Monday, February 8, 2016

Somalia: Suicide Bomber Targets Puntland Policeman

Galkayo — A suicide car bomb attack targeting Deputy Police Chief Gen. Muhyadin Ahmed Musse near the central Galkayo station occurred Monday morning, Garowe Online reports. According to eyewitnesses, a sedan packed full of explosives rammed a convoy carrying the deputy police chief on Sunday outside the central police station in Galkayo...

Tanzania: Torrential Rain Batters Tanzania

Dar es Salaam — When the heavy rainfall came last month, floodwaters poured into Magdalena Lweno's house and washed away her hard-won belongings: her mattresses, couches, television set, clothing and her daughter's school books. ...

Uganda: Opposition Leaders Accused of Giving Handouts

Police on Sunday evening at around eight o'clock moved swiftly and arrested the Vice President for Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Proscovia Salaamu Musumba on allegation that they were distributing basic commodities to voters. ...

Comoros: Farmers On the Comoros Celebrate First Fairtrade Sales

The tiny island of Comoros, one of the least developed countries in Africa, counts exactly 60 Fairtrade producers. After two years of Fairtrade certification the vanilla farmers from Provabe celebrated their first sales in 2012...

Somalia: Suicide Bomber Targets Puntland Deputy Police Chief

Galkayo — A suicide car bomb attack targeting Deputy Police Chief Gen. ...

Somalia: Suicide Bomber Targets Puntland Deputy Police Chief

Galkayo — A suicide car bomb attack targeting Deputy Police Chief Gen. ...

Sudan: Sudan May Ask Uganda to Reduce Its Diplomatic Staff in...

Khartoum — The Sudanese government may soon ask Kampala to slash the diplomatic staff at its embassy in Khartoum, an official with the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said today. ...

Sudan: Sudan May Ask Uganda to Reduce Its Diplomatic Staff in...

Khartoum — The Sudanese government may soon ask Kampala to slash the diplomatic staff at its embassy in Khartoum, an official with the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said today. ...

Tanzania: Torrential Rain, Lack of Preparedness Batter Tanzania

Dar es Salaam — When the heavy rainfall came last month, floodwaters poured into Magdalena Lweno's house and washed away her hard-won belongings: her mattresses, couches, television set, clothing and her daughter's school books. Worst of all, it took the cooking utensils the mother of three uses to run her business as a food vendor, leaving her without an income. "I can't work right now because my working tools have been swept away," the 39-year-old resident of low-lying Jangwani suburb complained, from the home of a neighbour where she has been offered temporary shelter. ...

Tanzania: Torrential Rain, Lack of Preparedness Batter Tanzania

Dar es Salaam — When the heavy rainfall came last month, floodwaters poured into Magdalena Lweno's house and washed away her hard-won belongings: her mattresses, couches, television set, clothing and her daughter's school books. Worst of all, it took the cooking utensils the mother of three uses to run her business as a food vendor, leaving her without an income. "I can't work right now because my working tools have been swept away," the 39-year-old resident of low-lying Jangwani suburb complained, from the home of a neighbour where she has been offered temporary shelter. ...