Kenya, Somalia to Team Up in Promoting Security

[Shabelle] President Uhuru Kenyatta has exuded confidence that closer partnership between Kenya and Somalia will enable the two countries overcome terrorism and other challenges facing them.

[Shabelle] President Uhuru Kenyatta has exuded confidence that closer partnership between Kenya and Somalia will enable the two countries overcome terrorism and other challenges facing them.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

At Least 1 Dead, 4 Injured in Bus Attack Near Afgoye City

[Shabelle] At least One person died and four others were injured after Somali government soldiers have opened fire on a passenger bus near Afgoye district, some 30Km southwest of Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] At least One person died and four others were injured after Somali government soldiers have opened fire on a passenger bus near Afgoye district, some 30Km southwest of Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Sidama Coffee Continue Pressuring League Leaders

[Ethiopian Herald] With this result second placed Sidama Coffee are now closing in on the gap with the league leaders on 46 points from 26 games while the losers Addis City side remained the bottom side on 19 points from equal 26 games.

[Ethiopian Herald] With this result second placed Sidama Coffee are now closing in on the gap with the league leaders on 46 points from 26 games while the losers Addis City side remained the bottom side on 19 points from equal 26 games.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The Glorious Spectacle of Konso Heritages

[Ethiopian Herald] Konso is one of the UNESCO-designated heritage sites for its outstanding landscape and terraced agriculture. It constitutes a spectacular portrait of age-old tradition, which has been there for four centuries. It demonstrates the eng…

[Ethiopian Herald] Konso is one of the UNESCO-designated heritage sites for its outstanding landscape and terraced agriculture. It constitutes a spectacular portrait of age-old tradition, which has been there for four centuries. It demonstrates the engineering skill of the society and features the waga (wooden statutes) as a reminder of late family members. They help commemorate war heroes and respected members of the community.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Illegal Activities On Usambara Reduce Water Supply to Tanga

[Citizen] Tanga -Environmental degradation, including illegal alluvial gold mining and farming in steep slopes and on river banks in the East Usambara Mountains, are destroying water sources for over 300,000 Tanga City residents.

[Citizen] Tanga -Environmental degradation, including illegal alluvial gold mining and farming in steep slopes and on river banks in the East Usambara Mountains, are destroying water sources for over 300,000 Tanga City residents.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

When NGOs Save Children Who Don’t Want to Be Saved

[Al Jazeera] The Guardian recently featured a heart-rending story about children rescued from trafficking in Togo, paralleling a previous story on the same subject in Benin. Both reports painted a picture that will be familiar to many: ruthless employe…

[Al Jazeera] The Guardian recently featured a heart-rending story about children rescued from trafficking in Togo, paralleling a previous story on the same subject in Benin. Both reports painted a picture that will be familiar to many: ruthless employers exploiting the innocent; parents compelled by poverty to "sell" their children; cultural backwardness making things worse, helpful NGOs saving the day.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Sacked Police Officer Sues Inspector General of Police

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Flashback December 12, 2012: Gunfire rents the air at the busy junction of Aggrey and Nyamwezi streets in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam, sending traders and passersby diving for cover.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Flashback December 12, 2012: Gunfire rents the air at the busy junction of Aggrey and Nyamwezi streets in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam, sending traders and passersby diving for cover.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

V-P Calls for Voluntary Return Survey in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Sudan’s Second Vice-President Hasabo Mohamed Abdelrahman has called for a survey among displaced people in Darfur on the rehabilitation of camps and facilitation of voluntary repatriations.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Sudan's Second Vice-President Hasabo Mohamed Abdelrahman has called for a survey among displaced people in Darfur on the rehabilitation of camps and facilitation of voluntary repatriations.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Opposition to Constitutional Changes in Sudan Grows

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A group of human rights defenders refuse to recognise the decisions passed by Sudan’s National Assembly on the constitutional amendments on Sudan’s rights and freedoms.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A group of human rights defenders refuse to recognise the decisions passed by Sudan's National Assembly on the constitutional amendments on Sudan's rights and freedoms.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan