Sierra Leone Peacekeepers to Leave Somalia Mission
Sierra Leone — A Sierra Leone military official says the country is withdrawing from the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia after being blocked from rotating its soldiers over concerns about the spread of Ebola.
Ruling party expected to win Djibouti’s 2016 elections
Djibouti will be holding elections in 2016, and the ruling People’s Rally for Progress, or RPP, under the current President Ismail Omar Guelleh is expected to win. CCTV America’s Girum Chala reported this story from Djibouti.
Islamist gunmen on Saturday opened fire on a passenger bus along the Kenyan coast but fled without injuring anyone, witnesses and officials said, nearly a month after Shebab militants executed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the country.