Ahmed Bilal Chairs Meeting of Anti – Manufacture of Firearms Protocol

[SNA] Khartoum -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Dr. Ahmed Bilal chaired, Wednesday, the meeting of the Government and Administration Committee which approved the anti-manufacture of Firearms protocol for 2017.

[SNA] Khartoum -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Dr. Ahmed Bilal chaired, Wednesday, the meeting of the Government and Administration Committee which approved the anti-manufacture of Firearms protocol for 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UNSC Extends AMISOM Mandate, Targets Handover to SNA

[Shabelle] The United Nations Security Council today extended its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 May 2018, approving a reduction of its uniformed personnel to a maximum 21,626 by 31 December 2017, with an eye to…

[Shabelle] The United Nations Security Council today extended its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 May 2018, approving a reduction of its uniformed personnel to a maximum 21,626 by 31 December 2017, with an eye towards the gradual handover over of responsibilities to Somali security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ekurhuleni ANC Branches Angered By Support for Dlamini-Zuma

[News24Wire] At least three ANC branches in Ekurhuleni have rejected their regional executive committee’s decision to back Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the party’s next president.

[News24Wire] At least three ANC branches in Ekurhuleni have rejected their regional executive committee's decision to back Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the party's next president.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cholera Epidemic ‘Shows Signs of Easing’ in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Kalma / Zalingei / Kadugli / Kass / El Sarief Beni Hussein -Reports continue to reach Radio Dabanga of deaths and infections with cholera from across Sudan, however, however medical sources are ‘cautiously optimistic’ that fewer cases a…

[Radio Dabanga] Kalma / Zalingei / Kadugli / Kass / El Sarief Beni Hussein -Reports continue to reach Radio Dabanga of deaths and infections with cholera from across Sudan, however, however medical sources are 'cautiously optimistic' that fewer cases are beginning to be admitted in parts of Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Under Fire Actress Nhira at Grace Mugabe Rally

[New Zimbabwe] Former Studio263 soap actress Anne Nhira who has been at the receiving end on social media after petitioning government to stop entertainer Zodwa WaBantu from performing at this year’s carnival, made a surprise appearance at the Grace Mu…

[New Zimbabwe] Former Studio263 soap actress Anne Nhira who has been at the receiving end on social media after petitioning government to stop entertainer Zodwa WaBantu from performing at this year's carnival, made a surprise appearance at the Grace Mugabe solidarity rally Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parliamentarians Unite Against Planned Salary Cuts

[Deutsche Welle] Kenyans have had enough of their MPs luxury lifestyles – they’re among the best paid politicians in Africa. Now President Uhuru Kenyatta is planning to cut their salaries – and they aren’t happy.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenyans have had enough of their MPs luxury lifestyles - they're among the best paid politicians in Africa. Now President Uhuru Kenyatta is planning to cut their salaries - and they aren't happy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pool Team Relegated to Nations Cup

[Namibian] Namibia finished bottom of Pool D after losing two and drawing one match at the World Inline Roller Games in Nanjing, China and will now compete in the Nations Cup for teams ranked ninth to 16th.

[Namibian] Namibia finished bottom of Pool D after losing two and drawing one match at the World Inline Roller Games in Nanjing, China and will now compete in the Nations Cup for teams ranked ninth to 16th.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Some Pupils Not Interested in Test to Enter School of Excellence

[Iwacu] Pupils from different schools have sat for a test that will allow them to study at school of excellence. Some private schools have not sent their pupils to do the entry test.

[Iwacu] Pupils from different schools have sat for a test that will allow them to study at school of excellence. Some private schools have not sent their pupils to do the entry test.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi