news From All Africa
- Somalia: KDF Military Jets Killed 51 Al-Shabaab Militants
[Shabelle] Another airstrike by the Kenya Defence Forces jets on an al Shabaab camp in Jungal, 40km from Bardhere in Somalia, has killed 51 militants, including several middle-level commanders.
- Kenya: Obama Team Takes Over State House
[The Star] Starting this morning, no staff and other individuals resident in State House grounds will be allowed in or out of the premises until Sunday evening.
- Kenya: Traditional Clothes That Nearly Cost Obama Presidency
[The Star] When US president Barack Obama makes his maiden visit to Kenya as president, one man will be hoping that the events of 2006, when he visited as Illinois senator, play again.
- Kenya: 'Suffocating' Security Ahead of Obama's Visit
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Presidential tours are always expensive, but especially so when the country being visited is, like Kenya, the scene of regular terrorist attacks.
- South Africa: Team Creates History, Wins Tour De France Stage
[RFI] Stephen Cummings of MTN-Qhubeka upstaged two French riders to win the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday while Chris Froome continues to lead this year’s race.
- Nigeria: Buhari Wants Access to U.S. Weapons to Fight Terrorists
[Vanguard] Washington DC -President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the United States Government and US Congress to review Nigeria’s status regarding the application of the ‘Leahy Law’ to enable Nigeria access appropriate strategic weapons to fight insurgency.
- South Africa: Spending On President's Home Could Rise – Minister
[News24Wire] More money may need to be spent on Nkandla to install additional security, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko said on Tuesday.
- Africa: Continent Is Stronger When United – Mugabe
[The Herald] Malabo -African Union and SADC chairperson, President Mugabe has called on the continent’s leaders to unite against their common enemy if Africa is to succeed. He also implored the media on the continent to be progressive and not be abused by Western powers to castigate and despise African leaders.
- South Sudan: 'Army Didn't Commit Atrocities' – Govt
[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan’s government has denied it committed atrocities against civilians as alleged by Human Rights Watch.
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