At Least 19 People Killed By Land Mine

[Al Jazeera] A land mine explosion has killed at least 19 passengers of a minibus in Somalia hours after the troubled nation’s president declared a new war against the al-Shabab armed group.

[Al Jazeera] A land mine explosion has killed at least 19 passengers of a minibus in Somalia hours after the troubled nation's president declared a new war against the al-Shabab armed group.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

The Gambia Holds Historic Post-Jammeh Election

[Al Jazeera] Gambians voted on Thursday in the first parliamentary elections since long-time leader Yahya Jammeh left power, electing lawmakers who could make or break a raft of reforms promised by the new president.

[Al Jazeera] Gambians voted on Thursday in the first parliamentary elections since long-time leader Yahya Jammeh left power, electing lawmakers who could make or break a raft of reforms promised by the new president.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Seychelles, Kenya Cement Landmark Deals From Fisheries to Aviation

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Seychelles President Danny Faure flew home from Nairobi today after a three-day State visit that triggered landmark agreement with Kenya ranging from fisheries to aviation.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Seychelles President Danny Faure flew home from Nairobi today after a three-day State visit that triggered landmark agreement with Kenya ranging from fisheries to aviation.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Doctors Union Happy With President’s Order On Delayed Salaries

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has welcomed the directive by President Uhuru Kenyatta that they be paid their withheld salaries and allowances for the 100 days they were on strike.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has welcomed the directive by President Uhuru Kenyatta that they be paid their withheld salaries and allowances for the 100 days they were on strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Appoints Rwandan Commander to Lead Unmiss

[Nation] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed a Rwandan as force commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (Unmiss), a post previously held by a Kenyan.

[Nation] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed a Rwandan as force commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (Unmiss), a post previously held by a Kenyan.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Foreign Ministry – Incident of Evangelical Church and School in Omdurman Is Individual and Isolated

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has regretted the sorrowful incidents witnessed at the Evangelical Church and School in Omdurman and the assassination of the priest Yunnan Abdalla, on April 3.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has regretted the sorrowful incidents witnessed at the Evangelical Church and School in Omdurman and the assassination of the priest Yunnan Abdalla, on April 3.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Khartoum and Addis Ababa Call for Immediate Cessation of Hostilities

[SNA] Addis Ababa -Sudan and Ethiopia has called on the disputing sides in South Sudan State to abide by immediate cessation of hostilities and to refrain from violence as means for solving disputes in their country.

[SNA] Addis Ababa -Sudan and Ethiopia has called on the disputing sides in South Sudan State to abide by immediate cessation of hostilities and to refrain from violence as means for solving disputes in their country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

President Al-Bashir Returns Home After Visit to Ethiopia

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, returned home Thursday after a three-day visit to Ethiopia at the invitation of Ethiopian Prime Minister, Haile-Mariam Desalegn, for discussing bilateral relations.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, returned home Thursday after a three-day visit to Ethiopia at the invitation of Ethiopian Prime Minister, Haile-Mariam Desalegn, for discussing bilateral relations.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia