CBN Injects U.S.$285.7 Million Into Forex

[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, injected a total of $285,759,449.10 into the Inter-Bank Foreign Exchange Market to meet requests in four sectors of the economy.

[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, injected a total of $285,759,449.10 into the Inter-Bank Foreign Exchange Market to meet requests in four sectors of the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Customs Boss Hameed Ali Says Buhari Has “Derailed”, Blames PDP

[Premium Times] The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, on Friday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has “derailed” barely two years in office, but blamed the Peoples Democratic Party for obstructing the president’s ef…

[Premium Times] The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, on Friday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has "derailed" barely two years in office, but blamed the Peoples Democratic Party for obstructing the president's efforts to make Nigeria better.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopia Begins Civil Registration for Refugees – UN Agencies

[UN News] In an historic first, starting Friday, all refugees in Ethiopia will be able to register their vital life events, including birth, death, marriage and divorce, directly with national authorities, the United Nations refugee agency announced.

[UN News] In an historic first, starting Friday, all refugees in Ethiopia will be able to register their vital life events, including birth, death, marriage and divorce, directly with national authorities, the United Nations refugee agency announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

How Three Brave Nigerian Soldiers Died While Repelling Boko Haram Ambush – Official

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has confirmed that some soldiers including an officer were ambushed with some killed by the Boko Haram in a recent incident.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has confirmed that some soldiers including an officer were ambushed with some killed by the Boko Haram in a recent incident.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IEBC Postpones Poll in Nyanza Counties As Protests Escalate

[Nation] Faced with an unrelentingly hostile ground, the electoral agency last evening postponed indefinitely the planned repeat presidential election in four Nyanza counties.

[Nation] Faced with an unrelentingly hostile ground, the electoral agency last evening postponed indefinitely the planned repeat presidential election in four Nyanza counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

With Broken Institutions and a Reeling Opposition, What’s Next for Kenya?

[The Conversation Africa] I remember walking through the rubble of burnt out buildings some months after Kenya’s 2008 post-election violence. Houses owned by ethnic Kikuyu were razed to the ground in the city of Kisumu. A large night club was also raid…

[The Conversation Africa] I remember walking through the rubble of burnt out buildings some months after Kenya's 2008 post-election violence. Houses owned by ethnic Kikuyu were razed to the ground in the city of Kisumu. A large night club was also raided and then set on fire.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mozambique’s First Islamist Attacks Shock the Region

[ISS] Just when the ancient Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo)-Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) quarrel was showing some signs of being resolved, a new armed group has popped up from nowhere this month to launch several armed and deadly attac…

[ISS] Just when the ancient Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo)-Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) quarrel was showing some signs of being resolved, a new armed group has popped up from nowhere this month to launch several armed and deadly attacks in the north. These are believed to be the first Islamist attacks in Mozambique and have caused shock and bewilderment in the country and the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Central African Republic – the Challenge of Stabilization

[Africa Renewal] In armored vehicles and helicopters, forces of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) entered Bocaranga on 7 October to free the city from the grips of one of the many armed groups operating in the country, the “Retour, Réclamation et Réhabilitation” or 3Rs.

[Africa Renewal] In armored vehicles and helicopters, forces of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) entered Bocaranga on 7 October to free the city from the grips of one of the many armed groups operating in the country, the "Retour, Réclamation et Réhabilitation" or 3Rs.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Burundi Becomes First Country to Leave International Criminal Court

[Deutsche Welle] An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi’s pullout took effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.

[Deutsche Welle] An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi's pullout took effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi