Chance for Kenya to Make Amends for Post-Election Sexual Violence

[IPS] Nairobi -I had already heard many disturbing stories of violence by the time I interviewed Mercy Maina, whose name I have changed to protect her privacy. Even so, what Mercy told me was truly disturbing. She said she was raped during the post-ele…

[IPS] Nairobi -I had already heard many disturbing stories of violence by the time I interviewed Mercy Maina, whose name I have changed to protect her privacy. Even so, what Mercy told me was truly disturbing. She said she was raped during the post-election violence in August alongside her sister by two men wearing uniforms and helmets, and carrying guns and walkie-talkies.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Insured, South Sudan Seeking Investors

[East African] War-torn South Sudan is hoping to attract investors mainly in the oil sector and revive its battered economy after joining the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI).

[East African] War-torn South Sudan is hoping to attract investors mainly in the oil sector and revive its battered economy after joining the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI).

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Equitel Loans to Attract New 5% Processing Fee

[East African] Equity Bank has introduced a five per cent processing fee on its Equitel loans, as it seeks to buttress income that has taken a hit from interest rate capping and slow credit growth.

[East African] Equity Bank has introduced a five per cent processing fee on its Equitel loans, as it seeks to buttress income that has taken a hit from interest rate capping and slow credit growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

2019 – Buhari Warns Against Electoral Violence, Says Jonathan Has Set the Tone

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has formally reacted to the release of the 2019 election timetable and schedule of activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, warning actors in the political space against a resort to …

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has formally reacted to the release of the 2019 election timetable and schedule of activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, warning actors in the political space against a resort to violence in an attempt to sway electoral support, or in the event that they are rejected at the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inauguration Activities Released

[NEWS] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released the calendar of events leading to the Inauguration of President-elect George Manneh Weah and Vice President-elect Jewel Howard Taylor beginning January 19 through 22, 2018.

[NEWS] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released the calendar of events leading to the Inauguration of President-elect George Manneh Weah and Vice President-elect Jewel Howard Taylor beginning January 19 through 22, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

PUL Reacts to Ellen

[NEWS] The Press Union of Liberia has termed as bold-face scapegoating, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s latest slam on the journalism community in Liberia.

[NEWS] The Press Union of Liberia has termed as bold-face scapegoating, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's latest slam on the journalism community in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Police Brutality’

[NEWS] Armed police officers of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 are said to have violently dispersed a group of protesting students at Sime Darby Oil Palm Plantation in Grand Cape Mount and Bomi counties, The NEWS has gat…

[NEWS] Armed police officers of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 are said to have violently dispersed a group of protesting students at Sime Darby Oil Palm Plantation in Grand Cape Mount and Bomi counties, The NEWS has gathered.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia