Parliament Approves 2018 Budget

[Shabelle] The Lower House of the Federal Parliament of Somalia has passed the 2018 budget during Wednesday’s session in Mogadishu. The Federal MPs unanimously voted in favor of the new budget submitted by the Ministry of the Finance, giving the Federa…

[Shabelle] The Lower House of the Federal Parliament of Somalia has passed the 2018 budget during Wednesday's session in Mogadishu. The Federal MPs unanimously voted in favor of the new budget submitted by the Ministry of the Finance, giving the Federal Government a go-ahead to continue its operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

National Security Forces Get Training On Gender and Human Rights

[Shabelle] The British Embassy in Mogadishu in coordination with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) trained 32 Somali security sector personnel on gender equality and human rights with the aim of aligning national security forces to internat…

[Shabelle] The British Embassy in Mogadishu in coordination with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) trained 32 Somali security sector personnel on gender equality and human rights with the aim of aligning national security forces to international human rights law.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Climate Change – Paul Biya At Frontline of Global Resolve

[Cameroon Tribune] Over Fifty Heads of State joined the close to four thousand participants at the Seine Musicale site in Paris yesterday to chart new strategies of funding climate action.

[Cameroon Tribune] Over Fifty Heads of State joined the close to four thousand participants at the Seine Musicale site in Paris yesterday to chart new strategies of funding climate action.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Families of Hundreds of Shi’a Muslims Killed in Zaria Still Await Justice

[AI London] The Nigerian authorities must ensure justice, truth and reparation over the military’s unlawful killing of more than 350 Shi’a Muslims in the northern city of Zaria in December 2015, Amnesty International said on the two-year anniversary of…

[AI London] The Nigerian authorities must ensure justice, truth and reparation over the military's unlawful killing of more than 350 Shi'a Muslims in the northern city of Zaria in December 2015, Amnesty International said on the two-year anniversary of the massacre.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UK Envoy Reminisces About Time in Rwanda

[New Times] The Outgoing British High Commissioner to Rwanda, William Gelling, has said that he is proud of the increased trade between the two countries over the last four years of his term in office.

[New Times] The Outgoing British High Commissioner to Rwanda, William Gelling, has said that he is proud of the increased trade between the two countries over the last four years of his term in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Arewa Leaders Urge Government to Punish Culprits of Fuel Scarcity

[Guardian] Kaduna, Lagos, Abuja and Benin City -Arewa leaders have condemned the fuel scarcity experienced across the country, urging the management of NNPC to investigate the cause and punish the culprits.

[Guardian] Kaduna, Lagos, Abuja and Benin City -Arewa leaders have condemned the fuel scarcity experienced across the country, urging the management of NNPC to investigate the cause and punish the culprits.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Restructuring As a Factor in 2019 Elections

[Guardian] Because of the huge interest that agitations for restructuring of the Nigerian federation recently generated among various stakeholders and the role of the subject in shaping the incumbent administration, it is expected to be a major factor …

[Guardian] Because of the huge interest that agitations for restructuring of the Nigerian federation recently generated among various stakeholders and the role of the subject in shaping the incumbent administration, it is expected to be a major factor in the campaign process for the next general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Candidates, INEC Flex Muscles Over Anambra Central Rerun

[Vanguard] SOME candidates for the rescheduled Anambra Central senatorial election rerun are still flexing muscles, even after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had insisted that nothing would stop it from conducting the exercise on …

[Vanguard] SOME candidates for the rescheduled Anambra Central senatorial election rerun are still flexing muscles, even after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had insisted that nothing would stop it from conducting the exercise on January 13, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram Supremacy Battle – Shekau Loses Grounds to Albarnawi Faction

[Daily Trust] Abuja and Maiduguri -Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has reportedly lost grounds to Abu Mus’ab Albarnawi after days of clashes between the two terrorists factions in remote areas of Borno State, Daily Trust reliably gathered.

[Daily Trust] Abuja and Maiduguri -Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has reportedly lost grounds to Abu Mus'ab Albarnawi after days of clashes between the two terrorists factions in remote areas of Borno State, Daily Trust reliably gathered.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria