Galmudug and Puntland to Ink Peace Deal in Galkayo

[Shabelle] Leaders from the semi-autonomous of Galmudug and Puntland regions are expected to meet in Galkayo on Saturday and finalize a brokered peace talks aimed at the ending of the ongoing conflict in the city.

[Shabelle] Leaders from the semi-autonomous of Galmudug and Puntland regions are expected to meet in Galkayo on Saturday and finalize a brokered peace talks aimed at the ending of the ongoing conflict in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Tribal Fighting in Central Somalia Leaves 10 Dead

[Shabelle] More than 10 people are reportedly killed, and dozens more were wounded in a fierce clan battle broke out in Galgaduud region of central Somalia on Friday. The clashes flared up in a remote village located between Balanbal and Herale towns, …

[Shabelle] More than 10 people are reportedly killed, and dozens more were wounded in a fierce clan battle broke out in Galgaduud region of central Somalia on Friday. The clashes flared up in a remote village located between Balanbal and Herale towns, where 2 fraternal clans are fighting over water holes and grazing fields.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Displacement Continues Amid Clashes in Galkayo

[Shabelle] Nearly 90,000 people in the city of Gaalkacyo, Somalia, remain displaced due to increased tensions and the recurrent clashes between forces allied to Galmudug on the one hand and Puntland administrations on the other hand according to an upd…

[Shabelle] Nearly 90,000 people in the city of Gaalkacyo, Somalia, remain displaced due to increased tensions and the recurrent clashes between forces allied to Galmudug on the one hand and Puntland administrations on the other hand according to an update from the UN relief wing.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Facebook Love – How 35-Yr-Old Man Blackmails Lovers With Nude Pictures

[Vanguard] A 35-year-old man, Michael Atanda, who specialised in blackmailing lovers by threatening to display their nude pictures on social media, especially Facebook, if they refused to pay his monetary demands, has been arrested by operatives of Rap…

[Vanguard] A 35-year-old man, Michael Atanda, who specialised in blackmailing lovers by threatening to display their nude pictures on social media, especially Facebook, if they refused to pay his monetary demands, has been arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of Lagos State Police Command.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Forget U.S.$30 Billion Foreign Loan for Now, CCN Tells Govt

[Vanguard] The Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to shelve its plan on securing the controversial $30 billion foreign loan.

[Vanguard] The Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to shelve its plan on securing the controversial $30 billion foreign loan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘My Son Died Bravely’

[Namibian] MEGAMENO (Mexe) Kamwangha would have turned 17 on Wednesday, but sadly his life came to an abrupt end when he was fatally stabbed on Friday evening while trying to protect a woman who had just been robbed.

[Namibian] MEGAMENO (Mexe) Kamwangha would have turned 17 on Wednesday, but sadly his life came to an abrupt end when he was fatally stabbed on Friday evening while trying to protect a woman who had just been robbed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Avengers Talk Tough, Give Reasons Why Oil Sabotage Continues After Peace Talk With Buhari

[Vanguard] The Niger Delta militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers(NDA) said on Sunday the continued presence of the Nigerian military in the Niger Delta region was the immediate trigger for the recent attacks on oil and gas facilities.

[Vanguard] The Niger Delta militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers(NDA) said on Sunday the continued presence of the Nigerian military in the Niger Delta region was the immediate trigger for the recent attacks on oil and gas facilities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Scrap Oil Regulatory Bodies

[Vanguard] The Federal Government’s draft National Oil Policy has proposed to consolidate Nigeria’s oil industry regulatory authorities into a single agency to be known as Petroleum Regulatory Commission, PRC, while scrapping all other regulators, incl…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government's draft National Oil Policy has proposed to consolidate Nigeria's oil industry regulatory authorities into a single agency to be known as Petroleum Regulatory Commission, PRC, while scrapping all other regulators, including the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, and Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Gives Up Fight for Same Sex Marriages

[New Zimbabwe] GAYS and lesbians have given up their push for same sex marriages in the country, admitting it was near impossible to convince a highly conservative society and its rulers to accept the practice.

[New Zimbabwe] GAYS and lesbians have given up their push for same sex marriages in the country, admitting it was near impossible to convince a highly conservative society and its rulers to accept the practice.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe