By Duncan Scott What’s in a nationality? In a country in which political rhetoric and common sentiment towards foreign nationals is often belligerent, quite a lot.
[Garowe Online] Galkayo, Somalia – A former MP of the Galmudug state government was shot and killed Tuesday in Galkayo, Radio Garowe reports.
[Garowe Online] Mogadishu, Somalia – The death toll rises to 5 after a bombing of a field were youth were playing football, Garowe Online reports.
[Shabelle] Mogadishu – Shabelle Media has received a secret document indicating that some articles of the roadmap agreed to in the first consultative meeting on ending the Transition period of Somalia government that was held at Halane base in Mogadishu from 4 to 6 September 2011 failed to be adopted by the signatories.
[Shabelle] Mogadishu – Masked Gunmen have shot and killed on Tuesday evening a broadcast journalist in the war-torn Somali capital, Mogadishu, where murder and armed attacks have become almost daily events.
[UNEP] Geneva – The Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), John E. Scanlon, has expressed grave concern over recent reports of the poaching of close to 450 elephants in Bouba Ndjida National Park in northern Cameroon.
[BuaNews] Pretoria – South Africa’s plan to build nuclear plants is not a quick fix solution to the country’s energy crisis but rather a step closer to cleaner energy.
[BuaNews] Cape Town – The independence of the judiciary is not under threat, the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development Jeff Radebe assured South Africans on Tuesday.
[RNW Africa] Brussels – Some manage to live a decent life in Europe, but many African immigrants become disillusioned. Jean N, called Jeannot by friends, is an illegal Cameroonian who has been living in Europe for 15 years. Before settling in Belgium nine years ago, he had tried his luck in Spain, Italy and Switzerland.
[African Arguments] Pastoralism is the dominant economic activity of South Sudan’s conflict-prone Jonglei State. It is so critical to livelihoods that it has shaped cultural practices throughout much of South Sudan.