U.S. Sanctions Officials Over Involvement in Attacks

[Deutsche Welle] Three South Sudanese officials have been slapped with economic sanctions by the United States over profiting from the country’s civil war. Meanwhile, South Sudan released its new budget with a heavy military bias.

[Deutsche Welle] Three South Sudanese officials have been slapped with economic sanctions by the United States over profiting from the country's civil war. Meanwhile, South Sudan released its new budget with a heavy military bias.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

DSS Can Now Detain Suspects for 45 Days, Says Court

[This Day] The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the Department of State Service to detain one Adamu Mohammed for 45 days pending conclusion of investigation.

[This Day] The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the Department of State Service to detain one Adamu Mohammed for 45 days pending conclusion of investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Desmond Tutu Pleads for the Protection Muslims in Myanmar

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Thursday afternoon broke his “vow to remain silent on public affairs” to call on Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about the Rohingya crisis.

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Thursday afternoon broke his "vow to remain silent on public affairs" to call on Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about the Rohingya crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zodwa Wabantu Tour Cancelled

[The Herald] South African dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu’s much-anticipated tour of the country was yesterday cancelled on the 11th hour after the artiste and show organisers agreed to move the visit to a later date.

[The Herald] South African dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu's much-anticipated tour of the country was yesterday cancelled on the 11th hour after the artiste and show organisers agreed to move the visit to a later date.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Slow Processes, Poor Working Conditions At Addington Hospital

[News24Wire] A site visit by a parliamentary committee to the troubled Addington Hospital in Durban on Thursday has revealed slow hiring processes and a lack of proper equipment at the public health facility.

[News24Wire] A site visit by a parliamentary committee to the troubled Addington Hospital in Durban on Thursday has revealed slow hiring processes and a lack of proper equipment at the public health facility.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

O’Sullivan Denies Kidnapping Allegations

[News24Wire] Forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan has denied allegations that he threatened, intimidated or kidnapped Cora van der Merwe from her offices at law firm Ronald Bobroff & Partners Incorporated in October last year.

[News24Wire] Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has denied allegations that he threatened, intimidated or kidnapped Cora van der Merwe from her offices at law firm Ronald Bobroff & Partners Incorporated in October last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Low Turnout as Govt Reopens 40 Schools in Far North

[VOA] Cameroon’s government has ordered the reopening of dozens of schools in the north that were deserted following attacks by Boko Haram. But turnout has been low amid continued security concerns.

[VOA] Cameroon's government has ordered the reopening of dozens of schools in the north that were deserted following attacks by Boko Haram. But turnout has been low amid continued security concerns.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Kenya Poll Agency in Crisis

[East African] Five officials of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have disowned a memo issued by chairman Wafula Chebukati to its chief executive Ezra Chiloba.

[East African] Five officials of Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have disowned a memo issued by chairman Wafula Chebukati to its chief executive Ezra Chiloba.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya