UNSC Pledges Support for Regional Push to Revive Peace Pact

[UN News] As the brutal conflict in South Sudan enters its fifth year, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday said it remains deeply concerned over the situation there, and expressed strong support for a regional initiative aimed at salvaging …

[UN News] As the brutal conflict in South Sudan enters its fifth year, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday said it remains deeply concerned over the situation there, and expressed strong support for a regional initiative aimed at salvaging a 2015 peace deal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Children Are the Face of Conflict-Fuelled Humanitarian Tragedy in South Sudan – UNICEF

[UN News] South Sudan’s children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Friday, warning that “anything less, places children and wome…

[UN News] South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday, warning that "anything less, places children and women at even greater risk of grave violations and abuse."

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

MPs Back Down On Farmaajo Impeachment

[Dalsan Radio] A planned motion to impeach Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been dropped by Member of Parliaments. In a press conference held in Mogadishu Somali Mp Ahmed Mohamed Shaciir who spearheaded the efforts to impeach announced t…

[Dalsan Radio] A planned motion to impeach Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been dropped by Member of Parliaments. In a press conference held in Mogadishu Somali Mp Ahmed Mohamed Shaciir who spearheaded the efforts to impeach announced they a change of heart.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Governors Okay Withdrawal of U.S.$1 Billion From ECA to Fight Insurgency

[This Day] Abuja -Governors of the 36 states of the federation under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Thursday in Abuja gave the federal government the green light to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight the …

[This Day] Abuja -Governors of the 36 states of the federation under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors' Forum (NGF) Thursday in Abuja gave the federal government the green light to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight the insurgency in the North-east.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

RRS – Making Giant Strides in Policing Lagos

[This Day] Femi Ogbonnikan takes a critical look at the exceptional performance of the Rapid Response Squad under the leadership of its Commander, ACP Olatunji Disu, in crime fighting and how it has helped in no small measure reduce violent crimes to t…

[This Day] Femi Ogbonnikan takes a critical look at the exceptional performance of the Rapid Response Squad under the leadership of its Commander, ACP Olatunji Disu, in crime fighting and how it has helped in no small measure reduce violent crimes to the barest minimum.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Choose Life – or the ANC Shall Surely Perish

[Daily Maverick] Is President Jacob Zuma’s sense of self-preservation so much stronger than his sense of professional ethics in his role as a public servant? By BISHOP MALUSI MPUMLWANA.

[Daily Maverick] Is President Jacob Zuma's sense of self-preservation so much stronger than his sense of professional ethics in his role as a public servant? By BISHOP MALUSI MPUMLWANA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NBM Moves to Partner Govt, Empower, Resettle Libya Returnees

[This Day] The Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa Worldwide has stated that it is perfecting arrangements to partner the federal government in order to empower and resettle Nigerians who were recently repatriated from Libya on account of slave trade an…

[This Day] The Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa Worldwide has stated that it is perfecting arrangements to partner the federal government in order to empower and resettle Nigerians who were recently repatriated from Libya on account of slave trade and other inhuman activities being perpetrated in that country.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

North-East Needs U.S.$1.1 Billion for Rehabilitation – UN

[This Day] Maiduguri -The United Nations yesterday said the situation in the North-east Nigeria remains very fragile and that any effort to stop the huge humanitarian crisis in the zone may reverse the whole area to the dark era of 2015-2016 when it wa…

[This Day] Maiduguri -The United Nations yesterday said the situation in the North-east Nigeria remains very fragile and that any effort to stop the huge humanitarian crisis in the zone may reverse the whole area to the dark era of 2015-2016 when it was on the precipice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria