allAfrica Under the Weather – Office Due to Close for #CapeStorm

[allAfrica] The Cape Town office for allAfrica.com will be closed on June 7, 2017, after the South African Weather Service issued a warning of mudslides, flash flooding, hail and gale-force winds due to an approaching storm. But it doesn’t mean there’l…

[allAfrica] The Cape Town office for allAfrica.com will be closed on June 7, 2017, after the South African Weather Service issued a warning of mudslides, flash flooding, hail and gale-force winds due to an approaching storm. But it doesn't mean there'll be stale news on Wednesday - the aggregator's virtual tools allow us to work from anywhere in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Boss Chihuri Defends Use of Spikes

[The Herald] Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has said the use of spikes at roadblocks is a necessary defence for traffic police officers who risk being run over by unruly motorists amid claims that at least 36 officers were either killed …

[The Herald] Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has said the use of spikes at roadblocks is a necessary defence for traffic police officers who risk being run over by unruly motorists amid claims that at least 36 officers were either killed or injured on the country's roads last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

KDF and Police Officers Survive Al Shabaab Attack

[Shabelle] A convoy of Kenya Defence Force (KDF) and the police on Monday, June 5, narrowly survived death in Wajir county. The security officers were in a joint operation in search of al-Shabaab militants, when their convoy was attacked with an Improv…

[Shabelle] A convoy of Kenya Defence Force (KDF) and the police on Monday, June 5, narrowly survived death in Wajir county. The security officers were in a joint operation in search of al-Shabaab militants, when their convoy was attacked with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Suspected U.S. Jets Bomb Al Shabaab Convoy in Somalia

[Shabelle] Suspected US fighter jets have launched an overnight airstrike in Southern Somalia, targeting a convoy of vehicles reportedly carrying senior Al shabaab commanders.

[Shabelle] Suspected US fighter jets have launched an overnight airstrike in Southern Somalia, targeting a convoy of vehicles reportedly carrying senior Al shabaab commanders.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Burundi to Pay Salary for Its Peacekeepers in Somalia

[Shabelle] Burundian peacekeepers serving in the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are to receive their salary arrears as the European Union (EU) has peacekeepers’ salary arrears for six months, the Burundian army spokesman said.

[Shabelle] Burundian peacekeepers serving in the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are to receive their salary arrears as the European Union (EU) has peacekeepers' salary arrears for six months, the Burundian army spokesman said.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Mutharika Impressed With Women-Led Army Parade

[Nyasa Times] For the second time female Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier was assigned to command the parade of the Guard of Honour at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) before President Peter Mutharika’s departure for Europe.

[Nyasa Times] For the second time female Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier was assigned to command the parade of the Guard of Honour at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) before President Peter Mutharika's departure for Europe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chess – Luzia Pires Leads Women’s Luanda Provincial Championship

[ANGOP] Luanda -Master FIDE (MF), Luzia Pires, is leading the provincial senior women’s chess championship with two points, a competition that began on Sunday at the Angolan Federation’s headquarters.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Master FIDE (MF), Luzia Pires, is leading the provincial senior women's chess championship with two points, a competition that began on Sunday at the Angolan Federation's headquarters.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola