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Somalia Forces Capture Key al-Shabab Town of Bariire.

Somalia Forces Capture Key al-Shabab Town of Bariire.

African Union and Somali government forces have captured the town of Bariire, a strategic militant base in the south of the country, officials and witnesses said Saturday. Commanders said the Islamist al-Shabab group fled following heavy fighting outside the town in which the joint troops approached from three directions. Bariire was one of al-Shabab’s strongholds [&hellip

​MINUSCA is addressing new violence outbreak in Bria.

​MINUSCA is addressing new violence outbreak in Bria.

The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) is taking appropriate measures to contain the violence outbreak in Bria (450 km northeast of Bangui) between presumed anti-Balaka elements and the FPRC Arab faction. MINUSCA Force and Police are conducting patrols throughout the city to refrain belligerents from moving inside Bria [&hellip

​Nigeria’s President Buhari Slams Calls From Militants To Split Country.

​Nigeria’s President Buhari Slams Calls From Militants To Split Country.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for “settled and not negotiable” unity in the country in his first speech following a 103 day absence. Buhari landed on Nigerian soil Saturday after seeking medical treatment in London for an undisclosed illness. The Nigerian government is juggling calls for independence among the Islamist Boko Haram group in [&hellip

32 African Parties Convene In Khartoum.

32 African Parties Convene In Khartoum.

Representatives of 32 African political parties convened in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday to discuss ways of bolstering political cooperation on the continent. Speaking at the opening of the 3rd General Assembly of the Council of the African political parties (CAPP), Sudanese Prime Minister Bakri Hassan Salih called for working to achieve unity between [&hellip

​Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides, Officials Say.

​Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides, Officials Say.

Sierra Leone — Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced the toll had risen to nearly 500 bodies collected. More than 600 people remain missing and rescue officials have warned that the chances of finding survivors are decreasing [&hellip

State Clears Air On Bombardier.

State Clears Air On Bombardier.

The government has categorically stated that some opposition politicians in the country are behind the standoff that has caused delays in the commissioning of its passenger aircraft Bombardier Q400 by the Canadian manufacturer. However, it has expressed confidence that the stalemate will be resolved and that the aircraft will be delivered as planned. Speaking to [&hellip

​Love, Tears Of Joy Grip Arusha.

​Love, Tears Of Joy Grip Arusha.

A huge turnout, good spirits, optimism and tears of joy gripped the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) when the three survivors of Lucky Vincent Primary School bus accident landed yesterday morning. People from all walks of life braved the chilly morning weather to converge at the airfield and receive the Standard VII pupils who were getting [&hellip

Nigeria’s Freed Chibok Girls To Return Home ‘Fully Recovered’.

Nigeria’s Freed Chibok Girls To Return Home ‘Fully Recovered’.

Abuja: More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released and receiving psychological and medical treatment, the government said on Friday. Some 270 girls were originally abducted by the Islamist group but 82 were freed [&hellip

DRC Landslide Death Toll Seen Topping 200.

DRC Landslide Death Toll Seen Topping 200.

A landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo most likely killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged, the vice governor of affected Ituri province said Friday. The landslide struck the village of Tora, on the shores of Lake Albert, a seismically active zone in the western Rift [&hellip

Three Options For Supreme Court In NASA Petition.

Three Options For Supreme Court In NASA Petition.

The National Super Alliance on Friday late evening filed their petition at the Supreme Court, setting the ground for a bruising legal duel that seeks to reverse President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the August 8 election. Uhuru was announced the winner last week on Friday, beating NASA leader Raila Odinga comfortably by 54 percent to [&hellip