Outgoing Deputy Speaker Elected MP

[Shabelle] The outgoing deputy speaker of Somali parliament Jeylani Nur Ikar has been elected as federal MP in the ongoing lower elections for Banadiri community in Somali capital, Mogadishu on Sunday.

[Shabelle] The outgoing deputy speaker of Somali parliament Jeylani Nur Ikar has been elected as federal MP in the ongoing lower elections for Banadiri community in Somali capital, Mogadishu on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Millions Face Starvation

[Shabelle] Some 38 aid agencies have said that at least five million Somalis are facing acute food security crisis due to poor rains in the Horn of Africa nation.

[Shabelle] Some 38 aid agencies have said that at least five million Somalis are facing acute food security crisis due to poor rains in the Horn of Africa nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

What You Need to Know About Ghana’s Elections

[RFI] Ghana goes to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections on 7 December for its seventh multi-party ballot since the end of military rule in 1992. The presidential race is expected to be a closely fought contest between incumbent Presi…

[RFI] Ghana goes to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections on 7 December for its seventh multi-party ballot since the end of military rule in 1992. The presidential race is expected to be a closely fought contest between incumbent President John Dramani Mahama and opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo. Ghana is frequently described as one of the most stable democracies in West Africa and has witnessed several peaceful transfers of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Iraqi Chimpanzee Moved to Sanctuary in Kenya

[Al Jazeera] Four-year-old Manno has had a gruelling start to life; wrenched from his mother as a baby, he was trafficked by profit-hungry organised criminals across continents, and has survived at least two war zones.

[Al Jazeera] Four-year-old Manno has had a gruelling start to life; wrenched from his mother as a baby, he was trafficked by profit-hungry organised criminals across continents, and has survived at least two war zones.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Courts Shut as Staff Go on Strike

[Nyasa Times] Industrial action has commenced at one of the three arms of Malawi government -the Judiciary -purportedly to force government to increase their pay.

[Nyasa Times] Industrial action has commenced at one of the three arms of Malawi government -the Judiciary -purportedly to force government to increase their pay.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

FIFA Gives Lazio Deadline to Pay Onazi

[Vanguard] World football governing body FIFA has now given Serie A side Lazio till December 9 to pay Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi his outstanding wages or face their wrath, the player has revealed.

[Vanguard] World football governing body FIFA has now given Serie A side Lazio till December 9 to pay Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi his outstanding wages or face their wrath, the player has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Infighting Threatens to Tear Seventh Day Adventist Church Apart

[Nation] Leadership wrangles in the Seventh Day Adventist Church have forced the Registrar of Societies to intervene after it emerged that some of its officials may not be legally recognised.

[Nation] Leadership wrangles in the Seventh Day Adventist Church have forced the Registrar of Societies to intervene after it emerged that some of its officials may not be legally recognised.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Culture and Tradition Highlights Closing Ceremony

[CAF] The ceremony lasted for about 45 minutes at a packed Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde. It was the closing ceremony of the 10th edition of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2016.

[CAF] The ceremony lasted for about 45 minutes at a packed Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde. It was the closing ceremony of the 10th edition of the Women's Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon