UN Rights Expert Welcomes U.S. Decision to Lift Most Unilateral Sanctions On Sudan

[UN News] A United Nations human rights expert today welcomed the decision of President Barack Obama to lift most sanctions unilaterally imposed by the United States on Sudan.

[UN News] A United Nations human rights expert today welcomed the decision of President Barack Obama to lift most sanctions unilaterally imposed by the United States on Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Wiper Accuses Jubilee of Plan to Rig Polls Amid Bogus Electoral Roll

[Nation] Wiper Democratic Movement has claimed that the voters roll was “saddled with millions of non-existent voters”, noting that the party will settle on nothing less than a properly audited register.

[Nation] Wiper Democratic Movement has claimed that the voters roll was "saddled with millions of non-existent voters", noting that the party will settle on nothing less than a properly audited register.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Shortage of Tractors Delays Ploughing

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Farming is considered risky business because of the erratic nature of rainfall and lack of financial backup by financial institutions, according to one of the farmers in Tonota, Mr Molebeledi Mosarwe.

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Farming is considered risky business because of the erratic nature of rainfall and lack of financial backup by financial institutions, according to one of the farmers in Tonota, Mr Molebeledi Mosarwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Special Interest Groups to Be Represented in EALA

[Monitor] Parliament -A heated debate heralded a vote in Parliament to scrap the provisions of party consensus in the consideration for elections of members to the East African Legislative Assembly.

[Monitor] Parliament -A heated debate heralded a vote in Parliament to scrap the provisions of party consensus in the consideration for elections of members to the East African Legislative Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Eliud Wabukala Expected to Restore Faith in EACC

[Nation] Retired Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop Eliud Wabukala can now take over as the chairman of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), where his main task appears to be to restore confidence in the agency charged with fighting corru…

[Nation] Retired Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop Eliud Wabukala can now take over as the chairman of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), where his main task appears to be to restore confidence in the agency charged with fighting corruption, which has given Kenya a bad name.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Osinbajo in Charge As Buhari Begins Vacation

[This Day] Abuja -President Mumammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the National Assembly, announcing his intention to proceed on a 10-working day vacation beginning from January 23, 2017.

[This Day] Abuja -President Mumammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the National Assembly, announcing his intention to proceed on a 10-working day vacation beginning from January 23, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oulanyah Blames Rising Teen Pregnancies On Older Men

[Monitor] Omoro -The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Jacob Oulanyah, has attributed the current high rate of teenage pregnancies in Acholi sub-region to older men preying on teens.

[Monitor] Omoro -The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Jacob Oulanyah, has attributed the current high rate of teenage pregnancies in Acholi sub-region to older men preying on teens.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda