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Uganda to re-deploy troops in South Sudan
Uganda and South Sudan have reached an agreement that will see Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) re-enter South Sudan...
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Gen.Reuben Malek; How a South Sudan army Commander made 3 million dollars selling explosives to his own army 
A top South Sudan army official has used his position to accumulate millions of dollars through his personal business,...
Last-minute scramble as Nigeria closes capital’s airport for 6 weeks
Workmen were attempting to finish electrical fittings and lay tiles at a new terminal in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna airport on Wednesday just hours before it takes over responsibility for handling passengers bound for the capital Abuja. For six weeks starting on Wednesday night, flights will be diverted to Kaduna... Read more
South sudan increases cost of work permits to 10,000 Dollars
South Sudan authorities have announced the cost of work permits is set to rise, in some cases reportedly increasing from $100 to as much as $10,000. The move is expected to force relief agencies to reduce on the number of foreign staff they hire or pay more for them.... Read more
New Rebel group formed to Fight South Sudan President Salva Kiir
Lt. Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka, the former deputy chief of general staff for logistics, who resigned from South Sudan’s army, has formed a new rebel group calling itself the National Salvation Front (NAS) with an agenda to fight against the current government in Juba. Last month, Gen. Thomas Cirillo... Read more
TAKE 5: Innovation Prize for Africa’s Pauline Mujawamariya on strengthening Africa’s innovation eco-system
Over the last years, the Innovation Prize for Africa has awarded some of Africa’s leading innovators, from people like Dr Imojen Wright whose company can help HIV-positive patients discover the kind of drugs they are resistant to before it is too late. Our Reporter Collins Hinamundi asked the Programme... Read more
Nominations Open for the Africa Food Prize 2017
The search is on for the winner of the 2017 Africa Food Prize – the preeminent award that recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions that are leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives. Now in its... Read more
Instead of Visa free Travel for Citizens, Ethiopian Prime Minister’s state Visit to Uganda focused on South sudan civil war
The agreement was reached during Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn visit to Uganda. Desalegn, in his capacity as the head of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni have played a key role in trying to resolve the conflict in South Sudan. More than one... Read more
Merck group continues to empower women and girls in Kenya through Merck And Mothers
Merck , a leading science and technology company, today announces their commitment to empower Kenyan women through their ‘Merck More than a Mother’ and the start of ‘Merck STEM for Women and Girls’ programs. Speaking at the event in Nairobi, Belén Garijo, Member of Executive Board and CEO of... Read more
Sudan President Omar al Bashir Dissolves government, ready to implement National dialogue outcomes
The move follows the appointment of Bakri Hassan Saleh as the first prime minister since President al-Bashir took power in 1989, in the implementation of the outcome of the national dialogue conference. Sudanese Information Minister and Government Spokesperson Ahmed Balal Osman Thursday told reporters the President issued two decrees... Read more
Late Congo opposition leader’s son named as successor
Democratic Republic of Congo’s main opposition coalition said it had named the son of its late leader Etienne Tshisekedi to succeed him on Thursday, but some within the opposition rejected the choice. Felix Tshisekedi was chosen to lead the alliance of some of the country’s largest opposition parties, which... Read more
African Challenges to African Development: We must keep our commitments to African investors
The parlous story of African economic and social development since independence best expressed in the failure to achieve the autonomous capacity for self-actuated development and in particular to create conditions of national and continental modern mass production and prosperity is well known and need not be repeated. It is... Read more