200 Somali Refugees in Kenya Are Blocked From Going to U.S.

[Shabelle] More than 200 refugees who had been heading to the U.S. for resettlement have been told they cannot travel as a result of President Donald Trump’s executive orders that temporarily suspend all immigration of citizens from seven majority-Musl…

[Shabelle] More than 200 refugees who had been heading to the U.S. for resettlement have been told they cannot travel as a result of President Donald Trump's executive orders that temporarily suspend all immigration of citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries, a Somali refugee and officials said Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

AMISOM Praises Contribution of Burundian Troops in Somalia

[Shabelle] Deputy AU Special Representative for Somalia Lydia Wanyoto said the impact that Burundi is making alongside other troop contributing countries has been central to the progress notable in Somalia today.

[Shabelle] Deputy AU Special Representative for Somalia Lydia Wanyoto said the impact that Burundi is making alongside other troop contributing countries has been central to the progress notable in Somalia today.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Day 8: Live Nominations

[Big Brother Africa] The Housemates had a gloomy day today, and there was no chance of escaping the reality of Nominations. Biggie finally kicked off the first Live Nomination show by calling Bally into the Diary Room. And there was no time wasted as B…

[Big Brother Africa] The Housemates had a gloomy day today, and there was no chance of escaping the reality of Nominations. Biggie finally kicked off the first Live Nomination show by calling Bally into the Diary Room. And there was no time wasted as Biggie asked Bally to give his two Nominations in 45 seconds. This is how it went for all 12 Housemates that have been in the House for a week now. You'll remember, Bassey and Debie-Rise are immune from Nominating and being Nominated this week, as Biggie's welcoming gift.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bird Flu Outbreak in Uganda – Some Key Facts About the Virus

[The Conversation Africa] An outbreak of bird flu has been reported in Uganda, where hundreds of wild birds were found dead on the shores of Lake Victoria. Ugandan authorities have not confirmed which strain of the avian flu caused the birds’ death. Bu…

[The Conversation Africa] An outbreak of bird flu has been reported in Uganda, where hundreds of wild birds were found dead on the shores of Lake Victoria. Ugandan authorities have not confirmed which strain of the avian flu caused the birds' death. But the country along with neighbouring Kenya have put their countries on high health alert. The Conversation Africa's health and medicine editor Candice Bailey asked Dr Sibongile Walaza to explain the deadly virus.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Live Show 2: 12 Becomes 14

[Big Brother Africa] Unbeknownst to the 12 Housemates ushered into the House last week, Biggie had two extra Housemates who had been waiting in the cut, and he decided to send them into the BBNaija House today.

[Big Brother Africa] Unbeknownst to the 12 Housemates ushered into the House last week, Biggie had two extra Housemates who had been waiting in the cut, and he decided to send them into the BBNaija House today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ssemujju Took Roundabout Route Into Politics

[Independent (Kampala)] Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda’s dream was to become a lawyer but he failed to make the cut at A-level. He was instead admitted to study journalism at Makerere University – which he did not like and opted to study a BA Education. But t…

[Independent (Kampala)] Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda's dream was to become a lawyer but he failed to make the cut at A-level. He was instead admitted to study journalism at Makerere University - which he did not like and opted to study a BA Education. But this plan too failed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IGAD’s Inappropriate Submission On Eritrea to the UNSC

[Shabait] 1. At the request of Ethiopia, the Secretariat of the IGAD Sector Reform Program (ISSP), on 16 December 2016, presented a briefing to the Security Council Committee, established pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning So…

[Shabait] 1. At the request of Ethiopia, the Secretariat of the IGAD Sector Reform Program (ISSP), on 16 December 2016, presented a briefing to the Security Council Committee, established pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Dam Levels Effectively At 29.2 Percent – City of Cape Town

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town said in a statement on Monday that the amount of water it has access to is less than the dam levels reported because of the difficulty in extracting the last 10% of water in dams.

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town said in a statement on Monday that the amount of water it has access to is less than the dam levels reported because of the difficulty in extracting the last 10% of water in dams.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa