Blast in Mogadishu Kills Top Army Officer, Injures Five

[Shabelle] A senior Somali security official has been killed, and five others were wounded in a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu on Thursday, witnesses said. A bomb fitted into a luxury car has resulted from the blast that killed the officer, according …

[Shabelle] A senior Somali security official has been killed, and five others were wounded in a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu on Thursday, witnesses said. A bomb fitted into a luxury car has resulted from the blast that killed the officer, according to the witnesses who spoke to Radio Shabelle over the phone.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al Shabaab Fires Mortars At AMISOM’s Leego Base

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab fighters have fired at least eight mortar rounds at a large military belonging to the African Union mission in Somalia known as (AMISOM) in Lower Shabelle region on Wednesday night.

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab fighters have fired at least eight mortar rounds at a large military belonging to the African Union mission in Somalia known as (AMISOM) in Lower Shabelle region on Wednesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fani Kayode, Ibrahim Jimoh in War of Words

[Daily Trust] Barely 24hours after Jimoh Ibrahim was sacked by the Appeal Court as the official governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming Ondo election, Fani Kayode in series of tweets via his twitter handle blasts the bu…

[Daily Trust] Barely 24hours after Jimoh Ibrahim was sacked by the Appeal Court as the official governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming Ondo election, Fani Kayode in series of tweets via his twitter handle blasts the business mogul.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mmm Membership Grows Despite Reps Order to Security Agents

[Vanguard] Some Abuja residents on Thursday said that they have benefited immensely from the popular financial programme, MMM Nigeria Scheme, and have no intention of leaving the scheme anytime soon.

[Vanguard] Some Abuja residents on Thursday said that they have benefited immensely from the popular financial programme, MMM Nigeria Scheme, and have no intention of leaving the scheme anytime soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Water and Sanitation Portfolio Committee Persuaded of ‘Calm Waters’ At Rand Water

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Thursday 24 November 2016 – The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation has been furnished with information and is persuaded that there are no tender irregularities at Rand Water in relation to work done by …

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Thursday 24 November 2016 - The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation has been furnished with information and is persuaded that there are no tender irregularities at Rand Water in relation to work done by Fast Move Electrical. Following a worrying newspaper article that appeared in one of the leading weekend newspapers titled "Troubled Waters", the Committee saw it prudent to summon the board and senior management of the entity to appear before the Committee to explain the allegations mad

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wining the Quest for Books

[Ethiopian Herald] In my view, reading is obviously one of the basic things a child begins to do in the early stages of formal education, within the school building. Some children also learn to read from the parents even before they start schooling. It…

[Ethiopian Herald] In my view, reading is obviously one of the basic things a child begins to do in the early stages of formal education, within the school building. Some children also learn to read from the parents even before they start schooling. It is through reading that children broaden their understanding of life. Reading culture can best be explained as a learned practice of seeking knowledge, information or entertainment through the written word. Such practice can be acquired by reading books, journals, magazines, n

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Institute Striving to Improve Hides, Skin Quality

[Ethiopian Herald] The Leather Industry Development Institute said it would give due attention to improve the quality of leather products and the performance of the sector through utilizing advanced technology. The institute is tanning hides and skin a…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Leather Industry Development Institute said it would give due attention to improve the quality of leather products and the performance of the sector through utilizing advanced technology. The institute is tanning hides and skin applying Chromium Sulphate, Indian technology, to increase quality.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Hawks Arrests Chinese National for Rhino Horn Dealing

[SA Govt] Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime members at the OR Tambo International Airport have on Wednesday afternoon arrested a Chinese national for dealing in rhino horn worth an estimated value of R6.6 million. A routine search was conducted and police…

[SA Govt] Hawks' Serious Organised Crime members at the OR Tambo International Airport have on Wednesday afternoon arrested a Chinese national for dealing in rhino horn worth an estimated value of R6.6 million. A routine search was conducted and police recovered eighteen rhino horns weighing about 43kg concealed in his travelling bags.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa