news From All Africa
- Kenya: Obama Welcomed With Hugs By Sister Auma
[Nation] Dr Auma Obama is probably one of the most talked about woman in the world right now.
- Kenya: Travel to U.S. Made Easier for Kenyans
[East African] A new agreement has been signed between Kenya and the United States increasing Visa validity period for Kenyans travelling to the US to five years.
- Kenya: U.S., Kenya Leaders Co-Host Nairobi Entrepreneur Summit
[Al Jazeera] Barack Obama is co-hosting a summit on global entrepreneurship with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, on the first working day of the US leader’s trip to East Africa.
- Angola: Mourners Protest Alleged Police Brutality
[Maka] Yesterday afternoon, hundreds of people joined the funeral procession to bid farewell to Estêvão Venâncio, 24 years old, shot dead by a police officer while on his motorbike, in Dembos, the Northern province of Bengo. The funeral was also turned into a peaceful protest against police violence.
- Somalia: Another Town Falls to African Union Forces
[Shabelle] The Somalia troops together with African Union peacekeeping forces have taken control of Diinsoor town in Bay region as Al Shabab militants vacated from the town, officials said.
- Kenya: Obama Spends First Evening in Kenya With Extended Family
[Deutsche Welle] U.S President Barack Obama has reunited with his extended family on the first evening of his trip to Kenya. In his first visit as US president, Obama is expected to discuss trade and counterterrorism strategies.
- Egypt: Dozens Killed in Boat Accident
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -At least 37 passengers of the Nile river ferry which capsized following a collision with a barge were pronounced dead, a security source said on Friday.
- Mozambique: Half a Billion U.S Dollars Lost in Illegal Wood Exports
[AIM] Maputo -In the decade between 2003 and 2013 Mozambique lost over 540 million US dollars through the illegal export of wood to China, according to a study by researchers at Maputo’s Eduardo Mondlane University.
- Nigeria: Nation Marks One Year Free From Polio
[Deutsche Welle] For Nigeria, Friday marked the end of a full year without a single new case of polio. If this continues for another two years, the country will be officially declared polio-free. Experts warn against complacency.
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