Civilians Fleeing Eastern DR Congo Clashes

[East African] A fresh refugee crisis could erupt in the Great Lakes Region as clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo government forces and suspected rebels herald renewed fighting in the troubled eastern part of the country.

[East African] A fresh refugee crisis could erupt in the Great Lakes Region as clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo government forces and suspected rebels herald renewed fighting in the troubled eastern part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Dadaab Camp Closure On Target, Says UN

[East African] The United Nations has said its repatriation programme in Kenya’s Dadaab camp is “on target” with an average of nearly 2,000 refugees per week returning voluntarily to Somalia.

[East African] The United Nations has said its repatriation programme in Kenya's Dadaab camp is "on target" with an average of nearly 2,000 refugees per week returning voluntarily to Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Mints 900 New Dollar Millionaires As Wealth Gap Widens

[East African] Kenya created 900 dollar millionaires in 2016, according to a new report that points to the fact that hard economic times that prevailed in the year did not slow down wealth accumulation.

[East African] Kenya created 900 dollar millionaires in 2016, according to a new report that points to the fact that hard economic times that prevailed in the year did not slow down wealth accumulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Signs Anti-Money Laundering Bill to Law

[East African] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the anti-money laundering Bill, keen on introducing tougher action against individuals guilty of economic crimes.

[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the anti-money laundering Bill, keen on introducing tougher action against individuals guilty of economic crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. – Kenya’s Mobile Money System Vulnerable to Illegal Transactions

[East African] Kenya’s popular mobile-money transfer network can be used by criminals, local and international, to make illicit financial transactions, the US State Department warned on Thursday.

[East African] Kenya's popular mobile-money transfer network can be used by criminals, local and international, to make illicit financial transactions, the US State Department warned on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stock of Reserves up By U.S.$139 Million

[East African] Uganda’s foreign exchange reserves have risen by $139.5 million, following improvements in the country’s overall balance of payment. This brings it closer to the benchmark set by the East African Community for monetary stability.

[East African] Uganda's foreign exchange reserves have risen by $139.5 million, following improvements in the country's overall balance of payment. This brings it closer to the benchmark set by the East African Community for monetary stability.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Military Sets Sights On Al-Shabab in Somalia

[Al Jazeera] With frequent suicide bombings and assaults on Somalia’s hotels and military targets, the armed group al-Shabab continues to threaten stability in the war-ravaged country.

[Al Jazeera] With frequent suicide bombings and assaults on Somalia's hotels and military targets, the armed group al-Shabab continues to threaten stability in the war-ravaged country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Dozens of People Feared Dead in Shipwreck Off Libya

[Al Jazeera] Up to 25 people attempting to cross the Mediterranean are feared dead following a search operation off the coast of Libya that ended with the rescue of 115 others, according to local authorities.

[Al Jazeera] Up to 25 people attempting to cross the Mediterranean are feared dead following a search operation off the coast of Libya that ended with the rescue of 115 others, according to local authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya