Gunmen Attack a Security Checkpoint in Mogadishu, 1 Soldier Injured

[Shabelle] At least one government soldier was reported wounded in a gun attack on a Somali security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Sunday night, Police said.

[Shabelle] At least one government soldier was reported wounded in a gun attack on a Somali security checkpoint in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday night, Police said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somalia Pulls Out of CECAFA Over SFF Wrangles

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia has pulled out of the next month’s CECAFA Challenge Cup in Kenya. Officials of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) tournament said Somalia was unable to come up with a team due to ongoing intern…

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia has pulled out of the next month's CECAFA Challenge Cup in Kenya. Officials of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) tournament said Somalia was unable to come up with a team due to ongoing internal conflict in its football federation.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cops Kill Protesters in Further Post-Poll Crisis

[CAJ News] KENYAN police are accused of killing more civilians as the country continues suffering the aftermath of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election. The opposition supporters were reportedly killed at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, where opposition…

[CAJ News] KENYAN police are accused of killing more civilians as the country continues suffering the aftermath of President Uhuru Kenyatta's election. The opposition supporters were reportedly killed at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, where opposition leader, Raila Odinga was to address them, just hours after he had returned from an weeklong trip to the United States. The trio has been killed amid the opposition running battles with the police since the bloody August 8 election, which preceded a controversial poll i

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Railways Revises Nairobi Commuter Schedule

[Nation] Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) is once again set to revise its schedule to enable commuters travelling by the metre gauge train to Nairobi’s central business district (CBD) from Syokimau get to work on time.

[Nation] Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) is once again set to revise its schedule to enable commuters travelling by the metre gauge train to Nairobi's central business district (CBD) from Syokimau get to work on time.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwanda Cracks Whip On Human Trafficking

[CAJ News] Kigali -RWANDA is proposing life sentences for human traffickers amid criticism current laws were not deterrent. Such sentences would be imposed on traffickers of more than one person, repeat offenders and those trafficking vulnerable people…

[CAJ News] Kigali -RWANDA is proposing life sentences for human traffickers amid criticism current laws were not deterrent. Such sentences would be imposed on traffickers of more than one person, repeat offenders and those trafficking vulnerable people like children and pregnant women. Besides the jail term, a bill before parliament proposes a fine of $12 000 (R168 000). "We want to send a strong message that human beings are not commodities," said Nadine Gatsinzi Umutoni, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Gender and Fa

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

2076 Suspects Arrested in the Western Cape During the Weekend

[SAPS] To ensure that offenders are brought to justice by thoroughly investigating crimes that may threaten the safety and security of the community, Western Cape police conducted several operations aimed at serious and violent crimes during the weeken…

[SAPS] To ensure that offenders are brought to justice by thoroughly investigating crimes that may threaten the safety and security of the community, Western Cape police conducted several operations aimed at serious and violent crimes during the weekend. These initiatives delivered the desired results when a total of 2076 suspects were apprehended on various serious crimes throughout the province between Friday morning at 06:00 and Sunday at 18:00. These arrests included the following crimes:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa