Presidential Election Slated for February 8, 2017

[Shabelle] Somalia officials have set a new date for long-waited presidential election following series of discussions by the electoral commission and the newly inaugurated federal parliament.The electoral commission has announced Wednesday that the ba…

[Shabelle] Somalia officials have set a new date for long-waited presidential election following series of discussions by the electoral commission and the newly inaugurated federal parliament.The electoral commission has announced Wednesday that the ballot to elect the new president will be held 8th February, 2017 in Mogadishu, according to a statement. The postponement of Somalia's presidential election comes amid international community calls for a credible and inclusive electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

NUSOJ Shocked After Vile Terror Attacks Wounds 7 Journalists

[Shabelle] The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) on Wednesday expressed shock and disgust at terrorist attack in Mogadishu in which a hotel in the city center was targeted by two detonated explosive-laden cars and several innocent people wer…

[Shabelle] The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) on Wednesday expressed shock and disgust at terrorist attack in Mogadishu in which a hotel in the city center was targeted by two detonated explosive-laden cars and several innocent people were killed while many more were wounded.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UN Condemns Attack On Dayah Hotel in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] The United Nations assistance mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has strongly condemned Wednesday’s suicide car bomb attack on Dayah hotel in Mogadishu that left over 20 dead.

[Shabelle] The United Nations assistance mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has strongly condemned Wednesday's suicide car bomb attack on Dayah hotel in Mogadishu that left over 20 dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Court Blocks Food Vendors Eviction

[The Herald] The High Court has temporarily barred Harare City Council from demolishing stalls for illegal food vendors or evicting them from their workstations pending determination of the main dispute next week. Justice David Mangota on Friday grante…

[The Herald] The High Court has temporarily barred Harare City Council from demolishing stalls for illegal food vendors or evicting them from their workstations pending determination of the main dispute next week. Justice David Mangota on Friday granted an interim relief to the Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) after deferring their challenge to Tuesday. Council, a fortnight ago slapped the food vendors with a 48-hour ultimatum to vacate the streets or risk the demolition of their proper

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Regrouping of Villages Speeding up Development Strides

[Shabait] Assab -Mr. Hamadu Dawd, administrator of Wade administrator area, indicated that regrouping of villages in Sublalie, Gaharie, Ewwa, Bagado, Ghartafa and Aday, Southern Dankalia sub-zone, has significantly contributed in speeding up developmen…

[Shabait] Assab -Mr. Hamadu Dawd, administrator of Wade administrator area, indicated that regrouping of villages in Sublalie, Gaharie, Ewwa, Bagado, Ghartafa and Aday, Southern Dankalia sub-zone, has significantly contributed in speeding up development strides.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Making Difference Through Constructive Engagement

[Shabait] Keren -Mr. Jim’e Osman, Director of Asmat Boarding School, indicated that constructive engagement between teachers and portents is making due contribution in the achievements being registered in the teaching-learning process.

[Shabait] Keren -Mr. Jim'e Osman, Director of Asmat Boarding School, indicated that constructive engagement between teachers and portents is making due contribution in the achievements being registered in the teaching-learning process.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Little Water in Dams Causes Insufficient Electricity, Regideso Says

[Iwacu] “We have just spent almost four days without electricity in our neighborhood especially during day time, and when it is provided, it’s just for 30minutes or one hour”, said a welder met in Bwiza neighborhood of Mukaza commune in the capital Buj…

[Iwacu] "We have just spent almost four days without electricity in our neighborhood especially during day time, and when it is provided, it's just for 30minutes or one hour", said a welder met in Bwiza neighborhood of Mukaza commune in the capital Bujumbura.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

IMF Boss in Uganda for 3-Day Visit

[Monitor] Kampala -At about 7:40pm on Wednesday evening, Ms Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), landed at Entebbe International Airport to start of her 3-day visit to Uganda.

[Monitor] Kampala -At about 7:40pm on Wednesday evening, Ms Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), landed at Entebbe International Airport to start of her 3-day visit to Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Matiang’i Turns Eye on TVET, Assures Govt Commitment

[Nation] Poor attitude by Kenyans towards Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is among issues set to dominate discussions during a three-day conference in Nairobi from Thursday on tertiary education.

[Nation] Poor attitude by Kenyans towards Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is among issues set to dominate discussions during a three-day conference in Nairobi from Thursday on tertiary education.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya