Amherst College Humbled Uhuru in Spite of High Life Back At Home

[Nation] A quiet, reserved but attentive student. That is how classmates and professors of Uhuru Kenyatta remember him during his time as a university student in the United States more than three decades ago, multiple interviews with his classmates and…

[Nation] A quiet, reserved but attentive student. That is how classmates and professors of Uhuru Kenyatta remember him during his time as a university student in the United States more than three decades ago, multiple interviews with his classmates and lecturers show.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigerian Libya Returnees Share Dark Stories of Rape and Torture

[Guardian] Nigerian returnees from Libya have appealed to federal and state governments to provide job opportunities for Nigerian youths to prevent them from endangering their lives looking for greener pasture abroad.

[Guardian] Nigerian returnees from Libya have appealed to federal and state governments to provide job opportunities for Nigerian youths to prevent them from endangering their lives looking for greener pasture abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Somalia a Great Example to Rest of Africa

[Nation] As Somalia’s president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, popularly known as “Farmajo”, prepares to be sworn into office on Wednesday, his ascent to power evokes positive events in Africa in the last two years.

[Nation] As Somalia's president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, popularly known as "Farmajo", prepares to be sworn into office on Wednesday, his ascent to power evokes positive events in Africa in the last two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Militiamen Kill 25 Civilians in Ethnic Attack

[Deutsche Welle] An estimated 25 people, mostly Hutus, have been hacked to death with machetes by militiamen from the Nande ethnic group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. They were reportedly beheaded by the attackers.

[Deutsche Welle] An estimated 25 people, mostly Hutus, have been hacked to death with machetes by militiamen from the Nande ethnic group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. They were reportedly beheaded by the attackers.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Two Top South Sudanese Army Officials Resign

[Deutsche Welle] A brigadier general and a colonel have resigned from the South Sundanese armed forces. Both have accused President Salva Kiir’s government of corruption and protecting soldiers from his ethnic group.

[Deutsche Welle] A brigadier general and a colonel have resigned from the South Sundanese armed forces. Both have accused President Salva Kiir's government of corruption and protecting soldiers from his ethnic group.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Military Officials Quit Over ‘War Crimes’

[Al Jazeera] Two top officials overseeing South Sudan’s military courts have resigned, saying high-level interference made it impossible to discipline soldiers accused of rape and murder amid the nation’s civil war.

[Al Jazeera] Two top officials overseeing South Sudan's military courts have resigned, saying high-level interference made it impossible to discipline soldiers accused of rape and murder amid the nation's civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Fespaco 2017 to Focus On Training, Audio-Visuals

[East African] The 25th edition of the Pan-African Film and TV Festival of Ouagadougou (Fespaco) will be held from February 25-March 4, under the theme “Training, Cinema and Audio-Visual Trades.”

[East African] The 25th edition of the Pan-African Film and TV Festival of Ouagadougou (Fespaco) will be held from February 25-March 4, under the theme "Training, Cinema and Audio-Visual Trades."

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Lessons on Democracy From Gambia

[The Conversation Africa] The tensions that followed the historic electoral defeat of Gambia strongman President Yahya Jammeh has been a litmus test for democracy in Africa beyond the tiny west African nation.

[The Conversation Africa] The tensions that followed the historic electoral defeat of Gambia strongman President Yahya Jammeh has been a litmus test for democracy in Africa beyond the tiny west African nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia