news From All Africa
- Kenya: Three Kenyan Police Officers Shot Dead By Ethiopian Soldiers in Marsabit – Official
[Nation] Three Kenyan police officers were on Friday shot dead by Ethiopian soldiers as they patrolled the Anona area in Sololo, Marsabit County.
- South Africa: Another Salary Increase for Zuma?
[News24Wire] The Independent Commission on the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers has recommended yet another 5% salary increase for President Jacob Zuma.
- Mozambique: FIFA Freezes Support for Mozambican Football
[AIM] Maputo -The ruling body of international football, FIFA, has suspended all support for the Mozambican Football Federation (FMF) because of its failure to justify the use of FIFA funds in the past.
- Mali: State of Emergency Declared After Deadly Attack
[Al Jazeera] Mali was under a state of emergency on Saturday after a brazen siege by gunmen at a five-star hotel killed 21 people in the heart of the capital, Bamako.
- Africa: President Pohamba Accepts Ibrahim Leadership Prize
[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] Accra -Hifikepunye Pohamba, the former President of Namibia, tonight accepted the 2014 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership at a special ceremony in Accra, Ghana.
- Mali: Paris 'May Have Provided a Spark' for Mali Attack
[Deutsche Welle] On Friday morning gunmen attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in the Malian capital, Bamako, taking 170 guests and staff hostage. Malian special forces stormed the hotel to free the captives. Several people were killed.
- Africa: Famine Forecasts On a Smartphone? There's an App for That
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -A new mobile phone app designed to help aid workers predict where hunger may strike and provide help in good time was launched by Austrian scientists on Thursday.
- Ghana: Mahama Will Lose 2016 Elections – UK Based Intelligence Unit
[Accra Report] Ghana’s major opposition party the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been highly tipped to win next year’s general elections, the latest report of the UK-based Economist Intelligence Unit states.
- Egypt: Egypt's Nuclear Power Plant Deal With Russia Signed Amid Escalating Tensions
[Aswat Masriya] President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signed a nuclear power plant deal with Russia Thursday, just days after the Kremlin’s unilateral announcement that the Russian charter flight which blew up over Sinai late October was downed by an act of terrorism.
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