Army Officer Allegedly Behind Killing, Rapes Found Dead

[VOA] A South Sudanese army officer who oversaw soldiers accused of killing a journalist and raping at least five international aid workers last year has died in his jail cell, according to the army.

[VOA] A South Sudanese army officer who oversaw soldiers accused of killing a journalist and raping at least five international aid workers last year has died in his jail cell, according to the army.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Trial of Kagame Critic’s Family Rwigara Likely to Be Heard in Camera

[East African] The case involving government critic and former presidential hopeful Diane Shima Rwigara, her mother Adeline Rwigara and sister Anne Rwigara, is likely to be heard in camera when it goes to trial.

[East African] The case involving government critic and former presidential hopeful Diane Shima Rwigara, her mother Adeline Rwigara and sister Anne Rwigara, is likely to be heard in camera when it goes to trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Kenyatta, Odinga Celebrated Mashujaa Day

[East African] Despite calls for dialogue between Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga before the slated October 26 presidential election, the two held parallel functions to mark Heroes Day on October 20.

[East African] Despite calls for dialogue between Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga before the slated October 26 presidential election, the two held parallel functions to mark Heroes Day on October 20.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Foreign Equity Outflows Hit U.S.$58 Million High in September

[East African] Even as Kenya gets ready to vote in a fresh presidential election this coming Thursday, the political uncertainty of the past two months has scared away investors from the Nairobi Securities Exchange; some have been disposing of huge chu…

[East African] Even as Kenya gets ready to vote in a fresh presidential election this coming Thursday, the political uncertainty of the past two months has scared away investors from the Nairobi Securities Exchange; some have been disposing of huge chunks of their shares.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Political Tension Hits Stockmarket, But Shilling Remains Stable

[East African] Kenya’s drawn-out election season compounded by a political impasse is slowing down the economy, with key indicators in the money and stockmarket rising stress levels.

[East African] Kenya's drawn-out election season compounded by a political impasse is slowing down the economy, with key indicators in the money and stockmarket rising stress levels.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Al – Dawalab Stresses Sudan Commitment With Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Minister of Security and Social Development, Masha’air al-Dawalab, has asserted the Sudan’s commitment to the “Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction”.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Minister of Security and Social Development, Masha'air al-Dawalab, has asserted the Sudan's commitment to the "Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Parliament Hears Statement of National Prime Minister On Government Performance

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice – President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Monday presented a statement on the performance of his cabinet in the past period before the National Assembly.

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Monday presented a statement on the performance of his cabinet in the past period before the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan