UN Calls for Heightened Vigilance to Contain Piracy in Somali Waters

[Shabelle] The international community and shipping firms should intensify patrols along the Somalia coastline to eliminate piracy that is slowly crawling back after a five year lull, a senior UN official has said.

[Shabelle] The international community and shipping firms should intensify patrols along the Somalia coastline to eliminate piracy that is slowly crawling back after a five year lull, a senior UN official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

New Mogadishu Mayor Returns Home

[Shabelle] The new governor of Benadir regional administration Thabit Abdi Mohamed arrived back to Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, and expected to take office from his predecessor.

[Shabelle] The new governor of Benadir regional administration Thabit Abdi Mohamed arrived back to Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, and expected to take office from his predecessor.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Diarrhoea Kills 28 in Somalia in 10 Days, Says Red Cross

[Shabelle] The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) warned Wednesday of a health crisis in Somaliland after 28 people died of acute diarrhoea in the past 10 days.

[Shabelle] The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) warned Wednesday of a health crisis in Somaliland after 28 people died of acute diarrhoea in the past 10 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Mauritius to Sign Framework Agreement With Regards International Solar Alliance

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius has agreed to sign a Framework Agreement on the establishment of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The objective of the Alliance is to allow countries to collectively address key common challenges to the scalin…

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius has agreed to sign a Framework Agreement on the establishment of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The objective of the Alliance is to allow countries to collectively address key common challenges to the scaling up of solar energy in line with their needs.The Framework Agreement provides for Member States to, among others, take coordinated actions through programmes and activities launched on a voluntary basis. It is aimed at better harmonising and aggregating demand for, inter alia, solar

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Tour Eritrea to Start On Saturday

[Shabait] Asmara -The Cycling Federation announced that Tour Eritrea 2017 will start on Saturday 15 April under the theme “Tour of Friendship and Competence”.

[Shabait] Asmara -The Cycling Federation announced that Tour Eritrea 2017 will start on Saturday 15 April under the theme "Tour of Friendship and Competence".

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Initial Chemical Tests Show Oudtshoorn Water Meets Standards – Municipality

[News24Wire] The first set of chemical results of water tests conducted on the water in Oudtshoorn indicate that its iron content falls within South African standards, the local municipality has said.

[News24Wire] The first set of chemical results of water tests conducted on the water in Oudtshoorn indicate that its iron content falls within South African standards, the local municipality has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Defense Minister Meets Speaker of Bahrain House of Representatives

[SNA] Khartoum -Defense Minister, General, Awad Mohammed Ahmed Ibn Au received, at his office, Thursday, the visiting Speaker of Bahrain House of Representatives and the accompanied delegation.

[SNA] Khartoum -Defense Minister, General, Awad Mohammed Ahmed Ibn Au received, at his office, Thursday, the visiting Speaker of Bahrain House of Representatives and the accompanied delegation.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan