Al-Shabaab Raids Gofgadud District, 4 Killed

[Shabelle] A heavy fighting broke out in Goofgaduud near Baidoa town after armed militants belonging to Al Shabaab have launched an overnight attack on South-West state forces, residents said. According to the latest updates from the battle at least fo…

[Shabelle] A heavy fighting broke out in Goofgaduud near Baidoa town after armed militants belonging to Al Shabaab have launched an overnight attack on South-West state forces, residents said. According to the latest updates from the battle at least four South West State army soldiers have been killed, and several injured during the Al shabaab attack in Goofgaduud, 35Km north of Baidoa.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AMISOM Convoy Targeted in Deadly Blast in Somalia

[Shabelle] A roadside bomb explosion has ripped through a military convoy carrying African Union soldiers serving with AMISOM near Bulo-Mareer district in Somalia’s southern Lower Shabelle province. Al shabaab has claimed responsibility for the blast w…

[Shabelle] A roadside bomb explosion has ripped through a military convoy carrying African Union soldiers serving with AMISOM near Bulo-Mareer district in Somalia's southern Lower Shabelle province. Al shabaab has claimed responsibility for the blast which has resulted from a remote-controlled land mine planted on a semi-forest road linking the coastal city of Marko to Bulo-Mareer locality.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Rehabilitation of War Disabled Veterans

[Shabait] Nakfa -Mr. Shimwele Weldegergish, head of National Association of Eritrean War Disabled Veterans Fighters in the Gash-Barka region, said that the branch association has in the past 20 years extended over 43 million Nakfa to rehabilitate its m…

[Shabait] Nakfa -Mr. Shimwele Weldegergish, head of National Association of Eritrean War Disabled Veterans Fighters in the Gash-Barka region, said that the branch association has in the past 20 years extended over 43 million Nakfa to rehabilitate its members through various schemes.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Eritrean Nationals in Diaspora Hold Discussion On National Issues

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in France, Austria and Italy conducted different activities aimed at reflecting the true image of their country. A seminar organized by the Eritrean Embassy in France was conducted aimed at initiating inves…

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in France, Austria and Italy conducted different activities aimed at reflecting the true image of their country. A seminar organized by the Eritrean Embassy in France was conducted aimed at initiating investment and cooperation between Eritrea and France.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Youth Week in Sawa

[Shabait] Sawa -Youth week organized in collaboration with NUEYS Sawa branch, Warsay Yekealo Secondary school and the Commission of Higher Education was conducted in Sawa form 29 November to 2 December.

[Shabait] Sawa -Youth week organized in collaboration with NUEYS Sawa branch, Warsay Yekealo Secondary school and the Commission of Higher Education was conducted in Sawa form 29 November to 2 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Court Dissolves Six-Year-Old Marriage Over Wife’s Bed-Wetting

[Guardian] An Ibadan Customary Court in Oyo State yesterday dissolved a six-year-old marriage between Femi Bankole and his wife, Modupeoluwa, following the man’s consent to her request for divorce.

[Guardian] An Ibadan Customary Court in Oyo State yesterday dissolved a six-year-old marriage between Femi Bankole and his wife, Modupeoluwa, following the man's consent to her request for divorce.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania Youngster Suddenly Dies On the Pitch

[CAF] Mwanza based Mbao FC could not celebrate its 2-0 victory over Mwadui in Tanzania U-20 League after their top striker, Ismail Mrisho Khalfan died suddenly following a tackle by an opponent in their match on Sunday (4 December 2016).

[CAF] Mwanza based Mbao FC could not celebrate its 2-0 victory over Mwadui in Tanzania U-20 League after their top striker, Ismail Mrisho Khalfan died suddenly following a tackle by an opponent in their match on Sunday (4 December 2016).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Foreign Affairs Minister – Ambassadors Must Attend Official Ceremonies

[Iwacu] Burundi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alain Aimé Nyamitwe, sent a note verbale on 5 December to diplomats accredited to Bujumbura. “Heads of Diplomatic Missions invited to official ceremonies must be present physically. They may only be represented when they are outside the country and this has to be notified to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs”, the note says.

[Iwacu] Burundi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alain Aimé Nyamitwe, sent a note verbale on 5 December to diplomats accredited to Bujumbura. "Heads of Diplomatic Missions invited to official ceremonies must be present physically. They may only be represented when they are outside the country and this has to be notified to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs", the note says.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

DUP Renews Support to Dialogue Outcomes

[SNA] Khartoum -The leading figure in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Origin, Ahmed Saad Omer has renewed his party’s stance supporting the outcomes of the National Dialogue which included in the National Document and signed by the party.

[SNA] Khartoum -The leading figure in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Origin, Ahmed Saad Omer has renewed his party's stance supporting the outcomes of the National Dialogue which included in the National Document and signed by the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan