Puntland Forces Approach Port Town, Ready to Attack Militants

[Shabelle] Hundreds of pro-government Somali forces began moving toward the port town of Qandala on Monday for an offensive against Islamic State fighters who seized it last month, Qandala’s mayor said.

[Shabelle] Hundreds of pro-government Somali forces began moving toward the port town of Qandala on Monday for an offensive against Islamic State fighters who seized it last month, Qandala's mayor said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

EU to Keep Patrolling for Somali Pirates Until End of 2018

[Shabelle] The European Union’s naval mission will keep patrolling for pirates off the coast of Somalia for another two years, to guard against any resurgence of attacks, the bloc said on Monday.

[Shabelle] The European Union's naval mission will keep patrolling for pirates off the coast of Somalia for another two years, to guard against any resurgence of attacks, the bloc said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Man Struck With Machete in Fight Over U.S.$2 Debt

[New Zimbabwe] A MAN from Jambezi area outside Victoria Falls who attacked a fellow villager with a machete in a fight over $2 has been sentenced to five years in jail for attempted murder.

[New Zimbabwe] A MAN from Jambezi area outside Victoria Falls who attacked a fellow villager with a machete in a fight over $2 has been sentenced to five years in jail for attempted murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Students Jailed Four Years Each For Theft

[New Zimbabwe] Two Midlands State University (MSU) students who stole electrical gadgets from female colleagues at the campus were last Friday jailed for an effective 54 months each after.

[New Zimbabwe] Two Midlands State University (MSU) students who stole electrical gadgets from female colleagues at the campus were last Friday jailed for an effective 54 months each after.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chinese Firm Provides Scholarship for Ethiopian University Students

[Focac] Addis Ababa -A Chinese heavy machinery manufacturing firm, Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG), has launched a three-year scholarship initiative to financially benefit outstanding Ethiopian university students.

[Focac] Addis Ababa -A Chinese heavy machinery manufacturing firm, Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG), has launched a three-year scholarship initiative to financially benefit outstanding Ethiopian university students.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Massacre in Kasese, and What We Can Learn From the 1966 Buganda Crisis

[Monitor] Hours before the slaughter in Kasese at the weekend, in which some reports allege that as many as 95 people could have been killed in clashes between security forces and Rwenzururu King Mumbere’s guards, President Yoweri Museveni had just pub…

[Monitor] Hours before the slaughter in Kasese at the weekend, in which some reports allege that as many as 95 people could have been killed in clashes between security forces and Rwenzururu King Mumbere's guards, President Yoweri Museveni had just published an article on the meaning of foul-mouthed Donald Trump's victory in the US election.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kasese’s Dead Will Not Lie Silently in the Grave

[Monitor] As the country reels from last weekend’s slaughter of souls inside King Wesley Mumbere’s palace, a parallel groundswell of emotion, pregnant with demands for an investigation into what happened, cannot be overlooked.

[Monitor] As the country reels from last weekend's slaughter of souls inside King Wesley Mumbere's palace, a parallel groundswell of emotion, pregnant with demands for an investigation into what happened, cannot be overlooked.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Zuma Survives Ouster Bid but Faces Vote of No Confidence

[Nation] Exactly a day after ducking a recall by the African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma faces another vote of no confidence in Parliament.

[Nation] Exactly a day after ducking a recall by the African National Congress (ANC), South Africa's President Jacob Zuma faces another vote of no confidence in Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa