U.S. to Expand Fire Support of African Union Mission in Somalia

[DOD] Washingtron, DC -President Donald J. Trump has approved a Defense Department proposal to provide additional precision fires in support of   African Union Mission in Somalia   and Somali security forces operations to defeat al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said today in a   statement .

[DOD] Washingtron, DC -President Donald J. Trump has approved a Defense Department proposal to provide additional precision fires in support of   African Union Mission in Somalia   and Somali security forces operations to defeat al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said today in a   statement .

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Briefing on U.S. Africa Command by General Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command

[Africom] Washington, DC -GENERAL THOMAS D. WALDHAUSER:  Good afternoon everybody it’s — it’s Friday afternoon in — and I’m impressed that there’s so many here (inaudible) slow news day in D.C., I don’t know. Well, listen, thank you very much for coming out this afternoon, I really appreciate it. It’s a great opportunity for — to speak on behalf of those who work every day in AFRICOM and — I — I — I really do view this as a great opportunity.

[Africom] Washington, DC -GENERAL THOMAS D. WALDHAUSER:  Good afternoon everybody it's -- it's Friday afternoon in -- and I'm impressed that there's so many here (inaudible) slow news day in D.C., I don't know. Well, listen, thank you very much for coming out this afternoon, I really appreciate it. It's a great opportunity for -- to speak on behalf of those who work every day in AFRICOM and -- I -- I -- I really do view this as a great opportunity.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

SACP Takes On Zuma – ‘We Can’t Keep Quiet’

[Daily Maverick] The South African Communist Party is taking on President Jacob Zuma and the ANC. It’s part of a broad coalition building against the president’s move to replace the finance minister. The question is: Will its efforts make an impact? By…

[Daily Maverick] The South African Communist Party is taking on President Jacob Zuma and the ANC. It's part of a broad coalition building against the president's move to replace the finance minister. The question is: Will its efforts make an impact? By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why South Africa’s Courts Cannot Rein in a Delinquent Government

[The Conversation Africa] South Africans sighed with relief when the Constitutional Court recently handed down a judgment in the country’s social grant saga, averting a catastrophic constitutional crisis. About 17 million social grant beneficiaries wou…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africans sighed with relief when the Constitutional Court recently handed down a judgment in the country's social grant saga, averting a catastrophic constitutional crisis. About 17 million social grant beneficiaries would not be left without support.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Amie Sillah Calls for Proportional Representation in Parliament

[The Point] Amie Sillah, National Assembly candidate for the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS), has called for proportional representation of women in parliament.

[The Point] Amie Sillah, National Assembly candidate for the People's Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS), has called for proportional representation of women in parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

SA Fine Tunes Strategy to Close Skills Gap

[SAnews.gov.za] Midrand -The Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDCSA) has adopted a revised strategy to put the country on a path of closing its skills gap.

[SAnews.gov.za] Midrand -The Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDCSA) has adopted a revised strategy to put the country on a path of closing its skills gap.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa