Monitoring Team Worried Over Economy, Reprimands Kiir, Machar

[Nation] South Sudan’s new policy to raise permit fees amid renewed violence could further curtail the country’s economic growth, an African Union team monitoring the country’s peace agreement say.

[Nation] South Sudan's new policy to raise permit fees amid renewed violence could further curtail the country's economic growth, an African Union team monitoring the country's peace agreement say.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Puzzle of Ukraine Bid for Sh10bn Yellow Maize Exports to Kenya

[Nation] Officials on Wednesday remained mum as Ukraine announced that Kenya planned to import five million bags or 450,000 metric tonnes of yellow maize for the first time in five years at an estimated cost of over Sh10 billion.

[Nation] Officials on Wednesday remained mum as Ukraine announced that Kenya planned to import five million bags or 450,000 metric tonnes of yellow maize for the first time in five years at an estimated cost of over Sh10 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Soldiers Accuse Residents of Conniving With Boko Haram

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has accused residents of Magumeri village in Borno State of conniving with Boko Haram insurgents who tried to attack the village on Wednesday night before they were repelled by soldiers

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has accused residents of Magumeri village in Borno State of conniving with Boko Haram insurgents who tried to attack the village on Wednesday night before they were repelled by soldiers

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pretrial Conference in German Colonial-Era Genocide Case

[Deutsche Welle] In January, traditional Namibian leaders filed a complaint against Germany with a US court demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide. The judge and the plaintiffs’ lawyers to meet in New York on Thursday.

[Deutsche Welle] In January, traditional Namibian leaders filed a complaint against Germany with a US court demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide. The judge and the plaintiffs' lawyers to meet in New York on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

World Braces for Barsoton, Kamworor Collision in Kampala

[Nation] Shots have been fired in the run up to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala next week with men’s 10-kilometre defending champion Geoffrey Kamworor vowing to turn the tables on Kenyan champion Leonard Barsoton.

[Nation] Shots have been fired in the run up to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala next week with men's 10-kilometre defending champion Geoffrey Kamworor vowing to turn the tables on Kenyan champion Leonard Barsoton.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Escalation of Fighting in South Sudan ‘Very Worrying’

[Deutsche Welle] The three-year civil war in South Sudan keeps escalating causing a record high number of refugees to flee. Analyst Henrik Maihack said a new regional peace process must be launched to stop the growing violence

[Deutsche Welle] The three-year civil war in South Sudan keeps escalating causing a record high number of refugees to flee. Analyst Henrik Maihack said a new regional peace process must be launched to stop the growing violence

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Malaria Deaths On the Rise in Burundi and Rwanda

[Deutsche Welle] Despite global efforts to eradicate malaria, scores in sub-Saharan Africa continue to suffer and die from the disease. Burundi has now declared a malaria epidemic after nearly 800 people have reportedly died this year.

[Deutsche Welle] Despite global efforts to eradicate malaria, scores in sub-Saharan Africa continue to suffer and die from the disease. Burundi has now declared a malaria epidemic after nearly 800 people have reportedly died this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

49 Speakers to Grace 2017 World Banking Conference

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Forty-nine high profile speakers from across all the continents are expected to deliver speeches at the 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes (WCBI) to be hosted by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Forty-nine high profile speakers from across all the continents are expected to deliver speeches at the 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes (WCBI) to be hosted by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria