Al Shabaab Overruns Military Base in Bariire Town

[Shabelle] Somalia’s al Shabaab fighters attacked a military base outside the capital Mogadishu using car bombs and guns, killing 17 soldiers and taking control of the base and a nearby town, the group said on Friday.

[Shabelle] Somalia's al Shabaab fighters attacked a military base outside the capital Mogadishu using car bombs and guns, killing 17 soldiers and taking control of the base and a nearby town, the group said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AMISOM Condemns Car Bomb Attack in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira, has strongly condemned last evening’s Al shabaab attack on civilians, at a market in a suburb in the capi…

[Shabelle] The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira, has strongly condemned last evening's Al shabaab attack on civilians, at a market in a suburb in the capital Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

How Do Schools Establish Cutoff Marks?

[Foroyaa] Parents are moving from one school to another in search of placement for their children. One school would establish a cut off mark of 25 while another would raise its cut off mark to 29 and so on and so forth. There is no standard established…

[Foroyaa] Parents are moving from one school to another in search of placement for their children. One school would establish a cut off mark of 25 while another would raise its cut off mark to 29 and so on and so forth. There is no standard established by Government on cut-off marks for enrolment into Senior Secondary Schools. Parents are frustrated by the different standards established by different schools and are demanding for an explanation from Government. Foroyaa will contact the Ministry for an explanation.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Cross River Police Rescue Woman From Abductors, Parade 17 Suspects

[Vanguard] Calabar -Cross River State Police Command has rescued a 22-year-old lady, Bassey Happiness, from abductors, even as it paraded 17 suspects for alleged kidnapping, robbery as well as cultism.

[Vanguard] Calabar -Cross River State Police Command has rescued a 22-year-old lady, Bassey Happiness, from abductors, even as it paraded 17 suspects for alleged kidnapping, robbery as well as cultism.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

GPA MD Disclosed Numerous Debts Owed Them (GNPC, YDE & KFF Main Debtors)

[Foroyaa] Mr. Abdoulie Tambadou, the Managing Director of the Gambia Ports Authority, yesterday disclosed to the Janneh Commission of Enquiry probing into the Financial Dealings and assets of the former President, his families and close associates, that the GNPC, YDE & KFF owed them millions of dalasi.

[Foroyaa] Mr. Abdoulie Tambadou, the Managing Director of the Gambia Ports Authority, yesterday disclosed to the Janneh Commission of Enquiry probing into the Financial Dealings and assets of the former President, his families and close associates, that the GNPC, YDE & KFF owed them millions of dalasi.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Two Oil Workers Injured As Fire Engulfs Consolidated Oil Platform in Bayelsa

[Premium Times] A least two oil workers were injured in an early morning fire outbreak at an oil rig operated by Consolidated Oil, an indigenous oil firm at Akassa, Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.

[Premium Times] A least two oil workers were injured in an early morning fire outbreak at an oil rig operated by Consolidated Oil, an indigenous oil firm at Akassa, Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eviction Notice for Residents of Taf Brufut Gardens Cuban Doctors Included

[Foroyaa] A notice has been issued by the Solicitor General conveying a directive from the office of the President asking residents of Taf Brufut Garden Estate to vacate the premises. The eviction notice which is said to have been sent since last week …

[Foroyaa] A notice has been issued by the Solicitor General conveying a directive from the office of the President asking residents of Taf Brufut Garden Estate to vacate the premises. The eviction notice which is said to have been sent since last week Saturday, includes Cuban Doctors resident within the premises.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia