Murder suspect shot after escaping from Rumbek prisonSudan TribuneMay 17, 2013 (JUBA) - A murder suspect who escaped from Rumbek's main prison over a month ago was shot in the Malual-Kodi area of Lakes state on Thursday by wardens from South Sudan Prison Services. A senior security official in Rumbek told Sudan...
Kenya to acquire unmanned drones to monitor flow of small arms - MareegMareegThe signatories to the Protocol are Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan, Rwanda, Seychelles, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia. Most of these weapons circulate through war zones in neighboring countries before finding ...
Keshi restates readiness for KenyaKickOffNigeria coach Stephen Keshi has stated that his team will need to re-enact their Nations Cup winning form in the crucial World Cup qualifying game against Kenya next month, using the friendly against Mexico as a crucial test. The home-based contingent ...and more »
UN chief appoints Haile Menkerios special AU representativeSudan TribunePrior to his appointment as Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan in July 2011, Menkerios, served as Special Representative and Head of the UN Mission in Sudan since 1 March 2010 and Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs from 2007-2010 ...and more »
New VisionKenya wants the Amisom troops in Somalia expandedPublish Date: May 18, 2013New VisionAccording to Kenya's Standard newspaper, he spoke when he met Congo Brazzaville President Denis Sassou Nguesso and his Gabon counterpart Ali Bongo separately in their respective countries. The leaders talked about the need to expand the African ...Ruto Denies ICC Shuttle DiplomacyAllAfrica.comall 5 n
Boing BoingChange looms for Ethiopia's ancient salt tradeAl-ArabiyaAs Africa's biggest coffee producer, Ethiopia's economy remains based on agriculture, which accounts for 46 percent of gross domestic product and 85 percent of employment. But its nearly 94 million population - the second biggest in Africa – is ...Amazing images of salt harvest in EthiopiaBoing BoingHot days on Ethiop
Voice of AmericaSouth Sudan town 'trashed by army'Aljazeera.comAn organisation that calls itself the South Sudan Democratic Movement says it wants to overthrow the government and it has taken significant territory in the east of the country. Al Jazeera's Anna Cavell reports from Pibor, South Sudan. 124. Source: Al ...Violence in South Sudan Town Shuts Down Hospital - VOAVoice of Americ
'Massive' troop deployment in NigeriaAljazeera.comForces being sent to states of Borno, Yoba and Adamawa after emergency imposed in wake of violent attacks by Boko Haram. Last Modified: 16 May 2013 00:24. Email Article. Print Article. Share article. Send Feedback. Nigeria's military has announced a ...
Business RecorderNigeria First Bank targets 10 pct loan growth this year - CEOReutersLAGOS | Fri May 17, 2013 11:01am EDT. LAGOS May 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria's FBN Holdings Plc aims to grow loans 10 percent this year for its banking unit, down from 23 percent growth in 2012, as it tries to balance its capital needs with creating risk ...Nigeria interbank rates rise on cash shortageReuters Africa
gulfnews.comNigeria president Goodluck Jonathan: A dismal report cardgulfnews.comNigerians had no rational reason to believe their lives would improve after Goodluck Jonathan became president three years ago in May. The list of promises their rulers have broken is so long it would make a virgin cynical. But then Nigerians can be ...Nigeria's test: The military is called to counter the militant