Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Boosted With Security Agreement

[Shabelle] Somali federal and state authorities, together with the international community, agreed on a support and coordination mechanism to put in operation the national strategy to prevent and counter violent extremism.

[Shabelle] Somali federal and state authorities, together with the international community, agreed on a support and coordination mechanism to put in operation the national strategy to prevent and counter violent extremism.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

FCMB Empowers SMEs

[This Day] First City Monument Bank (FCMB) said it recently organised the first in a series of free training programmes for small and medium business owners.

[This Day] First City Monument Bank (FCMB) said it recently organised the first in a series of free training programmes for small and medium business owners.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Local Company Turns Plastic Waste Into Furniture, Pavers

[New Times] A local firm engaged in waste collection, management and recycling, AGRUNI Company Ltd is recycling wastes and turning them into valuable products such as chairs, tables, basins, water pipes and pavers.

[New Times] A local firm engaged in waste collection, management and recycling, AGRUNI Company Ltd is recycling wastes and turning them into valuable products such as chairs, tables, basins, water pipes and pavers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Senator Wetang’ula Steps in to Shield Odinga From Probe

[Nation] Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula has cautioned the Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko against the investigation of Nasa leader Raila Odinga over remarks that there will be no repeat presidential election if reforms in the electoral…

[Nation] Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula has cautioned the Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko against the investigation of Nasa leader Raila Odinga over remarks that there will be no repeat presidential election if reforms in the electoral agency are not effected.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U K Ambassador to Sudan – It Is Historical Decision

[SNA] Khartoum -the United states lifted the sanctions that were in place for two decades, last Friday, saying this was because the Sudan has improved in the areas of human rights and fighting terrorism. In a move that completes a process begun by form…

[SNA] Khartoum -the United states lifted the sanctions that were in place for two decades, last Friday, saying this was because the Sudan has improved in the areas of human rights and fighting terrorism. In a move that completes a process begun by former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump removed a U.S. trade embargo and other penalties that had effectively cut Sudan off from much of the global financial system.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Boks, All Blacks React to Marathon First Half

[News24Wire] One of the more off-beat talking points to emerge from Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and All Blacks at Newlands was the 50-minute first half.

[News24Wire] One of the more off-beat talking points to emerge from Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and All Blacks at Newlands was the 50-minute first half.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Voters Looking for More in Their Next President

[RFI] After two six-year terms, post-war President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is stepping down, and 20 presidential candidates are vying to replace her and secure the country’s top job. The large youth population in Liberia, including 19 percent of voters a…

[RFI] After two six-year terms, post-war President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is stepping down, and 20 presidential candidates are vying to replace her and secure the country's top job. The large youth population in Liberia, including 19 percent of voters age 18-24 who are eligible to vote for the first time, want their voice to be heard when they vote on October 10. Voters young and old have told RFI they are concerned with corruption, lack of paved roads, and rapidly rising school fees.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Outcry As Mom Accosted in Front of Her Three-Year-Old Daughter

[News24Wire] A video that spread on social media showing a woman being accosted by security guards in a grocery store in view of her 3-year-old daughter has led to the arrest of one of the security guards, with the other expected to be handed over to t…

[News24Wire] A video that spread on social media showing a woman being accosted by security guards in a grocery store in view of her 3-year-old daughter has led to the arrest of one of the security guards, with the other expected to be handed over to the police as well.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa