1,000 AMISOM Troops Leave Somalia in Gradual Pullout

[Shabelle] The first batch of 1,000 troops operating under the African Union Mission in Somalia have left Mogadishu but the country still faces challenges in transitioning from the multinational force to the local one.

[Shabelle] The first batch of 1,000 troops operating under the African Union Mission in Somalia have left Mogadishu but the country still faces challenges in transitioning from the multinational force to the local one.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Replacing the President of South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Now that the majority party, the ANC, has a new president (Cyril Ramaphosa) there is growing speculation that term in office of the President of South Africa (Jacob Zuma) – scheduled to end in mid-2019 – will be cut short. Both politic…

[Daily Maverick] Now that the majority party, the ANC, has a new president (Cyril Ramaphosa) there is growing speculation that term in office of the President of South Africa (Jacob Zuma) - scheduled to end in mid-2019 - will be cut short. Both political and legal considerations are at stake. The politics of removal and replacement are for the ANC itself to work out. The legal issues are not. By ANTON KATZ.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Breaking Hirshabelle Parliament Approves Cabinet

[Dalsan Radio] The Hirshabelle Parliament based in the regional capital Jowhar on Wednesday unanimously voted in the new cabinet. President Mohamed Abdi Waare had today presented the names of the ministers before Parliament for approval.

[Dalsan Radio] The Hirshabelle Parliament based in the regional capital Jowhar on Wednesday unanimously voted in the new cabinet. President Mohamed Abdi Waare had today presented the names of the ministers before Parliament for approval.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Mogadishu Mayor Warn Mogadishu Residents Against Corruption

[Dalsan Radio] The governor of Banadir region who is also the Mayor of Mogadishu Mr Thabit Abdi Mohamed warn the residents of Mogadishu against involving in corrupt activities saying the act works against development and prosperity and added that that …

[Dalsan Radio] The governor of Banadir region who is also the Mayor of Mogadishu Mr Thabit Abdi Mohamed warn the residents of Mogadishu against involving in corrupt activities saying the act works against development and prosperity and added that that people should report anyone they find involving in its activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cash-Rich Companies Move Sh19 Billion to Bonds

[Nation] Cash-rich publicly traded firms reduced money held in banks by more than Sh9 billion in the past 15 months, showing their reaction to last year’s capping of interest rates that significantly diminished returns on deposits.

[Nation] Cash-rich publicly traded firms reduced money held in banks by more than Sh9 billion in the past 15 months, showing their reaction to last year's capping of interest rates that significantly diminished returns on deposits.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Chief Welcomes Ceasefire Between Brazzaville, Reverend Pastor Ntumi

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday welcomed the signing of a ceasefire between the Government of the Republic of the Congo and a group led by Reverend Pastor Ntumi.

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday welcomed the signing of a ceasefire between the Government of the Republic of the Congo and a group led by Reverend Pastor Ntumi.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville