U.S. Suspends Aid to Much of Somali Military

[VOA] The United States is suspending aid for much of Somalia’s armed forces over corruption concerns, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Thursday. The suspension reflects the Somali military’s repeated inability to account for aid items such as food, …

[VOA] The United States is suspending aid for much of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Thursday. The suspension reflects the Somali military's repeated inability to account for aid items such as food, fuel and weapons.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

U.S. Media Firm Targeted Raila Odinga With Attack Ads, Report Says

[Nation] A Texas-based political media company that has worked for Donald Trump generated online attack campaigns against Raila Odinga in the run-up to the August presidential vote, a new report finds.

[Nation] A Texas-based political media company that has worked for Donald Trump generated online attack campaigns against Raila Odinga in the run-up to the August presidential vote, a new report finds.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mogadishu Female Police Officers Mourn Highest Death Toll in Week

[Dalsan Radio] When a suicide bomber in police uniform detonated his bomb vest at the General Kahiye Police Academy on Thursday morning 18 bodies laid on the ground lifeless.

[Dalsan Radio] When a suicide bomber in police uniform detonated his bomb vest at the General Kahiye Police Academy on Thursday morning 18 bodies laid on the ground lifeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Academies Get Equipment From American University

[Nation] Three local football academies run by former Harambee Stars players, and St Peter’s Ukalama Secondary School in Siaya County have benefited from donation of equipment by an American university.

[Nation] Three local football academies run by former Harambee Stars players, and St Peter's Ukalama Secondary School in Siaya County have benefited from donation of equipment by an American university.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

City Resident Wants Babu Owino Removed From Office for Fight With Jaguar

[Nairobi News] An Embakasi East constituent has petitioned parliament to investigate Babu Owino for his ugly fistfight with Starehe MP Charles Njagua (Jaguar) in parliament.

[Nairobi News] An Embakasi East constituent has petitioned parliament to investigate Babu Owino for his ugly fistfight with Starehe MP Charles Njagua (Jaguar) in parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Presidential Term Goes From Five to Seven Years

[Iwacu] President Pierre Nkurunziza officially launched on 12 December 2017 the campaign for constitutional. According to Article 97 of the new constitution, “the President of the Republic is elected by direct universal suffrage for a renewable term of…

[Iwacu] President Pierre Nkurunziza officially launched on 12 December 2017 the campaign for constitutional. According to Article 97 of the new constitution, "the President of the Republic is elected by direct universal suffrage for a renewable term of seven years and no one can exercise more than two consecutive terms."

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi