To Be or Not to Be Chadian? Fleeing Central Africans Defy Traditional Ideas of Nationality

[RFI] For Idrissa Haroum, the decision was pure and simple he wants to live where he is accepted. The 55-year-old Muslim from the Central African Republic says that he was called a Chadian in his own country. He now owns that moniker, and has the birth…

[RFI] For Idrissa Haroum, the decision was pure and simple he wants to live where he is accepted. The 55-year-old Muslim from the Central African Republic says that he was called a Chadian in his own country. He now owns that moniker, and has the birth certificate to prove it.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Twenty Five People Wounded in Car Accident Near Jowhar Town

[Shabelle] At least twenty five people were injured in a traffic accident near Jowhar, the provincial capital of southern Middle Shabelle province, an official said on Thursday.

[Shabelle] At least twenty five people were injured in a traffic accident near Jowhar, the provincial capital of southern Middle Shabelle province, an official said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Germany Provides U.S.$25 Million for Health Services

[Shabelle] More than two million people in Puntland, northeastern Somalia, are due to benefit from improved health services with generous support from the development cooperation of the German government through KfW Development Bank.

[Shabelle] More than two million people in Puntland, northeastern Somalia, are due to benefit from improved health services with generous support from the development cooperation of the German government through KfW Development Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hirshabelle Sets Date for the Presidential Election

[Shabelle] JOWHAR, Somalia – The newly formed Electoral Commission of Somalia’s southern semi-autonomous region of HirShabelle has announced the date for the Presidential election.

[Shabelle] JOWHAR, Somalia - The newly formed Electoral Commission of Somalia's southern semi-autonomous region of HirShabelle has announced the date for the Presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AU Mission Gets Renewed, With Some Trims

[Shabelle] The African Union’s multinational peacekeeping force in Somalia is shrinking slightly by the end of the year as it heads toward planned withdrawal from the country by 2020.

[Shabelle] The African Union's multinational peacekeeping force in Somalia is shrinking slightly by the end of the year as it heads toward planned withdrawal from the country by 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Makarfi Warns Against Further Wrangling in PDP

[Guardian] Abuja and Awka -Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has cautioned warring members of the party against internal wrangling in the party.

[Guardian] Abuja and Awka -Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has cautioned warring members of the party against internal wrangling in the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Student Eugene Ikejemba Bags PhD in Record Time

[This is Africa] 27 year-old Nigerian, Eugene Chidiebere Xavier Ikejemba bagged his PhD from the University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands. He completed his PhD in two and a half years and his research focused on enhancing sustainable developme…

[This is Africa] 27 year-old Nigerian, Eugene Chidiebere Xavier Ikejemba bagged his PhD from the University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands. He completed his PhD in two and a half years and his research focused on enhancing sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Delta Monarch Urges Faithful Implementation of 6-3-3-4 System

[Guardian] Asaba -The Orodije Okpe Kingdom in Okpe local government area of Delta State, Major General Felix Mujekpero (rtd.) has canvassed a return to the original concept of the 6-3-3-4 system to achieve sustainable technological growth and development.

[Guardian] Asaba -The Orodije Okpe Kingdom in Okpe local government area of Delta State, Major General Felix Mujekpero (rtd.) has canvassed a return to the original concept of the 6-3-3-4 system to achieve sustainable technological growth and development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria