Suspect Arrested in Murder of UN Workers

[Al Jazeera] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested two suspects in connection to last month’s killing of two UN investigators, but one of the prisoners has escaped, according to a senior prosecutor.

[Al Jazeera] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested two suspects in connection to last month's killing of two UN investigators, but one of the prisoners has escaped, according to a senior prosecutor.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Citizens Seek Justice After Jammeh’s Fall

[IRIN] Banjul -A year ago, opposition activist Solo Sandeng led the first march in over decade to call for free elections in Gambia. Although the demonstration was a catalyst for the ouster of autocrat Yahya Jammeh, it cost Sandeng his life.

[IRIN] Banjul -A year ago, opposition activist Solo Sandeng led the first march in over decade to call for free elections in Gambia. Although the demonstration was a catalyst for the ouster of autocrat Yahya Jammeh, it cost Sandeng his life.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Concerns About Tanzania Oil and Gas Regulator’s Capacity

[East African] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania’s gas and oil regulator lacks the capacity to execute its mandate, report shows. The Controller Accounts General’s (CAG) report for the period ending June 30, 2016 raised questions about the capacity of the Tanzan…

[East African] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's gas and oil regulator lacks the capacity to execute its mandate, report shows. The Controller Accounts General's (CAG) report for the period ending June 30, 2016 raised questions about the capacity of the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Blow to Rift Valley Railways As Investor Pulls Out of ‘Takeover Talks’

[East African] Uncertainty surrounding the future of the Kenya-Uganda Railway concession has claimed its first casualty, with a private equity firm pulling out of a deal to acquire the operator Rift Valley Railways from Qalaa Holdings of Egypt.

[East African] Uncertainty surrounding the future of the Kenya-Uganda Railway concession has claimed its first casualty, with a private equity firm pulling out of a deal to acquire the operator Rift Valley Railways from Qalaa Holdings of Egypt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

On the Kenya-Sudan Border, Refugees and Locals Vie for Limited Resources

[Deutsche Welle] Kakuma was once a sleepy, remote region of Kenya. Now it is home to the country’s second-largest refugee camp. There appears to be no end in sight to the stream of people escaping war-torn South Sudan.

[Deutsche Welle] Kakuma was once a sleepy, remote region of Kenya. Now it is home to the country's second-largest refugee camp. There appears to be no end in sight to the stream of people escaping war-torn South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Renews Its Commitment to Apply AUHIP Negotiations Guidelines On the Two Areas

[SNA] Khartoum -Member of the government negotiating team, Abdul Rahaman Abu Midian has renewed the government side commitment to the guidelines as set by the African Union High Level Implementation Panel led by former South African president Thabo Mbeki.

[SNA] Khartoum -Member of the government negotiating team, Abdul Rahaman Abu Midian has renewed the government side commitment to the guidelines as set by the African Union High Level Implementation Panel led by former South African president Thabo Mbeki.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ugandan Inventors Invent Better Way to Diagnose Pneumonia

[VOA] Three university engineering graduates in Uganda are taking on one of the leading killers of young children in Africa – pneumonia. They say the prototype of their invention, a “smart jacket” they have named Mama’s Hope, can diagnose the illness f…

[VOA] Three university engineering graduates in Uganda are taking on one of the leading killers of young children in Africa - pneumonia. They say the prototype of their invention, a "smart jacket" they have named Mama's Hope, can diagnose the illness faster and more accurately than the current medical protocol.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda