U.S., EU to Increase Fight Against Al Shabaab Militants

[Shabelle] A top European Union military leader visited Headquarters U.S. Africa Command, in Stuttgart, Germany, to discuss ways to further strengthen the strategic relationship between the two entities, Aug. 24.

[Shabelle] A top European Union military leader visited Headquarters U.S. Africa Command, in Stuttgart, Germany, to discuss ways to further strengthen the strategic relationship between the two entities, Aug. 24.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cummings Attacks Boakai

[New Republic] While appearing live on Capital Radio Monday morning, presidential candidate Alexander B. Cummings, was asked about the Vice President’s analogy in which he (Vice President) referred to himself as a “race car parked in a garage for 12 ye…

[New Republic] While appearing live on Capital Radio Monday morning, presidential candidate Alexander B. Cummings, was asked about the Vice President's analogy in which he (Vice President) referred to himself as a "race car parked in a garage for 12 years".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Hundreds of Homes Destroyed in Flooding

[allAfrica] After last week’s catastrophes in Maradi and Zinder, which left seven people dead and more than a thousand affected, torrential rains in the capital Niamey on Saturday destroyed several houses. More than 400 houses collapsed in the village …

[allAfrica] After last week's catastrophes in Maradi and Zinder, which left seven people dead and more than a thousand affected, torrential rains in the capital Niamey on Saturday destroyed several houses. More than 400 houses collapsed in the village of Gaba Goura after early morning rains. The 118 mm of rainfall left Gaba Goura, one of the oldest districts around the capital, flooded - leaving residents with nothing.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger