An Elder Shot Dead in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Unknown assailants have shot and killed a renowned traditional elder in Somali capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday, witnesses and police said. A Somali police officer said three men armed with pistols have gunned down the elder at Arafat area in M…

[Shabelle] Unknown assailants have shot and killed a renowned traditional elder in Somali capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday, witnesses and police said. A Somali police officer said three men armed with pistols have gunned down the elder at Arafat area in Mogadishu's Yaqshid district.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

‘People Talk As They Please’ Sisi Says in Comments On Egypt’s Press Freedom Record

[CPJ] In Egypt last week a journalist was barred from travel without official explanation, a reporter was accused of criminal defamation over a 2015 investigation on child prostitution, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi defended Egypt’s freedom of exp…

[CPJ] In Egypt last week a journalist was barred from travel without official explanation, a reporter was accused of criminal defamation over a 2015 investigation on child prostitution, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi defended Egypt's freedom of expression record. An appeal date was also set for the Journalists' Syndicate leaders who were sentenced this month to two years in prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Tazara Improvement Pays Off With Enhanced Performance

[Daily News] THE Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has continued to post improvements in both freight and passenger traffic in the first quarter of the 2016/2017 financial year.

[Daily News] THE Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has continued to post improvements in both freight and passenger traffic in the first quarter of the 2016/2017 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Calm Sheil Kotecha Eases Into ITF Junior Circuit Third Round

[Nation] Sheil Kotecha on Tuesday launched his title defence with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Serbia’s Oliver Jevtovic in the second round of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) East African Junior Circuit Under-18 tournament at the Nairobi Club.

[Nation] Sheil Kotecha on Tuesday launched his title defence with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Serbia's Oliver Jevtovic in the second round of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) East African Junior Circuit Under-18 tournament at the Nairobi Club.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Monitor Tick Infestation On Cattle

[The Herald] Obert Chifamba -Cool temperatures, high humidity and above-normal rainfall. That aptly sums up the ideal conditions, which always climax as the perfect storm for high tick infestations in cattle. And with predictions of normal to above nor…

[The Herald] Obert Chifamba -Cool temperatures, high humidity and above-normal rainfall. That aptly sums up the ideal conditions, which always climax as the perfect storm for high tick infestations in cattle. And with predictions of normal to above normal rains this season, cattle farmers should brace for a highly possible showdown with the pest.This article will take cattle farmers on a gentle walk through the familiar terrain of common, yet lethal tick inspired diseases that need to be curtailed to avoid unnecessary animal losses. A

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Amnesty and the Pro-Biafra Killings

[This Day] In yet another damning report titled, “Nigeria: ‘Bullets Were Raining Everywhere,’ Deadly Repression of Pro-Biafra Activists” Amnesty International (AI) last week alleged that the Nigerian troops killed no fewer than 150 members of Indigenou…

[This Day] In yet another damning report titled, "Nigeria: 'Bullets Were Raining Everywhere,' Deadly Repression of Pro-Biafra Activists" Amnesty International (AI) last week alleged that the Nigerian troops killed no fewer than 150 members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and MASSOB between August and now. "Hardly any allegations of crimes under international law and human rights violations by the Nigerian security forces, and in particular the military, are investigated. If an investigation is carried out, ther

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyatta Announces Sh2 Billion Coffee Debts Written Off

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has written off Sh2 billion coffee debts, in a move likely to boost the sector that has been characterised by poor pay and other challenges for farmers.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has written off Sh2 billion coffee debts, in a move likely to boost the sector that has been characterised by poor pay and other challenges for farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nyasa Queens Releases Music Video for ‘Iwe Wekha’

[Nyasa Times] Nyasa Queens is a Malawian female rapper group known for their hit song Uisova. They are a multi talented two young ladies namely Alice Mtanga aka Candy, Shamaelah Gonkho aka Sane. “Iwe Wekha” is their latest music video, which they have …

[Nyasa Times] Nyasa Queens is a Malawian female rapper group known for their hit song Uisova. They are a multi talented two young ladies namely Alice Mtanga aka Candy, Shamaelah Gonkho aka Sane. "Iwe Wekha" is their latest music video, which they have released.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi