From Washington, Influencing Ethiopia’s Politics

[Deutsche Welle] The Ethiopian diaspora in the US has assumed a significant role in politics back home and are shaping political debate through social media and satellite television.

[Deutsche Welle] The Ethiopian diaspora in the US has assumed a significant role in politics back home and are shaping political debate through social media and satellite television.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Suspension of Project Good for Ugandans – World Bank

[Independent (Kampala)] The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors met on Nov.22, discussed and upheld the decision to suspend the $265m Uganda Transport Sector Development Project (TSDP), a transport sector development initiative following an inves…

[Independent (Kampala)] The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors met on Nov.22, discussed and upheld the decision to suspend the $265m Uganda Transport Sector Development Project (TSDP), a transport sector development initiative following an investigation carried out on one project (the Fort Portal-Kamwenge Road) by the Inspection Panel-- the Bank's internal watchdog. On Nov. 28, Makhtar Diop, the World Bank's Vice President for the Africa region explained to The Independent's Ronald Musoke and other journalists via video co

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Al Shabaab Claims Killing 9 Soldiers in Car Bomb Attack

[Shabelle] Al shabaab has claimed full responsibility for the a deadly suicide car bomb explosion targeted a security checkpoint near Somali capital, Mogadishu on Saturday morning, killing at least 9 people.

[Shabelle] Al shabaab has claimed full responsibility for the a deadly suicide car bomb explosion targeted a security checkpoint near Somali capital, Mogadishu on Saturday morning, killing at least 9 people.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

At Least 2 Dead in Car Bomb Blast At Security Checkpoint

[Shabelle] At least two people were killed, and three others wounded in a devastating car bomb attack at a security checkpoint near Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday morning, reports said. A minus packed with explosives went off at a checkpoint in S…

[Shabelle] At least two people were killed, and three others wounded in a devastating car bomb attack at a security checkpoint near Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday morning, reports said. A minus packed with explosives went off at a checkpoint in Sinka Dheer area, about 18Km north-west of Mogadishu, targeting Somali security forces, according to a witness. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Three Killed in Explosion On Outskirt of Mogadishu

[Dalsan Radio] Hassan Istiila -At least three people were killed and four others wounded when a bomb exploded at a security checkpoint on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu.

[Dalsan Radio] Hassan Istiila -At least three people were killed and four others wounded when a bomb exploded at a security checkpoint on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Hassan Sheikh Accused of Misusing SNTV As the State TV Shuts Off Subscribers in UK and Kenya

[Dalsan Radio] Government run Somalia National TV has blocked transmission from partnering bureaus in Kenya and the UK amidst talk that the move was insitigated by Villa Somalia, a source from SNTV said

[Dalsan Radio] Government run Somalia National TV has blocked transmission from partnering bureaus in Kenya and the UK amidst talk that the move was insitigated by Villa Somalia, a source from SNTV said

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Murang’a Governor Condemns Police Kidnapping and Torture of Youth

[Nation] Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wa Iria has condemned the kidnapping and torture of youths in the county by police officers saying it is unfortunate and unacceptable.

[Nation] Murang'a Governor Mwangi Wa Iria has condemned the kidnapping and torture of youths in the county by police officers saying it is unfortunate and unacceptable.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya