Al-Shabaab Claims Killing 61 in Puntland Army Base Raid

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab militants captured a town in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region on Thursday, a senior official said, and the group said it had killed at least 61 soldiers in the fighting.

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab militants captured a town in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Thursday, a senior official said, and the group said it had killed at least 61 soldiers in the fighting.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Attacks Puntland Military Base in in Af-Urur

[Shabelle] Al-Shabaab militants have launched a major attack on Puntland Daraawiish forces stationed in Af-Urur area, near Galgala Mountains on Thursday morning, military sources said.

[Shabelle] Al-Shabaab militants have launched a major attack on Puntland Daraawiish forces stationed in Af-Urur area, near Galgala Mountains on Thursday morning, military sources said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Livestock, Electricity – Govt Secures Over FCFA 260 Billion Loans

[Cameroon Tribune] The two separate loans from the World Bank will be used to carry out a livestock development project as well as the extension of electricity transmission lines in the country.

[Cameroon Tribune] The two separate loans from the World Bank will be used to carry out a livestock development project as well as the extension of electricity transmission lines in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Minister for Finance Presents 2017/18 Budget

[New Times] The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Amb. Claver Gatete, today presents the 2017/18 financial year National Budget before a joint chamber of Parliament.

[New Times] The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Amb. Claver Gatete, today presents the 2017/18 financial year National Budget before a joint chamber of Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Stricter Legislation Helps to Curb Road Fatalities

[Government of Mauritius] The amendments brought to the Road Traffic Act make provision for stricter penalties for serious road traffic offences like drink driving. The Bill was amended on two occasions to come up with a new mechanism of sanction and a…

[Government of Mauritius] The amendments brought to the Road Traffic Act make provision for stricter penalties for serious road traffic offences like drink driving. The Bill was amended on two occasions to come up with a new mechanism of sanction and a set of new penalties. The figures for the first quarter of 2017 show a decrease in fatal accidents compared to the same period last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

N1.2 Billion Fraud – Ex-FCT Minister’s Son Gets Nod to Travel for Hajj

[Daily Trust] Shamsudeen, son of former FCT Minister, Senator Bala Muhammed, who is facing N1.2bn corruption charges has been granted permission by a Federal High Court in Abuja, to travel to Saudi Arabia for the Lesser Hajj.

[Daily Trust] Shamsudeen, son of former FCT Minister, Senator Bala Muhammed, who is facing N1.2bn corruption charges has been granted permission by a Federal High Court in Abuja, to travel to Saudi Arabia for the Lesser Hajj.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Speaker of Lok Sabha On Official Visit in Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] The Speaker of Lok Sabha, Smt Sumitra Mahajan, is currently on an official visit in Mauritius. Smt S. Mahajan and her delegation of 20 members will be in the country till 11 June 2017.

[Government of Mauritius] The Speaker of Lok Sabha, Smt Sumitra Mahajan, is currently on an official visit in Mauritius. Smt S. Mahajan and her delegation of 20 members will be in the country till 11 June 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius