Troops Accused of Mass Rape

[VOA] Officials in South Sudan say army troops entered a village near the capital, Juba, on Sunday and raped at least a half-dozen women and girls, some of them at gunpoint.

[VOA] Officials in South Sudan say army troops entered a village near the capital, Juba, on Sunday and raped at least a half-dozen women and girls, some of them at gunpoint.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Diezani’s $153.3 Million to Govt

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered permanent forfeiture of the sum of $153 million linked to a former Petroleum Minister Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered permanent forfeiture of the sum of $153 million linked to a former Petroleum Minister Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why We Blocked Ekiti Funds – Nigerian Govt

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Thursday said the January allocation from the Budget Support Facility, to Ekiti State was suspended because the state failed to comply with the basic requirements for participating in the facility.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Thursday said the January allocation from the Budget Support Facility, to Ekiti State was suspended because the state failed to comply with the basic requirements for participating in the facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC Docks Contractor for U.S.$1 Million Fraud

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a contractor, Ishaq Bashir, before an Abuja High Court for allegedly obtaining one million dollars by false pretence and cheating.

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a contractor, Ishaq Bashir, before an Abuja High Court for allegedly obtaining one million dollars by false pretence and cheating.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How We Shared Forex in December, January – CBN

[Premium Times] The Central Bank of Nigeria said on Thursday three key sectors of the economy received the largest foreign exchange allocations between December 2016 and January.

[Premium Times] The Central Bank of Nigeria said on Thursday three key sectors of the economy received the largest foreign exchange allocations between December 2016 and January.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Budget Minister Casts Doubt on 2017 Elections

[VOA] Kinshasa -The budget minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has cast doubt on whether the country will be able to finance elections this year. His statement has sparked concern as delaying the polls last year led to violent unrest.

[VOA] Kinshasa -The budget minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has cast doubt on whether the country will be able to finance elections this year. His statement has sparked concern as delaying the polls last year led to violent unrest.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Osinbajo, Governors Appoint Six Board Members for NSIA As Agency Gets Fresh $250 Million

[Premium Times] The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday approved the nomination of six Nigerians for appointment into the board of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).

[Premium Times] The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday approved the nomination of six Nigerians for appointment into the board of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Effort to Empower Women

[Shabait] Adi-Keih -Ms. Beletset Beraki, head of NUEW branch in Adi-Keih sub-zone pointed out that effort is being exerted to economically empower women with a view to improve their livelihoods.

[Shabait] Adi-Keih -Ms. Beletset Beraki, head of NUEW branch in Adi-Keih sub-zone pointed out that effort is being exerted to economically empower women with a view to improve their livelihoods.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea