Nigerians Returnees From Libya Recount Experience

[Premium Times] Faith Oboh, 22, is the third in a family of 12 persons; the first daughter in a polygamous family who lost her mother before he finished with her secondary school’s education.

[Premium Times] Faith Oboh, 22, is the third in a family of 12 persons; the first daughter in a polygamous family who lost her mother before he finished with her secondary school's education.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Leaders Split Over Hospital Project

[Monitor] The construction of a modern hospital in Oyam District hangs in balance, following a row among the local leaders over, where the facility should be located.

[Monitor] The construction of a modern hospital in Oyam District hangs in balance, following a row among the local leaders over, where the facility should be located.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Says Poor Communication, Low Morale Derail Battle Against Shabaab

[Shabelle] On January 19, then Coast regional coordinator Nelson Marwa said the operation must succeed. The presence of Al-Shabaab sympathisers and the increased number of Al-Shabaab returnees in the counties are also key hindrances to the war.

[Shabelle] On January 19, then Coast regional coordinator Nelson Marwa said the operation must succeed. The presence of Al-Shabaab sympathisers and the increased number of Al-Shabaab returnees in the counties are also key hindrances to the war.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fire Engulfs Petrol Station in Garowe City, Five Dead

[Shabelle] At least five people are dead and ten others were wounded in a deadly fire engulfed a petrol station in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland on Tuesday evening.

[Shabelle] At least five people are dead and ten others were wounded in a deadly fire engulfed a petrol station in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland on Tuesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

PM Optimistic About Overcoming Recurring Droughts

[Shabelle] One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to collective and unprecedented humanitarian action, and on Tuesday, the country marked a turning point towards ending the cycle of recurring…

[Shabelle] One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to collective and unprecedented humanitarian action, and on Tuesday, the country marked a turning point towards ending the cycle of recurring crises, with the launch of a Government-led, United Nations-supported humanitarian response plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Drought – Eastern Cape Towns Facing Day Zero

[GroundUp] Two farming towns in Eastern Cape might have their Day Zero sooner than Cape Town. The only dam supplying the area is at a critical level, while the process of sinking boreholes is being hampered by a rocky and mountainous terrain.

[GroundUp] Two farming towns in Eastern Cape might have their Day Zero sooner than Cape Town. The only dam supplying the area is at a critical level, while the process of sinking boreholes is being hampered by a rocky and mountainous terrain.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MTN Sees Return to Profit for 2017

[This Day] The MTN Group, Africa’s biggest mobile-network operator by sales, said it returned to profit in 2017, recovering from a $1 billion fine it paid for its Nigerian business in the prior period.

[This Day] The MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile-network operator by sales, said it returned to profit in 2017, recovering from a $1 billion fine it paid for its Nigerian business in the prior period.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria