Army General Accused of Using Position to Gain Millions

[VOA] A top South Sudan army official has used his position to accumulate millions of dollars through his personal business, while helping to orchestrate a conflict that has resulted in famine, according to a new report by a Washington-based human righ…

[VOA] A top South Sudan army official has used his position to accumulate millions of dollars through his personal business, while helping to orchestrate a conflict that has resulted in famine, according to a new report by a Washington-based human rights group.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

NAHCON Approves 2017 Hajj Fare for 21 States, FCT – FULL LIST

[Premium Times] The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has so far approved hajj 2017 fare of 21 State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards, FCT and the Armed Forces.

[Premium Times] The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has so far approved hajj 2017 fare of 21 State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards, FCT and the Armed Forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bank of Kigali Profits Decline

[East African] The Bank of Kigali has reported thinner profit margins, which it blames on declining deposits and a low appetite for loans during the first quarter of 2017.

[East African] The Bank of Kigali has reported thinner profit margins, which it blames on declining deposits and a low appetite for loans during the first quarter of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

4th National Development Plan

[Government of Namibia] The NDP4 is differentiated from its three predecessors by a number of focus issues. Firstly, this is a higher-level plan, characterized by fewer and more carefully selected and sequenced goals and associated target values.

[Government of Namibia] The NDP4 is differentiated from its three predecessors by a number of focus issues. Firstly, this is a higher-level plan, characterized by fewer and more carefully selected and sequenced goals and associated target values.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

UN Should Investigate Kasai Violence

[HRW] Geneva -The United Nations Human Rights Council should urgently establish a commission of inquiry into the situation in the central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a coalition of 262 Congolese and 9 international nongovernmental…

[HRW] Geneva -The United Nations Human Rights Council should urgently establish a commission of inquiry into the situation in the central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a coalition of 262 Congolese and 9 international nongovernmental organizations said today. The 35th session of the Human Rights Council begins June 6, 2017, in Geneva.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

23 Officers Dismissed From the Burundian Army

[Iwacu] According to a presidential decree issued on 26 May, 23 officers have been dismissed from the Burundi National Defense Forces. They are accused of deserting Burundian army. One of dismissed officers accuses the government of repressing the sold…

[Iwacu] According to a presidential decree issued on 26 May, 23 officers have been dismissed from the Burundi National Defense Forces. They are accused of deserting Burundian army. One of dismissed officers accuses the government of repressing the soldiers of the former armed forces (ex FAB).

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Filipe Mukenga Hails Exchange Between Angolan and Brazilian Musicians

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan musician, Filipe Mukenga, on Wednesday in Luanda considered the exchange between national and Brazilian musicians an opportunity to increase cultural relations between the two countries.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan musician, Filipe Mukenga, on Wednesday in Luanda considered the exchange between national and Brazilian musicians an opportunity to increase cultural relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Inside the Ambitious NDP5 Blueprint

[New Era] Windhoek -The newly launched Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) seeks to increase the population’s longevity, while making investments in areas that would fortify the country against expected demographic changes.

[New Era] Windhoek -The newly launched Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) seeks to increase the population's longevity, while making investments in areas that would fortify the country against expected demographic changes.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia