‘Give Peace a Chance – Give Children a Chance,’ Senior UN Peacekeeping Official

[UN News] All stakeholders in South Sudan must “engage genuinely and constructively in finding a political solution” to the conflict there, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official said at the end of her four-day visit.

[UN News] All stakeholders in South Sudan must "engage genuinely and constructively in finding a political solution" to the conflict there, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official said at the end of her four-day visit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Another Nigerian Gets Top UN Appointment

[Premium Times] The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has confirmed the appointment of Bola Adesola of Nigeria to the Board of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

[Premium Times] The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has confirmed the appointment of Bola Adesola of Nigeria to the Board of the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nailantei’s Anti-FGM Advocacy Earns Her Place On Time’s 100 List

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Anti- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) crusader Nice Nailantei Leng’ete has been named among the 100 most influential people of this year by Time Magazine.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Anti- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) crusader Nice Nailantei Leng'ete has been named among the 100 most influential people of this year by Time Magazine.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Listed On ‘Time’ Mag’s 100 Most Influential People

[The Herald] Johannesburg -Two Africans who both stepped up to major tasks in their own rights – but in very different roles – have been featured on TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People (TIME 100) 2018 list.

[The Herald] Johannesburg -Two Africans who both stepped up to major tasks in their own rights - but in very different roles - have been featured on TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People (TIME 100) 2018 list.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Negligent Portuguese Companies May Be Tried in Absentia

[AIM] Maputo -The Portuguese companies responsible for a scaffolding collapse in Maputo in 2015, in which five workers lost their lives, have disappeared from Mozambique, without paying any compensation, and the Maputo ~City Court is now threatening to…

[AIM] Maputo -The Portuguese companies responsible for a scaffolding collapse in Maputo in 2015, in which five workers lost their lives, have disappeared from Mozambique, without paying any compensation, and the Maputo ~City Court is now threatening to try them in absentia.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Rebuilding in a Sierra Leone Village, Three Years On

[RFI] In the small village of Rogbasha in Bombali district, Sierra Leone, life has almost returned to normal, three-and-half years after the end of the Ebola outbreak. Villagers sit around the big tree just off the main road that cuts their village in …

[RFI] In the small village of Rogbasha in Bombali district, Sierra Leone, life has almost returned to normal, three-and-half years after the end of the Ebola outbreak. Villagers sit around the big tree just off the main road that cuts their village in two, discussing the issues with the crops they usually plant: cassava and rice and groundnuts. Things are better since Ebola, but the people still face a number of challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Nigeria’s Brent Crude Hits $73.79 Per Barrel

[This Day] An improvement in Nigeria’s oil earnings is on course as prices held firm on Friday near three-year highs reached earlier this week as ongoing Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)-led supply cuts, as well as strong demand, gr…

[This Day] An improvement in Nigeria's oil earnings is on course as prices held firm on Friday near three-year highs reached earlier this week as ongoing Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)-led supply cuts, as well as strong demand, gradually draw down excess supplies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UNHCR Alarmed By Continuing Forced Returns of Nigerians By Cameroon

[UNHCR] UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today expressing its alarm at continuing forced returns to Nigeria of refugees and asylum-seekers from Cameroon’s Far North Region.

[UNHCR] UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today expressing its alarm at continuing forced returns to Nigeria of refugees and asylum-seekers from Cameroon's Far North Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Senior Chief Kaomba Brands Bushiri ‘Papa of the Poor’

[Nyasa Times] Influential Chewa Senior Chief Kaomba of Kasungu says he is shocked with Prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s apolitical, non-discriminatory and territorial wide way in which he is giving relief maize to Malawians.

[Nyasa Times] Influential Chewa Senior Chief Kaomba of Kasungu says he is shocked with Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's apolitical, non-discriminatory and territorial wide way in which he is giving relief maize to Malawians.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi