Angola Grapples With its DR Congo Foreign Policy Problem

[ISS] Congolese foreign minister Léonard She Okitundu has been touring the continent for the past few weeks in an attempt to rally African leaders’ support for the current political arrangement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This arrangement is one that disrespects key aspects of the 31 December political accord, and has been resoundingly rejected by the political opposition.

[ISS] Congolese foreign minister Léonard She Okitundu has been touring the continent for the past few weeks in an attempt to rally African leaders' support for the current political arrangement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This arrangement is one that disrespects key aspects of the 31 December political accord, and has been resoundingly rejected by the political opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Alleged Armed Robber Shifts Blame On Pres. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -One of Paynesville City’s alleged notorious armed robbers who was recently arrested by the Liberia National Police along with four others in connection with armed robbery in the Paynesville community, has shifted blame on th…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -One of Paynesville City's alleged notorious armed robbers who was recently arrested by the Liberia National Police along with four others in connection with armed robbery in the Paynesville community, has shifted blame on the Ellen led government for failing to build a rehabilitation center at the Monrovia Central Prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Peace Cup Quarter-Finals Set for June 18

[New Times] The 2017 Peace Cup quarter-finals first leg will be played on June 18 and 19 while the second leg matches will be played four days later, according to Rwanda Football Federation, the local football governing body.

[New Times] The 2017 Peace Cup quarter-finals first leg will be played on June 18 and 19 while the second leg matches will be played four days later, according to Rwanda Football Federation, the local football governing body.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Attacked for Body Parts, Tanzanian Albino Children Get New Limbs in U.S.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Philadelphia -Four Tanzanian children with albinism are in the U.S. to get prosthetic limbs to replace those hacked off in superstition-driven attacks in their homeland

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Philadelphia -Four Tanzanian children with albinism are in the U.S. to get prosthetic limbs to replace those hacked off in superstition-driven attacks in their homeland

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Museveni Sends His Personal Assistant to UK Military Academy

[Monitor] President Museveni has sent his personal assistant Maj Edith Nakalema for a one year senior command and staff course at London-based Shrivenham Defence Academy, in a move sources say; is intended to “diffuse tension and frosty work relations”…

[Monitor] President Museveni has sent his personal assistant Maj Edith Nakalema for a one year senior command and staff course at London-based Shrivenham Defence Academy, in a move sources say; is intended to "diffuse tension and frosty work relations" at the country's seat of power, Daily Monitor has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Pays 20 Whistleblowers N375.8 Million

[Premium Times] The federal government said on Wednesday it had released about N375.8 million for payment of 20 whistleblowers who provided information that led to the recovery over N11.6 billion.

[Premium Times] The federal government said on Wednesday it had released about N375.8 million for payment of 20 whistleblowers who provided information that led to the recovery over N11.6 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Telkom Kenya Acquires New Identity

[East African] Telkom Kenya has assumed a new brand identity in another attempt to battle for a bigger share of the telecoms market that is largely dominated by Safaricom.

[East African] Telkom Kenya has assumed a new brand identity in another attempt to battle for a bigger share of the telecoms market that is largely dominated by Safaricom.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya