Latest News November 16, 2015

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  • Ethiopia: Gov't to Draft Drone Law
    [Reporter] The Ethiopian government is going to draft a law that will govern the import and use of drones in the country for various proposes.
  • Ethiopia: "Desta" for Complete Growth of Children
    [Reporter] Before Fatuma Seid demonstrates the feeding of porridge made of sorghum to her child in front of a public gathered in Kombolcha town, Amhara Regional State, she was already selected by health extension workers in the South Wollo region as one of the model mothers who want to have a positive impact on the future of their children.
  • Southern Africa: Sixteen Days of Activism On Gender Violence 2015
    [Gender Links] This concept paper concerns the 2015 Sixteen Days of Activism campaign. Every year the United Nations declares the period from the 25 November, International Day for the Eradication of Violence Against Women, to 10 December, International Human Rights Day, as the 16 days of No Violence against women across the globe. Gender Links (GL) and partner organisations will implement the Sixteen Days of Activism in 2015 under the banner, From Peace in the home to Peace in the world: End Violence! Empower women!
  • Somalia: At Least 17 Jubbaland Soldiers Killed in Army Base Attack
    [Shabelle] At least 17 Jubbaland soldiers have been killed and dozens wounded when Al shabaab militants attacked their base near Kismayo city, Lower Jubba regional capital.
  • Somalia: Somali Parliament Passes Motion to Withdraw Kenyan Troops
    [Dalsan Radio] The Parliament of the Federal Government of Somalia has on Saturday approved motion to pull out Kenyan troops from Southern Somalia.
  • Uganda: D'Banj Attracts Kampala's Affluent, Leaves Mixed Feelings
    [Observer] If there is one thing show promoters need to know about Ugandans, it is that they may want to listen to Nigerian music, but only a few are willing to part with their cash to watch them perform.
  • Kenya: I Won't Abandon DP Ruto, Says President
    [The Star] President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he will not abandon Deputy President William Ruto and the Rift Valley region, despite efforts by opponents to divide them.
  • South Africa: Maties' Change in Language Policy a 'Bold Move' – SRC
    [News24Wire] Stellenbosch University’s (SU) “bold move towards a truly transformed and inclusive” institution is a historical step towards opening the doors of education to all, its Student Representative Council (SRC) said on Friday.
  • Kenya: Government and NGOs to Battle It Out at ICC
    [The Star] Technocrats, politicians and civil society organisations are all set for a face-off over the trial of Deputy President William Ruto and Joshua Sang at the ICC.

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