Zimbabwe ex-leader Mugabe visits Singapore hospital: sources

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22 February 2018
U.S. suspends aid to Somalia's battered military over graft
President @musebiihi has appointed his new cabinet that consist of 18 ministers
All of the Libyan gov't is willing to help improve conditions in detention ctrs, says African Union's Amira El Fadil, just returned from a visit to Libya. "The Libyan government needs our help," she says, to deal with more than 700,000 illegal migrants now there
[email protected] chief William Lacy Swing says "next challenge" will be trying to get access to – and close – detention centers being run by militias in Libya
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for end to Western sanctions
We don't only want to save lives, we want them to have lives worth living, says @FedericaMog about helping people who return home from Libya
UNHCR's Asst High Commissioner for Protection Volker Turk says "we need solidarity from Europe" for countries like Niger which agree to host 3rd country nationals
[email protected] William Lacy Swing says official efforts include more help for thousands of returnees from Libya to "get life started again" and to screen those detainees whose lives are at risk in home countries and need protection
AU representative Amira El Fadil was just in Libya visiting detention centers (as much as possible). She says her delegation asked the Libyan gov't for more access to these facilities and more cooperation, including in prosecuting criminals involved in smuggling, torture, etc
"We are accelerating our processescombatting migration," says Amira El Fadil, Commissioner for Social Affairs of the AU Commission, after Libya task force meeting
Kenyan police assaulted and raped women during election: rights group
Libya does not have representatives on the new EU/UN/AU/IOM task force but @FedericaMog says leaders will soon travel to Tripoli to brief Libyan leader Al-Sarraj. "We are in this together" with African partners, she says
The newly elect president of Somaliland @musebiihi appoints his new cabinet one day after his inauguration ceremony
2 month ago
Zimbabwe ex-leader Mugabe visits Singapore hospital: sources
Somalia officials have said civilians, including children, were killed. The U.S. military will investigate again
HRW report says "men in uniform" responsible for "widespread sexual violence against women and girls, and sexual attacks on men" during Kenya election violence
At least thirteen policemen killed by Al-Shabab bomb attack against a Mogadishu police academy
Al Shabab has claimed to have killed 27 police officers in a suicide attack on a police training camp in Mogadishu - local media
Death toll from today's suicide explosion in Mogadishu has risen to 18 - official source
Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack on police academy in Mogadishu
Al Shabab claims to have killed several (no figure) police officers in a suicide blast at General Kahiye academy on Thursday morning
Four people were killed in a suicide bombing at a police academy in the Somali capital
A suicide bomber posing a police officer blows himself up at a General Kahiye police academy in Mogadishu
US Treasury today slaps sanctions on two persons whose organizations traffic in wildlife and ivory to support the Lord's Resistance Army in armed conflict in the Central African Republic.
Burundi: President Pierre Nkurunziza (53) who has been in power since 2005, has launched a referendum campaign to extend his stay in power until 2034.
Al Shabab releases the first pictures and video from Beled Hawo battle2 month ago
Al Shabab releases the first pictures and video from Beled Hawo battle
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed a multi-million dollar partnership with Ghana on his first trip to Africa since taking office. Germany hopes the accord might help curb migration to Europe
Saudi Arabia, UAE pledge to provide $130 million to fight jihadi threat in Africa's Sahel region.
2 month ago
Local media is reporting that suspected US airstrike targets Al Shabab positions near Jalalaqsi town, Somalia. Casualties unknown
South Africa's rail operator Metrorail has announced that services on Cape Town's central line were suspended after damage to several mini sub-stations, cables and back-up batteries
New Somaliland president @musebiihi has been sworn in for a five year term; minister's from regional countries, MPs and diplomats have attended the inauguration ceremony in Hargeisa; he won the Nov 13 election with 55% of the popular vote.