[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Tuesday 5/12/2017 Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCzone) Mohab Mamish to discuss the latest developments in the tunnels project under the Suez Canal in the city of Ismailia, directing the continuous development of the canal.
[East African] A vehicle exploded at a busy road junction in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, killing at least 20 people and wounding many others, police said.
[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -The flour crisis in El Gedaref has entered its fourth week.
[Monitor] Diane Shima Rwigara’s dream to be Rwanda’s next president and probably the country’s first female president has unceremoniously been shattered after the National Electoral Commission declined to approve her.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government Monday summons former Prime Minister, Mr Edward Lowasa, to appear before the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) over unspecified reasons.
[Daily News] Dodoma -THE government has uncovered massive fraud on claims of the outstanding 62bn/- it owes agents who supplied subsidised agricultural inputs.
WHEN Russia dispatched its warplanes to prop up the dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad, Barack Obama warned Moscow that its Syrian adventure was doomed to fail. Russia will get “stuck in a quagmire and it won’t work”, Mr Obama confidently predicted in October 2015. Russia’s air force has since proven the American president profoundly wrong.
[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -About 10 years after the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo enacted a law guaranteeing free healthcare for albinos, the albinos have approached the former president to intervene over the implementation of the law.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) is set to lay off 1,500 employees as part of its turnaround strategy.
[Al Jazeera] “Anything that flies that’s not a bird, we consider it an enemy.”