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

Sassa Saga Claims First Victim

[News24Wire] Department of Social Development director general Zane Dangor has resigned from his position. Dangor confirmed to News24 on Saturday that he tendered his resignation on Friday.

[News24Wire] Department of Social Development director general Zane Dangor has resigned from his position. Dangor confirmed to News24 on Saturday that he tendered his resignation on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa