UN Peacekeepers Uncover Suspected Mass Graves

[VOA] U.N. investigators have uncovered what they believe to be five mass graves in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the scene of nearly 20 years of fierce ethnic fighting.

[VOA] U.N. investigators have uncovered what they believe to be five mass graves in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the scene of nearly 20 years of fierce ethnic fighting.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Nothing New About Cremation in Kenya

[Nation] At the National Museums of Kenya are pot-sherds, beads and burnt human bones in one of Kenya’s oldest crematorium – known by archaeologists as the Njoro River Cave site.

[Nation] At the National Museums of Kenya are pot-sherds, beads and burnt human bones in one of Kenya's oldest crematorium - known by archaeologists as the Njoro River Cave site.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Congratulates Nujoma On O.R. Tambo Award

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob yesterday congratulated Founding President Sam Nujoma for the award of the Order of the Companions of O.R. Tambo Gold, which the country’s first head of state is in line to receive tomorrow from the government…

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob yesterday congratulated Founding President Sam Nujoma for the award of the Order of the Companions of O.R. Tambo Gold, which the country's first head of state is in line to receive tomorrow from the government of South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Youth Ministry’s Budget Cut Upsets Entrepreneurial Initiatives

[New Era] Windhoek -The budget cut for the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service from N$429,524,000 to N$288,287,000, which represents a reduction of about 33 percent, has been described as “drastic” and a negative manoeuvre against the ongoing…

[New Era] Windhoek -The budget cut for the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service from N$429,524,000 to N$288,287,000, which represents a reduction of about 33 percent, has been described as "drastic" and a negative manoeuvre against the ongoing quest for youth entrepreneurial development.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Mbumba Bids Farewell to Prof Hangula With a Standing Ovation

[New Era] Rundu -The chancellor of the University of Namibia (Unam) and Namibia’s vice-president, Nangolo Mbumba, has bid farewell to Professor Lazarus Hangula with a standing ovation at his last graduation ceremony as Unam vice-chancellor. Mbumba desc…

[New Era] Rundu -The chancellor of the University of Namibia (Unam) and Namibia’s vice-president, Nangolo Mbumba, has bid farewell to Professor Lazarus Hangula with a standing ovation at his last graduation ceremony as Unam vice-chancellor. Mbumba described Hangula’s tenure as 14 years of dedication and outstanding service.

Kenyan Shilling Continues to Firm Up Against the Dollar

[East African] The Kenyan shilling on Tuesday continued to firm up against the dollar due to inflows from foreign construction companies selling dollars matching demand from merchant importers.

[East African] The Kenyan shilling on Tuesday continued to firm up against the dollar due to inflows from foreign construction companies selling dollars matching demand from merchant importers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya