Hundreds of Kids Killed, Jailed in DRC Upheaval

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AT least 100 children have been killed and 400 others arrested in the ongoing anarchy in the Democratic republic of Congo. More than 1 000 cases of children, often younger than 15, are used as combatants or human shields after recr…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AT least 100 children have been killed and 400 others arrested in the ongoing anarchy in the Democratic republic of Congo. More than 1 000 cases of children, often younger than 15, are used as combatants or human shields after recruitment as soldiers in the conflict ravaging the Kasai Province. The living conditions of detained children are precarious, with reports of torture rife in the cells. According to the United Nations Children's Fund, between 40 percent and 60 percent of the militia members involve

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Thousands Stranded After Hospitals Closure

[CAJ News] Khartoum -MORE than 600 000 people are without access to primary health care following the closure of some 50 hospitals in crisis-torn Sudan. Insufficient funding has led to the closure of the health facilities in the eastern regions of the …

[CAJ News] Khartoum -MORE than 600 000 people are without access to primary health care following the closure of some 50 hospitals in crisis-torn Sudan. Insufficient funding has led to the closure of the health facilities in the eastern regions of the country. The cash-strapped government and humanitarian agencies have appealed for U$804 million (R10,6 billion), of which over $300 million has been received. The funding gap has led to closures of health facilities in Blue Nile, Darfur and South Kordofan. United Nations resident

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UNDP Will Remain in North East for Recovery

[Daily Trust] The United Nations Development Programme coordinating recovery efforts in the north east says it will remain in position to ensure the region recovers in a sustainable manner.

[Daily Trust] The United Nations Development Programme coordinating recovery efforts in the north east says it will remain in position to ensure the region recovers in a sustainable manner.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Justice Ademola Prepares for Retirement

[This Day] Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court will in March 2018 proceed on retirement when he would have attained 65 years, the statutory retirement age of high court judges.

[This Day] Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court will in March 2018 proceed on retirement when he would have attained 65 years, the statutory retirement age of high court judges.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

TEF to Empower 10,000 Startups in Africa, Partners Microsoft

[This Day] Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), this week, signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft Nigeria, designed to help it meet its target to train and empower 10,000 technology startups from across 54 African countries.

[This Day] Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), this week, signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft Nigeria, designed to help it meet its target to train and empower 10,000 technology startups from across 54 African countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Adedoyin – Excess Charges Have Forced Agencies to Cut Jobs

[This Day] President of Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria, Babatunde Adedoyin speaks on the various challenges facing the out-of-home sub-sector of the advertising industry, particularly regulation and competition.  Excerpts:

[This Day] President of Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria, Babatunde Adedoyin speaks on the various challenges facing the out-of-home sub-sector of the advertising industry, particularly regulation and competition.  Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria