Peacekeeping Chief Says Regional Engagement ‘Good Thing’ for Peace Process

[UN News] The United Nations peacekeeping chief said today the involvement of eastern African countries in revitalizing the peace process in South Sudan was among the main topics he discussed with that nation’s President, describing such regional engag…

[UN News] The United Nations peacekeeping chief said today the involvement of eastern African countries in revitalizing the peace process in South Sudan was among the main topics he discussed with that nation's President, describing such regional engagement "a good thing."

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Churches Ask Kenyatta, Odinga to Calm Violence Fears

[Nation] Protestant churches on Wednesday asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main rival Raila Odinga to jointly address Kenyans to assure them Tuesday’s elections will be free of violence.

[Nation] Protestant churches on Wednesday asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main rival Raila Odinga to jointly address Kenyans to assure them Tuesday's elections will be free of violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why State Govts Get Away With Wastage, Corruption – Finance Minister Adeosun

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday attributed wastage of resources by state governments to non-compliance to tax payment by many Nigerians, especially at the state level.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday attributed wastage of resources by state governments to non-compliance to tax payment by many Nigerians, especially at the state level.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria