A Leader, If Elected, Should Stay in Power Indefinitely – Speaker of Burundi National Assembly

[Iwacu] The speaker of the National Assembly announced on Thursday that a president chosen and loved by the people should stay in power. An expert in the peaceful resolution of conflicts, however, says that the Government of Burundi wants to completely…

[Iwacu] The speaker of the National Assembly announced on Thursday that a president chosen and loved by the people should stay in power. An expert in the peaceful resolution of conflicts, however, says that the Government of Burundi wants to completely ignore the Arusha Peace agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

AMISOM Calls On People to Held End Al Shabaab Threat

[Shabelle] The African Union Mission in Somalia known as (AMISOM) has appealed to the Somali people to continue working with AU and Somali Forces to bring an end Al shabaab threat. The AU Special Representative for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador…

[Shabelle] The African Union Mission in Somalia known as (AMISOM) has appealed to the Somali people to continue working with AU and Somali Forces to bring an end Al shabaab threat. The AU Special Representative for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Francisco Madeira called on the public to contribute to the stabilizing efforts of the the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hirshabelle Parliament Endorses New Cabinet

[Shabelle] The lawmakers of the southern regional administration of HirShabelle have overwhelmingly endorsed the new cabinet line-up appointed by President Alii Abdullahi Osoble last Month.

[Shabelle] The lawmakers of the southern regional administration of HirShabelle have overwhelmingly endorsed the new cabinet line-up appointed by President Alii Abdullahi Osoble last Month.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

SNA Forces Repel Al-Shabab in Shalanbood Attack

[Shabelle] Reports reaching us from Shalanbod district in lower Shabeele region indicate that Al-shabaab fighters attacked government forces bases in the town on Friday night. Locals told the media the militants raided a local government forces base fr…

[Shabelle] Reports reaching us from Shalanbod district in lower Shabeele region indicate that Al-shabaab fighters attacked government forces bases in the town on Friday night. Locals told the media the militants raided a local government forces base from tow directions, leading to a fierce gun battle that lasted for hours. The forces however managed to repulse the attackers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Dar Water Woes to End As Plant Gets Power

[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM residents will soon breathe a sigh of relief over water shortages following completion of the construction of a 33KV power line that will enable pumping of 196 million litres of water from Upper Ruvu Water Treatment Plant to …

[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM residents will soon breathe a sigh of relief over water shortages following completion of the construction of a 33KV power line that will enable pumping of 196 million litres of water from Upper Ruvu Water Treatment Plant to the city daily.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Puntland President Blames Officials of the Mutiny

[Shabelle] The President of Puntland state Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas has accused some of his army commanders of organizing the ongoing mutiny of the troops in the region. Gaas said army commanders turned into politicians are behind the mutiny of Puntal…

[Shabelle] The President of Puntland state Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas has accused some of his army commanders of organizing the ongoing mutiny of the troops in the region. Gaas said army commanders turned into politicians are behind the mutiny of Puntalnd forces who had been seizing the state's headquarters in Garowe and Galkayo in the past few days.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Economy – More Analysts Knock Govt’s Recovery Plan

[Vanguard] There seems to be growing level of discomfort in the private sector over the federal government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), as many research analysts/firms have joined some economists in expressing skepticism about its succes…

[Vanguard] There seems to be growing level of discomfort in the private sector over the federal government's Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), as many research analysts/firms have joined some economists in expressing skepticism about its successful implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria