um Dorain -The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) accuses Khartoum of violating its ceasefire in South Kordofan, as government forces attacked parts of Um Dorain locality with heavy artillery last week.

[Radio Dabanga] Um Dorain -The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) accuses Khartoum of violating its ceasefire in South Kordofan, as government forces attacked parts of Um Dorain locality with heavy artillery last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Think Twice Before Commenting On a Woman’s Face?

[Daily News] Greetings from the land of curries, masalas and purris, hoping you are all having a restful weekend. I have to admit I took a really long break from writing this column and just realising how much I missed it.

[Daily News] Greetings from the land of curries, masalas and purris, hoping you are all having a restful weekend. I have to admit I took a really long break from writing this column and just realising how much I missed it.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kanyamunyu Murder Case

[Independent (Kampala)] Since Nov.12, when Mathew Kanyamunyu; a young flamboyant businessman in Kampala City and a female companion, Cynthia Munwangari, were arrested as suspects in the death of a young man called Kenneth Akena, Jinja Road Police Stati…

[Independent (Kampala)] Since Nov.12, when Mathew Kanyamunyu; a young flamboyant businessman in Kampala City and a female companion, Cynthia Munwangari, were arrested as suspects in the death of a young man called Kenneth Akena, Jinja Road Police Station where investigations into the case are centred has become a ghost of its normal self. Many of the offices are often empty.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Upington Public Hearings On Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill This Saturday

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Friday 25 November 2016 – People of Upington in the Northern Cape will tomorrow (Saturday, 26 November 2016) have an opportunity to air their views on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill during the publ…

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Friday 25 November 2016 - People of Upington in the Northern Cape will tomorrow (Saturday, 26 November 2016) have an opportunity to air their views on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill during the public hearings facilitated by the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Once-Off Gratuity for Non-Returning Councillors

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) has embarked on the process to pay the once-off gratuity to non-returning councillors based on the pensionable salary of each councillor.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) has embarked on the process to pay the once-off gratuity to non-returning councillors based on the pensionable salary of each councillor.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police On Rampage in Ondo

[Leadership] Some men of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday morning went hay wire in Ondo town, Ondo State, protesting non-payment of their last Saturday governorship election allowance.

[Leadership] Some men of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday morning went hay wire in Ondo town, Ondo State, protesting non-payment of their last Saturday governorship election allowance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President ‘Education Is the Best Investment in Our People and the Foundation of Our Future’.

[Dalsan Radio] HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of Somalia yesterday cuts the ribbon of the rehabilitated Polytechnic College in Mogadishu, where the President graduated and as a teacher and learnt the value of education.

[Dalsan Radio] HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of Somalia yesterday cuts the ribbon of the rehabilitated Polytechnic College in Mogadishu, where the President graduated and as a teacher and learnt the value of education.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia